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Which Is Better: Wireless or Smart Thermostats?

A new thermostat gives you better control over your home's environment while saving you energy. What kind of thermostat do you need, though? Technologically, the choice you need to make is wireless vs. smart thermostats. What's the difference? Which one is right for your home? Here's the rundown on wireless vs. smart thermostats. Wireless Thermostats [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:49:55+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Thermostats|Comments Off on Which Is Better: Wireless or Smart Thermostats?

Do You Know How Smart Thermostats Work in Your Home?

Cooling and heating your Eastern North Carolina home can lead to very high energy bills, especially during the hot humid summer and cold winter months. If you have a smart thermostat, then you’ve probably noticed that you can keep your energy bills down while also ensuring that your home feels comfortable. These thermostats make it [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:26:37+00:00July 16th, 2020|Thermostats|Comments Off on Do You Know How Smart Thermostats Work in Your Home?

Are Some Methods of Cooling Your Home Mobile?

Keeping your home cool enough while reducing energy bills can be challenging, especially during Eastern North Carolina’s hot summer months. With mobile cooling technology, you can easily adjust your home’s thermostat settings even if you're not at home. Find out more about these convenient cooling options, which you can use on your smartphone or tablet. [...]

By |2020-07-02T17:00:15+00:00July 9th, 2020|Thermostats|Comments Off on Are Some Methods of Cooling Your Home Mobile?

How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Investing in HVAC upgrades for your home’s heating and cooling system can help you save money on energy costs. These upgrades can also boost the value of your Eastern North Carolina home and ensure that it stays comfortably heated or cooled throughout the year. Consider the following kinds of upgrades for your HVAC system. Energy-Efficient [...]

By |2020-05-01T21:26:45+00:00May 14th, 2020|Energy Savings, Humidity, HVAC System, Thermostats|Comments Off on How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Is Wireless HVAC Equipment the Best Way to Go for Your Home?

Wireless HVAC equipment usually refers to the system thermostat. A wireless thermostat, often also known as a “smart” thermostat, provides a number of advantages over a standard manual unit: Most wireless thermostats offer Wi-Fi connectivity that enables the homeowner to remotely access the system from any internet connection using a cellphone, tablet, or laptop. This [...]

By |2020-05-01T15:04:41+00:00May 12th, 2020|Thermostats|Comments Off on Is Wireless HVAC Equipment the Best Way to Go for Your Home?

What is Nexia and Why Should Your Home Have It?

Today's smart technology allows you to perform a variety of tasks, from locking the front door to turning down the lights to controlling your home's climate all at the touch of a button, using your smartphone or other mobile device. Nexia allows you to control those smart devices simply and efficiently, from a single, convenient [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:03:22+00:00February 4th, 2020|Thermostats|Comments Off on What is Nexia and Why Should Your Home Have It?

Indoor Temperature: The Trick to Your Christmas Tree Lasting Longer

Nothing makes your home feel more like Christmas than a real Christmas tree. That is, until it starts to dry out and shed its needles a few weeks before Christmas. How do you keep your tree fresh and festive until the new year? Here are a few things you can do. Tree Upkeep Pine trees [...]

By |2019-11-01T21:51:41+00:00November 29th, 2019|Thermostats|Comments Off on Indoor Temperature: The Trick to Your Christmas Tree Lasting Longer

Product Highlight: Trane Smart Themostats and Nexia

Trane smart thermostats represent the future of both advanced indoor comfort control and connectivity. Today’s thermostats incorporate technology that’s a giant leap from the mechanical units of the past that simply turned your HVAC system on and off at a single temperature. Trane's lineup includes among the most numerous advanced models in the industry today. [...]

By |2019-08-02T22:12:21+00:00August 15th, 2019|Thermostats|Comments Off on Product Highlight: Trane Smart Themostats and Nexia

Advantages and Features of Smart Thermostats

Thermostats have come a long way since the days of your parents and grandparents. By incorporating computer technology, sensors,and your home's Wi-Fi network, these devices can offer homeowners an array of features never before imagined. Money Savings Smart thermostats are far more accurate and informative than manual thermostats. As such, most manufacturers of these devices [...]

By |2019-05-30T20:17:56+00:00June 25th, 2019|Thermostats|Comments Off on Advantages and Features of Smart Thermostats

What is C-Wire? And Why is it Important?

Short for “common wire", a c-wire is an electrical necessity if you’re planning to upgrade your older, no-frills thermostat to a more efficient smart thermostat. New smart models include features such as Wi-Fi connectivity, remote access from anywhere in the world via a smartphone app or laptop, a bright, multi-functional touchscreen, and energy tracking capabilities. [...]

By |2019-05-30T20:19:46+00:00June 6th, 2019|Thermostats|Comments Off on What is C-Wire? And Why is it Important?