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This item will soon be mandatory in your home, it will save you money

This device will soon be compulsory in all accommodation. But good news: it should save you money.

At a time when gas and electricity prices continue to rise, many French people are looking for a way to reduce their bills. However, a well-known device allows you to reduce your consumption, or at least adapt it to the needs of each home. And this device will soon be mandatory. In France, households must install an automatic temperature control system on their heating system in the coming months if this is not already the case.

You will have understood, it is of course the thermostat. The best known, &agrav; namely the electric thermostat, allows you to regulate the temperature of your home according to needs and the outside climate. In recent years, the trend has been towards turn to a new, less energy-intensive form: the connected thermostat. But concretely, what does it bring that is different ?

As its name suggests, the "connecté&quot character thermostat indicates that the device is connected to the thermostat &agrav; an internet connection thanks to & a wireless network (internet or Bluetooth). Therefore, you can control and regulate the temperature in your home, manually from the screen, or distance via an app.

This item will soon be mandatory in your home, it will save you money

Applications on smartphones, tablets or computers provide real-time access to consumption information. Coupled with the thermostat, they allow you to program the temperature at any time. anticipate a drop or increase in temperature during the day, on weekends and even for several days. Another advantage: you can change your settings at any time. any time à remotely, directly from the application, & provided you have a Wi-Fi connection.

A decree published on June 8, 2023, specifies that all housing, whether new or existing, must be equipped with ;#39;a temperature regulation system from January 1, 2027. It does not necessarily imply the installation of a connected thermostat, but of a device having at least the basic temperature programming services. An aid, called "Coup de Pouce Thermostat", aims & support the French in this process, with a sum dedicated to the installation of a connected thermostat. oacute; between December 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024. It can go up to 80% of the price of the device and varies depending on the heated surface in the home. Thus, the larger the surface area, the more assistance will be provided. You can find all this information from the public service website.

The purchase price of a connected thermostat varies between 60 and 650 euros, but it can reach 1000 euros including the installation charge which is between 150 and 300 euros. euros. State aid is therefore not available. neglect. No more than the savings made. According to calculations by Ademe, the ecological transition agency, a thermostat connected to the device can be connected to the device. would reduce up to 15% heating consumption. In a heated house electricity for example, you will be able to save up to 100%. 270 euros on a bill of 1800 euros per year.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116