Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home cozy and saving yourself some money, a smart thermostat is your best friend. Today’s smart thermostats take things a couple more. They can learn your preferences and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you require it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and flexible and you can work with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats provide many beneficial qualities that go past the capabilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more modern programmable thermostat. They’re intended to enhance energy efficiency and set up homeowners with pointers on energy usage and alerts when the HVAC system needs maintenance. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some models can even pick up on your family’s habits and modify heating and cooling to keep things comfy. Your HVAC system is most likely the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll get top control of your HVAC system and effectively direct your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to set your home’s temperature very near to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will keep the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should know how to direct your heating and cooling centered on whether you’re at home or not. Your thermostat should be well-suited with your HVAC system. You need to think about its model and special things like how many zones you need to work with. It should look pleasant—not like an eyesore in the middle of that kitchen wall. iComfort gives you the choice of adding a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that adds to your design style, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the experts at Beck Cohen at 434-296-0129 and we’ll answer your questions and educate you on the options we can integrate for you. You can even schedule an appointment with us online.