How to Incorporate Your Air Conditioning System into Your Smart Home
Smart homes are becoming more common given how convenient and efficient they can be. If you’re thinking about making your home “smarter,” there are plenty of good options. With the advancements in technology, homes can be upgraded with smart devices that allow them to link their air conditioners and other systems to one main hub that the homeowner controls from the palm of their hand.
A Reasonable Solution
Some people assume that they have to get entirely new systems in order to have a smart AC. Fortunately, there are several devices that can be used to make the switch. Each system might work differently, but typically they send infrared signals to AC units in order to help them be more efficient.
These devices are mostly compact in size and can connect to the internet through a Wi-Fi network. This allows the unit to be controlled through a smartphone app or other smart devices like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant. Wherever you may be, you can use your app to make adjustments to the AC. This is ideal if you’re not home for a while and want to shut it off or adjust the temperature a bit. Some devices might even be able to sense that you’re getting close to home and can turn the AC on automatically, while some are also able to monitor the weather and humidity in order to adjust accordingly.
Here to Help
It’s true that newer air conditioners are typically more efficient than older ones, but remember that you may be able to get a smart device to help you improve your home’s overall efficiency. At Air Comfort of KY, we’re always happy to consult with customers in the Louisville, KY area regarding air conditioning maintenance or installation. We have been in the business since 1976 and are proud to be a family-owned company. We’re experienced in installation, maintaining, and repairing residential and commercial heating and cooling units. Give us a call today!