There are many different times of the day that you may change the temperature of your home, but did you know that the department of energy recommends that during the day, you keep your home at 78*? This is because it is closer to the outdoor temperature and won’t require as much energy to cool your home. But, like many of our customers, they change their thermostat during different times of the day, and it seems to work for them! Affordable Service also highly recommends that you install a programmable thermostat, so you can set it and leave it and not have to worry about it.

We know that during the day our homes should be set to 78* But what about during the night? Our Affordable Service technicians have done the research, and you’re in luck. According to, your bedrooms should be between 60 and 67 degrees for optimal sleeping conditions. Don’t stress about having to cool your entire home to optimal sleeping temperatures; we can install mini-split a/cs in the rooms you need to keep cooler than the rest of the house. Our mini-split a/c’s are ideal for rooms that have a hard time cooling down, such as west-facing rooms that heat up in the evenings or rooms with lots of windows that heat up during the hottest times of the day. Need more information? Visit this link and read more about what mini-split a/c’s can do for you!

Maybe you’re going on a vacation, and you don’t want your air conditioners cooling it when no one is home. The best temperature to set your home at when you’re away is around 83*. If you have healthy pets, they can comfortably be in this temperature as well, and when it’s set at 83, you are saving at least 10% on your energy usage. This is also another perfect reason to have our technicians come and install a programmable thermostat. Come home from vacation to a cool home that is welcoming!

Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric hope that you consider the benefits of both a programmable thermostat and our mini-split a/c’. You can call our offices, and one of our knowledgeable technicians can come by and give you an estimate. You shouldn’t have to sweat through the summer heat; we can get your home to a temperature that works for you promptly.