You’ve probably heard of people saving money using smart thermostats. However, most of the hugely popular thermostats like Nest or ecobee are not for use in high voltage applications like under floor heat. Fortunately, there are some smart thermostats available for electric floor heat. They just don’t get the same amount of press as the bigger names.
In this article, I’ll take a little time to explain what thermostats made specifically for electric floor heat can be used for and what they can’t be used for. Then, I’ll list a few of the models available for purchase in the US along with a brief description of how they might fit into your smart home.…Read More
The ecobee and Nest are widely considered the best two smart thermostats available. Read just about any smart thermostat review and you’ll repeatedly see these two come out on top. So how do you decide which one is the better buy?
I’ve personally used both products and I’ve found 8 key differences.
My favorite is the ecobee, but, depending on your personal taste, the Nest may be a better fit for you.…Read More
A thermostat is not something you want to replace every couple years, let alone after a couple months. And yet, if you scroll through reviews on Amazon, you’ll find tons of people that sent back their smart thermostats after a very short time. Don’t worry! You don’t need to be THAT person. There’s several really great smart thermostats on the market and millions of satisfied owners.
The best smart thermostat needs to be reliable, easy to use, and require minimal input from you. Keep reading and I’ll help you find the one that’s best for you.…Read More
Everything else in your house is getting smarter, so why not your ceiling fan too? Believe it or not the best smart fans can save energy (which translates to $$ on your monthly bill) without you ever having to lift a finger. Plus, our top pick has the luxurious looks that will make you feel rich and famous (or at least rich).…Read More
For most of us, we spent at least three quarters of our lives indoors. While it’s nice to be able to create private spaces to feel safe and comfortable in stormy weather, living indoors is not without its dangers. Biggest among these dangers is the poor quality of air we (mostly) unknowingly breathe in, day after day.
It’s difficult to detect and impossible to see the many pollutants that are often present in indoor air. That’s why we need to monitor the air we breathe with a device like the Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor | See On Amazon.…Read More