These days, there are several reasons to buy a smart thermostat, especially in Cleburne, Texas. With a climate where you need an air conditioner for about seven months out of the year on average, it pays to learn everything about your cooling options. Below are seven reasons you should buy and install a smart thermostat in your home.
Energy Usage Tracking
Not only are smart thermostats programmable, but you can also track your energy usage with them. Smart thermostats show you reports about how much energy you’re using, how much you save, how much you’re spending and how your energy uses have changed. You can use those reports to implement changes into your heating and cooling patterns to conserve even more energy, thereby saving you more money.
Tracking your energy usage helps to reduce energy costs in the home by as much as 30%. It’s no surprise that cold winter and hot summer months drive up electricity costs. One of the main reasons homeowners switch to smart thermostats is energy efficiency.
Your smart thermostat can also inform you when you need to complete certain maintenance tasks. For instance, it can let you know if a filter needs replacing.
Links With Other Devices
If there are other smart devices in the home that are on compatible platforms with smart thermostats, you can link those devices to your smart thermostat. If the humidity is low, your smart thermostat may tell a smart humidifier to produce humidity in the home. If the humidity is high, it may communicate with a smart dehumidifier.
It’s no fun coming home from a long day of work or a vacation to a hot, humid or chilly home. It can take a while for the temperature to change when the HVAC system wasn’t on. Nowadays, smart thermostats have a remote access capability that lets you change the temperature while you’re away. That way, when you return home, you’ll walk into a comfortable environment.
Programmable and Capable of Learning
Manual thermostats just sit on the wall waiting for an outside influence to change their settings. Smart thermostats don’t wait for people to come to them before they spring into action. You can program the smart thermostat to start heating or cooling your home at the same time every day.
There are now smart thermostats that have learning functions. This means that they can learn when the heating or cooling needs to be activated and when the occupants in the home are most active. Once they learn these patterns, they self-adjust as the year progresses. As a result, you won’t need to spend extra time programming the smart thermostats.
They Know When You Are Gone
Smart thermostats know when you’re sleeping and when you’re awake. Since they have movement sensors, they can tell when nobody is in the house and when people are active. This helps the smart thermostats know the programming schedule to follow.
Weather Tracking Capability
When it comes to learning and programming, it makes sense that the smart thermostats of today can track weather reports and adjust programming accordingly. If there’s an upcoming cold snap or it’s going to be relatively cold in the summer, these smart thermostats are ready for action.
There are so many ways a smart thermostat enhances home living and comfort when it comes to heating and cooling your home. If you live in the Cleburne, Texas, area, contact us at Airmasters Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. today to take the first step toward automating your heating and cooling needs. We are a family-owned and operated company committed to your comfort.
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