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Why Using A Heating App Can Help Maintain A Comfortable Home In The Winter

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to help their customers live comfortably and stay updated on the latest innovations. One of the latest upgrades you may have noticed is the ability to use a smartphone app to maintain the heating in your home. This may sound like something you wouldn't use or need. Before you overlook the need for this type of app for your home heating, consider the benefits it could bring to your daily life and maintaining a comfortable home.

Sudden Drops in Temperature

There are times during the winter season when you may witness a sudden drop in temperature. The trick to this comes in when you are at work, running errands, or are away from home for any given reason. This would normally mean coming home to a cold house that could take awhile to heat up to a comfortable level. With a heating app adapted from your HVAC manufacturer, you can adjust the heat from your phone and come home to a comfortable house, even when it is freezing outside.

Usage Levels

One way to help maintain a comfortable home if you are trying to stick to a budget is to use the heating app to check your usage levels. The app can keep track of when you use more energy for heating, when you aren't using the heating as much, and how hot you keep it during these times. The benefit of this app process is to help you create a schedule where your heating system will turn on automatically, shut off automatically, or work on a schedule that you set based on time and temperature. Though this can be done at the thermostat dial or control panel, having the ability to monitor the energy usage and adjust accordingly is something that may be beneficial to you and your budget.

Room by Room

One of the benefits of using a smartphone app is the ability to use it for specific rooms and adjust the heat in those rooms. Keep in mind this is an option that requires a compatible HVAC system and your HVAC technician. The technician would need to wire your HVAC system to operate as one unit or as separate room units and then set it up to your app. Once this is done, you can control the temperature from the app. This is ideal for people who have elderly family members or children in the home who may need different temperatures throughout the day.

These are only three of the benefits that using a heating system app could bring to your attempts at keeping your home comfortably heated through winter months. If you are ready to move forward, contact your local HVAC dealer and installer for options. 

To learn more, contact a company like Staley Mechanicals.