I’ve had the same temperature control for over 12 years. It’s a plastic dial that gives nothing more than the ability to manually change the temperature. I suppose it’s time to upgrade to something a little newer. I’ve been looking into the many kinds of smart thermostats available, plus I’m shocked by the convenient features. I was initially a bit worried by what some of these features absolutely meant. First plus foremost, a smart thermostat gives off remote access. It can be controlled remotely through an app on a smartphone or laptop! Whether I’m on the couch in our living room, at our job or lying on a beach half a world away, I could truly make adjustments to temperature plus get information. Even better, the thermostat will interact with other smart systems in the home, such as smart lights, smart locks plus air quality accessories. The WIFI thermostat can be in any location of a condo. Modern thermostats are much more appealing than our seasoned plastic dial. They offer a full color spectrum, which are easy to read, plus many can be customized. A proximity sensor makes sure the screen lights up when someone approaches plus then turns off after a short phase of non movement. The thermostat also takes laziness out of the equation, rather than expecting myself and others to set up a program, these smart controls are able to study my schedule plus reacting to our location. With geofencing. There thermostat reacts to movement. It would know when I’m coming or going.