Category Archives for "Thermostats"

ecobee Review: The Best Smart Thermostat For Complete Control

UPDATE: Since initially writing this review for the ecobee3, the ecobee4 has been released. Nearly everything I’ve written for the ecobee3 is still true for the ecobee4. They are essentially the same thermostat except the ecobee4 has added an integrated speaker for Amazon Alexa support.

I initially bought the ecobee3 with the intention of testing it, writing this review, and then selling it. However, after using it for over 3 months, I have no plans of getting rid of it. It does everything I could ask for in a smart thermostat and more.

Read More

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

Nest 3rd Gen

Learning Smart Thermostat

4.0/5.0 ★★★★☆

Pros

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

Cons

❌ 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.

CLICK FOR PRICE

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?

Read More

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.

Read More