The thermostat in your Fort Walton Beach, Florida, home controls the temperature and energy used by your HVAC system, but it’s tough to know which is the right style for your home’s needs. A new thermostat must be compatible with your heating and cooling system. From basic thermostats to more advanced models, you have the power to choose which thermostat you can use to optimize your HVAC system.

Compatibility with Your HVAC System

With various types of thermostats available, it’s important to choose one that will work with your home’s HVAC system. Older homes are likely to have systems that are compatible with manual thermostats. Meanwhile, newer homes will have newer HVAC systems, which can connect to thermostats with more advanced features. A professional technician can help you determine which thermostat will be compatible with your system.

Basic Thermostats

Basic manual thermostats are easy to set because they don’t have a lot of extra functions. You’re in complete control of adjusting the temperature in your home while you’re there.

Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats are a great option for saving homeowners money. In fact, you can save up to 33 percent on your home’s heating and cooling costs. You can program your thermostat to only heat or cool your home when your family is there.

Smart Thermostats

A smart thermostat goes one step further and learns your habits. If you’ve paired your phone with your thermostat, it knows when you walk in the door and can start heating or cooling your home right away. Plus, if you forget to set the thermostat when you’re away on a vacation, you can adjust the temperature from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet.

Call One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating at 850-204-2742 to schedule an appointment with one of our pros when you’re ready to replace your thermostat. We’ll explain options that are compatible with your home’s heating and cooling system so you’re able to choose the style that best fits your lifestyle and preferences.

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