Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home warm and saving yourself some cash, a smart thermostat is what you need. Today’s smart thermostats take things a couple farther. They can pick up on your routine and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you want it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and compliant and you can collaborate with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats include many beneficial features that go further than the abilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more contemporary programmable thermostat. They’re designed to improve energy efficiency and provide homeowners with pointers on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs attention. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some models can even pick up on your family’s behaviors and tailor heating and cooling to keep things comfortable. Your HVAC system is almost always the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll receive top control of your HVAC system and efficiently manage your home's energy usage. Here are some things to look for: It should be able to keep 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 operate your heating and cooling dependent on whether you’re at home or absent. Your thermostat should be fitting with your HVAC system. You need to think about its model and unique things like how many zones you need to manage. It should look good—not like a monstrosity in the middle of that kitchen wall. iComfort gives you the selection of adding a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that supplements your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the technicians at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating at 979-532-2511 and we’ll answer your questions and show you the options we can set up for you. You can even schedule an appointment with us online.