Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home warm and saving yourself some expenses, a smart thermostat is the one for you. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few beyond. They can pick up on your habits and your calendar to heat and cool your house when you require it, and cut back on energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and flexible and you can work with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats include many beneficial qualities that go well beyond the abilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more contemporary programmable thermostat. They’re designed to enhance energy efficiency and set up homeowners with pointers on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs care. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some models can even learn your family’s patterns and tailor heating and cooling to keep things comfy. Your HVAC system is usually the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll get top control of your HVAC system and successfully manage your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to set your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will maintain the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should know how to manage your heating and cooling dependent on whether you’re at home or away. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to take into account its model and special things like how many zones you need to work with. It should look nice—not like a blemish in the middle of that kitchen wall. iComfort gives you the option of adding a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that adds to your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the professionals at Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc. at 561-656-4255 and we’ll answer your questions and educate you on the options we can set up for you. You can even arrange an appointment with us online.