Vision tends to get worse with age and let’s face it, life becomes a lot more difficult when you can’t see as well anymore. Not only does it become harder to read what’s on a mobile device, tablet, or even to skim through a newspaper, there are lots of other aspects of everyday life that quickly become a struggle. Reading, programming and setting a thermostat is one of those things, and an uncomfortable home can cause a number of other problems. For that reason, we fully support and install large format thermostats — after all, we want to make your life as easy and as comfortable as possible!
The Problem With Older Thermostats
While older thermostats may still be in working order, they’re not quite as user-friendly as options on the market today. Lots of older models come standard with very small fonts or numbers, dials that don’t turn properly or settings that are extremely difficult to navigate.
These features are especially hard on those aging in place as it can become more and more difficult to work with electronic and hvac equipment as we get older. So, it’s out with the old and in with the new! And don’t get nervous, there are plenty of thermostat options out there today that are high-tech, but are so easy to use that just about anyone can do it!
Large Format Thermostats
For those having trouble seeing small typography, a large format thermostat is the perfect solution. With a much larger screen, it allows for larger font and bigger buttons so that programming or setting the thermostat is a breeze.
Lots of thermostats on the market today also come equipped with LED screens that light up while they’re being used, as well as compatibility with other smart devices. Comfortable using your mobile phone or tablet? Chances are, you can pair your thermostat to you favorite device so you can control everything right from there!
Interested in learning more about the benefits of a large format or smart home thermostat? Give the experts at GEN3 Electric & HVAC a call today: 215-512-4102.