Convenient control, energy efficiency and monthly savings are the three main reasons to consider a smart thermostat. Smart thermostats connect to a heating and cooling system like traditional thermostats but offer intelligent functionality and mobile control.
Through smart technologies like geofencing and onboard sensors, smart thermostats will automatically adjust the temperature without manual input. Smart thermostats can integrate with other smart home devices like the Google Home Smart Speaker, which allows certain smart thermostats to be voice-controlled.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 51% of energy used in the home is through heating and cooling, which makes up the largest energy expense for homeowners. By choosing a smart thermostat, homeowners can be energy efficient without extra effort.
The following is an overview of smart thermostats, including features and benefits.