Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Bountiful09/23/2015It isn’t far off to say that we’re never far from our smartphones. Whether it is email, looking for the latest sports scores or perusing Twitter, we seem to be as busy as ever. That doesn’t mean that your smartphone can’t be utilized for simple conveniences like knowing when it’s time for air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These permit you to control the system from anywhere via Wi-Fi, so if you leave the house and forget to turn down the thermostat you can go into an app and update 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 gone. Smart thermostats have been talked about quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to improve, they will likely become even more common. And why not? They do offer a number of perks and allow you to have the greatest control over your home’s temperature and environment. Easy adjustments. Smart thermostats don’t just have a clever name, they recognize your habits and know when you’re at home and when you’re away so that you can get the greatest savings you can. 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 like to know when it’s time to swap 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 tell you when there is a concern or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are developed for easy integration across many different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can go with the ideal one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to develop like most pieces of technology, but they already offer a host of benefits that can help increase your comfort, potentially decrease your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to schedule air conditioner service. Craig's Appliance Heating & Cooling in Bountiful 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 801-295-3357 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.