What’s the Difference Between Smart and Programmable Thermostats?
If you are looking for ways to stay cozy in your Winnipeg home while saving on your bills, you might want to think about upgrading your thermostat. Thermostats have been upgraded quite a bit from setting the temperature and walking away and Winnipeg Supply Service Experts has a host of options to meet your unique needs.
The most common kinds of thermostats are programmable and smart thermostats, and there are a variety of options and features from Winnipeg Supply Service Experts.
What is the difference between programmable and smart thermostats?
- Programmable thermostats allow you to pre-set temperatures for various times of the day and week. You can setup the thermostat so that it has different temperatures during the day when no one is home, or at night when everyone is asleep. There’s no need to spend energy and money to keep the house cool or warm when no one is there, so a programmable thermostat helps you save money by making an adjustment to the temperature automatically. You can leave with one less thing to worry about.
- Smart thermostats take it another step and are more intuitive. They follow the temperature adjustments that you make and learn from your behavior which allows it to begin making adjustments on its own. Many of the newer and more advanced thermostats tap in to your home’s Wi-Fi network, permitting you to control your home’s temperature from all over using an app through your phone or computer. These thermostats can often be set up to pull your energy usage figures on a website.
Whether you pick a programmable thermostat or smart thermostat will be contingent on your individual needs, budget and familiarity with technology. While smart thermostats cost a tad more because of the additional features, both programmable and smart thermostats are decent ways to save on your energy expenses while being sure you are comfortable in your Winnipeg home.
If you have any questions about upgrading your thermostat or any more ways to gain efficiencies in your home, give Winnipeg Supply Service Experts a call at 204-800-0613 or request an appointment online and our experts will be happy to help you.