What Is The Correct Temperature Setting For Your Air Conditioner?



The answer to the question 'What is the correct temperature setting?' will depend on exactly what you're trying to accomplish.


For maximum comfort during cooling season, start at 75° F.


If 75° is too cool, raise the setting to 76°.

Keep raising the setting one degree at a time until you reach a setting that is comfortable.


If 75° is too warm, lower the setting to 74°.

Keep lowering the setting one degree at a time until you reach a setting that is comfortable.


For maximum comfort during heating season, start at 68° F.

Follow the same procedure as above, raising or lowering the setting one degree at a time until you're comfortable.


What is the correct temperature setting for minimum power consumption?


During the cooling season, you'll have to find a temperature that is bearable, but maybe not necessarily comfortably "cool".

Your compressor won't have to run quite as much to maintain the warmer temperature, and this will save on your power bill.


During the heating season, you'll have to find a temperature that is bearable, but not necessarily comfortable and "toasty warm".

Your heating will not have to run as long to maintain the slightly cooler temperatures, and this will save you some on your heating bills.


I hope this information helps, and please, feel free to contact us with any specific HVAC questions you might have, including questions about air conditioning on Guam, or refrigeration on Guam.

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