FB Integrated Solutions Inc. Blog : Archive for August, 2018

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

Monday, August 27th, 2018

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We’ll start by saying, the #1 thing you can do to prevent electrical fires is to hire a professional electrician for any installations or wiring jobs. Trying to tackle electrical jobs on your own, or trusting an inexperienced amateur for the job, could not only leave you with less desirable results, but it can be a safety hazard, too.

So whether it’s adding in some lighting, doing a full scale remodel, or even having your Boston, MA fire alarm hardwired and interconnected to the other security systems in your home, you want to trust a trained and experienced electrician. What are some other steps you can take?

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How Your Thermostat Habits Impact Your AC Efficiency

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Stock image of hand adjusting thermostatBoston summers can be quite enjoyable. But let’s face it, they get hot, and that heat can become unbearable after a while. This is particularly true if you’re coming home to a living space that’s not as cool as it should be, whether that is because you left your AC off all day, or you don’t have a properly functioning AC. As a result, maybe you’re tempted to set the thermostat as low as it will possibly go to get cool, fast!

This is a mistake, although many homeowners try this as a solution to beat the heat. First let us start by saying, the Department of Energy recommends a temperature setting during the summer of 78°F, as this is the temperature the average person is comfortable with. If you keep setting yours lower and lower to try to get cooler faster, you won’t be satisfied. And if you’re doing so and don’t feel cooler air at all, let alone faster, there might be something wrong with your air conditioner! We’ll get to that in a moment.

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Have You Heard about the Sensi™ Touch Wi-Fi Thermostat?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

This is the latest in smart thermostat technology, and it’s the next step in the expansion of Emerson smart home platform products. If you already have certain Smart products in your home—Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit™, Amazon Alexa, or Wink—then you can count on seamless integration and performance with the Sensi™ thermostat!

The Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

There are a variety of advantages to using a smart thermostat. First off, the thermostat “learns” from you—that is, it tracks your cooling and heating habits to automatically adjust as needed. Smart thermostats are designed to save consumers money without ever sacrificing household comfort, and the Sensi™ model is no exception!

Designed with You in Mind

The Sensi™ Touch Wi-Fi thermostat has a modern look, blending into your home environment for optimal convenience. It’s easy-to-control display features large, clear numbers, a color changing display aligned with heating and cooling modes, and a user-friendly touchscreen interface.

To learn more about the Sensi™ Touch Wi-Fi thermostat and its benefits, or to schedule installation, reach out to FB Integrated Solutions Inc. today!

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