Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Sylmar09/23/2015It seems as though we are ever-connected to our smartphones. Whether it is email, looking for the latest sports scores or thumbing through Twitter, we seem to be as busy as ever. That doesn’t mean that your smartphone can’t be used for simple conveniences like knowing when you require air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These mean you can control the system from anywhere via Wi-Fi, so if you leave the house and didn’t remember to turn down the thermostat you can go into an app and update the temperature setting. Smart Thermostats. In addition to Wi-Fi capabilities, smart thermostats automatically alter the temperature for you based on whether you’re home or away. Smart thermostats have been mentioned quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to change, they will likely become even more common. And why not? They do provide a variety of perks and allow you to have the best control over your home’s temperature and environment. Easy adjustments. Smart thermostats don’t just have a clever name, they know your habits and know when you’re at home and when you’re gone so that you can get the best savings you can. Smart thermostats ensure that your comfort is always a peak priority, while also working to save you more money. Helpful reminders. Wouldn’t you enjoy knowing when it’s time to swap your heating and cooling system’s filter or when it’s time to arrange air conditioner service? Smart thermostats can allow you to do so, meaning you can count on your system to notify you when there is a concern or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are developed for easy integration across a number of different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can go with the ideal one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to improve like most pieces of technology, but they already give you a host of benefits that can help better your comfort, potentially lower your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to set up air conditioner service. American Premier Heating & Air Conditioning in Sylmar has a number of thermostats to select from, so if you have any questions about which one is right for you, give us a call at 818-370-7266 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.