Which? recently investigated how much you could potentially save on your energy bills with a smart thermostat and also how long it would take to pay for itself.
This year alone, we installed more smart thermostats in the first three months of 2017 than the whole of 2016 combined, the most popular models that we installed on boilers in Plymouth where the Worcester Wave and the Nest learning thermostat.
Smart thermostats allow you to change various thermostat settings from your smartphone–and, in some cases, a web browser, computer, or with your voice using a device like the Amazon Echo.
Which? found that customers who saved the most money with a smart thermostat were people who wanted to be able to see exactly how much heating that they where using and how much it was costing. Other people who saved money with a smart thermostat where:
- Tech-savvy smartphone or computer users, who are comfortable using apps.
- Those with a busy lifestyle, who want to be able to programme their thermostat on the go.
- If you have a regular routine, some smart heating controls, such as Nest, can learn your routine and ensure your home is always warm when it needs to be.
- Those who are likely to stay in the same property for several years, as they can recoup the cost of installation through savings on their heating bill.
As a Nest pro installer and also a Worcester Accredited Installer, our Heating engineers have fitted 100s of smart thermostats in homes across Plymouth. Studies have shown that the Nest payback time is just two years, you can read more about the study here.
AJ Barnes Plumbing & Heating LTD love installing smart technology for customers across Plymouth and the surrounding areas. Visit our Barnes SmartHome section today and learn more about how smart technology can save you Money on your heating bills in Plymouth. For advice and a free quotation please contact us.