Is your home heated by a heat pump. If so, here’s a tip to help you save lots of money. With heat pumps, turning up the thermostat by hand is a bad idea because it may trigger the pump’s back-up electric heat – which is costly to run. Instead, purchase a clock thermostat specially designed for heat pumps. This inches the heat up slowly keeping you – and your wallet comfortable.
About Tom Kraeutler
Tom is the Host, Founder and Chief Home Improvement Evangelist of The Money Pit. He is a hands-on home improvement broadcast journalist and the kind of guy homeowners want to call at midnight -- when their basement floods!
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