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How Smart Thermostats Help Save Your AC Wear and Tear

Smart thermostats are gaining popularity with homeowners because they’re extremely cost-effective solutions that save people money. But beyond saving dollar bills, they’re also saving your air conditioner from a lot of wear and tear.

Getting air conditioning in Shreveport, LA, can be expensive, so why not get a little bit of help from a smart thermostat and hopefully reduce the number of repair calls you have to make? Let’s see how these little wonders can help.

Reduced Usage

Smart thermostats allow you to control your AC system remotely, using a smartphone app or web browser. This means you can turn off your air conditioner or adjust the temperature when you’re away from home, reducing energy consumption and saving money on your utility bills. With some models, you can even set up schedules that adjust the temperature based on your household’s activity patterns, further optimizing energy usage.

Minimized Wear and Tear

Air conditioning systems experience the most wear and tear during the startup and shutdown process. The more often you turn your system on and off, the more quickly it will wear down. Smart thermostats help reduce this wear and tear by gradually adjusting the temperature to your desired setting, rather than immediately blasting cold air. This helps to prolong the lifespan of your AC unit, saving you money on repairs and replacements in the long run.

Advanced Diagnostics

Many smart thermostats are equipped with advanced diagnostic capabilities that can alert you to any issues with your AC system. For example, some models can detect when your system is low on refrigerant, a common problem that can lead to poor performance and increased wear and tear. By catching these issues early on, you can avoid costly repairs and replacements down the line.

While these diagnostics may not seem like a big deal at first, they can help you identify repair requests later on so you aren’t paying a ton of money for a simple repair (and it helps you find the repair faster in many cases, too).

You’re Comfort, So There Less Meddling

So now we know how much stress your air conditioner goes through during startup. But what you may not know is that you’re finicky with the thermostat. Many of us are. If you toy with the thermostat too much, even if you’re trying to find the perfect temperature so that you don’t have to touch it in the future, it could add to the wear and tear.

By being able to “set and forget” your air conditioning thanks to a smart thermostat, you reduce the amount of meddling you do with your own air conditioner. It helps out.

It’s Time to Install a Smart Thermostat Today

Smart thermostats save money, but in the process, they also save your air conditioner from undergoing an early grave. That’s pretty fantastic, so if you’re ready to install a smart thermostat, call us today to talk about the next steps in the process and we’ll get you hooked up as soon as possible.

Contact Moon’s Air today to schedule your smart thermostat installation as soon as possible. Moon’s Air has provided whole-home comfort since 1971. Call us for service today—it’s good to be Mooned!

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