If you have an older HVAC system in your home, it probably needs a new thermostat. Yet, many homeowners wonder if they can install a smart thermostat in Dekalb County, AL, instead of an old analog or programmable thermostat. The good news is that you can replace an old thermostat with a smart one, but you must consider several points before doing this task. The Bryant’s Heating & Cooling team can advise you on the best type for your home and how to facilitate its installation.

Why Should I Get a Smart Thermostat?

Even if you have a programmable thermostat in your home that allows you to set different temperature levels for specific times during the day, a smart thermostat can do so much more. Older thermostats are slower to respond to temperature changes. Even if you have a programmable thermostat, you may have difficulty adapting it to your family’s varied schedule. A smart thermostat can learn your household’s patterns and adjust to them. These thermostats also can anticipate changes and weather and act accordingly.

Smart thermostats don’t work in all homes but will work in the majority. You must have a central HVAC system plus Wi-Fi and smartphone capability for one to work. Check the thermostat manufacturer’s literature to see if the smart thermostat that you choose is compatible with your system and your home’s electrical requirements. Your electrical system should have a C-wire. If it doesn’t, an experienced technician can install one or use an adaptor to make the thermostat compatible.

Let a Professional Install Your Thermostat in Dekalb County

The best way to ensure that your smart thermostat or any other HVAC component is compatible is to have the professional technicians at Bryant’s Heating & Cooling do the job. We also sell and service energy-efficient cooling and heating units, offer indoor air quality services, and provide prompt installation of new HVAC systems. We have 24/7 emergency services, too! Contact Bryant’s Heating & Cooling today to schedule your new thermostat installation or any other HVAC service appointment.

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