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Replace Your Home Thermostat This Fall With A Minneapolis HVAC Professional

Fall is officially in full swing, and winter is quickly approaching. Before the cooler temperatures set in, it’s time for some regular fall maintenance. Not only is it important to get your HVAC system serviced, but it’s also going to be crucial to ensure that your thermostat is up to date. According to a WMTV article, if your thermostat is more than 10 years old, it’s outdated.

Family Handyman article goes over many benefits of installing an updated thermostat, including:

  • Saving money on heating and cooling bills – many systems estimate upwards of 23% in savings
  • Program heating and cooling schedules for ease and efficiency 
  • Some systems can track your local weather, helping you to adjust accordingly

Types of Thermostats

There are many distinct types of smart thermostats that can be installed within your home. All will increase the heating and cooling efficiency of your HVAC system as well as save you money. Choosing the right one for you will depend on things like functions, accessibility, and benefits.

1. Evolution Connex Wi-Fi Control

  • Able to be accessed from anywhere via a smartphone app
  • Provides a local weather forecast
  • Offers “wake-away-home-sleep and vacation programming”
  • Dirty filters, filter replacement, and annual servicing pop-up reminders

A more detailed overview can be found here.

2. ecobee Smart Thermostat

  • Offers smart voice and sound capabilities 
  • eco+ features that works to maintain energy efficiency and comfort with schedule assistant, smart home and away, and follow me functions
  • Utilizes several advanced thermostat capabilities, such as smart recovery, two-stage heating and cooling, and free cooling
  • Sends you notifications and reports

A more detailed overview can be found here.

3. Honeywell “T” Series Thermostats

  • Can be accessed remotely
  • Offers programming capabilities
  • Overheating and overcooling alert capabilities
  • Reminders to change air filters 

A more detailed overview can be found here.

Updating your thermostat and servicing your HVAC system this fall can help you save a lot of money this winter as well as reduce your carbon footprint. Find more information here and contact us to install a new and improved thermostat.