DIY House Medic

All About Thermostats; The Brain of Your HVAC System

May 16, 2022 Contractor John Season 3 Episode 114
DIY House Medic
All About Thermostats; The Brain of Your HVAC System
Show Notes

DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes

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Season: 3

Episode: 114

Episode Title: All About Thermostats; The Brain of Your HVAC System


Episode Summary:

Contractor John walks you through a discussion about your home thermostat and how installing a Smart Thermostat will help you save money.

Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya.


Resources mentioned in this episode:


5 Wire Thermostat Wiring (Any HVAC Device – Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps, Furnaces, etc.)


  • Red wire for power (24V).
  • White wire for heating (connected to W or W1 terminal).
  • Green wire for fans.
  • Blue or yellow wire for cooling (connected to Y).
  • Black wire for “C” or “Common” wire.

Consumer Reports The Best Smart Thermostats of 2022

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Cutting & Charcuterie Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John

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The Painted Tree Boutique/Makers Market

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