I got by with an old-fashioned mercury thermostat for the first multiple years after both of us purchased our house.
- The thermostat was nothing more than a plastic dial both of us needed to manually adjust.
I allowed us to set the indoor temperature and that’s it. There were no other upscale features, and the control wasn’t all that accurate, and just recently, both of us made the upgrade into a smart thermostat that attachs to our wireless internet maintenance and allows us to remotely adjust temperature settings. I care about that I’m able to monitor the operation of the furnace and air conditioner from virtually someplace. Whether I’m at work, at the 1 our children’s interesting events or half a world away on trip, I receive alerts in the event of a heating or cooling unit malfunction. I don’t need to stress over coming house to frozen pipes and catastrophic damage. The smart thermostat is truly easy to program and utilize the features. I simply downloaded the app and now have all sorts of information and options right at our fingertips. However, I rarely need to make any adjustments because the thermostat detects when our family is house or away. It knows our common schedule and also tracks the location of our smartphones. Whenever both of us enter or leave a geographic radius around the property, it reacts accordingly, either conserving energy or providing ideal comfort. I no longer need to remember to raise or lower the thermostat setting before rushing out in the morning, and both of us don’t step inside an boiling or cold chilly house. Plus, the thermostat tracks our energy consumption and offers tips to save money.