3 Reasons Why you Need a Smart Thermostat this Winter

Today’s advancements in technology have given us a lot of choices when it comes to the kind of gadgets we want to keep in our home. There is a wide variety of smart home devices that you can utilize to enhance your home in some way or another. Some of these devices are closer to novelty items than anything else — like being able to dim the lights through voice activation. However, there’s one piece of smart technology that we strongly recommend for your home: the smart thermostat.

Smart thermostats are much more than novelty devices. These smart devices can positively impact your home in multiple ways. Check out a few of the top ways a smart thermostat can benefit your home.

  1. Save on your monthly energy bills. Most smart thermostats will end up saving you around 10% on your monthly bill (could even be more depending on the model you choose). Your smart device will help your heating and cooling system run more efficiently through the use of smart temperatures zones, heating and cooling schedules, and movement sensors.
  2. Remote access. This is a feature that will come in handy more often than you might think. If you are away on vacation, at work, or just out of the house for a while, you can adjust the temperature of your home from anywhere (as long as you have a smart phone and a Wi-Fi connection).
  3. Create a heating schedule. When the cold winter weather arrives, a heating schedule can help you save money on your heating bills in a major way. Many smart thermostats have an “auto-schedule” feature that will learn about your home and habits to create a schedule that is personalized to your lifestyle. For example, when you are sleeping, your heat doesn’t necessarily need to be on full blast like it would when you are up and about.

How do you install a smart thermostat?

This is one of the most common concerns that people have when they are considering the purchase of a smart thermostat. We highly recommend bringing in a verified HVAC repairman to install your smart thermostat. If you are thinking of installing it on your own — beware — these devices are very tricky to install for those who have never encountered one before. To get your thermostat properly and safely installed, there’s no question that you should use a trained HVAC repairman.

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