Smart Thermostats03/28/2017When it comes to keeping your home comfortable and saving yourself some cash, a smart thermostat is what you need. Today’s smart thermostats take things a couple farther. They can pick up on your preferences and your agenda to heat and cool your house when you require it, and reduce energy when you’re not home. They’re tailored and flexible and you can work with them using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Lennox iComfort® thermostats provide many beneficial qualities that go further than the abilities of the traditional thermostat, or even a more up-to-date programmable thermostat. They’re designed to enhance energy efficiency and provide homeowners with suggestions on energy usage and warnings when the HVAC system needs attention. Users can remotely program these thermostats and some types can even learn your family’s habits and modify heating and cooling to keep things comfortable. Your HVAC system is most likely the biggest energy consumer in your home. With a programmable or smart thermostat, you’ll receive superior control of your HVAC system and successfully oversee your home's energy usage. Here are some things to search for: It should be able to hold your home’s temperature very similar to its setting—the iComfort series thermostats will maintain the temperature within 0.5 degree of its setting. The programmable thermostat should be ready to manage your heating and cooling dependent on whether you’re at home or not. Your thermostat should be compatible with your HVAC system. You need to take into account its model and specific things like how many zones you need to manage. It should look good—not like an eyesore in the middle of that living room mantel. iComfort gives you the selection of using a personal photo, like a family portrait or something that supplements your ambiance, to use as a screensaver. Are you ready to learn even more? Call the experts at Falls Mechanical Services LLC at 406-761-7283 and we’ll answer your questions and educate you on the possibilities we can set up for you. You can even set up an appointment with us online.