Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home comfortable and saving yourself some expenses, a smart thermostat is the one for you. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few farther. They can pick up on your habits and your calendar to heat and cool your house when you want it, and cut back on energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and adaptable and you can collaborate with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats contain many beneficial features that go further than the potential of the traditional thermostat, or even a more contemporary programmable thermostat. They’re built to improve energy efficiency and set up homeowners with feedback on energy usage and signals when the HVAC system needs care. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some types can even pick up on your family’s behaviors and modify heating and cooling to keep things comfy. Your HVAC system is almost always the largest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll gain the highest control of your HVAC system and efficiently manage your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to keep your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will maintain the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should know how to operate your heating and cooling centered on whether you’re at home or away. Your thermostat should be well-suited with your HVAC system. You need to think about its model and specific things like how many zones you need to work with. It should look good—not like a blemish in the middle of that gallery wall. iComfort gives you the option of uploading a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that adds to your décor, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the experts at Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC at 513-275-3601 and we’ll answer your questions and educate you on the options we can install for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.