How Smart Thermostats Make Saving Energy Easier

New technology takes the away the guesswork and micro-adjusting of standard and programmable thermostats. Instead, smart thermostats automatically adjust temperatures after learning your habits and preferences. Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats can save up to 23 percent on energy bills. Birkhead Co. offers thermostats with advanced features that work with heat pumps, central units and zoned technology.

Smart AC Thermostats

Smart thermostats take the guesswork out of how to program transitions between sleeping and waking or when you are away and return home. They work with your HVAC unit to use less energy by adjust temperatures in accordance with your lifestyle. Many track energy usage or adjust indoor settings based on outside temperatures. Wireless thermostats are controlled through your smartphone or an internet connection.

Trane and Nexia Partnership Using Connected Controls

Trane partners with Nexia to integrate all your Z-Wave smart devices through a single control. The Nexia smart home system works with your HVAC unit to set, track and adjust temperatures for optimum indoor comfort and energy savings. It also allows you to connect up to 400 smart devices, including lights and security systems.

Trane’s Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats offer additional features for convenience and efficiency, including:

  • Monitoring humidity as well as temperature.
  • Independent temperature control of each area of zoned heating and cooling systems.
  • Automatically adjusting fan and compressor speeds based on real-time temperature and humidity readings with variable-speed systems.
  • Voice-activated, allowing you to control settings with spoken commands.

In addition, with your permission, Nexia allows your HVAC contractor to monitor the performance of your heating and cooling unit in real time to detect problems as they occur.

Consult the Experts at Birkhead Co.

If you are not sure whether connected thermostats are right for you, ask the experts at Birkhead Co. We are a Trane Comfort Specialist, authorized by Trane to install, service and repair Trane equipment. We also service all brands of HVAC equipment. We will evaluate your indoor comfort needs and recommend products and equipment that work with your budget and lifestyle.

If you want to save energy and improve comfort, call (502) 443-9545 to speak to one of our technicians about how wireless thermostats can help.

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