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How a Wi-Fi Thermostat Can Save You Money and Energy

As homeowners, we always look for ways to save money and reduce our environmental impact. One often overlooked yet effective solution lies in upgrading to a Wi-Fi thermostat.

With advanced features and remote access capabilities, these smart devices can revolutionise how we control our home's heating system.

Personalised Programming

One of the key features of Wi-Fi heating thermostats is their ability to program temperature settings based on your schedule. Traditional thermostats require manual adjustments, leading to unnecessary energy consumption if you forget. Wi-Fi thermostats allow you to create customised heating schedules that align with your routine.

For example, you can set the Wi-fi thermostat, linked to your TRVs, to reduce your heating when you're away at work and increase it before you return home. By optimising temperature control, you can significantly reduce energy waste and lower your utility bills.

Remote Access and Monitoring

Wi-Fi heating thermostats offer remote access through intuitive mobile apps or web interfaces, allowing you to control your home's temperature from anywhere. This feature proves invaluable when unexpected schedule changes occur or when you forget to adjust the thermostat before leaving.

With just a few taps on your smartphone, you can modify the temperature settings to ensure energy isn't wasted when no one is at home. Remote monitoring also enables you to keep an eye on your energy usage, helping you identify patterns and make informed decisions about energy and, most importantly, money.


Many digital thermostats offer geofencing capabilities, which use your smartphone's location to determine whether you're home or away. When you leave a predetermined radius, the thermostat can automatically adjust the temperature to an energy-saving level. Similarly, when you approach your home, it can start warming the house to your preferred comfort level, creating a cosy, welcoming environment upon arrival.

Efficient Heating

Not all the rooms in the house will need to always be warm; some areas, like guest bedrooms, only need heating when they’re occupied. Wi-Fi heating controls allow you to set up specific zones in your home, so you only need to heat the areas that your household uses the most.

Multi-zone heating offers a more efficient, streamlined approach to heating your home, so no energy is wasted on unused rooms — directly benefitting your wallet.

Energy Usage Insights and Reporting

Wi-Fi thermostats often provide detailed energy usage insights and reports, allowing you to understand and track your consumption patterns. These reports can help you identify energy-saving opportunities and make informed decisions about adjusting your temperature settings.

By being aware of your energy usage via Wi-fi heating control, you can actively work towards reducing energy waste and ultimately saving money on your utility bills, saving the planet and your pennies at the same time!

No Wi-Fi Necessary

While they’re known as Wi-Fi thermostats, don’t let the name fool you. Smart home heating controls don’t need a continuous Wi-Fi connection to keep saving you energy and money. Want to know more? Read our full breakdown about how Wi-Fi heating thermostats work without an internet connection.

Upgrading to a Wi-Fi thermostat offers numerous benefits for both your pockets and the environment, allowing you to optimise your temperature control, reduce energy waste and gain insight into your own consumption patterns.

If you’d like to upgrade to a Wi-Fi thermostat, use our easy product selector to find the right Wi-Fi heating controls for you.