Reasons to Buy a Wi-Fi Thermostat 

Sep 10, 2021 | Uncategorized, HVAC | 0 comments

Being able to keep our homes at our optimal comfort temperature is essential in today’s climate. Therefore, many new homeowners put a working HAVC system as one of their “must-haves” when purchasing a new home; moreover, if the HVAC system is compatible with a Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat. In 2019 more than 1/3 of Americans bought a Wi-Fi thermostat. With that being said, our experienced technicians at Kettering-Oakwood Heating & Air have supplied us with the top three reasons homeowners, new and old, should invest in a Wi-Fi thermostat.  

1. Remote Control of Your Thermostat 

Since a Wi-Fi thermostat will connect directly to the internet, it can be easily controlled by your mobile device via an app. This means homeowners can manage the temperature of their homes from anywhere in the world. When switching to a Wi-Fi thermostat and being able to control your thermostat no matter where you are, gives many homeowners peace of mind when leaving their homes for work and even vacations. 

2. Track Your Energy Usage

Many Wi-Fi thermostats come with the capability for homeowners to track, see, and understand the overall energy usage of their home heating and cooling system. This feature is important if you want to track how much money you are spending on your monthly energy bills, letting homeowners cut costs where they can. Moreover, a Wi-Fi thermostat can send a notification to any mobile device when the temperature within your home goes above or below a pre-set temperature—allowing homeowners to quickly sign in via the app to adjust the temperature accordingly. 

3. Cut Down on Energy Usage

The energy savings alone are the most valuable perk of replacing a traditional thermostat with a modern Wi-Fi thermostat. On top of that, a Wi-Fi thermostat enables homeowners to generate a controlled temperature schedule that works for their lifestyle. For example, homeowners can set their thermostat to the sweet spot of 72 degrees between 8 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon (typically when residents aren’t occupying the home) and set their comfort temperature upon returning home after a long day’s work. Doing this will simultaneously help homeowners save time, energy, and, most importantly, money. 

Technology is ever-changing and is making the tedious tasks of homeownership like locking doors, turning off lights, and setting our thermostats more accessible than ever.  

Do you want to learn more about installing a Wi-Fi thermostat in your home?

Call Kettering-Oakwood Heating & Air today at (937) 502-3842, or schedule an appointment online now by clicking here!