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Do I need a smart thermostat?

January 16, 2019

A question that we often get asked by our customers is – do I need a smart thermostat? It’s a great question. It seems like so many L.A. homeowners want the latest and greatest technology to keep their homes comfortable. It can be difficult to discern what it necessary or helpful and what is just hype. Below, we’ll talk more about the benefits of a smart thermostat to help you determine if your home actually needs one.

What is a Smart Thermostat?

A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled home comfort device that automatically adjusts your home’s temperature for optimal performance. In addition to allowing you to set your ideal temperature for different days and time frames, the thermostat actually starts to learn which settings you prefer and adjust the temperature to help you save more energy during the times when your HVAC system is not typically in use.

Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Overall, a smart thermostat helps make home comfort easy. Here are just a few of the main benefits of this smart HVAC accessory:

Save energy.

Using a smart thermostat helps you save more energy over time. As the thermostat learns your comfort preferences, it starts to adjust your system use over time. That means that your equipment isn’t constantly running at the same temperature throughout the day. The system kicks on when you need it to maintain home comfort and is on a more efficient setting while you are away. Using your system more efficiently not only saves energy, but it also helps you cut down on your electric bills throughout the year.

Control remotely.

One of the best benefits of a smart thermostat is that you can control your temperature settings remotely. Whether you want to warm your house up before you get home from work on a cold day or you’d like to turn off your HVAC system to save energy while on vacation, you have complete control of your system from your smartphone or mobile device.

Stay comfy.

With a smart thermostat, you will always come home to a comfortable living space. Your home comfort is at your fingertips and with the click of a button, you can quickly and easily adjust your temperature settings to ensure optimal comfort.

Do I need a smart thermostat?

Though smart thermostats may not be a necessity for homes, they are nice to have if home comfort is a priority for you and your family. When customers ask us about ways that they can improve their home comfort or have better control over their energy costs, we often recommend getting a smart thermostat. It makes home comfort easy, which is just one less thing that you need to think about when creating a happy, healthy, and comfortable space for you and your family.

Got more questions about smart thermostat technology? We’d be happy to help enlighten you. Call us today to speak to a home comfort specialist: (310) 896-4911.


About The Author

Brody Pennell

Since 1945, Brody Pennell Heating & Air Conditioning is the committed to helping homeowners in the greater Los Angeles area experience total home comfort. In 2021, the readers of the Los Angeles Times voted Brody Pennell the Best HVAC Company in the area.

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