There are quite a few smart thermostats on the market, many of them can be controlled with a smart phone. Some of the options cost more than others, so when it comes to which one to pick, price is a factor. There are many that are affordable and also smart thermostats and many that have fancier features that cost quite a bit more. The top thermostat can set itself up, it is compatible with a smart phone and it has a sensor. These smart thermostats have the capability to monitor the humidity in the house and in different zones of the house and self-adjust.
One of the best ones also works well with other smart phones and smart devices. Installing these is easy, usually all you may need is a screwdriver to install them. A few of these have a touch screen, so the screen is used instead of a dial like on traditional thermostats. Many of them that cost less look like basic thermostats but they work the same way as the fancier smart thermostats. Some of the benefits of having a smart thermostat is that it will control the temp in a room and self-adjust with the humidity as well. It can be used when a person is not at home or when they are in a different room.
Being able to use a smart phone or android with the thermostat is an added bonus. With a traditional thermostat many times people leave the house and may forget to turn it off or down. There are many times in freezing winters when the temp drops and people are out of town. Not having the heat on can cause pipes to freeze, having the security of knowing the heat can be turned on and off and adjusted at any time is a bonus. The price is more than a regular thermostat but in the long run because it can be self adjusted and monitored, it can save money on the monthly electrical bill.
These smart thermostats can also learn your behavior or the behavior of the owner, making sure that when you get home from work the house feels cool enough and before bed it is at the warmth level that you prefer. The EPA has said that these smart thermostats can save around 180 dollars a year. These on average may cost between 300-400 dollars including installations, but you will make that money back in savings in only a couple of years and from there on that the savings are profit.