Can I replace just my thermostat?

Can I replace just my thermostat?

There are few home improvement projects that offer yearly energy savings like a new thermostat installation. Replacing your old thermostat with a programmable or Wi-Fi thermostat can make a big difference on your energy bills through the changing seasons.

Is it worth installing a smart thermostat?

There are a couple of ways a smart thermostat can help save money on your energy bill. First, programming your thermostat correctly can save you almost $200 a year alone. Analysis conducted by ecobee on their customers’ data found that some smart thermostat users saved up to 23% on their heating and cooling costs.

Do smart thermostats actually save money?

Energy Star says their certified smart thermostats save on average 8% on heating or cooling or $50/year on your bill. According to Nest, you can save 10% to 12% on heating and 15% on cooling using a smart thermostat. They say this can result in average savings of between $131 and $145 per year on your utility bills.

What is Google Nest ECO mode?

Eco. Your system will either heat or cool to try to keep your home within the Eco Temperatures range. Only the Nest Thermostat E and Nest Learning Thermostat have Eco mode. For the Nest Thermostat, you can use the Eco preset to quickly adjust to energy-saving temperatures manually or in its temperature schedule.

How do I get a free thermostat in Ontario?

Enbridge says that up to 400,000 Ontario homes could still be eligible for the energy-saving freebies. In order to participate, you have to have an Enbridge Gas account and heat your home with natural gas. Renters also qualify for the program but must get permission from their landlord to take part.

How much does a thermostat housing replacement cost?

How Much Does a Thermostat Housing Replacement Cost? A replacement thermostat housing will cost you around $50 to $250 on parts alone. Labor costs can range anywhere between $130 and $170. Keep in mind that you may need to spend more on other related repairs.

Can you replace a thermostat with cast aluminum?

Some plastic thermostat housings may be replaced with cast aluminum aftermarket units that don’t cost any more than the plastic original and will last a lot longer. You can typically find the thermostat in the housing where the upper radiator hose connects to the intake manifold cooling passage.

Does the Ford Explorer have a thermostat housing that cracks?

Ford Explorer 4.0L SOHC engines have a plastic thermostat housing front and center and it almost always cracks and begins to leak somewhere between 75,000 and 120,000 miles.

Should the thermostat plate be in the recessed area?

However, if you also plan to replace the thermostat, make sure the thermostat plate is in the recessed area before tightening the housing. This is even more critical if the thermostat uses a paper gasket and is mounted vertically.