Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home cozy and saving yourself some money, a smart thermostat is your best friend. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few more. They can study your habits and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you require it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and compliant and you can collaborate with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats provide many beneficial characteristics that go well beyond the abilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more modern programmable thermostat. They’re intended to improve energy efficiency and offer homeowners with feedback on energy usage and signals when the HVAC system needs attention. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some styles can even pick up on your family’s habits and modify heating and cooling to keep things cozy. Your HVAC system is almost always the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll receive superior control of your HVAC system and efficiently direct your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to keep your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will set the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should know how to direct your heating and cooling dependent on whether you’re at home or absent. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to take into account its model and specific things like how many zones you need to control. It should look good—not like a blemish in the middle of that gallery wall. iComfort gives you the option of adding a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that supplements your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the technicians at Hammack Service Company at 972-669-9192 and we’ll answer your questions and demonstrate the choices we can set up for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.