Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home warm and saving yourself some expenses, a smart thermostat is your best friend. Today’s smart thermostats take things one or two steps more. They can pick up on your routine and your schedule to heat and cool your house when you want it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re customizable and compliant and you can collaborate with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats contain many beneficial qualities that go past the abilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more up-to-date programmable thermostat. They’re intended to improve energy efficiency and provide homeowners with suggestions on energy usage and alerts when the HVAC system needs maintenance. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some models can even study your family’s behaviors and tailor heating and cooling to keep things comfortable. Your HVAC system is almost always the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll gain superior control of your HVAC system and effectively direct your home's energy usage. Here are some things to hunt for: It should be able to hold your home’s temperature very close to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will maintain the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should be able 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 consider its model and special things like how many zones you need to control. It should look nice—not like an eyesore in the middle of that gallery wall. iComfort gives you the choice 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 AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC at 479-372-4304 and we’ll answer your questions and demonstrate the choices we can install for you. You can even arrange an appointment with us online.