Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home warm and saving yourself some cash, a smart thermostat is the one for you. Today’s smart thermostats take things a few farther. They can study your preferences and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you require it, and save on energy when you’re not home. They’re customizable and compliant and you can collaborate with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats provide many beneficial qualities that go well beyond the potential of the traditional thermostat, or even a more up-to-date programmable thermostat. They’re intended to enhance energy efficiency and offer homeowners with feedback on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs maintenance. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some types can even pick up on your family’s patterns and tailor heating and cooling to keep things comfy. Your HVAC system is almost always the largest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll gain superior control of your HVAC system and efficiently manage your home's energy usage. Here are some things to hunt for: It should be able to set your home’s temperature very near to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will maintain the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should be ready to direct your heating and cooling based on whether you’re at home or absent. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to consider its model and unique things like how many zones you need to manage. It should look nice—not like a monstrosity in the middle of that kitchen wall. iComfort gives you the choice of uploading a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that adds to your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the experts at J.L. Brady Company LLC at 309-517-7511 and we’ll answer your questions and demonstrate the options we can set up for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.