In Spring Hill, Florida, you count on your HVAC system to keep your home cool and dehumidified. If your home still has an old thermostat, you might be missing out on modern features that can help you stay cool and save money on your electric bill every month. Read on to learn how a new thermostat can help you save money.

Smart Thermostats Run Advanced Programs

The function of a thermostat is fairly basic. It calls for the HVAC unit to produce either heated or cooled air to meet the preset temperature. An older, simpler thermostat has only a few settings, most of which have to be set manually. A smart thermostat provides hourly and daily programming options for more fine-tuned control over every hour of the day. You’re able to keep the temperature more comfortable when you’re sleeping or just lounging around, and the system runs less frequently at other times.

Smart Thermostats Learn Your Patterns

Beyond the capabilities of setting your hourly programs, a new thermostat uses advanced algorithms to analyze humidity as well as inside and outside temperature. It can also detect motion to know when people are home and adjust accordingly. Otherwise, it can self-set to run the HVAC unit less and conserve energy. Some thermostats can even record how long it takes to heat or cool a room and then activate that amount of time before you return home. It’s possible to save 10% to 20% on monthly bills by using these smart features.

Remote Wi-Fi Access Gives You More Control

If you’re out of town or you want to monitor the temperature during a particular weather pattern, you can connect to your thermostat remotely via a smartphone app to make adjustments. These features are great for vacation homes because you can check the temperature after guests have left.

Modern advances in thermostat technology help you save money by controlling many aspects of your heating and cooling program. Call our team at Senica Air Conditioning today at 866-881-5935 for a demonstration of a new thermostat’s features.

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