A programmable thermostat is a thermostat that allows you to adjust the heating and cooling euipment in your home based on a preset schedule. The number of homes with programmable thermostats has continued to rise in recent years, and for good reason. They have many more benefits than older, traditional models.
Energy and cost efficient - Making the switch will make your home more energy efficient, in turn making it more cost efficient. No longer do you have to pay for heating/cooling your home while you are out and about.
HVAC system - Puts less strain on an older HVAC system., Having a progammable thermostat, as well as a new HVAC system, will increase the efficiency and lifespan of your system.
Keeps you comfortable - You can control the temperature of your home more conveniently. If you invest in a "smart" thermostat, you may be able to progam it remotely using Wi-Fi.
Get alerts - Some give alerts with information about various parts of your heating and cooling systems that may need servicing, like air filters.