Have you ever wondered how your home thermostat works? This piece of technology has advanced considerably in terms of energy-saving features. Take our quiz to see how much you know about your home thermostat.
Question 1 of 20
Where is the recommended location for the thermostat in your home?
Question 2 of 20
Which metal is essential to the functioning of a home thermostat?
Question 3 of 20
How many thermometers are in your home thermostat?
Question 4 of 20
What do the two thermometers inside of the thermostat measure?
Question 5 of 20
What happens to the bimetallic strip inside the thermostat when the room is heated and cooled?
Question 6 of 20
What happens inside your thermostat when you turn up the heat?
Question 7 of 20
What does the heat anticipator inside a home thermostat do?
Question 8 of 20
How many wires are in a typical home thermostat?
Question 9 of 20
What are the functions of the RH and RC wires in a home thermostat?
Question 10 of 20
What is the purpose of the W wire?
Question 11 of 20
What is the purpose of the G wire?
Question 12 of 20
What does a thermistor do?
Question 13 of 20
What is the main difference between a digital thermostat and a mechanical thermostat?
Question 14 of 20
What thermostat system evens out the temperature throughout your home?
Question 15 of 20
How much could you save on a typical energy bill by using a zoning system?
Question 16 of 20
What is a damper system?
Question 17 of 20
How can a talking thermostat save you money?
Question 18 of 20
What does a digital signal processor in your home thermostat allow you to do?
Question 19 of 20
Who is most likely to benefit from a telephone thermostat?
Question 20 of 20