Budget Friendly Nest Thermostats

Nest Thermostat E unboxing and early look

Today we’re getting our first hands-on look at the new Nest Thermostat E! What’s new: The E’s $169 MRSP is well below the Nest’s usual price-point of $250, which makes it a) Nest’s first entry into the “below $200” category of smart thermostats and b) a direct competitor to one of our favorites, the ecobee […]

Budget Friendly Lux Geo Thermostats

Review: LUX Geo smart thermostat (GEO-WH-003 / GEO-BL-003)

Our Lux Geo rating: Lux Geo at a Glance The affordable alternatives to Nest and Ecobee just keep getting better. The Lux Geo lacks a touch screen, but that’s about the only “smart thermostat” thing missing from this affordable and slick-looking WiFi-enabled thermostat. Control it from an easy to use app, set up schedules with ease, and then take the […]