Did you know you can control your home’s temperature through your smartphone? It’s true! WiFi thermostats have become very popular in recent years, and for a good reason. They are a great way to save money on your energy bill and are very easy to use. This blog post will discuss the benefits of installing a WiFi thermostat through an HVAC controller. We will also provide tips for choosing the right WiFi thermostat.
What are WiFi thermostats?
WiFi thermostats connect to the internet and directly communicate with your heating and cooling system. You can make changes, access helpful information, and receive important updates from anywhere. You benefit from increased accessibility in various ways, including power failure and maintenance alerts, energy tracking, and ease of programming.
Why should you install a WiFi thermostat HVAC controller?
There are several advantages to installing a WiFi thermostat HVAC controller in your home, some of which include the following:
1. Save money on Your Energy Bill
Your energy savings can increase significantly if you install a WiFi thermostat. In reality, WiFi thermostats help lower energy costs. This could result in annual savings of several hundred dollars. WiFi thermostats are beneficial to homes.
2. Energy Efficiency
A WiFi thermostat is vital to save energy and avoid returning home to a heated house in the winter. It features a digital display so you can set the precise temperature you want to heat or cool your house, and it gradually learns your heating and cooling habits. Your WiFi thermostat will even provide energy-saving recommendations, or you can program it independently.
3. Automated Response
A WiFi thermostat will not only turn on and off when you want it to, but it will also learn your family’s routines and modify the heating and cooling according to who is in the house. Additionally, the WiFi thermostat may turn down the heating and cooling while no one is home.
Your WiFi thermostat may advise you when to change your filters for better indoor air quality. Your HVAC system will determine even the timing of the next maintenance visit. Your WiFi thermostat can be programmed once and left alone.
4. Remote Access
If you forgot to turn off the air conditioning before leaving the house and you want to turn on the heating so that your home isn’t cold when you get home? An app and a smartphone are typically required to access WiFi thermostats. With a WiFi thermostat, you can use your smartphone to check the status of your HVAC system from anywhere.
When installing a WiFi thermostat, keep a few things in mind.
Tip #1 Choose a Compatible WIFI Thermostat with your home’s HVAC
Your WiFi thermostat must be compatible with your home’s HVAC controller to function correctly. Be sure to check the compatibility before you make your purchase.
Tip #2 Consider the Size of your Home.
The size of your home will impact the WiFi thermostat that you choose. For example, If you have a large house, you may need a WiFi thermostat with a more extensive range to reach all of the rooms in your home.
Tip #3 Determine Your Budget.
WiFi thermostats range in price from around $100 to $250. Determining your budget before you start shopping is vital to narrow down your options and finding the right solution for your needs.
Tip #4 Ask Professionals for Help
If you need help deciding which WiFi thermostat to choose or how to install it, ask a professional for help. They will be able to give you the information you need to make the best decision for your home.
Installing a WiFi thermostat through an HVAC controller is a great way to save money on your energy bill and increase the accessibility of your heating and cooling system. Keep these tips in mind when shopping for your WiFi thermostat to find the perfect one for your home.
Coyote HVAC is willing to discuss options and assist you in making the best decision possible. If you have any issues with your thermostat, please contact us for assistance. Coyote HVAC, which is family- and veteran-owned and operated, takes pride in supporting our community.