Many business owners are surprised to discover just how much a programmable thermostat can save them on commercial heating and cooling costs. There are added incentives as well, including regulating comfort, reducing the incidence of office thermostat wars, and simplifying thermostat management for those with multiple locations.
How Much Can a Programmable Thermostat Save My Business?
A smart thermostat can save your business money daily, adjusting temperature settings when your building is unoccupied and discouraging employees from tampering with thermostat settings. Today’s programmable thermostat can save you upwards of 20% on your heating and cooling bills, lowering your carbon footprint and rapidly returning your investment on a new smart thermostat.
Which Programmable Thermostats is Best for My Business?
Commercial HVAC contractors report some of the best models on the market today include:
- Emerson Sensi Smart Thermostats
With the official designation of ‘Best Overall’ and ‘Best Value’ smart thermostat for 2019, you can’t go wrong with a Sensi Smart thermostat. An affordable addition at under $150, the Sensi gets outstanding reviews for its ease-of-installation, intuitive app design, and unparalleled customer support. Adjust the temperature with pre-sets, programming settings for each day of the week, take advantage of Sensi’s flexible scheduling function, or utilize the thermostat’s geofencing technology, programming it to the smartphone location of key staff members for automatic response. Change settings from anywhere from your smartphone or tablet, or integrate with your business’ preferred automation technology, including Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Wink.
- Honeywell T6 Pro Smart Thermostat
Honeywell’s T6 Pro Smart Thermostat is Energy Star certified. At around $100, this thermostat is a bargain. Program it based on your schedule, or simply let it adjust to daily life at your place of business. Easily controlled by smartphone or tablet, operation is simple, helping you ensure employee comfort while saving on monthly energy costs. Program it to the smartphone location of key staff members for automatic response, or pre-set a schedule based on your preferences. Smart office? The Honeywell T6 Pro is compatible with the latest automation technology, including Apple HomeKit, Amazon Echo, and more.
- Ecobee3 Lite
Save energy and reduce heating and cooling costs with the Energy Star certified Ecobee 3 Lite. This system pairs with up to 32 Ecobee room sensors (sold separately), which respond based on occupancy and temperature preference. With this unique system, you can now manage hot and cold spots for more even temperature control. The Ecobee 3 Lite sets up quickly in about 30 minutes, and costs around $169, plus the cost of sensors. Operate with your smartphone, tablet, and or even your Apple Watch. It is compatible with smart setups, working with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, IFTTT, and more.
Take control of your business’ energy expenses with smart thermostat technology. Contact H & H Commercial HVAC Services and uncover the best smart thermostat setup for your business today.