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What Makes A Smart Thermostat So Smart?

Today, it seems like almost every bit of technology we interact with is considered “smart”. Refrigerators can keep track of your milk supply, cars can drive themselves and it’s almost impossible to buy a TV without it coming preloaded with apps.

While much of this technology may seem unnecessary, there are certain areas where “smart” technology makes a lot of sense and can work towards saving homeowners hundreds of dollars in energy savings. It may come as a surprise, but one of the most effective implementations of smart technology can be seen in the form of smart thermostats as they have been proven to be useful — and if used correctly, save people money.

Here at Barker’s Heating & Cooling, we want our customers to have access to the full range of technology available on the HVAC market and take pride in being one of the clear best choices for College Station thermostat services. Not only do we provide the most reliable and comprehensive service, but we also strive to be a source of quality and trustworthy information.

What Makes A Thermostat Smart?

Smart thermostats contain several technologies that qualify them as “smart” devices. These technologies can be separated into two categories.

Internet Connectivity

Smart thermostats are connected to the internet and give users remote thermostat control from anywhere in the world. This removes a lot of the opportunity for mistakes presented by thermostats that you have to be in the physical presence of to manipulate.

For example, imagine someone is away on a business trip that’s been extended. With a smart thermostat, this homeowner can remotely adjust the heating and cooling system in their home so that it’s the most energy efficient and not being uselessly used, wasting the homeowner’s money.

Artificial Intelligence

Another example of the “smart” technology in thermostats comes in the form of their capacity for artificial intelligence, or AI. While you may never be able to have a conversation with your thermostat or play it in a game of chess, smart thermostats are equipped with enough artificial intelligence capability to save homeowners money every year.

Using artificial intelligence, smart thermostats can learn from and adapt to the habits of people in the home. Using data gathered from these activities, smart thermostats can create custom thermostat schedules that are designed to utilize the cooling and heating system to provide climate control in the absolute most efficient way possible.

Benefits Of A Smart Thermostat

So, we’ve established that smart thermostats have earned the title of “smart”. However, we feel like it’s important to list out the benefits that are associated with upgrading to a smart thermostat. Here are a few of the improvements you can expect with your decision to upgrade:

  • Lower utility bills
  • Remote climate control
  • Personalized climate schedules
  • Easily tracked energy usage

Smart thermostats are all about increasing the control that homeowners have over their heating and cooling systems. Do yourself the favor and consider the upgrade today!

Increase Your AC And Heater IQ With Barker’s Heating & Cooling

If you are looking for the highest quality smart thermostat installation in the College Station area, feel free to call Barker’s Heating & Cooling as soon as possible! We take pride in the hard work we put into not only providing second-to-none customer service, but also the efforts we put into keeping up to date with the latest technological developments in the heating and cooling industry.

Why Choose Barker's?

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You will save a minimum of 30% on your heating and cooling costs or we will refund double-the-difference of your savings not realized during the first year.
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If we do not have your new system operating by the date promised, we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.
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We guarantee that the equipment we have installed will perform as we have stated, or we will remove it and return 100% of your investment.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Very Professional

Chandler did an excellent job checking out our heat pump. He was very professional, communicated well, was responsive to our questions and I was very happy with everything he did.

Steve M.

Honest and Trustworthy

Our AC went out during a late summer heatwave. Called Barkers and Victor worked very hard to get the outside unit up and running. Two hours later we conceded to the death of a 29 yo unit. Victor notified the office the next morning, and within 24 hours we had a complete new system installed, and the house cooled by the time I got home from work. Highly recommend. Honest and trustworthy.

Susan H.

Very Impressed

We were impressed by this company from the first phone call. Reed was an exceptional young man; very personable and professional. The installation team of Mike, John and Cody did an excellent job. Barker’s is a business with high standards and we are very satisfied with everything about them. So glad we found this company!

Donna D.