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room temp. correction

If the AC is set to 74F but the room stays at 77F, which of the following Cooling Room Temperature Correction should I choose to set?

Slightly lower control

Lower control

Warmer control


  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265
    Accurate Temperature:

    Lower the thermostat to 71 degrees, First, get a known accurate thermometer and put it next to the wall thermostat. Give it an hour or so and see if they match. Thermostat thermometers can be notoriously inaccurate.

    If you have a quality Multi-meter that will measure temperature, put the probe into ice water (fresh tap water with ice cubes) and check the temperature. If the meter reads 32 degrees, the multimeter probe is accurate.