HVAC Experts Reveal The Truth About “Money-Saving” Smart Thermostats

One of the most notable technological advances in the HVAC industry has been the emergence of smart thermostats in residential homes. Smart thermostats come equipped with a variety of impressive features that far surpass those of a traditional programmable thermostat. Users can control temperature settings from a smartphone, view usage history, and more.   The primary marketing focus of most smart thermostats centers on both convenience and energy efficiency, which ideally results in a lower electric bill.  The convenience aspect of this product is evident; do these devices save you money? The initial cost of the thermostat itself is the primary factor in calculating the return on investment for upgrading to smart thermostat technology. Yes, smart thermostats have the potential to save you money, but with costs starting at $250, you may be starting off at least $150 behind with respect to a traditional thermostat that [...]