Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Moline09/23/2015It isn’t far off to say that we’re never far from our smartphones. Whether it is email, searching 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 need air conditioner service though. Today, there are two types of Wi-Fi thermostats. Connected. These let you control the system from anywhere via Wi-Fi, so if you leave the house and don’t 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 switch the temperature for you based on whether you’re home or not. Smart thermostats have been discussed quite a bit in the last few years, and as technology continues to improve, they will likely become even more common. And why not? They do give you a variety of perks and allow you to have the greatest control over your home’s temperature and environment. Easy adjustments. Smart thermostats don’t just have a clever name, they understand your habits and know when you’re at home and when you’re away 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 like to know when it’s time to change your heating and cooling system’s filter or when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service? Smart thermostats can allow you to do so, meaning you can rely on your system to notify you when there is a problem or it’s time for service. Convenient compatibility. Most smart thermostats are developed for easy integration across many different heating and cooling equipment manufacturers so you can choose the best one for your needs and budget. Smart thermostats will continue to evolve like most pieces of technology, but they already provide a host of perks that can help increase your comfort, potentially lessen your energy bills, and even tell you when you need to set up air conditioner service. J.L. Brady Company LLC in Moline has a number of thermostats to pick from, so if you have any questions about which one is right for you, give us a call at 309-517-7511 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler.