It is my assumption that some people go overboard when it comes to running their air conditioners. Though I can admit that we live in a very hot and humid place and that we often need to make sure our houses stay at a comfortable temperature, I can’t excuse running your air conditioner all the time. A lot of my neighbors leave their air conditioners running all day long without even a second thought. This is extremely wasteful in my opinion, so I make sure to do my best to adjust the thermostat so that my air conditioner isn’t running while I’m not at my apartment. One way that I’m able to monitor the temperature through the use of a smart thermostat. The smart thermostat is a device that allows me to check the temperature in my house by using an app on my smartphone. It’s incredible, and I don’t even have to be at my apartment to use it. I’m convinced that having this installed was one of the best decisions I’ve made when it comes to new technology for my household. In fact, I believe if more people had these, we would all be more responsible when it comes to using our furnaces and air conditioning systems. The conservation of energy is something we should all strive to achieve, so I know we would benefit from a huge change in the type of control units that we all have. By having a smart thermostat, I never have to worry about leaving my apartment and forgetting to turn off my air conditioner or heater. It’s a fantastic feature that will be the future of home temperature control in my opinion.