Thermostat / Discussions

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...thermostat timer and wake at a regular time. If you like sleeping in a cool room then drop the thermostat for sure, but if you don’t sleep well like that then k...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...thermostat – typically speaking, a modern green home should be so well-insulated that lowering the thermostat during the day should be somewhat pointless. Read ...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

Should a Vapor Barrier be installed over Exterior Grade Plywood?

...thermostat at 17C and walk around in a parka. There is a bigger issue here though, the way you describe your intended wall assembly is not right. Filling the ...

Posted by Michael Klauck March 6, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

Why do my radiators make a crackling sound?

...thermostats if you currently have bimetal thermostats, electronic ones are are more sensitive and therefore more accurate. They may help by regulating the tempe...

Posted by Heather Baird Dec. 11, 2017, 1:48 p.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...thermostats may be the best first step to take. They are more sensitive and more accurate than a bi-metal thermostat, so they will cause your radiators to cycle...

Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses