Company News | September 1, 2017
Meet the Nest Thermostat EARS is now offering a Nest Thermostat as a standard component option for every level of installation. Nest recently released the Nest Thermostat E, complete with new design and the same intelligence and connectivity as the Nest Learning Thermostat, and it is now available as a standard component in ARS’ base-level HVAC installations. ARS is a Nest Pro Elite partner with 70 branches across the country, making ARS the largest HVAC service provider to offer smart home thermostats at every installation level.
The benefits that the connected home offers are very compelling, and this partnership makes it possible to provide additional value to all of our customers with Nest’s newest product,” says Luis Orbegoso, President and Chief Operating Officer of ARS. “From our perspective, Nest Thermostats allow ARS to deliver to our customers an even greater level of comfort, convenience, and energy savings. Giving homeowners the ability to have a professionally-installed smart home device allows us to integrate the thoughtful and connected home into our customers’ lives.”
ARS will continue to use Nest Learning Thermostats in all of its compatible middle- and upper- tier residential HVAC system installations. However, the development of Nest Thermostat E allows ARS to take the thoughtful home concept and make it a reality for every customer. Features of Nest Thermostat E include a new industrial design, a frosted display, and pre-set scheduling. Customers have the flexibility to change the temperature from anywhere with the Nest app from a phone, laptop, or smartwatch, and even with popular voice assistants such as Google Home.
“In 2011, we reinvented the thermostat category to make it easy for people to save energy,” said Matt Rogers, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Nest. “Fast forward six years: Nest owners have saved more than 14 billion kWh- the equivalent of providing electricity to all the homes in New York State for over 100 days- and now we are bringing beautiful design and proven energy saving capabilities into even more homes. To do that, we needed to simplify. The more subtle look and feel of the Nest Thermostat E will seamlessly blend into any environment. It’s everything our customers have come to know and love from Nest thermostats with a renewed focus on user simplicity and control.”
ARS is a Nest Pro Elite partner, meaning its technicians are professionally trained, and the Nest products ARS installs unlock extended warranties. Given that ARS has the largest network of HVAC technicians in the U.S., the partnership between Nest and ARS has been ideal for both organizations.
“Integrating the thoughtful home improves customer safety and comfort, and we chose to exclusively offer Nest products on every compatible installation because of their demonstrated quality and category leadership. And with our professional installation, the thermostats are guaranteed to work as efficiently as Nest intended,” notes Orbegoso. “ARS is the country’s largest and most trusted provider of home comfort services. We are pleased to offer such environmentally-friendly, easy-to-use, and cutting-edge technology to all of our customers.”