Today’s smart programmable thermostats aren’t just controlled panels for our heating and air conditioning systems. These advanced thermostats have several great features such as Wi-Fi, movement sensors, sophisticated algorithms, and much more that ultimately make them an excellent fit for the modern home.
What is a Programmable Thermostat?
Programmable or smart thermostat comes in multiple brands from various manufacturers, but they’ll all work almost similarly. As their name indicates, they can be programmed to adjust indoor temperatures at numerous points in the day, and they can even “learn” temperature preferences or be controlled remotely via our smartphone.
By controlling the temperatures when we are sleeping or away, this programmable thermostat can save you money and make your life more convenient. A programmable thermostat gives us complete control over our HVAC home system.
Here’s how those new features benefit us as a homeowners, and why we should consider upgrading to a smart programmable thermostat of our own.
1. Save money on energy bills
This benefit is the primary reason homeowners have programmable thermostats installed in their homes. With a programmable thermostat, we can create a schedule with the correct temperature zone to what suits us and our family best.
We can program the thermostat to follow our family’s routine, keeping the temperature warm or cool depending on whether we are away or at home. We can set the thermostat to a higher temperature during the day when there is no one at home. With its smart technology, you can save a lot of money on energy bills.
2. Remote Control from Your Phone
A smart or programmable thermostat comes with remote control features via our smartphone. We can change the temperature from anywhere as long as we have a data or Wi-Fi connection. It’s useful if we need to make necessary changes while at work or on vacation.
3. Movement Sensors
A programmable thermostat has sensors that can now detect people when they are up and active in the house. This sensor allows them to note the times when our family and we are in the house (mornings, evenings, etc.) and when we are gone, which helps with scheduling.
In combination with the sensor feature, the programmable thermostat can also “learn” when people are active and when heating and cooling need to be on, then change their schedules accordingly. It helps save time when first programming, and when shifting programs as the seasons change.
4. Better Temperature Visibility and Controls
With just a touch of a finger, we can set the temperatures for different periods of the day, see if HVAC filters need changing, or a problem that needs servicing. With a good programmable thermostat, we can have all the information a glance, and it’s all within our control.
5. Overall Better Home Comfort
Investing in a programmable thermostat can help us improve the energy efficiency of our homes, reduce our energy bills, and decrease our carbon footprint on the environment. What’s more, the thermostat will allow you to set the temperature according to the heating and cooling demands. In this way, you will have to deal with less frequent HVAC breakdowns and repairs.
Expert Comfort Solutions
When it comes to repairs, replacement, maintenance, and installation of HVAC systems and programmable thermostats in Oregon, Washington, and Nevada, Einstein Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling is the smart choice. Rely on our professional technicians and plumbers to do an expert job of your plumbing, water heater, heating and cooling, sewer & mainline, and much more. Call us today at 888-671-7767 or email [email protected], our qualified technicians and plumbers will take care of your HVAC and plumbing concerns.
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