The Lyric Thermostat: Home Comfort and Energy Savings in a Smart Thermostat
Your smartphone is your lifeline. It links to your fitness tracker and sends reminders to get up and walk or guzzle more water. It replaced baby monitors and shows you a picture of your sleeping dumpling, as well as their heart rate and oxygen status. It joins you to the outside world through SnapChat, Instagram, and Twitter, as well as calling and texting. It’s where people get their news, where they check-in for their flights, and how they pay for their daily Starbucks.
And now it runs your home.
The Honeywell Lyric Round Wi-Fi Thermostat adapts to your life to control your heating and cooling system so that you don’t have to. But you can, if you choose, using – you guessed it – your smartphone.
Your smartphone can control your Lyric Thermostat no matter where you are, and the Lyric also integrates with Apple HomeKit, Apple Watch, and Samsung SmartThings.
But over time, the Lyric will learn your household’s behaviors – when you turn the air up, when you turn it down, when you are home, and when you leave. It has the potential to enable geofencing so your Lyric can really see where you are and, once it knows how long it takes your heating unit to warm the home or your A/C system to cool it, it will determine when you are that length of time away from the house and automatically adjust your heating and cooling systems so that it is the desired temperature when you get home.
It also notifies you when the air filter needs to be switched!
All of these features don’t just save you peace of mind and time, they save you money. Because the Lyric Thermostat learns all your HVAC system’s behaviors, it optimizes your heating and cooling systems to save on energy bills. When it realizes that during the heating season you’re going to be gone from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Lyric will automatically lower your home’s temperature and then, when it sees you’ll be home in an hour, it starts turning the temperature back up to prepare for your return home.
Does it only take your HVAC unit 35 minutes to get your home to the ideal temperature? No problem! The Lyric understands that, as well, and will stand by until 5:25 p.m. to initiate turning the furnace back on but it gives you the same result – home comfort with energy savings.
Curious to know how much savings? Try the energy calculator from Honeywell to find out!
Want to easily control your home comfort from your smartphone AND save money on energy bills? Call Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing today and ask if your heating and cooling system is compatible with the Lyric Thermostat.
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