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Smart Control, Smarter Savings: Harnessing the Power of Programmable Thermostats for Energy Efficiency

Your heating and cooling system consumes about 50% of your energy budget. Thanks to programmable thermostats, you can reduce that consumption by around 10% and increase your home’s energy efficiency. But while a thermostat is a great investment, it won’t help if you don’t know how to use it. Learn about the benefits of programmable thermostats and how they can increase efficiency and comfort in your home.

Increases Efficiency and Comfort

A smart programmable thermostat ensures you save energy while still providing you with comfort. Pick a setting based on your schedule so that you can save energy when away, yet still return to a comfortable home. Such thermostats recommend when to turn your AC up or down, which eventually saves you money.

Provides Reliable Precision

Programmable thermostats allow you to pinpoint and adjust the exact temperature that’s right for you. This is important, considering that every degree can save you 1-2% of your utility bill.

Allows Remote Access

Another benefit of smart programmable thermostats is the ability to control your home temperature from anywhere. Whether you’re at the office or on vacation, you can adjust the thermostat to energy-saving mode using an app on your phone. Have an unexpected late meeting at the office? Simply adjust the AC remotely to ensure you don’t waste energy when you aren’t around. 

Allows Tracking of Energy Usage

A smart thermostat lets you track your energy usage. With the data it provides, you can tell how your energy usage changes with time. This lets you fine-tune your heating and cooling needs to reduce your energy costs.

Makes It Easy to Schedule HVAC Usage

Smart thermostats are easy to use and to schedule your heating and cooling needs. Some have movement detectors to sense when household members are around and active.

With time, they learn your daily patterns and when the house needs cooling or heating. The thermostat can also use this data to adjust temperatures based on seasonal changes.

Allows Voice-Activated Setting Adjustments

Can’t find your phone, or just don’t want to leave the couch to get it? No problem! Because thermostats integrate with your other smart home systems, you can adjust the temperature using your voice if you own a smart speaker. 

Ready for a Smart Thermostat Install?

From these benefits, you can tell that a smart programmable thermostat is a great investment that pays for itself and makes your home energy efficient. Our team offers special online offers for the install of smart programmable thermostats, so be sure to ask us about it when you call to set up your appointment! At A1 Heating and Cooling, we are committed to providing you with excellent service.