If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think too much about your thermostat. You need it, of course, because it’s the way you control the temperature in your house. But you’re probably not aware of just how many different types of thermostats there are out there. In fact, the type of thermostat you wind up with can affect a lot of things, from exactly how much control you have over the conditions inside your home to how much you pay for heating and cooling every month.
Types of Thermostats
The truth is there are quite a few different types of thermostats out there on the market at the moment. Most of them can be integrated with just about any type of heating or cooling system too, so no matter what type of equipment you already have in place, you’ll still have a lot of products to choose from.
The type of thermostat that’s best for you will depend on a number of factors including the size of your home and the types of features you’re likely to use. This can get a bit confusing as you try to figure out what the difference is between the different models available, but we have the knowledge and expertise to help you make an informed decision.
If you’re just looking for a basic, functional thermostat, one of our basic digital display models may be just the thing. These types of thermostats can replace most existing thermostats for your the heating and cooling system. They make use of a simple user interface that has a digital display and allows you to adjust the temperature in your home very easily.
Digital Programmable Thermostats
One of the most exciting and useful features of many digital thermostats is their programmability. Rather than having to manually adjust the thermostat every time you want to turn the heat or air conditioning up or down, you’ll only need to preset the temperature you’d like your system to maintain at a certain time of day and let the thermostat do the rest.
For instance, you might not want to keep your system running all day long while you’re not there. But it is always nice to come home to a comfortable house. A digital programmable thermostat can do just that.
Simply set the thermostat to desired for while you are away and then tell it to adjust to the desired temperature beginning just before you typically get home. That way, you can enjoy the comfort of walking into a heated or cooled house every day without having to constantly adjust your thermostat manually.
Wi-Fi Thermostats are rapidly growing in popularity. these state of the art thermostats give the “control freak” in all of us a fantastic feeling of control. If your home is Wi-Fi compatible – this may be the thermostat for you. With the download of a app on your phone, or tablet you can see what is happening in your home any time, day or night.
These thermostats can show local weather and report humidity. Most are customizable to suit your taste. There are many different features that are now available to the average homeowner that have never been available before.
Our technicians can install a new thermostat in your home, that will work with just about any heating or cooling system you have in place. If you’d like to learn more about the different types of thermostats available, call us. We offer a wide variety of thermostats for you to choose from and can help you choose the one that is right for you and your home.