Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Genoa09/23/2015It seems as though we are ever-connected to our smartphones. Whether it is email, checking the latest sports scores or thumbing through Twitter, we seem to be as busy as ever. That doesn’t mean that your smartphone can’t be used for simple conveniences like knowing when you require 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 don’t 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 discussed 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 give you a host of perks and allow you to have the best 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 best savings possible. Smart thermostats make certain that your comfort is always a high 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 rely on your system to notify 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 choose the best one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to develop like most pieces of technology, but they already offer a number of perks that can help better your comfort, potentially decrease your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to schedule air conditioner service. Assured Appliance and Heating & Air in Genoa 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 847-293-0047 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.