Take the Guesswork Out of Air Conditioner Service: Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in Mobile09/23/2015 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 change rapidly, but currently there are two types of advanced thermostats: Connected. Connected thermostats let you control your system using a Wi-Fi connection, allowing you to use your smart phone whether you're at work or on 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. This type of thermostat can actually sense when you’re away from home and make adjustments to the temperature to fit your needs. There’s been a lot of talk about smart thermostats recently. 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 learn more about 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. Here are some other benefits you’ll enjoy: 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. 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 array of heating and cooling equipment, so a lot of models are probably compatible with your equipment. Smart thermostats offer many ways to help you maximize your home comfort levels and give you ways lower your energy bills. Call Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc in Mobile at 251-471-2674. We have a great selection of 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.