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Are you building your dream home or have you already built it? Do you want or have a system that enables you to control all your audio, video, security and lighting systems from one central location? Of course you do—but what about your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC)? If you truly want the utmost in comfort and convenience for your family and home, your automation system has to include HVAC control.
Take controlling your heating and air conditioning system to a whole new level. Aprilaire’s Communicating Thermostats can be integrated into a home automation system or controlled right from your home’s PC. Never again will you have to walk around to each thermostat to control the temperature in different areas of your house. The Model 8800 also simplifies the process when you have 4, 6, 10, 20 or more thermostats. Simply control your HVAC system through the touch screen or smartphone app. of your automation system. Forget to set back the thermostat before leaving on vacation? Most automation systems provide the same control of your HVAC system while you’re away from home. So saving energy and maintaining comfort has never been easier.
Whether you’re building a new home with total smart-home automation in mind or are making your current home smarter—the Aprilaire 8800 Communicating Thermostats provide you total convenience and control 24–7.
You want a simple but technologically advanced system that can give you total control over all your home’s systems. Aprilaire’s Communicating Thermostats can be integrated into a whole-home automation system or controlled right from your home’s computer giving you the control you want and need.
Sophisticated whole-home automation systems are making the home of the future a reality. Today’s homes are being built with even the most basic automated systems such as home security or lighting systems. Aprilaire’s Communicating Thermostats are capable of seamlessly integrating into those systems, so instead of using a thermostat to just control your climate needs, you can use one automation system to control your HVAC, lighting, security, audio/video and other home automation needs.
Aprilaire offers the flexibility to work with many manufacturers’ automation systems—click here for a sample list.
What if I don’t have a home automation system? Aprilaire also offers the Model 8826 System Controller, which allows you to take control of your Aprilaire Communicating Thermostats through your personal computer or tablet. Define schedules, monitor temperatures, set limits, view alarms and see the current outdoor temperature from any computer, and better yet, with Internet access you can do all this from outside your home—anywhere in the world. This package is an excellent monitor and control option for light commercial buildings like an office, church or restaurant where up to 24 thermostats need to be managed. The Model 8826 can also be useful in large residential applications.
Features & Benefits
Using state-of-the-art design and the latest in technology, automated systems use multiple thermostats installed throughout your home. Some features and benefits include:
- Simple Operation—While Aprilaire Model 8800 Communicating Thermostats can be individually operated, the full capabilities will be realized when controlled by a home automation system or PC. Internet access allows you to control the system from virtually anywhere in the world.
- Exceptional Convenience—The individual programming or monitoring of thermostats is completely eliminated. You receive information from all Aprilaire 8800 Thermostats on your home automation system’s touch panel.
- Energy Savings—Temperature settings can be customized within the system to fit your lifestyle, delivering increased energy savings.
- Total Comfort and Ease of Mind—Left for work and forgot to set back your thermostat? Adjust them from your work computer or Smartphone. Going to your vacation home this summer? Program your air conditioner to turn on a couple hours before you arrive. Relaxing at night with a great movie—adjust the temperature, dim the lights, and turn on your A/V system all from one location, your home automation’s touch panel.
Want to get automated today? Contact your local Systems Integrator or Aprilaire for more information today.