If you are looking for ways to stay comfortable in your Wheeling home while saving on your expenses, you might want to ponder upgrading your thermostat. Thermostats have updated quite a bit from setting the temperature and walking away and Comfort Masters Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a number of choices to meet your unique needs.
The most popular kinds of thermostats are programmable and smart thermostats, and there are a variety of options and features from Comfort Masters Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning. What is the difference between programmable and smart thermostats?
- Programmable thermostats permit you to pre-set temperatures for a number of times of the day and week. You can program the thermostat so that it gives you different temperatures during the day when no one is in your house, or at night when everyone is sleeping. There’s no need to spend energy and money to keep the house cool or warm when no one’s around, so a programmable thermostat helps you save money by making an adjustment to the temperature automatically. You can leave with one less thing to think about.
- Smart thermostats take it to the next step and are more intuitive. They follow the temperature alterations that you make and learn from your behavior which allows it to begin making adjustments on its own. Many of the newer and more advanced thermostats utilize your home’s Wi-Fi network, meaning you can control your home’s temperature from anywhere using an app through your phone or computer. These thermostats can often be arranged to compile your energy usage figures on a website.
Whether you choose a programmable thermostat or smart thermostat will be contingent on your individual needs, budget and familiarity with technology. While smart thermostats cost a bit more because of the extra features, both programmable and smart thermostats are good ways to save on your energy bills while ensuring you are comfy in your Wheeling home.
If you have any questions about upgrading your thermostat or any more ways to gain efficiencies in your home, give Comfort Masters Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 847-250-6729 or request an appointment online and our experts will be happy to help you.