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Could a Wi-Fi Thermostat Be Right For Your Home

Could Wi Fi Stat Be Right For Your Home 2

Your Wall is About To Get A Lot Smarter. The smart thermostat that lives up to the name. The Côr® thermostat is simply the biggest idea in home energy management since, well, ever. Its built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity lets you control your home comfort from across the room or across the country.

Since most people are always connected to their smart phones, the heating and cooling industry has designed a thermostat which can be controlled easily from this device. As a result, we now have the Wi-Fi thermostat. But, before you determine if a Wi-Fi thermostat is right for you, let’s take a look at some of the other options for controlling the temperature in your home.

Traditional Thermostats - If you live in an older home, you may have one of these. These units are controlled manually, meaning you have to adjust the temperature yourself. While this seems easy enough, studies have shown that these older devices aren’t very precise when it comes to controlling temperatures. This could leave you with a home that isn’t properly heating or cooling.

Programmable Thermostats - These devices are a step up from traditional thermostats. They allow the user to set different temperatures for different times during the day. You could make the temperature in your home a little less comfortable if no one is going to be home. Then set a second temperature setting so by the time you arrive home, the thermostat would have automatically run the heating or cooling system to help adjust the temperature to your desired setting.

Wi-Fi Thermostats - While programmable thermostats make it easy to control the temperature in your home at pre-determined points of the day, you aren’t able to adjust the unit if you aren’t there. With a Wi-Fi thermostat, you will be able to adjust the temperature in your home wherever you can be online. Plus they offer better monitoring capabilities, energy savings and better comfort.

Carrier Côr® Thermostat - Your heating/cooling system is where you spend most of your energy dollars so saving on your utilities is important. The innovative Côr® thermostat has been Energy Star® certified and is designed to combine home comfort with reduced energy use; homeowners saved an average of 20% on their heating and cooling energy costs.* Features like smart setback let the thermostat intelligently adapt beyond manual programming for greater efficiency. Energy reports help you see exactly when your energy dollars are being spent so you can modify settings to maximize savings. This versatile thermostat is readily compatible with a number of HVAC system types and brands*, all you need is an Internet connection and you can have complete control over your system from your couch or your favorite destination away from home.

* Based on a 2012 third-party study comparing Carrier® Côr ® technology to the estimated cost of a non-programmable thermostat set to 72°F at all times. Your Carrier dealer can help you determine system compatibility regardless of your current brand of HVAC products.

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