This was originally posted on December 8th. It has been updated to included more details on the ecobee thermostat we recommend to all homeowners.
There are times throughout the year when you’re traveling, visiting family and friends, and celebrating the holidays in your home. In the midst of decorating the tree and baking cookies (hint: we love Christmas cookies) sometimes we forget to make sure the furnace is ready to handle the weather.
A great option for any home is a
wifi smart thermostat. This addition gives you complete control of your home whether you’re there or in Florida escaping the cold.
It offers the same features of a standard programmable thermostat and on top of that it allows you to monitor your system and make changes anywhere you have an Internet connection, even on your smartphone.
Whether you want to make sure your home is at a comfortable temperature or you want it to be a few degrees warmer when you get home you can do it with an Internet connected smart thermostat.
And not only can you view and modify your settings away from the thermostat, it also will notify you of any irregularities or potential problems it detects.
Smart Thermostat App
The ecobee3 (ecobee is the company, ecobee3 is the thermostat) smart thermostat is the one we recommend to homeowners whether they’re replacing an old one or installing it alongside new heating & air conditioning equipment. Below are a five screenshots of the app you can use right on your smartphone to control your system. Click any of them for a larger view.
Whether you’re a tech guru or just started using a smartphone this thermostat is easy enough for anyone to use. And not only is it fun to use, it will help you save money on your energy bill.
If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of the ecobee thermostat give us a call at 262.728.1655 or email us.