Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in South Beloit and Belvidere09/23/2015 People spend a lot of time on their smart phones, whether it’s checking in on work or checking in on friends. In addition to keeping you in touch with work and friends, your smart phone can also keep you connected to your home. With it, you can 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 let you control your system via a Wi-Fi connection, so you can use your smart phone from work or even vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, therefore they can also learn your schedule by knowing where you are. A smart thermostat can actually sense when you’re away from home and make adjustments to the temperature as needed. There’s been quite a bit of buzz about smart thermostats lately. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more accessible and affordable. If you don’t have one, now is a good time to learn more about them and all the benefits of using them, namely the ability to closely control your home comfort levels—even when you’re away from home. Following are more benefits: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will begin to make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home while saving money. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, it’s sometimes hard to remember to plan for HVAC maintenance. Your smart thermostat can remind you to change your HVAC filter and let you know 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 a lot of models are probably compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats offer many ways to help you maximize your home comfort levels and help you lower your energy bills. Call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. in South Beloit and Belvidere at 877-389-2465. We have several 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.