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Get Smart: It’s Time for a New Thermostat

studio shot of modern thermostatHaving trouble heating your home this winter? Your first thought might be to go to what you think the source is—your actual heating unit. We want to encourage you to take a look at your thermostat first before you venture over to your furnace, heat pump, or boiler.

You’ve probably heard people sing the praises of smart thermostats, but you’re hesitating because you don’t feel like anything is wrong with the thermostat you currently have. After all, your thermostat clearly displays the temperature and activates your heater, right? Sure. But a smart thermostat can do so much more than this for you.

A smart thermostat system works for you and helps you save money. If you want to upgrade your thermostat in Staten Island, NY contact our team. We’ll help you find the right smart thermostat to meet your needs.

“Do I Really Need to Upgrade?”

Well, it depends, would you like to save money, energy, and improve the quality of your heating this winter? Then yes! We understand why homeowners hesitate to upgrade. These units aren’t exactly inexpensive, but the money you save on energy expenditures makes up for the initial costs. Smart thermostats provide the following conveniences:


You come home from a bitterly cold day here in Staten Island to your home and rush to turn on the thermostat, but realize you’ll have to wait a few minutes while your heater kicks on and heats up your home. It has quite a task to do considering the freezing temperatures outside.

Don’t you wish your home could always be warm when you need it most? It can—with a smart thermostat. One of the best features of this system is its ability to program the system remotely. You can access your thermostat settings from your phone and change the temperature of your thermostat during your commute home so the house is toasty when you arrive. You can always have your thermostat at your fingertips even when you’re not home with a smart thermostat.


Have you ever left your home in the morning and been halfway on your commute to work and realized that you left your heater on full blast? Sure, it will eventually turn itself off once it’s reached the desired temperature, but the cycle will continue all day. With the Wi-Fi capabilities of a smart thermostat, you can turn your heater on or off from your phone or computer. You’ll never waste energy again!

Energy Savings

A smart thermostat learns your heating habits. When it’s first installed, the thermostat takes note of when you turn your heater on and off and your preferred temperatures. A smart thermostat will even adjust your home’s temperature or run time to the most energy efficient setting if you allow these capabilities. A smart thermostat works according to your schedule and seeks to save you money.

If you’re considering a smart thermostat then contact our team here at Scaran. We’ll calculate the needs of your home and match you with the perfect model of smart thermostat to optimize your heating system this winter.

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