SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA—Sometimes you see or hear something that makes you stop in your tracks. This was one of those things. On Pinterest, a popular online pinboard that allows users to organize and share images, someone had pinned a picture with a caption that described it as a “genius solution” to an ugly thermostat. This homeowner had built a frame around their thermostat and put a hinged lid with a decorative knob inside the frame to cover the control panel. Read more
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Carini Heating And Air Conditioning is offering one of the latest gadgets in the thermostat arena called The Nest Learning Thermostat, created by Apple innovator Tony Fadell.
Fadell, who worked extensively on the iPod and iPhone while at Apple, created the thermostat to learn the user’s preferred temperatures and schedule, programming itself to save the homeowner money.
“A properly programmed thermostat can yield significant savings on heating and cooling costs,” says Gabriel Carini, the owner of the San Diego heating, air conditioning and ventilation company. “Unfortunately, many of them aren’t programmed correctly.”