Upgrading to a Smart Thermostat for Winter HVAC Efficiency

Dustin Edwards Written by Dustin Edwards
Smart Home Design | Edwards Heating & Air

Winter is fast approaching and homeowners should be prepared for the colder temperatures that are about to set in. There are several things you can do to improve the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. A great option to boost the efficiency of your HVAC system is to install a smart thermostat, which offers energy and money savings. Scheduling HVAC maintenance twice a year also works to improve system efficiency.

Personalized Temperature Control

Smart thermostats offer personalized temperature control, learning your household’s comfort preferences and schedules. The smart thermostat will automatically adjust temperatures based on your needs and schedule to provide ideal comfort with optimal energy efficiency. Never worry that the settings you’ve programmed are eating up energy unnecessarily – your smart thermostat will keep heating and cooling energy consumption in check while creating a comfortable indoor climate.

One of the greatest capabilities a smart thermostat offers is that it allows you to set the temperature in your home even when you are away. These systems can be accessed over Wi-Fi so you can adjust your home’s temperature settings wherever you are. Whether you are on vacation or take an unexpected outing, you can rest easy knowing your heating and cooling system isn’t wasting your energy or money. You can also program settings to fit the needs of your family’s schedule in advance.


A smart thermostat also provides diagnostic reports concerning your energy usage. You can see the patterns for energy use and adjust the thermostat’s settings accordingly. The diagnostics provided by a smart thermostat show you exactly how and when energy is used, where energy is lost, and offers recommendations to increase energy efficiency. The smart thermostat sends these reports to your smart device for easy access.

Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Besides what a smart thermostat can do, there are several benefits for your home and your HVAC system, such as:

  • No chance of human error
  • A window into your home
  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Emailed alerts

The benefits of a smart thermostat combined with regular HVAC maintenance will make your HVAC system operate efficiently year round. Call Edwards Heating & Air today to learn the products and services we offer to improve your heating and cooling system’s efficiency. Our NATE-certified technicians provide HVAC maintenance, repairs, and installation of all energy efficient systems!