What Are Smart Thermostats?

Smart home thermostats allow the owner to check and control the temperature settings on devices using their phone, tablet, or laptop with an internet connection. In addition, their controls can take comfort levels in your home to a new level by connecting to other smart appliances around your home. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, each offering various features. Want a 7-day programmable air conditioning thermostat? How about automatic maintenance reminders? Whatever you’re looking for, a smart thermostat puts you in control of your home comfort.

Smart vs. Traditional

Many different thermostats typically fall into two categories: traditional and smart thermostats. The traditional options are affordable, and many come with the ability to program and schedule what temperatures you want for specific times. The more modern smart options add a few more features, including the ability to control your home’s temperature remotely. Smart thermostat installation might be more costly than traditional thermostats, but they make tracking energy consumption and savings easier.

Benefits of Smart Thermostats

There are many benefits to owning a smart thermostat, including the ability to pair it with other appliances like air purifiers, humidifiers, smart speakers, and more. In addition, these thermostats regulate the temperature inside your home to reduce energy consumption which can save you a fortune. Smart thermostats are also the most environmentally friendly option due to the minimization of carbon emissions. In addition, they are user-friendly, self-sufficient, and convenient.

American Standard

Take control of the comfort levels in your home with an American Standard thermostat control. By integrating with your home’s Wi-Fi, American Standard thermostats provide intuitive control of your heating and cooling systems by offering:

  • Easy to use touch-screen display
  • Optional filter, humidifier, and UV lamp maintenance reminders
  • Optional weather forecast updates


Smart thermostats from Nest are innovatively constructed to eliminate energy loss. After the installation of a Nest thermostat, you will be able to enjoy features that include:

  • Auto-scheduling based on your home’s customized schedule
  • Thermostat control on phones, tablet, and laptops
  • Energy History reports to update you on your savings

How We Can Help

By offering high-performance smart thermostats as part of our HVAC services, Absolute Air remains an expert on new technology. We can recommend options for you based on your budget and preferences. Our technicians can install, program, and explain the features of your new thermostat once it’s in your home. To learn more about the differences and benefits of the various smart thermostats that we install, give us a call! You can also fill out our online form today, and we’ll be in touch to give you a no-obligation price quote.