Smart Thermostats in the UK explained: We turn up the heat on Nest, Hive, Honeywell°
Thanks to the rise of the smart thermostat, central heating has never been, well…cooler.
Promising to slash bills and reduce energy use, the app-controlled thermostats offer to pinpoint control over your heating and hot water. But what really makes them smart, how do they work and which model is right for your home and lifestyle?
What makes a ‘smart’ thermostat smart?
Instead of basic on/off and temperature control, a smart thermostat allows you to manage every minute of your home’s heating schedule from a smartphone, tablet or computer.
And while many thermostats have been offering daily on/off control for years the slick apps make it quicker and more intuitive. Two minutes with any of the main brands and you’ll be able to create a heating schedule specific to you whether you get up late on Saturday, or love it steaming hot on Wednesday afternoon (for whatever reason).
View our price list for wireless thermostat installations in London
Prices starting from £100
Nest’s installation requirement list isn’t terribly long. First, you’ll need a WiFi network in the building, and that should include Internet access. With that in place, All you need to do is contact Master Gas and we will send a Gas Safe engineer around to install a new Google Nest thermostat.
Prices starting from £100
Honeywell’s connected products heating system has been designed to be easy to operate. They also have a range of features that make them easy to install for an experienced plumbing and heating installer like Master Gas.
For optimum performance, domestic heating systems need to be ‘balanced’ and it is important to make sure everything is already fully functional when making changes to the existing system.
Prices starting from £60
Without a great thermostat in your home, your heating systems wouldn’t really be worth very much. It is your thermostat, after all, with which you regulate the operation of your system as a whole. With that in mind, it really does make sense to take every step possible toward ensuring that you have the right thermostat for your needs in place.
When you work with the heating professionals here on the Master Gas team, you can count on getting everything that you need to enjoy the best that your system has to offer. We install and service a number of different thermostats.
Prices starting from £130
Effective heating controls are a vital part of an efficient boiler-powered central-heating system. Clever use of controls can help you minimise energy consumption by ensuring each room is at the right temperature for comfort while avoiding overheating. This will keep your home cosy and cut your energy bills. For all you need to know about the different types of heating controls book an appointment with Master Gas and we will discuss all your options.
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We are more than happy to give advice on which solution is most suitable for your needs. Why not ask one of our Certified Gas Safe Engineers to view your property and discuss the various options with you now. Our advice is free!
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