Second Generation YORK Touch-Screen Thermostat Communicates with Conventional, Connected HVAC

touch-screen-thermostatMILWAUKEE, Wis. – The new, second generation YORK touch-screen residential thermostat from Johnson Controls incorporates smart technology to communicate with both conventional and connected HVAC systems, allowing contractors to sell a single thermostat solution across multiple product tiers and offer homeowners a complete YORK home comfort system.

Engineered for easy installation and optimal performance, the communicating control draws on Johnson Controls’ deep expertise in building automation. Near field communication, a set of short-range wireless technologies and a dedicated distributor app, available on Android-equipped devices, enables contractors to preconfigure settings before arriving at a residence for easier setup and ongoing remote support for homeowner peace of mind. Contractors can also control fault features to help eliminate nuisance calls.

Homeowners will appreciate the easy-to-use touch-screen interface and the ability to seamlessly connect to their HVAC system via their smartphones or tablets. The thermostat provides a quick heat and quick cool feature to reach set points more quickly and is optimized to provide Energy Star Most Efficient performance when connected to select YORK home comfort systems.* For added convenience, contractor contact information can be uploaded and made available through the app.

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*When paired with Affinity CZH02412 (FC/MC48D+MV12D+TXV), CZH03612 (FC/MC62D+MV12D+TXV) and YZH03612 (FC/MC62D+MV12D+TXV) models.