Category Archives for "Thermostats"

How To Make The Most Of Your ecobee Remote Sensors

The ecobee remote sensors give the ecobee thermostat a unique advantage over its competitors. You can set up these little satellite sensors anywhere in your home to give the ecobee more knowledge of temperature and activity in your home.

You’ll have to do a little bit of setup to tell the ecobee 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!

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Best Z Wave Thermostat: The Most Complete List You’ll Find

A smart home is not complete without a smart thermostat. In fact, I believe that a smart thermostat is the most important part of your smart home. It can have the most noticeable effect on your comfort and your energy bill.

If you’re looking for a Z Wave thermostat, then you have come to the right place. I have compiled a thorough list that will help you find what you’re looking for. And, if you’re not quite sure if a Z Wave thermostat IS what you’re looking for, I’ll do my best to explain exactly what a Z Wave thermostat is and who it’s for.

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Nest Thermostat: Convenience, Comfort, And Style For Your Smart Home

Nest 3rd Gen

Learning Smart Thermostat

4.0/5.0 ★★★★☆


✅ Looks great and feels sturdy
✅ Many integrations through Works With Nest
✅ Constantly learns and adjusts to your schedule
✅ Fully integrated geofencing for multiple people


❌ No support for Apple HomeKit
❌ Limited ability to customize settings

Nest’s developers have focused on creating a product with tons of done-for-you features. This has resulted in a product that’s easy to use even for people who aren’t tech savvy. That combined with Nest’s sleek looks and sturdy build make this model a top seller.


You may have already heard about the Nest Thermostat. Many of your friends and family members that are tech junkies may have introduced you to this stylish sensation in home automation. But for those of you out there who have not had the pleasure of seeing this trendy device in action, today, we are going to take a deeper look at this product.

Not only will we learn about what this product can do, but we will also learn who this product is right for and who might not benefit from using it. So let’s get started, shall we?

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Honeywell Lyric Round Review: Its Cheaper For A Reason

The Lyric is meant to be Honeywell’s attempt at a true competitor with the Nest. At first glance, it appears it might be able to give the Nest a run for its money. However, a deeper look reveals a number of weaknesses. While the Lyric has certainly succeeded in imitating the look and feel of the Nest,  it leaves much to be desired in terms of function.

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