Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home cozy and saving yourself some money, a smart thermostat is your best friend. Today’s smart thermostats take things a couple farther. They can study your routine and your calendar to heat and cool your house when you want it, and save on energy when you’re not home. They’re specially made and adaptable and you can interact with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats include many beneficial characteristics that go well beyond the potential of the traditional thermostat, or even a more up-to-date programmable thermostat. They’re built to enhance energy efficiency and set up homeowners with suggestions on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs maintenance. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some types can even pick up on your family’s patterns and modify heating and cooling to keep things comfy. Your HVAC system is usually the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll receive superior control of your HVAC system and successfully direct your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to keep your home’s temperature very near to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will keep the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should know how to manage your heating and cooling based on whether you’re at home or absent. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to think about its model and unique things like how many zones you need to work with. It should look good—not like a blemish in the middle of that living room mantel. iComfort gives you the choice of uploading a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that complements your design style, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the experts at Paso Robles Heating and Air at 805-238-7553 and we’ll answer your questions and show you the options we can install for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.