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Why a Smart Thermostat Should Be Your Next Green Choice

At Reliance®, we’re committed to doing our part for a greener tomorrow and to providing you with environmentally sustainable home comfort solutions that can help us all reduce our impact on the planet.

You’ve heard of the smart thermostat. It’s a simple and affordable device designed to help you manage your home’s energy consumption. It programs itself, based on your day-to-day behaviour, the time of day, when you’re asleep or active, or whether you’re home or away, to automatically adjust the temperature in your home. Smart thermostats also allow you to control the temperature of your home remotely from a tablet, laptop or smartphone.

Two Great Thermostats We Think Could Be Your Next Green Choice to Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Energy Bill:

ecobee SmartThermostat with voice control is designed in Canada and made for the planet. With eco+ and included SmartSensor ($40 value), ecobee smart thermostats understand your family’s habits, behaviours and personal comfort preferences to maintain a comfortable temperature when you’re at home as well as minimizing how long your equipment runs when you’re out.

They’re also ENERGY STAR® approved and certified to meet the highest standards of home comfort and energy conservation. They work on its own and with all leading smart home systems including Amazon Alexa (built-in), Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, and Samsung Smart Things. Plus, they’re ideal for use with your heat pump system, intelligently switching between the heat pump and furnace to help save energy and provide comfort.

Google Nest Learning Thermostat are incredibly easy to use and can be programmed through an app on your phone or tablet to be controlled remotely.

They also automatically program themselves and learn your temperature preferences, establishing a schedule that can adjust to the most efficient, energy-saving setting based on your usage patterns and lifestyle. For instance, the Google Nest Learning Thermostat will automatically turn down the temperature when you leave home for the day and turn it back up when you’re on your way home to help make sure you arrive to a comfortable temperature.

This thermostat is also designed to work with other Google connected home products, like the Nest Protect to shut off your forced air system if there’s ever smoke detected, as well as with other smart home products like the Google Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max and Google Nest Mini.

Got questions? Contact Reliance to learn more about smart thermostats and other green home solutions. Once you’ve found what you’re looking for, trust our certified technicians who can professionally install and set up your device.

Google, Google Nest Hub, Google Nest Learning Thermostat, Google Nest Hello Doorbell, Google Home Mini are trademarks of Google LLC

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