If you’re wondering, “What’s a smart thermostat?”, we recommend that you catch up on our previous blog here. But if you are familiar with the technology and have been wondering if you should invest in one or not, then continue reading to see if getting a smart thermostat is right for you!
Save money on your utility bills
What’s not to love about saving extra money every month? That could be the sole reason you may switch over to a smart thermostat. Some smart thermostats automatically adjust to the temperature you usually keep in your home. So, you don’t have to keep adjusting the temperature to feel comfortable. In return, you can conserve electricity which will save you money.
Have a virtual HVAC assistant in your home (Well kind of)
With the Smart thermostat, you may no longer have to second guess or wonder if and when you changed the air filter. Depending on the model, this information will be readily available within your smart thermostat and can be viewed on the LCD screen.
Access your thermostat when you’re not home
If you need to make a sudden adjustment to your temperature while away, with the smart thermostat you will be able do just that, by using a mobile app that is connected to the smart thermostat. So, no more worrying about the ac while on vacation. You can make those adjustments wherever you are as long as you have the application and wifi.
Smart Thermostats are Customizable
If you have different times of the day that you would like your home to be cooler, the smart thermostat can do that for you easily. Same goes if there’s a time of day that no one is usually home. You can decrease or increase the temperature so that you’re not running the ac more or less than you are comfortable with. This is especially helpful in Central Florida, where the heat index can get over 100 degrees!
Get Energy Reports that can help save you money
Now you can see how much energy your air conditioner is using in a specific time frame; And this helps for many reasons. However, the one reason that may stand out to you is that you would be able to make the necessary changes to save on power that you are using.