A thermostat mounted on the wall isn’t the only way you can control your home’s temperature these days. Technology now allows us the ability to control our thermostats using the internet, email, and even our cell phones.
It might not seem like a necessary step to take after years of using the standard thermostat. However, consider the convenience of being able to control your home’s temperature when you’re away.
With a remote setup, you can control the home’s temperature and monitor it. Some systems will notify you by email or text message if there is a sudden change in temperature.
This might be something to consider if you own more than one home, a vacation home, or perhaps a rental property.
As for your own home, you could tell it to heat up the home just before you arrive or cool it down.
Is this something you would consider using?
Even programmable thermostats can do some of this work for us, but the remote option is a new route we can take thanks to technology.
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Temperature Talk is written & published by Thompson Plumbing Heating & Cooling
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