Nest & Smart controls
Smart controls enable homeowners to monitor and control energy usage, saving energy and money by offering a greater level of control – usually over the internet via a smartphone, tablet or computer – and more intuitive remote user interface, perfect if you’ve left for the day and you’ve forgotten to turn your heating off at home.
How do smart controls work?
Smart controls use features such as downloading weather reports to know how cold or hot the day will be, or using sensors to turning down the heating when empty, to help curb your energy use.
Do they really save money?
Yes, independent studies show Smart controls can save an average of 10-12% on heating bills.
Are there any additional benefits?
Yes, some smart controls can connect to other internet-enabled devices, turning your house into a smart home, e.g., some modern cars can recognise when you’re almost home and turn on the thermostat so that your house is warm on arrival.