How to set a Braeburn thermostat?

A Braeburn thermostat can be a great addition to your home. The programmable version enables you to set ideal temperature settings for increased comfort and maximized energy savings.

But how do you set your Braeburn thermostat? It’s pretty easy! Simply press and hold the “SET” button until it starts flashing. Then, you can adjust the temperature with the up and down button until you reach the desired set point.

However, there is much more you can do with a Braeburn thermostat. For example, you can program temperatures for specific days of the week and even set different fan program modes.

Below, we will look at these settings and some troubleshooting tips in case you encounter problems.

How to set the temperature on a Braeburn thermostat?

Here is how you can set temperature settings on a Braeburn thermostat or program a schedule for several days:

To set a fixed temperature setting:

  • Press the DATE/TIME button on the thermostat and select the day and time.
  • After setting the date, press the Fan button to select the desired fan mode. There are four options to choose from Auto (for an automatic run), On (for a continuous run), Circ (for an intermittent run with 24-minute intervals), and Prog (per your programming settings).
  • Once the fan mode is selected, press and hold the Return button until the temperature setting appears on the screen; then, you can use the up and down button to adjust to the desired temperature. You can also change the temperature range of the room before the thermostat kicks in.

To program a schedule:

  • Bring up the program mode on the thermostat by pressing the Prog button
  • Press the System button to select the heating or cooling mode. Note that some thermostat models use a switch position to switch between these modes.
  • Press the Day/Time button to program a schedule for individual days of the week. Alternatively, you can select the default mode, which sets the same temperature for all seven days. Use the up and down buttons to adjust the time and the temperature settings.
  • Use the Unocc (unoccupied) mode to set a different setting for days and times when there is no one in the house. You can enter the mode by pressing the “Prog” button.
  • Use the up and down arrows to select the start and end time of the unoccupied mode, the use the same arrows to select the desired temperature.
  • Press the Return button to finish the programming and exit to the home screen.

How to reset a Braeburn thermostat?

Are you experiencing issues with your thermostat? From time to time, you might find that your thermostat is not functioning correctly. In such a case, you can reset it to default settings.

Resetting a Braeburn thermostat is relatively easy. You simply need to press the RESET button located at the front panel of the unit.

Note: The button is quite small. You might have to use a sharp object like a toothpick, pin or paper clip.

When to reset a Braeburn thermostat

Resetting your Braeburn thermostat can fix several issues you might be facing. However, this does not mean that it is an ideal solution for every scenario.

Sometimes, resetting the unit might not solve the problem and other times, it can worsen the issue. So, when is the best time to reset a Braeburn thermostat?

You should reset the thermostat if:

  • It is stuck
  • Your thermostat is neither heating nor cooling
  • It malfunctions after a power outage
  • It is not accepting program settings

A reset can fix these and other minor issues. However, should you be experiencing major issues or the reset does not work, it is always advisable to contact a technician.

Furthermore, you should understand that a reset removes all the settings, including program schedules. Therefore, you will need to set up the thermostat again.


Setting up or programming your Braeburn unit is an excellent idea if you are looking for a hassle-free way to control a thermostat.

Not only do you achieve ideal indoor temperatures that maximize comfort in your home, but you also reduce the cost of running your HVAC system. And all these benefits come with minimal time and effort on your part.

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