Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Zelienople09/23/2015It seems as though we are ever-connected to our smartphones. Whether it is email, searching the latest sports scores or scrolling Twitter, we seem to be as busy as ever. That doesn’t mean that your smartphone can’t be used for simple conveniences like being informed when it’s time for air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These let you control the system from anywhere via Wi-Fi, so if you leave the house and didn’t remember to turn down the thermostat you can go into an app and change the temperature setting. Smart Thermostats. In addition to Wi-Fi capabilities, smart thermostats automatically switch the temperature for you based on whether you’re home or gone. Smart thermostats have been mentioned quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to change, they will more than likely become even more common. And why not? They do offer a number of perks and allow you to have the best control over your home’s temperature and environment. Easy adjustments. Smart thermostats don’t just have a clever name, they know your habits and know when you’re at home and when you’re away so that you can get the best savings out there. Smart thermostats ensure that your comfort is always a high priority, while also working to save you more money. Helpful reminders. Wouldn’t you enjoy knowing when it’s time to change your heating and cooling system’s filter or when it’s time to arrange air conditioner service? Smart thermostats can allow you to do so, meaning you can rely on your system to tell you when there is a concern or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are designed for easy integration across many different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can choose the best one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to improve like most pieces of technology, but they already offer a number of perks that can help increase your comfort, potentially lower your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to arrange for air conditioner service. Knoechel Heating Company in Zelienople has a number of thermostats to pick from, so if you have any questions about which one is right for you, give us a call at 724-452-6280 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.