HVAC Hacks: Tips for Novices and New Homeowners

How To Automate Your Home's Heating And Cooling

Technology has come a long way and is rapidly changing the way the world is doing things. You have automatic doors, security and alarm systems, lighting, etc. Why not automate your heating and cooling as well?

Gone are the days when all you needed was a single thermostat to heat or cool your home. Today, you have many options for automating your heating and cooling.

Here are some options you may want to consider:

Programmable Thermostat

The first step to automating your heating and cooling is to get a programmable thermostat. This allows you to set your desired temperatures and the time when you want it to turn on or off.

This eliminates the need to do so manually and reduces the risk of leaving it on longer than necessary. The result: You save time and energy.

Zoned Thermostat

Beyond a programmable thermostat, you need a zoned thermostat. This allows you to set different temperatures for different rooms. As a result, you do not end up heating unoccupied rooms.

You can also use less energy in one room than in another. A zoned thermostat will make your home comfortable while helping you to save energy even further.


To go even further, you may want to add sensors to your HVAC system. Motion detectors connected to the system will alert the system when someone walks in or out of the room; and automatically turn on or off according to need.

With the use of advanced technology, your thermostat can be fitted with top-notch sensors. Remote sensors will gauge the temperature of a given room and adjust it accordingly. They also monitor and learn your habits and then adjust to them.

Smart Thermostats

To cap it all, you may install a smart thermostat. Smart thermostats allow you to control your entire heating and cooling system remotely using a mobile phone application. An added bonus of a smart thermostat is a user-friendly thermostat interface.

For greater efficiency, make your smart thermostat an integral part of smart home solutions, fully integrated with other related devices such as a smartwatch and voice control, among others.

Air Quality Monitors

These devices keep you up to speed on the quality of air in your home. They monitor such factors as humidity levels which you can then adjust using your smart application.

Automating your heating and cooling system is not just about being trendy and tech savvy; it will bring you huge savings in energy consumption and money, is convenient, saves you time, and is more exciting. For further inquiries and installation, call a service team to find the best heating and air conditioning setup for you.