Smart thermostats are the latest thermostats in the HVAC industry that incorporate the information technology in their design. Many of these devices use WIFI, color touch screen, apps designed for Apple/Android OS and can be remotely controlled whether you are at home or thousands of miles away.
Aesthetically, the thermostats are built to complement the design of your modern homes. The other important feature to look for is the ability to program it to suit your operational needs. Check out the reviews of the products before purchasing them.
Here are some of the latest smart thermostats that you can consider as your replacement for your current thermostat. Make sure you check the wiring requirements if you are replacing your current thermostat.
Here are some of the features available in this thermostat.
This product by Emerson is compatible with most home thermostats and works with only R, Y, G wires. Does not require C wire in most applications. Have all the features of a WI-FI enabled thermostat.
This innovative Nest thermostat has the intelligence to learn from you and do the necessary programming. You can also control this device by voice through Alexa. Other notable features:
This thermostat also can be controlled remotely by using computer, smart phones and tablets. The mobile apps to download is ecobee3 and it supports iOS, Android and Blackberry operating systems.
This innovative product from Schneider Electric is comparable to most of the smart thermostats in the market.
Control the equipment from your smart phone, tablet or computer. Download the mobile apps from Google Play Store or Apple iTunes to control your thermostat while you are away from home.
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Direct Expansion System uses components such as the compressor, evaporator coil, metering device and condenser coil to expand the refrigerant and cool the room.
Zigbee is another standard wireless option to control the air conditioners in homes or buildings.
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