Thermostats

3 Reasons To Use a Smart Thermostat

Smart Thermostat with a person saving energy with a smart device on a white background

Are you in the market for a new thermostat? The available technology may have advanced since the last time you purchased one. Today, you have a wide variety of smart thermostat options to choose from. Never used a smart thermostat option? Here’s why it might be the right choice for your home:

How a Zone Control System Will Save You Money

How a Zone Control System Will Save You Money

Thermostats are advancing with the times, becoming smarter and more intuitive. For homeowners, this means more convenient heating and cooling control that can even help save them money. One of the most exciting ways to do this is through a zone control system that allows you to set zones in your home and set those

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How the Smart Home Can Work for You While on Vacation

Smart Thermostat Installation in San Jose

Smart homes have been around for 20 years, but recent developments in technology have greatly improved them. Remote devices now control more than lights and thermostats. Now it’s easy to watch and control smart devices on your smartphone or tablet. That means you’re in charge even when you’re away from the house — which comes

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for the Home

4 New Year’s Resolutions for the Home

The beginning of February is the time when you begin to reevaluate your new year’s resolutions. What were they again? While you may have made promises to yourself that this year will be different, you’re probably beginning to feel guilty that your life hasn’t changed much and you have the same old habits as last year. Well,

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Spring Forward with Safety and Savings

Spring Forward with Safety and Savings

As the seasons shift and the weather warms, we all look forward to more time spent outdoors and new beginnings. Spring is a transitional time for people, nature, and your home. Daylight Saving Time (2:00 AM on Sunday, March 11) tells you to change the clocks, but it’s also the perfect reminder to check and change some

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How to Clean an Electromechanical Thermostat

How to Dust Clean Electromechanical Thermostat

The thermostat is a device familiar to every homeowner. And when it stops working, everyone in the household notices. If the heating or cooling suddenly turns off, one of the first things you should check is the thermostat. First, make sure it is set to “heat” if you want warm air and “cool” if you

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10 Reasons to Use the Nest Learning Thermostat

10 Benefits of Nest Learning Thermostat

No more thinking about how to program your thermostat. Nest self-learning thermostats make it easy to save money and energy on heating and cooling costs by learning and adapting to your schedule automatically. It also shows you how energy is used in your home and sends cute cues to save even more. Most people aren’t

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Why You Should Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat

Why you Should Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat

We hear a lot about interconnected homes, smart devices, and microcomputers connected to the internet of things.  You might even be tired of hearing about how interconnected and network-dependent our lives are becoming.  The good news is, not every smart thermostat has to be connected to the internet.  There’s more than one kind of smart

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