February 18, 2016
Your smartphone is your homebase. It links to your fitness tracker and sends reminders to get up and walk or guzzle more H20. It took the place of baby monitors and shows you a live feed of your sleeping darling, as well as their heart rate and oxygen stats. It unites you with the other people in the world through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, as well as calling and texting. It’s where everyone gets their news, where they check-in for their flights, and how they pay for their daily Starbucks.
 
And now it manages your home.
 
The Honeywell Lyric Round Wi-Fi Thermostat optimizes to your life to control your heating and cooling system so that you don’t have to. But you can, of course, using – you guessed it – your smartphone.
 
Whether you are at home or out for the day (or week!), your smartphone can adjust your Lyric Thermostat, and the Lyric also integrates with SamSung SmartThings, Apple HomeKit, and Apple Watch.
 
After a bit of 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 capability to enable geofencing so your Lyric can literally see where you are and, once it learns how long it takes your heater to warm the home or your air conditioner 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 perfect temperature when you arrive.
 
It even alerts you when the air filter needs to be switched!
 
All of these features don’t just save you time and stress, they save you cash. As 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 cold months you’re going to be gone from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Lyric will automatically lower your themostat and then, when it sees you’ll be home in an hour, it starts turning the temperature back up so you can walk into a warm home.
 
Does it only take your furnace 35 minutes to get your home to a comfortable temperature? No worries! The Lyric understands that, as well, and will wait until 5:25 p.m. to begin turning the heating system back on but it gives you the same result – home comfort with energy savings.
 
 
Interested to know how much savings? Check out the energy calculator from Honeywell to find out!
 
Excited to easily control your thermostat from your smartphone AND save money on energy expenses? Call Rob's Albertan Service Experts today and ask if your heating and air conditioning system is compatible with the Lyric Thermostat.
 
 
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