Hype often rises and dies. For a time, we talk about the popular shows on Netflix, the new piece of technology or whatever else we can share on social media. But then the hype fades along with the fad. Some hype, however, lives on because it actually makes a difference. One thing that has graduated from hype-dom — and that homeowners in Yulee, Florida, are still talking about — is the smart thermostat. Read on to see why homeowners are installing smart thermostats to enjoy greater connectivity, efficiency and comfort in their homes.

What Is a Smart Thermostat?

What is it that ultimately distinguishes your smartphone from your old flip phone? You can still call and text with it, but now you have unlimited access to the Internet. You can download apps, listen to music and check social media with a simple tap.

Similarly, smart thermostats regulate temperature just like your current thermostat. But they also have Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing you to connect to your home from anywhere in the world.

Why the Hype?

It’s not simply the Wi-Fi connectivity that makes the smart thermostat special, but it allows you to do. With a smart thermostat, you can adjust your home’s temperature from an app on your phone, whether you’re around the corner from the thermostat or hundreds of miles away on vacation. That connectivity allows for greater efficiency and control.

Smart thermostats also use Wi-Fi connectivity to collect diagnostic information on your energy usage, which it then sends to you in a report. With that information, you can see where you can improve energy usage in your home. This helps you lower your utility costs. Of course there’s hype with smart thermostats: they save homeowners money.

The best way to see what the hype is all about is to experience the tech for yourself. Stay ahead of the Joneses and install a smart thermostat by calling Ed’s Comfort Solutions today at 904-201-4779.

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