Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home warm and saving yourself some cash, a smart thermostat is your best friend. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few more. They can pick up on 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 specially made and adaptable and you can interact with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats provide many beneficial characteristics that go past the potential of the traditional thermostat, or even a more modern programmable thermostat. They’re designed to enhance energy efficiency and set up homeowners with feedback on energy usage and signals when the HVAC system needs attention. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some models can even learn your family’s habits and customize heating and cooling to keep things comfortable. Your HVAC system is most likely the greatest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll gain the highest control of your HVAC system and effectively oversee your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to set your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will keep the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should be ready to direct your heating and cooling based on whether you’re at home or away. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to consider its model and specific things like how many zones you need to manage. It should look nice—not like an eyesore in the middle of that gallery wall. iComfort gives you the selection of uploading a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that complements your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the professionals at Alan Heating Air Conditioning, Inc. at 630-833-1100 and we’ll answer your questions and show you the options we can install for you. You can even arrange an appointment with us online.