ENERGY STAR Smart Thermostats - Certified to Deliver Smart Savings
Did You Know? For the average American household, almost half of the annual energy bill goes to heating and cooling – more than $900 a year! Being smart about how you control your temperature settings will go a long way in helping your family save energy and money, and starting now there is a new way to save with ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats!
What is a smart thermostat? A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that can automatically adjust heating and cooling temperature settings for optimal performance.
ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to managing the heating and cooling of your home, providing you convenience, insight and control by:
- Learning the temperature that the you like and establishing a schedule that automatically adjusts to energy-saving temperatures when you are asleep or away.
- Providing home energy use data that can be tracked and managed.
- Allowing management of home heating and cooling remotely through a smartphone.
So, what makes ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats different than those without the trusted blue label? In order to earn the ENERGY STAR, smart thermostat products must have their energy savings independently certified, based on actual field data, to ensure that they save energy and deliver high-quality performance.
ENERGY STAR smart thermostats are third-party certified to:
- Accurately measure temperature.
- Quickly enter a low-power standby mode when inactive.
- Track and report heating and cooling equipment use trends to the homeowner.
- Provide tailored functionality and service that deliver energy savings customized for the individual user.
Installing an ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostat could add up to significant savings for your family—and for the planet. If everyone used an ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostat, savings would grow to 56 trillion BTUs of energy and $740 million dollars per year, offsetting 13 billion pounds of annual greenhouse gas emissions.
Learn more about certified smart thermostats on the ENERGY STAR website.