Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Buellton09/23/2015 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. With it, you can control your home’s temperature and find out when it’s time to schedule air conditioner service. Technology can change rapidly, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats allow you to control your system via a Wi-Fi connection, so that means 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 day-to-day routine 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 lately. As with most new technology, they’ll continue to evolve and become more popular and affordable. If you don’t have one, now is a good time to educate yourself about them and all the benefits of using them, namely the ability to closely control the comfort of your home—even when you’re away from home. You’ll also enjoy: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will automatically make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home and save you money in the process. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, sometimes it’s hard to remember to make an appointment 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. The majority of smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide variety of heating and cooling equipment, so a lot of models are probably compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats offer you many benefits to maximize your home comfort levels and give you opportunities to lower your energy bills. Call Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning in Buellton at 805-688-4018. We have several thermostats for you to choose from, so you can be confident we’ll have one to match your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler.