The thermostat has come a long way and now has upgraded smart capabilities. These thermostats are equipped with Wi-Fi, sensors, advanced algorithms and much more. These upgraded features have a lot of benefits for homeowners and people are quickly making the switch. They are simple and convenient to use, but they also help save you and your family money.
Here are four reasons why you should upgrade to a new smart thermostat:
Who doesn’t like to save money each month? One of the best things about a smart thermostat is that it can save you money on your monthly utility bills. Because smart thermostats are accurate and informative, they actually have the ability to learn your habits and patterns without you having to program anything. On top of that, it can show you ways to tweak your current schedule in order to optimize your energy usage even more, saving you money.
Set your homes temperature on the go
By now we have all pretty much heard of the home security systems that allow you to view in-house cameras or check if doors are locked right from your smartphone. Well, smart thermostats allow you to do something similar. Most smart thermostats come with the ability to connect your thermostat to an app on your phone, and then you are able to see and change the current temperature remotely. This can be super helpful when you’re coming home earlier or later than you planned, and you can make sure your home will be at the temperature you want when you get there.
Ability to Track Energy Use
If you are one that likes data, you’ll enjoy having all of your energy stats at your fingertips. Not only will you see the current temperature and have the ability to adjust it from your phone, you’ll also see how much energy you are using. Most smart thermostats will then be able to calculate how much money you are saving each month. Knowing how much energy is being used in your home is also a way to see if there are any issues with your unit. If there is a problem with your unit, it may have to run harder to reach a set temperature, causing higher energy use and higher utility costs.
One of the biggest selling points of a smart thermostat is that it does not require a lot of management in order to get the job done. There are tons of settings that you can change that will help with reducing energy usage, but even if you don’t make these changes, your smart thermostat will still learn your schedule and save you money. The clean and easy to read on screen data is an excellent addition to any thermostat. Companies have done extra work to make sure that your experience with their thermostat is an easy and enjoyable one.
The best thing about smart thermostats is that they are made to make your life easier. If you want to make your home more efficient and save money along the way, give us a call and we can have a technician out to install a new thermostat!