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Best Winter Thermostat Settings for Bay Area Homes

Winters in the Bay Area tend to be mild, but you will still probably run your furnace constantly. That can get expensive, especially if you have an older furnace or have neglected to schedule a winter furnace inspection for a few years. Fortunately, you can lower your heating bills a bit if you know the best winter thermostat settings for Bay Area homes.

The Best Winter Thermostat Settings Keep You Warm and Save You Money

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the most efficient winter thermostat setting for homes in Oakland or the East Bay is 68 degrees Fahrenheit when you’re home and awake. When you’re asleep or there’s nobody home, you can lower your thermostat by 10 degrees or more. Continue reading