Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Pinellas County09/23/2015 If you're like most people, you probably spend a lot of time on your smart phone, whether it’s checking in on work or checking in on friends. Your personal 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. Technology can be hard to keep up with, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats give you the ability to control your system using a Wi-Fi connection, allowing you to use your smart phone whether you're at work or on vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, therefore they can also learn your patterns and routines by knowing where you are. A smart thermostat can actually sense when you’re away from home and adjust the temperature accordingly. There’s been a lot of talk about smart thermostats over the last few years. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more common and affordable. If you don’t have one, now is a good time to educate yourself about them and all the benefits they offer you, 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 begin to 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’s sometimes hard to remember to make an appointment for HVAC maintenance. Your smart thermostat can remind you to change your HVAC filter and even tell you when you need to schedule routine maintenance. Convenient compatibility. You will see that most smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide choice of heating and cooling equipment, so you probably don’t have to worry about passing on a smart thermostat that you want because it’s not compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats can help you maximize your home comfort levels and give you ways lower your energy bills. Call Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc in Pinellas County at 727-398-5515. We have many 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.