Smart Reasons to Get a Smart Thermostat

Smart Reasons to Get a Smart Thermostat

There are a lot of different ways to save energy (and dollars) in your home. A great way to do that is by having more control over your heating and cooling system and improving the type of thermostat you have. And that’s all the more reason to have a smart thermostat.

What is a smart thermostat?

Smart thermostats are just like programmable thermostats in that they let you customize a schedule for your HVAC system to follow. The big difference is that smart thermostats connect to your wi-fi enabled devices and can offer a world of convenience. Why does that matter? Well, there are a few reasons.

They’re a lazy person’s dream.

At the very least, smart thermostats allow you to adjust your home’s temperature without getting up. So when you’ve finally settled into bed for the night, but want to turn the thermostat down a few degrees, you can just easily do it from your tablet or computer.

They offer on-the-go convenience.

Since they’re connected to your devices, you can control your smart thermostat from anywhere with a wifi connection. If you go on vacation and forget to adjust your unit, you can quickly do so on your phone.

They learn your behaviors.

Over time, your smart thermostat can learn your heating and cooling behaviors, and automatically adjust the temperature of your home to reflect those habits. For example, if you tend to turn down your thermostat on the weekends, your smart unit can learn and adjust to that.

At Wahl Family Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing, we offer smart thermostats that can be connected to the internet for control outside of the home, as well as live weather updates, and much more. One of our favorites — the Trane TCONT950 — even allows users to display slideshows, turning the thermostat into a digital picture frame! For more information or to schedule a service, call us at (412) 265-2662.