When I first started looking into a new control unit, I had no plan how advanced the possibilities had become. I did some research and I didn’t mind spending a bit more currency on a WIFI control unit… Although these possibilities are often referred to as wireless control units, I still needed wires to connect it to the HVAC system. What’s great is the control component links to the internet, so that I can manage my heating/cooling idea from my smartiphone or iPad. Because of the wireless technology, I don’t need to be at ,my lake apartment to make changes to temperature settings. This ability is a definite improvement over a programmable control unit. If I happen to be working late, I can simply use the app, log into the wireless control unit, plus change when the furnace or cooling system kicks in. It doesn’t matter where I am, I can always monitor or adjust the heating/cooling idea to optimize energy efficiency plus performance. I don’t need to worry about a malfunction when I’m away from home, because I get alerts if there happens to be a temperature fluctuation. If there’s a sudden drop in the outside temperature, the application supplies me a warning that helps me prevent water pipes from chilly. Plus, I get notified for service needs plus filter changes, ensuring that I take better care of the HVAC equipment. My WIFI control component even tracks my energy use plus provides reports, which help me make adjustments to trim biweekly costs. Although the price tag of the wireless control component was much higher than a common model, I have reduced my utility bills by around twenty percent. I’m certain the wireless control component will pay for itself. It really has made my everyday life much easier plus more convenient.