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Programmable thermostats automate the process of properly adjusting the temperature in the room, especially when you're not there. Why waste money heating your home in the winter while you're at work, or in the summer when you're on vacation? It also helps prevent the temperature from getting too warm or too cold.

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 I'm not very tech savvy, but even I thought it was very simple to install one of these. The best part is that I got most of it paid for by my electricity company through their rebate program!
hbomb7 - 5/13/2010 9:42:48 PM  

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