Programmable vs. Smart Thermostat

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The thermostat in your home is an important piece of controlling not only the temperatures but your monthly energy costs. If you have a manual thermostat or an outdated digital thermostat you should consider upgrading. Thermostat efficiency and saving money on heating or cooling being the number one reason. Two of the best options are smart thermostats and programmable thermostats.   Here are the basic differences between the two so that you can choose what’s best for your home.

Smart thermostats

The smart thermostat is the latest technology in the air control. These thermostats have many modern features such as being able to control them when you’re not at home and automatically adjusting temperatures based on time of day and past temperature usage. These thermostats are also able to be controlled via an app on your phone, tablet or computer. They offer the utmost energy efficiency.  Smart thermostats are initially a bit more expensive than programmable thermostats but you will save money in the long run.

Programmable thermostat

Programmable thermostats are the most commonly used thermostats. They are able to be programmed for a few different times of day and make it easy to adjust temperatures. Programmable thermostats are much more accurate than older manual thermostats and help create energy efficiency in your home.

If you have a manual thermostat you should consider upgrading. There are many options available in smart and programmable thermostats. Let the experts at Air Expo help you choose the thermostat that is best for your home and install it quickly and professionally.

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