One of the biggest debates about air conditioners right now is whether to have a smart thermostat or not. Do smart thermostats really save you that much money? Will the thermostat make up for the price difference from a regular model thermostat?
What Do Smart Thermostats Do?
A smart thermometer is defined as a device that allows heating and cooling of a house to be scheduled. If you leave your house empty everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., you can program the thermostat to turn off when you leave, and turn on in time to have the house cooled or heated by the time you return.
How Do Smart Thermostats Save Money?
When a smart thermostat is programmed correctly, your air conditioner will operate only when it needs to. Instead of the constant work with a regular thermostat, it will be much more efficient in operating times. This leads to less stress on the AC unit which equals less maintenance that has to be performed on it. When the air conditioner runs less, it uses less energy which lowers the monthly energy bill.
What Are the Other Functions of a Smart Thermostat?
Some smart thermostats use the homeowners mobile device to learn when to turn the air conditioner on and off. This means that if you leave the house and forget to program it, the thermostat will do it by itself. With a smart thermostat, you have one less thing in the house to worry about.
Have a Smart Thermostat Installed With Engineered Air!
Stay up to date with the latest technology in air conditioning and have a smart thermostat installed into your house. Not only do these devices save you time and money, they also look much more modern than the regular thermostat. If you are interested in learning more about smart thermostats or would like to have one installed, schedule a service online