Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in East Hanover09/23/2015 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. You can use it to control your home’s temperature and find out when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service. It can be difficult to keep up with technology, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats allow you to control your system via a Wi-Fi connection, so that means you can use your smart phone whether you're at work or on vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, and they can also learn your patterns and routines by knowing where you are. This type of thermostat can actually sense when you’re away from home and change the temperature to fit your needs. There’s been quite a bit of buzz about smart thermostats recently. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more popular and affordable. If you don’t have one, it’s a great time to learn more about them and all their benefits, namely the ability to closely control your home comfort levels—even when you’re away from home. You’ll also enjoy: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home and save you money in the process. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, it can be hard to remember to plan for HVAC maintenance. Your smart thermostat can remind you to change your HVAC filter and let you know when you need to schedule routine maintenance. Convenient compatibility. The majority of smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide variety 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 Effective Service Group, LLC. in East Hanover at 973-884-0065. We have several thermostats for you to choose from, so you can be sure you’ll find one to match your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler.