Why You Should Consider a Wi-fi Thermostat for Your Home

Did you know that you can now control the climate of your home through your Wi-Fi connection? If you’re searching for a great new way to not only save money on your heating and cooling bills but also comfortably maintain the temperature in your home, you may want to consider having a new thermostat with Wi-Fi technology capabilities installed.

New Wi-Fi thermostats that are out on the market are available with several different features and highlights. Some of these include capabilities such as being programmable, being capable of sensing humidity levels, and more. Some models are capable of sensing and controlling the climate in each room of your home individually, and if you have a heat pump in your home in addition to a furnace, there are some Wi-Fi models that can coordinate their use during the spring and fall to not only stretch your energy dollars, but also to optimize indoor comfort too.

Prices for Wi-Fi thermostats vary greatly depending on the brand, model, features and capabilities of the individual units. Even the most basic models often have great features built in that you’ll love. If you’re looking for one that is on the basic end of the feature spectrum, you’ll find that even basic models offer money-saving options and convenient features.

One feature that these thermostats offer is the ability for users to implement an app on their smartphones or computers to control the climate in their homes while they are away. In addition, there are some models that also feature online runtime tracking so that you will be able to monitor and evaluate usage; this way, you’ll be able to see exactly when your energy dollars are being spent and can modify settings as necessary. The types of features really are endless; some models will tell you the local weather forecast! Some also deliver energy reports, have On, Auto or Circulate fan speed options, vacation hold programming, and large, full-color graphic displays, along with many others as well.

If you’re interested in learning more about Wi-Fi thermostats, contact your Ames heating and cooling experts at Neighbors! We can set up an appointment and help you choose a great model that is ideal for your home. Contact us now by filling out our brief contact form today!