When it comes to controlling the temperature inside your home, you have several thermostat options. Each of these thermostat options come with its own features and functionality that can be tailored to fit your needs. Reliable Air Conditioning can help you choose the right thermostat or repair your current device so you can set your system to the perfect temperature!

Types of Thermostats

Among the various types and brands of thermostat you can install, there are three general categories they fall into, which are basic manual operation, programmable, and smart thermostat.

Basic Manual Operation Thermostat

Basic Manual Operation ThermostatBasic thermostats typically have a simple LED display, a temperature up and down button, and a function to change the system from cooling to heating. The key differentiator of a basic thermostat is it is non-programmable. However, if you are a simple set it and forget it type person, this type of thermostat might be the best option for you.

Programmable Thermostat

Programmable ThermostatProgrammable thermostats can make controlling the temperature inside your home or business easy, especially if you would like the ability to adjust the temperature based on occupancy. These thermostats come in a variety of different designs and functionality. Options can include day and night settings, weekday and weekend settings, or other have full 7 day control with different temperature settings for different times of the day. This type of thermostat is the most common and recommended for most systems for improved energy efficiency and temperature control.

Smart Thermostat

Smart ThermostatA smart thermostat can be controlled remotely from a computer or smartphone device. They give you the ability to control your HVAC system when you are not home or in your office building. Smart thermostats will likely save you more on your utility bills and they typically have the most options and controls over temperature.

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Based on your needs and wants, Reliable Air Conditioning can help you discover the best thermostat for your HVAC system. Contact our office today at 480-639-6993 and schedule a consultation with our professionals.