4 Advanced Tips for Your Smart Thermostat

Published on: January 23, 2018
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If you’ve just started to use a smart thermostat to keep your Theodore, Alabama, home comfortable, you might be surprised to learn how much more it can do. From making your device smarter to taking advantage of reminders, discover four advanced tips for your smart thermostat.

Program the Most Efficient Temperature for the Season

Rather than keeping your smart thermostat at the same temperature around the clock, the AC Southeast® team recommends programming the season’s most efficient temperature range into the device. In the winter, set the device to 68 degrees during the times you’ll be home and awake, and set it to 58 degrees when you’ll be away or asleep. In the summer, aim for 78 degrees and 68 degrees, respectively. You could save up to 10 percent on your energy bill throughout the year.

Browse the Energy Reports

Most smart thermostats offer energy reports to help you identify times of day when your HVAC system uses the most energy. Take a few minutes to review energy reports each month, and use what you’ve learned to make informed adjustments to your heating and cooling schedule. You could save energy and help your HVAC system last longer.

Allow Your Device to Become Smarter

Sure, your thermostat is already smart. But did you know that some devices can get even smarter? Models like the Carrier® Côr Wi-Fi smart thermostat can track your family’s heating and cooling habits and put that data to work by adjusting the thermostat settings for greater efficiency and comfort.

Take Advantage of Indoor Air Quality Reminders

Smart thermostats can do more than adjust the temperature in your home. They can also monitor HVAC filters and indoor air quality components to make sure they’re functioning at their peak. Set your smart thermostat to provide you with reminders to change HVAC filters or service connected components to ensure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible.

Whether you need a new smart thermostat or advice on optimizing your current device, we’re at your service. Contact on of the AC Southeast® dealers on this website for all your heating and cooling system needs.