Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home cozy and saving yourself some money, a smart thermostat is what you need. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few more. They can study your preferences and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you require it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re customizable and compliant and you can work with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats include many beneficial characteristics that go past the potential of the traditional thermostat, or even a more modern programmable thermostat. They’re designed to improve energy efficiency and set up homeowners with suggestions on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs attention. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some types can even learn your family’s habits and tailor heating and cooling to keep things comfortable. Your HVAC system is almost always the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll get the highest control of your HVAC system and efficiently oversee your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to set your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will keep the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should be ready to operate your heating and cooling dependent on whether you’re at home or away. Your thermostat should be well-suited with your HVAC system. You need to take into account its model and unique things like how many zones you need to manage. It should look nice—not like a blemish in the middle of that kitchen wall. iComfort gives you the selection of adding a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that adds to your design style, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the professionals at Olde Towne Heating & Air at 843-856-1433 and we’ll answer your questions and educate you on the options we can install for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.