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What Is A Smart Thermostat, Anyway?

July 9, 2015

If your goal is to reduce your energy costs by being kinder to the earth, then you might want to consider having a smart thermostat installed. Smart thermostats are wireless digital thermostats that enable you to better control the temperature throughout your home (or business) while using less energy than traditional thermostats.

How do smart thermostats work?

Smart thermostats work by measuring the temperature in each room and resetting itself accordingly. For instance, if you spend a majority of your time in the living room of your home and 6 other rooms are unoccupied for a majority of the day, then the thermostat will adjust itself so energy isn’t wasted heating and cooling rooms that aren’t in use.

How can a smart thermostat benefit me?

There are many ways that a smart thermostat can benefit you. One way is that such a technologically-advanced thermostat will use less energy but provide the same comfort. You will more or less have complete control over your energy bills, which will be based on the average temperature that you prefer for each room in your home. Another way that a smart thermostat can benefit you is that the thermostat has the ability to “learn.” In other words, the smart thermostat will adjust itself according to the settings that you normally use.

In addition, a smart thermostat can control up to 8 separate rooms of your home, customizing the temperature for each area. This will provide you with consistent and optimal cooling and heating, which will ensure your overall comfort levels. Since the thermostat can be controlled via the internet, you can control the temperature in your home even when you’re not home. This can prevent you from wasting energy when it is not needed, and you will definitely see the difference in your energy bills.

Obviously smart thermostats can improve your life in a number of ways. Not only can they help you to drastically reduce your heating and cooling costs, but they can also make controlling the temperature in your home a lot more convenient. Follow us for more great articles on heating, air conditioning and home needs.


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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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