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If your wallet is already feeling the pinch from your monthly energy bill as we head into the colder months, you’ll be happy to know that you can keep those expenses down using a simple device called a programmable thermostat. We introduced these handy gadgets to you back in October and now we have a fun, informational video that makes it even easier to understand what programmable thermostats do and how they can save the average household about $180* a year. Click the video above to get the full scoop on how programmable thermostats work and what kinds of perks the latest models offer – including the ability to control your home’s temperature from bed, your office or even while you’re on vacation.

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  1. Beth Shea November 11, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Yuka- you are fantastic. I love this video and you are so informative!

  2. Tafline Laylin November 7, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I like the idea of programming the thermostat so that I can wake up to a nice toasty home on chilly days! Thanks for this great information.

  3. Charley Cameron November 6, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Fantastic information, thank you! Might have to see about one of these…

  4. Alyssa Alimurung November 6, 2012 at 9:38 am

    That’s so cool that you can control a thermostat from mobile devices!

  5. Diane Pham November 5, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    would love to have the wifi one.

  6. Mike Chino November 5, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    It’s great to have all this info laid out in an easy to understand video – I want a programmable thermostat!

  7. Morgana Matus November 5, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Great tips! With the energy prices here in CA, I can use all of the savings I can get!

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