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choosing the right thermostat

Choosing the Right Thermostat

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Technology has invaded every aspect of modern life. From the way we work to the way we play to the way we manage our day-to-day lives, digital technology is making our lives more streamlined and easier to manage. That even includes the way we heat and cool our homes. Digitally programmable thermostats make it easier than ever to keep your home and family comfortably warm or cool, without having to constantly adjust your traditional thermostat. Choosing the best thermostat for you is important, because their are so many different types of thermostats.

How Programmable Thermostats Work

Programmable thermostats automatically adjust to keep your home at a desired temperature. They can be programmed to turn themselves off and on, to adjust internal temperature, and to maintain a steady comfort level. Programmable thermostats can also increase heating and add up to a significant cost savings each year. These three programmable thermostat comparisons can help you select the right digital technology for your home.


For choosing the best thermostat for you and the your family. The popular Nest thermostat is a good choice and is compatible with up to 94% of the most common HVAC systems. It’s fully programmable, uses a Wi-Fi connection, and has a two-year warranty. Using sensors and algorithms, it’s simple to install. In most cases, installation takes no more than 30 – 60 minutes, The Nest programmable thermostat also comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that eliminates bulky power adapters and frees up outlets for other uses.


The Ecobee programmable thermostat uses sensors to measure the occupancy and temperature level of your home. It’s Wi-Fi programmable and can even be controlled using Siri technology for iPhone users. It helps level and control energy costs, and is hardwired, which lets you avoid replacing or recharging batteries or depending on battery life. Ecobee works with up to 95% of HVAC systems, and lowers your energy bill.


The Vine Smart Wi-Fi thermostat lets you control the climate in your home using your existing Wi-Fi system. Download the app on your Apple or Android device and control your HVAC from anywhere. You can even adjust your settings up to eight times per day. Using its own power adapter means you don’t have to rely on battery life, and the 3.5” touch screen makes temps and settings easy to read.

When you’re ready to take charge of your home and put climate control in the palm of your hand, call Clarke & Rush at (916) 609-2669. We’ll discuss all your thermostat comparison options and help you choose the right thermostat for you and your family.

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