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How do smart thermostats work in New Brunswick?

December 12, 2022
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Consider being able to control your home’s temperature by saying a simple directive or by utilizing an app on your mobile device. Now, take it a step further and think about having a device that is able to actually discern your routine and automatically adjust. As you can see, smart thermostats are pretty amazing advancements in technology capable of adding convenience, energy reduction, and even safety to your home. Keep reading to see how they work and what they can do for your family.

How do smart thermostats compare to standard models?

It goes without saying that smart thermostats are a thrilling piece of modern equipment but they’re comparable to past models in some ways. For instance, they are wired directly to your heating and cooling system. You may also manually adjust the comfort settings by engaging with the hardware fastened to your wall. But that’s just about where the similarities end.

New Brunswick smart thermostats connect to your home’s wireless internet

The main difference between smart thermostats and traditional models is that they connect to your property’s Wi-Fi network. By having this bond to the internet, you’re able to get a new degree of access and control. Generally speaking, you are able to adjust your comfort settings from wherever you are. Did you not remember to decrease the temperature when departing on a family excursion? No problem. Just open the easy-to-use Vivint app on your smartphone and take care of it. There are many other actions you can take with the app, like:

  • Change between heating and cooling
  • Adjust your system to a preprogrammed mode like vacation, home, or sleep
  • Turn your fan on or off
  • Receive notifications if comfort levels are manually or automatically adjusted

Modify comfort levels by simply speaking a directive

Your wireless connection allows for one more amazing benefit as you can link your unit to an Amazon or Google smart speaker. If you want to stay comfy on a chilly winter’s evening and you don’t want to leave your snug place on the sofa, just give an order like ”Alexa, turn the heat up two degrees”.

Vivint Smart Thermostat actually adjusts on its own

The Vivint Smart Thermostat will take convenience to a new level by using its available Smart Assistant. When integrated into your smart home, the thermostat has the ability to utilize various sensors and other functionality like geolocation to discern if you’re at home or not. In addition, this intelligent piece of equipment will even learn your preferences and alter settings to match. For instance, if you generally like the house a bit cooler in the evenings, the thermostat will discern that and adjust it for you.

Integrated safety measure to counteract a fire

The automated functionality also plays a role in your safety. The Vivint Smart Thermostat features an emergency shutoff of your HVAC equipment when fire is identified to control the spread of smoke and flames. You might also program it instantaneously activate the exhaust fan to assist in venting your home.

Reduce your energy bills in New Brunswick

Your smart thermostat’s potential to adjust temperature settings on its own and your ability to change them remotely isn’t just nice to have, it’s smart for your bank account. If you adjust temperatures between 5 to 10 degrees for whenever you are away, you can save quite a bit - up to 10% on energy costs.

Customize your own New Brunswick smart home

Since you now have a better idea of how smart thermostats work in New Brunswick, it’s time to bring one into your residence. The Vivint home automation professionals are here to assist. Simply call (732) 607-4656 or complete the form below to get started.