Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Tuscaloosa09/23/2015 Smart phones are our constant companions, 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 work or even vacation to manage your thermostat. Smart Thermostats. Smart thermostats have Wi-Fi capabilities, but they can also learn your patterns and routines by knowing where you are. A smart thermostat can actually sense when you’re away from home and change the temperature as needed. You may have heard a lot 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, it’s a great time to learn more 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. Following are more benefits: Easy adjustments. As they learn your preferences, smart thermostats will make adjustments that will keep you comfortable when you’re home and save you money in the process. 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. The majority of 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 offer you many benefits to maximize your home comfort levels and give you opportunities to lower your energy bills. Call KDM Service Corporation in Tuscaloosa at 205-758-2703. We have many 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.