When you want to lower your home’s energy consumption or find ways to cut heating costs, consider downloading a mobile app. You can find applications for Android, Windows, and iOS phones devices. To cut heating costs in your Corpus Christi, Texas home, check out these mobile apps.

Thermostat-Specific Apps

Many of the most efficient thermostats come with associated apps so you can control your HVAC system while you’re on the go. Many thermostat manufacturers link an app to the device via a Wi-Fi signal. If you forget to turn the thermostat down when you leave for work in the morning, you can do it from the office.

Keep in mind that these apps only work if you have a compatible device. If you want to gain more control over your heating system, you might need to hire an HVAC professional to install a programmable thermostat in your home, after which you can download the appropriate app.


The EnergySaver app combines your utility data with your mobile device to help you pinpoint ways you might save on energy consumption. You can create a profile for each of your utilities, and then allow the app to analyze the information from the utility company.

The app also comes with pre-loaded energy consumption data for common appliances and electronics to help you decide whether you need to upgrade. It’s compatible with both Android and iOS operating systems and costs $9.99.


If you’re looking for a free mobile app to help you manage your heating costs, consider Kill-Ur-Watts. It’s an intuitive, easy-to-use app that analyzes your energy consumption over a specific period of time. It then makes recommendations on ways you can reduce your energy usage. Since it’s free, you don’t have to worry about reaching into your pocket.

Whether they automate a process or display valuable information, mobile apps can make life easier and less expensive. If you want professional advice on how to lower heating costs, give us a call at (361) 883-9900 to discuss your HVAC maintenance needs.

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