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Do I Need a Smart Thermostat?

Smart thermostats are becoming an increasingly popular device in UK homes. The capabilities are regularly expanding and the benefits they provide continue to make our lives easier. You hear about the many wonderful things these devices can do but it sounds too good to be true, right? In this blog we’ll be looking at smart thermostats and help you answer the question ‘Do I need a smart thermostat?’. Read on to find out…


The Purpose of a Smart Thermostat

A smart thermostat is the new generation of thermostats, allowing you to control your heating through a smart heating app via the internet. Through a smart app, and an internet-connected smartphone or tablet you can log into your smart home heating and check temperatures, alter schedules, switch modes and set up rules.

You may be asking yourself the question ‘why do I want full control over my home heating?’. Not only will you have full control of your heating, your smart thermostat learns the thermal properties of your home to increase heating efficiency, saving you energy and money. Which leads us onto our next point….


Will A Smart Thermostat Save Me Money?

In short, if a smart thermostat is used properly then yes it will save you money. By combining a smart thermostat with other smart heating products such as smart radiator thermostats then the savings will be even greater as you have more control of multiple zones. For more information on saving money with smart heating, visit our blog post here.



If you’re looking for the answer to the all-important question ‘do I need a smart thermostat’ then we feel the answer is yes. The first smart thermostat was created in 2007 and since then smart devices have come on leaps and bounds. We’ve entered the age of the smart home and the benefits of upgrading to smart thermostats include:

If you want to fine-tune your heating schedule with extreme precision and intelligence, you’ll need a smart thermostat, this feature isn’t available with a standard heating system using a traditional programmable or non-connected thermostat. The up-front cost can sometimes put users off from upgrading but Wiser Proves To Be Value For Money and loaded with features. If a smart thermostat is used effectively you could recoup your investment in as little as 3 years or less. Tests have shown that reducing your heating by 1 degree can save you up to £100 a year!


Wiser Smart Thermostats

If you‘re not sure which device or kit is right for you then try our Product Selector today. Our full Wiser range of smart devices are available to buy online from our trusted stockists. If you’d like to discuss our range further, you can complete our online contact form.