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Smart Heating Technology

The past few years have seen real explosion in smart thermostats and more and more homeowners are choosing to invest in this revolutionary heating technology. There are a number of reasons why smart heating has become so sought after in homes across the country.

Firstly, smart heating can help the consumer to better manage their energy costs. The price of energy has sky-rocketed by almost 170% over the past decade and almost 60% of the energy you use is consumed through heating the home. Smart thermostats give you an in-depth insight into your energy consumption and help you to use this information in order to reduce your energy bills.

Secondly, smart technology such as mobile phones and tablets allows you to control your heating from wherever you are in the world. For example, if you were to go on holiday or away on business and forget to turn your heating off, you can simply use your smart device to turn it off. Or if you're at work and notice the temperature outside begin to drop, you can warm up your house using your computer, ready for when you arrive home.

The Smart Revolution In this digital age, everything is getting smarter. The smart revolution has seen smartphones, smart televisions and smart fridges make their way into the market. All of these devices are web-enabled to make them more useful and it's no surprise that your thermostat is next on the list. Most people use simple thermostats and timers in order to regulate the temperature of their home as well as when the heating will turn on, however, this is starting to look increasing dated in this new digital age. Smart thermostats are readily available and can help you to gain full control over the way you use and monitor your heating.

Choosing a Smart Thermostat There are several smart thermostats on the market and which one you choose will depend not only your requirements but your budget too. The most popular models include Cosy, tado, Theowl  and Google’s Nest Learning Thermostat. It's important to know that not all smart thermostats are the same and that each comes with their own take on a what a smart thermostat should do