Can you lock out a thermostat?
A Locking Thermostat? You might be wondering what is it? A thermostat lock or a thermostat lock box is one in which where a landlord or a property manager locks the thermostat to prevent others from changing the temperature settings. The reason for doing this is pretty simple. Keep the settings at a preferred setting saves energy and reduces costs. This could result in significant savings depending upon the size of the property. Savings usually range from 15-35% or even more depending on square footage and other factors.
Can you put a lockbox on a thermostat?
While using a lock to prevent unauthorized users from manipulating the settings on your thermostat, this is not always effective. Users can break the lock box or easily pick the lock used to lock the box. This leads to not only wastage in the lock box investment but also loss in energy savings.
How do I lock my heating thermostat?
A tamper proof thermostat from “landlord thermostats” is completely tamper resistant and therefore cannot be tampered with. This prevents unauthorized users from changing the settings. The thermostats have temperature limits coded right on to the circuit board preventing anyone from changing the settings. The settings cannot be changed, period. This is why our products are best sellers with landlords as well as property managers.
The highest possible setting on this model is 72 degrees. The tenants cannot set the heat higher than 72 degrees, also the AC cannot be set lower than 72 degrees.
Warehouse statWarehouse Stat auto setback heat to 47/cool to 84
HC7174SB Auto Setback ThermostatHC7174SB auto setback heat to 68
HC7372 Vacation Rental Thermostat
HC7372 Limits Heat to 73° & A/C to 72 degrees.
HC7445 Residential Thermostat
Limits heat to 74 and no A/C limit. Ideal for landlords who offer free heat but tenants pay for A/C.
HC7376 Thermostat for Elderly
Limits heat to 73F & A/C to 76F. Ideal for Elderly Tenants who want a slightly higher temp limit.
HC71SB Auto Setback ThermostatHC71SB auto setback heat to 68
HC7176 Residential Thermostat
HC7176 Limits heat to 71F and Air Conditioning to 76F
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