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Wi-Fi / Smart Thermostats in Sarasota, FL

The thermostat is the “brain” of a household HVAC system. It’s where a homeowner sends instructions to the fans, compressor, igniters, and other components to supply air circulation, cooling, and heating throughout the building. People often take the thermostat for granted, assuming whatever model they have in their house will do the job. But there are better options available than standard manual and digital thermostats. The current generation of Wi-Fi and smart thermostats can make tremendous changes in residential comfort and energy use.

Wi-Fi thermostat installation needs to be left to professionals. You can rely on Jim McDonald & Sons to handle this job for your home in Sarasota, FL. Our experienced technicians also do Wi-Fi thermostat replacement and Wi-Fi thermostat repair. We’re one of the most trusted HVAC contractors in the area—we treat all our customers like family.

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How Wi-Fi Thermostats Make a Difference

What sets aside this new generation of thermostats is that they make use of the Wi-Fi technology that’s become common in homes and businesses. You can control the thermostat through an app on your phone or tablet, or via an internet connection on a computer. This gives you access to the HVAC system in your house from almost anywhere at any time. You can adjust temperatures for when you come home or turn off the AC remotely if you left it on. You can monitor conditions as well. With a Wi-Fi thermostat installation, you’ll always find ways to improve your comfort and lower how often you have to run your cooling and heating systems.

Let’s Get "Smart"

What is a "smart" thermostat? It’s a Wi-Fi thermostat that adds an additional layer of convenience and benefits. Smart thermostats use learning programs to adapt to your history of settings. The thermostat can then create its own programs to maximize energy efficiency, usually in ways that wouldn’t have occurred to you. Smart thermostats can even tell you how much energy you’re saving. When you choose a smart thermostat from a top brand, such as the Honeywell models we install, you’ll have a comfort system that almost thinks for itself.

Other Wi-Fi and Smart Thermostat Services

Although these advanced comfort controls are designed with easy-to-use customer interfaces so anyone can use them, they’re complex computer devices "under the hood." When you need a smart or Wi-Fi thermostat repair, an amateur tinkerer won’t be able to help you. Our technicians are glad to assist with the repair work that will put your HVAC system back in shape. In fact, in many cases where you notice your heater or air conditioner malfunctioning, it may be a miscalibrated thermostat behind the trouble. You can trust us to accurately diagnose the malfunction and have it repaired.

Jim McDonald & Sons works with the best brands for Wi-Fi replacement. Our courteous and skilled service technicians are ready to respond to your needs in Sarasota, FL. We are committed to integrity, accountability, passion for our work, and innovative solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers.

F.A.Qs for Smart / WiFi Thermostats

Queston: What Does a Smart Thermostat Do?

Answer: Smart thermostats can help curb your energy bills by prompting your HVAC system to run in a more efficient way, automatically. It can learn your heating and cooling preferences, and allow you to stay comfortable while not stressing the technology in your air conditioner or heater. Some Wi-Fi thermostats can even be controlled by your smartphone, so you can change the temperature of your home while on vacation or at work! 

Question: Why Isn’t My Thermostat Working?

Answer: Thermostats can stop working for a variety of reasons.

  • Firstly, your thermostat could be outdated and in need of replacement. Check and see how old it is and see if you can’t replace it with a newer, more high-tech system. 

  • Secondly, these systems rely on a steady flow of electricity, so you could be dealing with an electrical problem.

  • Thirdly, if there’s something wrong with the HVAC system, you’ll see problems reflected in your thermostat as well.

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Counties since 1970