Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Robstown09/23/2015 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. You may not realize that your smart phone can also keep you connected to your home. Your phone can allow you 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 via a Wi-Fi connection, allowing you to use your smart phone from anyplace, including work or a vacation destination to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, but they can also learn your schedule by knowing where you are. This type of 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 accessible and affordable. If you don’t have one, it’s a great time to start researching them and all the benefits they offer you, 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. Helpful reminders. In our busy lives, it can be 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’ll find that most smart thermostats easily integrate with a wide array 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 opportunities to lower your energy bills. Call McNatt Inc in Robstown at 361-888-4808. We have several thermostats for you to choose from, so you should be able to find one to match your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler.