The thermostat has been an invention that dates back hundreds of years and has evolved with technology. Maintaining an optimal temperature has many advantages, both for health and for our well-being. It is not surprising that the market has sought ways to make your work more efficient; to the point that today it is an indispensable part of home automation and has become the best ally to achieve energy savings in home consumption. Some time ago Google bought from Apple the Nest intelligent thermostat.
This fact revealed many things regarding the future of smart thermostats, since the bet on this type of technology only happens if you have clear long-term results. Google, anticipating the trends in energy consumption, bet on these small devices controlled through applications from mobile phones or computers. The Nest device is not the first intelligent thermostat, but it is the first to learn from our habits, during the first year of use, from which it can already anticipate our needs. Such a precise adaptation, is the perfect tool to achieve spend less resources and thus be able to take better advantage of the benefits of air conditioning, reaching savings of more than 150 euros per year.
Among its characteristics, the system called Auto-Away stands out, which is used to know when the house is empty, adapting the different devices, such as fans, air conditioning or heating, to a minimum consumption. Throughout this first year, the person has to adapt the temperature or the changes he or she thinks are necessary and the device learns with each one of them. In addition to these advantages, there is also the possibility of controlling it from a distance, a concept that is part of home automation and that in this case includes not only mobile devices or computers but also tablets such as the kindle Fire. In addition, thermostats like the Nest have had modifications to adapt to the needs of Europeans, as a new component that connects the thermostat to a boiler, a very important need in European homes.
In recent years, the market has diversified widely. The search for thermal comfort brings new advantages, such as greater freedom when programming or controlling from a distance; to the point that the same machine is ahead of our needs and always with the advantage of making a lower consumption; an energy saving that is widely reflected in the household economy. Undoubtedly, the advantages of these devices are managing to revolutionize the reality of our homes. A revolution that has only just begun and promises to bring new surprises.
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