GAFollowers.com contributor, Rick Limpert is at the Consumer Electronics Show, “CES” in Las Vegas this week looking at all the new gadgets, ideas and products that could benefit Georgians in 2015 and beyond.
Georgians face a yearly battle.
Keeping your home at the perfect temperature can be a full-time job. With hot summers and cold spells throughout the winter months, what is the right temperature to set your thermostat at to not only give you comfort in your home, but also find that sweetspot when it comes to saving money and the environment.
Carrier, a longtime leader in home comfort technology business is debuting a new product at International CES in Las Vegas this week that every Georgian should consider.
Carrier’s Cor is a smart thermostat blending the convenience of smart device remote access with improved system efficiency. Carrier, the world’s leader in high-technology heating, ventilating and air-conditioning solutions, is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
“The word Côr is Latin for heart, and we have designed the Côr to be the heart of a smarter home,” said John Gibbons, director, product marketing, Carrier. “This innovative thermostat adapts to each home’s needs and system capabilities, continually updating itself and learning the ideal settings to ensure comfort and energy efficiency.”
The Côr thermostat promises to redefine the way homeowners interact with their home comfort systems by focusing on three key areas:
Efficiency: The Côr thermostat reduces home comfort costs by an average of 20 percent
Simplicity: Seamless system management with the mobile app or desktop interface
Carrier expertise: Leveraging our more than century of experience in heating and cooling translates into a truly smart thermostat
Through guided programming options, homeowners can maintain control of their home comfort system, or simply let the Côr thermostat do all the work for them. To maximize energy efficiency, the Côr thermostat offers advanced features like smart setback, which automatically determines the optimal temperature for home comfort and energy savings. Wi-Fi® connectivity, compatible with 802.11 b/g/n wireless routers, allows remote access to the Côr thermostat from virtually anywhere. Homeowners can wirelessly control home temperatures and energy savings via mobile and tablet apps. A comprehensive analysis of energy consumption is available through the online web portal.
The Côr thermostat also provides in-depth energy reports, with detailed system performance data available back to the installation date. Each report includes interactive energy-efficiency tips, providing homeowners the ability to instantly modify settings for maximum savings.
As flexible as it is smart, the Côr thermostat works with almost any brand of home comfort system. Installation by a trained Carrier expert ensures the Côr thermostat is set up to function properly with the homeowner’s existing equipment. Once installed, the Côr thermostat automatically downloads the latest software via over-the-air updates, so homeowners always have the most up-to-date home comfort technology at their fingertips. All timely registered Côr thermostats are then backed with an industry-leading five-year limited warranty, offering the support homeowners have come to expect from the experts at Carrier.
Plain and simple, the Côr works. Any product that makes your life easier and can save you money is worth a look.
Côr is the latest innovation from Carrier. It’s easy to use and will look beautiful in any home.
You can see more at www.carrier.com.