How to Install a Smart Thermostat.
One of the most advanced heating & air conditioning technologies is the smart thermostat. They give you so many options you almost cannot live without one. Using a smart thermostat will help you save money on your energy bills. It can help you get specific with your schedule of use.
What is a Smart Thermostat?
A smart thermostat will control your heating and cooling. The more advanced ones like Nest will allow you to control indoor air quality as well. You can connect them to home automation like Amazon Alexa. Most of the time they will connect through your smartphone as well. This is going to make your daily life easier. The weather in O’fallon changes all the time. This will ensure that you are using technology while not needing a degree.
Can I Install a Smart Thermostat Myself?
Yes, now a day if you are handy and good with electronics you can do it yourself. I would not recommend it though. It is always a great idea to have a qualified technician come out and help. When you are installing one you will want to check electrical connections, compatibility and connecting all components. We have included some links on how to install a thermostat
Some features of a Smart Thermostat
Energy Reports: The smart thermostat is a tool to help you find out about energy consumption. If you have a model that collects data, you can track and see when you are most efficient and how much it would cost to be most efficient.
Remote Connectivity: The great part of this is that you can control the entire thermostat from your phone. This will allow you to set a schedule while you are on vacation or if you need to cool the house down before you get home.
Smart Programming: A normal thermostat will allow you to set schedules, a smart thermostat will learn and adapt to your daily life making it easier for you to live.
How Much Does a Smart Thermostat Cost?
Depending on how advanced you want to get the prices to range from $99 to $500. Nest offers a wide range of thermostats to fit your daily life. Below we have some thermostats and price ranges.
Sensi Touch $140 – $200
Ecobee $220 – $250
Wiser Air $140 – $240
Lyric $$99 – $175
With a Smart thermostat, you will be assured that you will be maximizing your energy efforts. Call us today to have one installed. 636-447-4244