Thermostat Reading the Wrong Temperature?

August 19, 2019

You’re feeling warm, but the thermostat inside your home says the temperature indicates your cooling system is on full blast. Is your thermostat reading the wrong temperature? Is your air conditioning system acting up? Here’s how to figure out what could be going on with your thermostat. How Does a Thermostat Work? Mechanical thermostats communicate with your air conditioning system by means of two bimetallic strips. The metals expand and contract in response to air temperature changes. When they expand, they activate a switch that triggers a flow of current either into your cooling system or into your heating system....

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