Ingersoll-Rand recently expanded Trane® Residential and American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning brand capabilities with the launch of the XL824B and Gold 824B smart thermostats. The thermostats now include a cloud-based adaptive technology designed to save energy without sacrificing home comfort. By turning on the new “Energy Savings” mode, users can experience a 10-20 percent reduction in HVAC energy usage, sources report.
The Trane XL824B and American Standard Gold 824B connected solutions also feature built-in Nexia bridges, bringing integrated smart home comfort to the homeowner’s fingertips by allowing them to remotely control their home and energy use.
Both allow 7-day programming with most traditional HVAC systems. They can control up to two indoor air quality products, such as, home humidifiers, dehumidifiers and fresh air ventilation systems.Built-in Nexia Diagnostics determines any HVAC system issues or required maintenance needed, and with the homeowner’s advance permission, can proactively notify a Trane or American Standard service technician. Real-time updates allow the local specialist to remotely monitor the details surrounding the HVAC system’s performance.
The internal Nexia Bridge also allows easy access for the entire family. Additional features include:
- ENERGY STAR certified
- 4.3-in. diagonal color touchscreen
- system alerts
- remote temperature sensors
- remote humidity sensors
- full humidity control (BK terminal)
- C-Wire power included
- emergency heat
- voice control with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.