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What Is A Central Heating Thermostat?
Should The Thermostat Be In The Coldest Room?
Should The Thermostat Be Upstairs Or Downstairs?
Since heat rises, the upstairs rooms will often feel warmer than the downstairs rooms.
So an upstairs thermostat might think your entire home is getting too warm and start cooling it down.
Instead, we would advise placing your thermostat in a centrally located downstairs space that is used often, like the living room.
What About TRVs?
What temperature should I set my thermostat in winter?
During winter time in the UK, most people set their central heating thermostat to 20°C. This will make sure that your home is comfortable and warm throughout the coldest time of the year.
Where Should A SMART Thermostat Be Positioned?
If you have a SMART Thermostat, make sure it is positioned in range of your Wi-Fi and that it has a strong connection.
Also, keep it out of the way of anything that might block the sensors such as behind a door or cabinet.
Need some more info on energy efficient SMART Heating? Head over to our ultimate guide to SMART home heating controls.
Things To Remember
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