5 Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat

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Whether it’s our phones, TV’s, computers, video games, etc., technology is constantly evolving. Advanced technology is supposed to make our lives better, easier, and more convenient. And that’s exactly what installing a smart thermostat in your home does. It makes your life better, easier, and provides a more convenient way to control the heating and cooling of your home. Below are five of our top reasons for you to install a smart thermostat in your home.

Minimize Energy Bills

This might be the biggest reason of them all – to minimize your energy bills. With a smart thermostat, it’s easy to schedule your heating and air conditioning system to run less while you’re away from home during the day. You will use less energy by cooling/heating your home only when you’re in it. You can schedule your smart thermostat to kick in right before you arrive back home so you can feel instant comfort once you walk through your door. When your heating and cooling system is running less while you’re away, you’ll be lowering your energy bills and won’t even notice the difference. 

Track Your Energy Usage

Most smart thermostats have an energy tracking function to help consumers see their monthly, weekly and even daily energy usage. Also included in some of these energy usage tracking reports are tips on how to lower your energy usage. 

Control from Anywhere

When you have a smart thermostat, you must connect it to your home Wi-Fi. This enables you to use your smartphone to control your homes temperature no matter where you are in the world. So those mornings when you’re rushing out of your home to make it to work on time, don’t worry about changing your thermostat. You can manipulate your thermostat when you get to work. Or maybe you’re running late to catch a flight for vacation. Don’t sweat it, pull out your phone and bam – you are in ultimate control of your HVAC system.

Learning Ability

Majority of smart thermostats also have learning capabilities. What we mean by this is that this type of thermostat can actually learn your heating and air conditioning habits/schedule. They are able to “learn” when people are active in your home and when your heating/cooling system needs to be on. This will help you save a ton of time in the beginning when you are worried about programming your thermostat because you don’t have to, your thermostat will schedule itself!

Easy to Install

Last but certainly not least, a smart thermostat is easy to install. If you are interested in upgrading your HVAC system and installing a smart thermostat in your Columbia, South Carolina home, give Air Necessities a call! Our team will make the install process easy and we will show you how to properly use your brand new smart thermostat. Don’t miss out on the time and energy savings a brand new smart thermostat can save you, call us today!