Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Excelsior Springs09/23/2015It seems as though we are ever-connected to our smartphones. Whether it is email, checking 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 taken advantage of for simple conveniences like being informed when you need air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These mean you can 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 alter the temperature for you based on whether you’re home or away. Smart thermostats have been mentioned quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to evolve, they will more than likely become even more common. And why not? They do give you a variety of perks and allow you to have the most 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 not so that you can get the most savings possible. Smart thermostats make certain that your comfort is always a top 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 set up air conditioner service? Smart thermostats can allow you to do so, meaning you can trust your system to inform you when there is an issue or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are created for easy integration across many different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can go with the best one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to develop like most pieces of technology, but they already give you a variety of bonuses that can help improve your comfort, potentially lower your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to set up air conditioner service. Colvin's Inc in Excelsior Springs 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 816-630-2702 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.