Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Topeka09/23/2015It seems as though we are ever-connected to our smartphones. Whether it is email, looking for the latest sports scores or scrolling Twitter, we seem to be as busy as ever. That doesn’t mean that your smartphone can’t be taken advantage of for simple conveniences like knowing when you need air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These permit you to control the system from anywhere via Wi-Fi, so if you leave the house and don’t turn down the thermostat you can go into an app and alter the temperature setting. Smart Thermostats. In addition to Wi-Fi capabilities, smart thermostats automatically switch the temperature for you based on whether you’re home or not. Smart thermostats have been talked about quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to change, they will surely become even more common. And why not? They do provide a host of perks and allow you to have the best control over your home’s temperature and environment. Easy adjustments. Smart thermostats don’t just have a clever name, they recognize your habits and know when you’re at home and when you’re away so that you can get the best savings possible. Smart thermostats ensure that your comfort is always a top priority, while also working to save you more money. Helpful reminders. Wouldn’t you like to know when it’s time to swap your heating and cooling system’s filter or when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service? Smart thermostats can allow you to do so, meaning you can rely on your system to inform you when there is an issue or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are developed for easy integration across a variety of different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can pick the ideal one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to evolve like most pieces of technology, but they already provide a host of benefits that can help increase your comfort, potentially lessen your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to schedule air conditioner service. Custom Sheetmetal & Roofing, Inc. in Topeka has a number of thermostats to select from, so if you have any questions about which one is right for you, give us a call at 785-357-6200 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.