How a Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat Saves You Money
Nobody likes spending more than they have to for anything, especially home heating and cooling. As one of the biggest expenses you run into each year while running your house, heating and cooling bills can cause a real headache.
Thankfully, technology is here to save the day. Your old thermostat is simple: you turn it up or down, and it sends signals to your HVAC unit accordingly. Nothing special.
But with smart thermostat installation, you can start optimizing your home’s heating and cooling so you aren’t spending unnecessary amounts of money. It’s as hands-off as you can get. Let’s explain.
Smart Thermostats Learn What You Like
A smart thermostat has its own algorithm. Think about your video browsing habits: you search for a video about ducks, so you’re recommended more duck videos.
Smart thermostats use their own algorithm to learn your heating and cooling habits. It learns what you like, but also adjusts the temperature automatically to minimize energy waste while keeping your comfort in mind.
Less Wear and Tear on Your HVAC Unit
Your HVAC unit isn’t cheap, and it’s not fun when you have to repair it. The bills can get pretty high, so any effort to mitigate those costs is helpful.
A smart thermostat optimizes your comfort and can factor in the time of day. You don’t need the exact same temperature from morning until night, so keeping your current thermostat on a single setting may not be the best for your wallet.
Less run time means less wear and tear on your HVAC unit. While this doesn’t guarantee anything, it’s pretty safe to assume that less use equals less strain, which may reduce the frequency of repairs. See? This thing is already paying for itself.
Now Hold On Just a Minute
This all sounds well and good, but it’s not a magical solution. In fact, your heating and cooling solutions may drastically impact how much you can save with a smart thermostat.
If you have zone control such as a ductless mini split system with multiple heads, you can actually benefit from a smart thermostat even more.
Zone control when paired with a smart thermostat that regulates the temperature for you can lead to better overall savings. It’s not cooling or heating your entire house at once. There’s a finer level of control.
The more control you have over your zones, the better a smart thermostat will be. Don’t get us wrong: installing one of these on a simple HVAC system still brings savings and benefits, but it’s important to know the difference based on your current system.
Start Saving Money ASAP
A Wi-Fi smart thermostat needs a little bit of time to adjust to your preferences and really set you up for success, but once you get the ball rolling, the savings start.
It’s time to stop overpaying for your heating and cooling. That money should stay in your pocket and with a smart thermostat, it finally can. They’re not magic solutions, but they are money-saving investments.
Contact Fannon & Sons Heating Cooling today to install your next Wi-Fi thermostat and start saving money as soon as possible. Welcome to the Family!