The smart thermostat is becoming a staple of modern-day living. Homeowners no longer need to manually adjust their thermostat every time they come home or leave. Smart thermostats learn habits and routines and automatically adjust settings. This helps homeowners cut energy costs and improve comfort.
If your home doesn’t yet have a smart thermostat, here are a few top models to consider.
- Nest Learning Thermostat – 3rd Generation
The Nest thermostat provides energy usage reports and is suitable for houses and apartments. It is energy efficient, user friendly, and compatible with multiple smart home systems. However, it does not work with Apple HomeKit.
- Ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat
This Ecobee thermostat has a sleek and stylish design, with a touchscreen display that illuminates via motion sensing. The thermostat is Energy-star certified and has improved remote sensors. One drawback, however, is that Alexa support could use some improvement, according to a VentureBeat review.
- Emerson Sensi Touch Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat ST75
The thermostat is compact, with an easy-to-use display. It’s compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, and both Android and iOS devices. Installation is quick, however a C wire is required.
- Sensibo Sky
The device is easy to set up, durable, and energy efficient. Sensibo Sky offers impressive scheduling with geofencing, but doesn’t have any controls or display on the device. Homeowners can integrate this thermostat with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT
- Honeywell Lyric T5
This particular Honeywell thermostat has an attractive design with geofencing technology to provide maximum comfort. The device provides smart alerts to keep the homeowner informed of energy consumption trends and more. One drawback is the unit only has a limited one-year warranty.
- LUX Products Kono Smart Thermostat
The LUX thermostat is made with elegant features and design. Geofencing technology supports maximum comfort and efficiency. This thermostat is a budget-friendly alternative to other top brands, while still compatible with various voice assistants. Homeowners should be aware, though, that the device has some connectivity issues, according to a VentureBeat review.
- Johnson Controls SiO2-00000 Smart Thermostat
This thermostat has a large and clear OLED display, with an attractive design and simple operation. The Johnson Controls thermostat also has humidification and dehumidification controls, though it lacks fan programmability.
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