Tag: Wi-Fi thermostat

Smart Thermostat Holiday 2014 Comparison and Buyers Guide

Last update: 12/15/2014 The holiday season (and the heating season) is fast approaching here in North America! If you’re thinking of giving your home – or someone you really like – the gift of a WiFi-enabled smart thermostat, then you should check out our handy buyers guide below! We’ll compare all the most popular thermostats and…
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No C-Wire? Venstar Add-a-Wire adapter has you covered

Problem: Your HVAC system lacks a C-wire (common wire) for your new WiFi thermostat Solution: Install a Venstar Add-a-Wire adapter! Venstar Add-a-Wire Adapter: a Simple Solution to a “Common” Problem Short a wire? If you are lacking the (ironically named) “common wire”, also known as the C-wire, you might be pleased to learn that there’s an adapter for that. The Venstar Add-a-Wire…
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Nest vs Honeywell Wi-Fi RTH9580WF Comparison Chart

Still not sure if you want a Nest or a Honeywell thermostat? This quick comparison chart compares the major features of the Nest and the Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostat (RTH9580WF). Nest vs Honeywell Wi-Fi Help me decide! Read about the Nest advantages over Honeywell Wi-Fi and the Honeywell Wi-Fi advantages over Nest. The Nest Learning Thermostat is for you if……
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Honeywell RTH9580 App, Website, and On-Unit Controls

One of the best and most appealing features of a smart thermostat is the ability to adjust it when you’re not standing next to it.  With some thermostats, the features available to you vary by the interface you’re using. In this article, we’ll explore which Honeywell RTH9580 (Honeywell Wi-Fi SmartThermostat) features can be controlled from…
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ecobee EB-STAT-02 Smart Thermostat Review

Last updated: 12/21/2014 Our ecobee EB-STAT-02 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Quick Rating: 12/2014 update: There’s a new ecobee model in town and it’s fantastic. However, we still think the the EB-STAT-02 deserves a 4-star rating. The only thing “wrong” with it is the dated touch screen design, but it’s still got all the stuff we love: data reports, remote access, and simplicity of…
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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF Review

Our Honeywell WiFi Smart Thermostat rating: 9/2017 update: It’s still going strong! If you want a no-nonsense smart thermostat from the company known for thermostats, this touch-screen Honeywell is still a good choice. They’ve added support for Alexa (via Alexa-enabled devices, like the Echo) and this model still shows up in best-seller lists. 2/2015 update: We…
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Review: Nest Learning Thermostat (2nd generation)

Head’s up! There’s a newer version of the Nest Click here to see what’s new with the 3rd generation Nest Our Nest Learning Thermostat (Gen. 2) rating: PROS:  “Leaf” feature encourages energy efficiency Energy usage reports Well-designed interface is intuitive for most users Attractive and stylish design Compatible with a variety of HVAC systems Instant recognition –…
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