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thermostat

 [ther´mo-stat]
a device interposed in a heating system by which temperature is automatically maintained between certain levels.

ther·mo·stat

(ther'mō-stat),
An apparatus for the automatic regulation of heat, as in an incubator.
Synonym(s): thermoregulator
[thermo- + G. statos, standing]
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There will be no "direct" cost to participate in the program; consumers will not be charged a fee for disposing of mercury thermostats. Of course the cost will be passed on in the form of higher thermostat prices.
Step 1: Determination of the thermostat setpoint temperature Theoretically, the thermostat setpoint temperature is a temperature value at which the thermostat will transmit a signal to shut off the heating device (the differential band is ignored).
The thermostats can also be linked to key card readers - for instance in hotel rooms - so that rooms are heated only when they are occupied.
That approach has helped them make the thermostat, historically a product bought and installed by contractors, into something people buy for themselves in the same stores where they get gadgets like phones and tablets.
The Nest Learning Thermostat is essentially a cell phone with a little bit of thermostat technology on top.
Climate Change Champion, Hannah Jewell, 16, from Mold said: "All that we're asking people to do is to dig out their winter wardrobe, layer up and turn the thermostat down by one degree.
4) Consider fitting a programmable thermostat that lets you choose the time you want your heating on and the temperature for all seven days of the week.
b) If they hadn't changed the thermostat setting in the first place then they shouldn't be too cold (or too hot) and so shouldn't feel the need to adjust it to the opposite end of its range
"The wireless thermostat installation took only eight days and was one of the easiest, fastest and most cost effective energy efficiency improvements we have ever made in our buildings," said Jeff Draper, Manager of Building Operations.
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The unit is a two-stage heating/cooling conventional or heat-pump thermostat, with remote sensors (wall, duct, and averaging) available.
Plug the bulb into the extension and mount it just below your thermostat. Then plug the extension into the wall timer, which is plugged into a wall receptacle.