Top-rated thermostat app on Google Play and iTunes adds remote-scheduling features for people looking to set-and-forget or change on-the-fly
MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2013 – The top-rated thermostat app on Google PlayTM or iTunesTM from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) just got better with new features that enable homeowners to conveniently optimize comfort and energy consumption from anywhere in the world. The Total Connect Comfort app is compatible with any of Honeywell’s Wi-Fi or RedLINK™ connected thermostats, including its newest color-customizable Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat.
Scheduling the thermostat from the app takes just minutes and now can be easily modified on-the-fly directly from the app – the perfect solution for busy homeowners who are constantly on the go but value comfort and efficiency. To test out how easy it is to schedule a Honeywell thermostat from the Total Connect Comfort app, download it on Google Play or iTunes and select “Demo Mode.”
The latest update to Honeywell’s Total Connect Comfort app comes on the heels of achieving an overall rating of 5 stars on iTunes and 4.6 stars on Google Play, making it the highest-rated thermostat app on the market. More than 2,700 Honeywell thermostat owners have raved about the app’s compatibility with an entire suite of thermostats (varying in price points and functionality), exceptional reliability, intuitive interface and virtually no downtime or connectivity issues.
“Thousands of our customers have spoken with words like ‘love, awesome, simple’ in their five-star reviews of our Total Connect Comfort Services thermostat app,” said Beth Wozniak, president of Honeywell Environmental and Combustion Controls. “The success of our app is a testament to our dedication to making the most reliable, easy to use thermostats you can own.”
After installing a Honeywell Wi-Fi or RedLINK enabled thermostat, you can sign up for a free Total Connect Comfort account at www.mytotalconnectcomfort.com, where you can also control the thermostat online. The same login is used to control the app, once downloaded from Google Play or iTunes app store. In addition to remote scheduling, the
Total Connect Comfort app also lets you:
• Access multiple locations
• Access multiple connected thermostats
• Receive alerts when the thermostat and home temperature is too high or too low, loss of power, the filter needs to be changed and many other critical functions for heating and cooling.
• View and change heating and cooling system settings
• View and set the indoor temperature
• View and change the system fan
• View and change humidifier and dehumidifier settings
• View the 5-day weather forecast
• View outdoor temperature and humidity (when used with an outdoor sensor)
• Automatically upgrade to new features once they become available.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.
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