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How can I limit temperature settings?
If you are a landlord or property manager, or wish to limit the availability of heating/cooling, you have several options to choose from. Below you will find some situations and product suggestions to solve some of the problems you may have.

Thermostat Guards
This is the most basic method to limit tenant access to heating and cooling. By installing a thermostat guard you can phyically prevent access to the thermostat controls.
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Temperature Limiting Device
A temperature limiting device can be installed to interrupt the operation of an air conditioner or furnace when the temperature reaches a preset level. For cooling limiting, if the tenant sets the thermostat to 65 degrees, the temperature limiter will turn off the air conditioner when the temperature reaches 70 degrees. For heat limiting, if the tenant sets the thermostat to 75 degrees, the temperature limiter will turn off the furnace when the temperature reaches 70 degrees. This type of device is especially useful for tenants that attempt to defeat other temperature limiting methods (i.e. using a candle or ice block to "trick" the thermostat). The temperature limiter can be installed anywhere (in a wall, for example) so long as you can interrupt the cooling wire (usually "W") of the thermostat.
We offer models that stop cooling at 70 degrees (TL-70H) or 73 degrees (TL-73H).


Advanced Thermostats
We offer a full line of thermostats that offer setpoint limiting (setpoints can only be set within a range you specify) and keypad lockout (thermostat functionality is limited without the "password"). These two features in combination allows you to offer your tenants control over their environment, but without the risk over-using the heating or cooling.
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Internet Controllable Thermostats
In addition to the above options, we also offer internet-enabled thermostats that allow you to monitor & manage your thermostat remotely (even from another state). These thermostats give you full control over the climate control of your property, no matter where you are. In addition there are reporting capabilities so you can monitor HVAC usage.
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