Programmable thermostats have gained popularity in recent years, becoming the standard in homes across the country. Whether you’re at home or across town, it’s now possible to keep your home’s temperature just the way you want it. Upgrading your thermostat to a programmable unit allows you to reduce costs and save energy, and you also ensure that your family is comfortable throughout the year. Here are several compelling reasons why you should upgrade to a smart thermostat before the summer’s heat arrives.
Many of today’s thermostats have user-friendly displays, which makes them easier to read and use. Not only are they easy, they’re also very convenient. Some devices even have remote-access capabilities via wi-fi, so you can adjust the settings using your tablet or smartphone.
If you’re still using an old manual thermostat, you probably forget to adjust the temperature setting before leaving for work. A smart thermostat does the work for you – no need to manually adjust the temperature setting anymore! Many modern thermostats allow you to set a weekly program that matches your lifestyle and schedule and – no need to constantly re-adjust it when you wake or go to sleep, and leave or come home from work.
In addition to a weekly program, many programmable thermostats allow you to program your heating and cooling system for different temperatures at different times of the day. Guided by a smart thermostat, your system will deliver maximum comfort for your household and function at its highest capacity and efficiency at the same time.
Lower energy costs
Homeowners typically spend at least $1,000 every year on heating and cooling costs. This amount is often much more than necessary because many people leave their HVAC system running at full blast even when nobody is home.
This summer, program your air conditioner to take a break from cooling your home while you’re at work with the help of a smart thermostat. According to studies, homeowners save 2% on cooling cost for every degree the temperature is increased. In fact, studies suggest that you can save up to $200 a year just by using a programmable thermostat. So, call us out to install a fancy new thermostat, and we’ll help you start saving money today!