It’s tempting to set the thermostat too low during the summer season and revel in the resulting blast of cold air. However, this won’t just result in higher energy bills: it could also damage your air conditioning system. In this blog, AC repair contractor Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning discusses how sticking to recommended thermostat settings can make your home more comfortable and prolong the lifespan of your HVAC system.
If you think you have a problematic HVAC unit and you’ve eliminated your HVAC system as the culprit, your thermostat may be the issue. Your thermostat is responsible for communicating the temperature you want as well as the temperature of the room to your air conditioning system. If the former malfunctions, then your whole system can malfunction or do things you don’t want it to.