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Why it Pays to Upgrade Your Thermostat

Imagine we still carried brick-sized cell phones, stored our photos on a floppy disk, or watched our favorite movies on a VCR? These outdated technologies have become obsolete for a reason: they’ve been replaced by newer, more functional and effective devices. This same principle applies to all of the systems in your home, such as your air conditioner, heater, and yes, your thermostat.

As you know, your thermostat is responsible for maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home, which is an important and necessary function. However, today’s smart thermostats can do so much more than that. We can bet that many of you are wondering why you would ever need a thermostat that can do more than just set temperatures. Of course, you can keep things basic, but a smart thermostat offers a wide range of benefits that can save you money and frustration. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of installing a smart thermostat in your home. 

Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

You’ll be able to take advantage of numerous benefits when you upgrade to a smart thermostat. Benefits include:

  • Saving money: A smart, programmable thermostat allows you to preset certain temperatures for certain times. For instance, you can set the thermostat to lower temperatures automatically during the night or while you’re at work. You could save up to 10% per year on heating and cooling costs just by setting an appropriate temperature.
  • Convenience: Some smart thermostats are able to create programs on their own, so you don’t have to think too hard about how to best adjust the temperatures in your home.
  • WiFi Capabilities: By connecting your thermostat to your home’s WiFi, it can be controlled from anywhere in the world with an app on your phone or tablet. No more running up your utility bills if you forget to turn off your AC before leaving for work.
  • Environmental Adjustment: Many updated thermometers have the ability to analyze local weather conditions outside your home and make adjustments based on heightened humidity, unexpected temperature fluctuations, etc. It helps preserve a cool, comfortable temperature in your home without wasting energy.

Here at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., we can help you keep comfortable this winter with an upgraded thermostat. Just as you rely on us for heater repair in Kirtland, NM, count on us for your thermostat services too! Setting the appropriate temperature in your home this winter can save you a lot of money and keep your heater running efficiently and effectively.

It is critical that your new thermostat is installed by a professional. Professional installation ensures that you make an informed decision when it comes to choosing your device and that it works properly for years to come. Plus, we can also give you some advice on how to make your home energy efficient by using your HVAC system’s new thermostat correctly.

To learn more about the benefits of a smart thermostat, or to learn about the brands we carry, contact Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, get started!


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