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Realize the Benefits of Remotely Controlling Your Thermostat

Posted by Craig Elliott on Jul 9, 2014 2:21:27 PM

Realize the Benefits of Remotely Controlling Your Thermostat The Trane Home Remote Management Thermostat isn't your "average" thermostat. Sure, it has all of the features of a standard programmable thermostat, but it is unique due to its integration with Nexia™ Home Intelligence. In addition to allowing you to program schedules on the thermostat, you can remotely manage the heating and cooling of your home from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of your Trane Home Remote Management Thermostat

Create individual schedules for each day of the week. Setting the schedules is easy from your Nexia™ Home Intelligence account on the web. Simply select the schedule you desire using a series of dropdown boxes. The great part about thermostat schedules is that you can customize it to fit your daily lifestyle and reduce your energy consumption.•Enable text message or email alerts to notify you when adjustments are made at the thermostat, it's time to change the filter, or the temperature in your home exceeds values set by you. Alerts are a great way to proactively manage the heating and cooling of your home remotely.•Set-up an automation to adjust the temperature of your home when you enter your code into your Z-wave lock. Using an automation is a great way to ensure your preferred temperature is set as soon as you enter your home.•Utilize the energy savings schedule when you are going on vacation or away from home for an extended period of time.

Create individual schedules for each day of the week. Setting the schedules is easy from your Nexia™ Home Intelligence account on the web. Simply select the schedule you desire using a series of dropdown boxes. The great part about thermostat schedules is that you can customize it to fit your daily lifestyle and reduce your energy consumption.

Enable text message or email alerts to notify you when adjustments are made at the thermostat, it's time to change the filter, or the temperature in your home exceeds values set by you. Alerts are a great way to proactively manage the heating and cooling of your home remotely.

Set-up an automation to adjust the temperature of your home when you enter your code into your Z-wave lock. Using an automation is a great way to ensure your preferred temperature is set as soon as you enter your home.

Utilize the energy savings schedule when you are going on vacation or away from home for an extended period of time.

Topics: Home Automation