Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Wyandotte09/23/2015 People spend a lot of time on their smart phones, whether it’s checking in on work or checking in on friends. Your personal smart phone can also keep you connected to your home. With it, you can control your home’s temperature and find out when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service. Technology can change rapidly, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats let you control your system using a Wi-Fi connection, so that means you can use your smart phone whether you're at work or on vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, and they can also learn your patterns and routines by knowing where you are. These thermostats can actually sense when you’re away from home and make adjustments to the temperature accordingly. There’s been a lot of talk about smart thermostats lately. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more accessible and affordable. If you don’t have one, it’s a great time to educate yourself about them and all the benefits they offer you, namely the ability to closely control the comfort of your home—even when you’re away from home. Following are more benefits: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will automatically make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home and save you money in the process. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, it can be hard to remember to plan for HVAC maintenance. Your smart thermostat can remind you to change your HVAC filter and even tell you when you need to schedule routine maintenance. Convenient compatibility. The majority of smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide array of heating and cooling equipment, so a lot of models are probably compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats offer you many benefits to maximize your home comfort levels and give you opportunities to lower your energy bills. Call Gee & Missler Heating & Air Conditioning in Wyandotte at 734-284-1224. We have many thermostats for you to choose from, so you can be confident we’ll have one to match your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler.