Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Ontario09/23/2015 Smart phones are our constant companions, whether it’s checking in on work or checking in on friends. In addition to keeping you in touch with work and friends, your smart phone can also keep you connected to your home. With it, you can control your home’s temperature and find out when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service. Technology can be hard to keep up with, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats give you the ability to control your system using a Wi-Fi connection, so you can use your smart phone from work or even vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, but they can also learn your schedule by knowing where you are. These thermostats can actually sense when you’re away from home and change the temperature as needed. There’s been quite a bit of buzz about smart thermostats lately. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more common and affordable. If you don’t have one, it’s never a bad time to educate yourself about them and all the benefits of using them, namely the ability to closely control your home’s temperature—even when you’re away from home. Here are some other benefits you’ll enjoy: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will automatically make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home and save you money. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, sometimes it’s hard to remember to make an appointment for HVAC maintenance. Your smart thermostat can remind you to change your HVAC filter and alert you when you need to schedule routine maintenance. Convenient compatibility. You will see that most smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide array of heating and cooling equipment, so a lot of models are probably compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats offer many ways to help you maximize your home comfort levels and give you ways lower your energy bills. Call Stan's Heating, Inc in Ontario at 541-889-3987. We have several thermostats for you to choose from, so you should be able to find one to match your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler.