Category Archives for "Thermostats"

Ecobee3 Remote Sensors: Installation, Range, and Placement

The Ecobee3 remote sensors give the Ecobee3 thermostat a unique advantage over its competitors. You can set up these little satellite sensors anywhere in your home to give the Ecobee3 more knowledge of temperature and activity in your home. You’ll have to do a little bit of setup to tell the Ecobee3 exactly how to use this information to keep you comfortable, but it’s not too difficult and should only take a few minutes. Let’s get started!..Continue reading

The Four-Pronged Approach To Ultimate Smart Home Energy Savings

Heating and cooling costs make up 50% of the average household energy bill. A few smart home devices can help you take a big chunk out of that. Install the right devices, and you’ll end up with a greener home and a lower monthly energy bill. Next, I am going to tell you about four smart home products that can combine to reduce your monthly heating and cooling bill by about 34% and sometimes much more.
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Thermostat C Wire: What It Is And Why You Want One

Here’s the deal. If you plan on getting a smart thermostat and don’t have a c-wire, get one! That’s my advice. You will save yourself a whole bunch of potential headaches.

There is a lot of misinformation out there about the c-wire and how smart thermostats power themselves. There is also a lot of incomplete information. In this article, I have done the research and filtered out the garbage for you...Continue reading

Ecobee vs. Nest vs Lyric: Which Is The Best WiFi Thermostat?

Do you see the smart home train coming? Are you ready to jump on board? Great. You are in the right place because a smart thermostat is a perfect way to start your smart home.

These smart thermostats are ready to turn up the comfort and style in your living room. Plus, they might even save you some $$ on your energy bill. Let me help you choose one that will fit your needs so you can start enjoying the comfort and energy savings as soon as possible.

In this article, I’ll compare the Ecobee3, Nest 3rd Gen, and Honeywell Lyric 2nd Gen thermostats to help you decide if one is right for you.
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