Smart Thermostats: All That You Need to Know

Thermostats have evolved substantially over the years in terms of their technology and design. They have changed from old manual dial thermostats to programmable thermostats, which has paved the way for smart thermostats. Read on to learn why you should consider smart thermostats for your home.

What Are Smart Thermostats?

These are intelligent devices that allow you to control the vital functions of your air conditioner from anywhere on any smart devices like tablets or mobile phones. Smart thermostats are an excellent option to save on your energy bills. However, money savings using a smart thermostat will largely depend on what type of home you have and how you use the thermostat.

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How Smart Thermostats Work?

Smart thermostats provide remote access for controlling your home's temperature, like all other smart devices via your mobile or any other internet-enabled device. This unique feature makes them convenient to operate, and they also offer better temperature control for your home. Unlike programmable thermostats, smart thermostats are not programmed to function according to a specific user-defined setting. Instead, smart thermostats learn your household schedules, routines, and preferences to set energy-smart temperatures for your home.

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Comment by Franco Oyuela on August 6, 2019 at 1:55pm

BENEFITS SMART THERMOSTAT:


IT LEARNS YOUR TEMPERATURE PREFERENCES
Ten years ago, programmable thermostats were the latest trend, but with advances in technology, smart thermostats will a better choice for your home. For example, a smart thermostat learns your temperature habits over time and adjusts accordingly, while a programmable thermostat only allows you to schedule temperature changes for specific days and times. For hot and cold natured people alike, a smart thermostat will begin to automatically change your temperature over time as it learns your daily habits and preferences, which will keep extra cash in your pocket. Unfortunately, your existing programmable thermostat doesn’t have the same capabilities and prevents you from making temperature adjustments while you’re away from home.

CONVENIENCE OF ADJUSTING THE TEMPERATURE FROM ANYWHERE
WiFi compatibility is one of the most convenient and sought after features in a smart thermostat. In-home temperature control is at your virtual fingertips from nearly anywhere in the world with the simple download and installation of a corresponding app on your phone. Forgot to bump up the temperature of the air conditioner before leaving for vacation? A smart thermostat has you covered from any location with an Internet connection.

REDUCES YOUR HOME ENERGY COSTS
As new technology develops in the heating and air industry, older thermostats are less accurate and simply cannot compete with their modern counterparts. Unlike older programmable thermostats, smart thermostats have the ability to automatically adjust the temperature based on the surrounding temperature, which results in substantial savings on your in-home energy bills. Lastly, it tracks your past energy usage and provides reports for any time period you select. The reports enable you to identify where you can cut costs on future energy bills.

PROVIDES A MORE CONTEMPORARY LOOK
Unless your interior decorating style matches Carol Brady’s from The Brady Bunch, a smart thermostat definitely helps to instill a modern touch in your home. Additionally, many smart thermostats brand provide you with the capability of adjusting the on-screen colors to accent the color pallet in your home.

Comment by John White on July 29, 2019 at 2:12am

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