Automation is gaining more and more popularity. Now you can program activities in many devices. Take the example of Alexa and other types of AI that can control devices on your home. In this particular case, we are going to talk about programmable thermostat for electric baseboard heaters which can come in handy to program your heaters. Heaters are being used for a long time since people realized ways to keep warm rooms in cold environments. One of the most appealing reasons to get a programmable thermostat for electric baseboard heaters is that most of the electric baseboard heaters don’t have a thermostat included. Therefore, you need one thermostat for working properly with your baseboard heater. And then you need to get the best option available and the electric programmable thermostat is an ideal one.
Design and size
This thermostat has been appreciated for its beautiful white design that can be put on the wall separated from the baseboard electric heater. That is something positive because some thermostats need to be installed next to the baseboard heater. That’s not good looking for the room. The size of this thermostat is 4.8 x 1.2 x 5 inches. As you can see it, this electric programmable thermostat doesn’t require a big space in your room. It looks similar to the routers of your Wi-Fi connection. It is a small plate that has at the right side the hour and the control of temperature in a small display. It has two buttons below the display. One of them is smaller. These buttons are for adjusting the thermostat. The overall design is neat, clean and small. This represent a nice feature of the thermostat.
The great thing about this programmable thermostat for electric baseboard heaters is that you can program separately the weekdays and weekends. You can program up to 4 program periods per day, which is something that allows some variations.
One advantage point of having a programmable thermostat is that you can save energy by selecting at which hours the baseboard heater is on and when is off. That is something important if you are living in an area that has lower cost per watt usage at some hours and more cost per watt usage at other hours. That way you can program your thermostat to specific hours and that way you can control the usage of energy and the payment bills of energy consumption. If we consider that the baseboard heaters work as a slow and constant device you can control the temperature of your room by some specific hours of heating. You don’t need to heat your room all the time in order to get it warm for long periods. That’s why a thermostat with programmable capability is the best ally for baseboard heaters.
This thermostat is easy to install. You don’t require someone else to do the job. You can do it yourself with your own tools because you only need to put some screws on the wall and the installation process for configuration is not difficult to understand.
Because we are using a specific type of thermostat, we all want to know if it is compatible with all the brands and the baseboard devices that are there in market. Some electric baseboard heaters work with 120 Volts of input and others need 240 Volts. The good news is that you can use it with most types of baseboard heaters regardless of its voltage requirements. It can also work well with electric convectors and radiant ones. So, you don’t have any problem with compatibility issues.
User comments and review
Most of users are working very well with this type of thermostat. The most frequent things that they have observed is that it is easy to use and to install. Some of them say that this new version is way better than the old versions. They like the bigger display which allows you to see at a far distance the temperature that your room is having. Other frequently comments are that this thermostat works extremely well with a wide variety of baseboard heaters. Some users have tried it on baseboard heaters with a high watt generation of 2500 and they didn’t have any problems with it. Because of the short free times of most users they find it so practical to program it for long periods of time. That way you can focus on your daily activities without keeping attention to the heater and the thermostat because it will keep a constant temperature of your room like you want it, as you program it. Customers say that this thermostat has a good durability and it doesn’t deteriorate over time.
• Small and good-looking design
• It’s programmable
• Can be used with a great variety of heaters
• Can select up to 4 different temperatures on the day
• Great display
• Only 4 programming temperatures
• It has only 2 types of days which are weekdays and weekends