What's the Difference Between Smart and Programmable Thermostats?

August 04, 2017

If you are searching for ways to stay cozy in your East Syracuse home while saving on your expenses, you might want to consider upgrading your thermostat. Thermostats have been upgraded quite a bit from setting the temperature and walking away and Falso Service Experts has a number of thermostats to fit your unique needs.

The most common styles of thermostats are programmable and smart thermostats, and there are a variety of options and features from Falso Service Experts.

What is the difference between programmable and smart thermostats?
  • Programmable thermostats allow you to pre-set temperatures for a variety of times of the day and week. You can set the thermostat so that it has different temperatures during the day when no one is in your house, or at night when everyone is sleeping. There’s no need to devote energy and money to keep the house cool or warm when it’s empty, so a programmable thermostat helps you save money by setting the temperature automatically. You can walk out the door with one less thing to think about.
  • Smart thermostats take it a step further and are more intuitive. They follow the temperature alterations that you make and learn from your behavior which permits it to begin making adjustments on its own. Quite a few of the newer and more advanced thermostats utilize your home’s Wi-Fi network, permitting you to control your home’s temperature from anywhere using an app through your phone or computer. These thermostats can often be set up to pull your energy usage numbers on a website.

Whether you pick a programmable thermostat or smart thermostat will depend on your individual needs, budget and familiarity with technology. While smart thermostats cost a tad more because of the extra features, both programmable and smart thermostats are great ways to save on your energy expenses while making sure you are comfy in your East Syracuse home.

If you have any questions about upgrading your thermostat or additional ways to gain efficiencies in your home, give Falso Service Experts a call at 315-313-6531 or request an appointment online and our professionals will be happy to help you.

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