I am not an expert with technology! I wasn’t sure I’d be able to operate a smart thermostat. I have made my energy bills a priority. Attempting to save money on heating and cooling bills, I finally made the upgrade into a Wi-Fi control unit. I wasn’t aware of all of the innovative features provided by a modern thermostat. I wasn’t exactly sure of the difference between a smart and a programmable option. When the HVAC technician visited my home to repair the furnace, he explained the advantages of a smart control unit. He told me about wireless technology and how it improves temperature control. The thermostat partners with the wireless network and offers control over the furnace and air conditioner through my laptop or smartphone. I can adjust it remotely from virtually anywhere I happen to be. Since I am out of the house a lot, this is especially convenient for me. The thermostat has saved me a tremendous amount of time and money. Installing a smart thermostat is more expensive than a standard device, but it was worth it. The thermostat has recovered the price through the savings on my monthly heating and cooling bills. Along with trimming costs, the smart control supplies all sorts of helpful information. It allows me to keep track of indoor as well as outdoor temperature, and also humidity levels. It sends me emails when it’s time to clean the air filters or schedule proactive upkeep for the HVAC system. It even lets me know if the temperature in our home fluctuates or if there is a power outage. Since installing the thermostat, I take much better care of the HVAC system, and avoid costly repairs.