Hot, humid summer temperatures make you want to turn the thermostat down as far as it will go. Your monthly energy bills make you want to turn the air conditioner off altogether. There’s got to be a healthy balance, right?
Misconceptions about how a thermostat works, along with misinformation about air conditioners and home comfort, cause many people to mistakenly spend more on air conditioning than is necessary, to wear down the AC equipment, or to feel uncomfortable all summer long. Learn our expert recommendations for an ideal thermostat setting in the guide below.