Tag: alexa

Review: ecobee4 added Alexa to a thermostat and we’re in love

Our ecobee4 Alexa-enabled smart thermostat rating: The ecobee4 at a glance It’s not an easy choice nowadays in 2019. Nest and Ecobee have both continued to up their game, but they’re both struggling with the same things: server reliability (Ecobee moreso than Nest), integration with larger home automation systems (Nest’s is more robust, Ecobee supposedly has a…
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Ecobee goes for total home domination with new smart light switch

November 22, 2017 update: ecobee is now looking for “product pilots” to test the new ecobee switch+! Apply here. You’ve probably heard of Alexa by now: Amazon’s voice-activated assistant does everything from adjusting your lights to adding stuff to your shopping list. When Ecobee announced Alexa integration in its May 15 update to its flagship thermostat, we…
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