Thermostats

ecobee4 HomeKit and Alexa-enabled Smart Thermostat now $199 before Black Friday

We’re a week away from Black Friday, and one of the most anticipated smart home discounts is now available. Amazon is offering the ecobee4 HomeKit and Alexa-enabled Thermostat for <b>$199 shipped</b>. Also available at Best Buy, Home Depot and Lowe’s. That’s a $50 discount off the regular price and an …

Home Automation

[Deal Alert] Ecobee4 smart thermostat on sale for $199.99 ($50 off)

One of the easiest ways to add some smarts to your home is to replace your standard thermostat with a fancy new one from a company like Ecobee or …

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Review: ecobee4 packs Alexa and Google Home control in a HomeKit thermostat

ecobee is the maker of what I consider the best HomeKit thermostat on the market, and the new version called ecobee4 adds built-in Amazon Alexa voice control and works with Google Home. ecobee4 offers the same features as the HomeKit-enabled ecobee3 which we reviewed last year, so should iPhone …

Home Automation

Energy deals that offer a free Nest thermostat or Amazon Echo

First Utility and EDF have both launched new energy tariffs offering customers a free smart heating control when they sign up.<p>First Utility is giving …

Home Automation

Take control of your home’s heating with the Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat for $75

Amazon offers the Honeywell Wi-Fi 7-Day Programmable Thermostat with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$74.96 shipped</b>. Also matched at Walmart. That’s good for $25 off the list price, is a new all-time low at Amazon and the best offer currently available. Over 1,600 shoppers have left a 4.4/5 star …

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Get Nest features for less: Sensi Smart Thermostat & $20 GC for $97 (Reg. $130)

Emerson Thermostats via Newegg offers its Sensi Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat and a $20 Newegg Gift Card for <b>$97 shipped</b>. That’s good for $52 off the going rate at Amazon and Home Depot — assuming you’ll use the gift card — and is the best offer currently out there. Today’s deal is a match of our previous …

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Get a 2nd-gen Nest thermostat for $139

Lowest price ever! It's a refurb, but with the same one-year warranty as new. Plus: a killer deal on a huge pack of LED fidget spinners!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find</i> …

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Nest’s 2nd-gen smart thermostat drops to $129 shipped (Refurb, Orig. $250)

<i>Update 10/26/17:</i> Home Depot still has the Nest on sale for $139, but coupon code <b>THDOCTFY1710</b> at checkout drops the refurbished Nest 2nd-gen another $10, bringing it down to <b>$129 shipped</b>.<p>Home Depot currently has Nest’s refurbished 2nd-gen smart thermostat on sale for <b>$139 shipped</b>. This is good for $40 …

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Score the Alexa-compatible Sensi Smart Thermostat and $20 GC for $97 shipped

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Nest’s 3rd Gen. Learning Thermostat is on sale for $200 shipped (20% off)

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A smart thermostat is a great investment, and now it’s cheaper than ever to have one in your home

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>One of the biggest barriers to smart home tech is its price.<p>There are ways to start your smart home without breaking the bank, but you have …

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Ecobee3 Lite smart thermostat review: The lower price comes at the expense of a signature feature

Ecobee has released a budget version of its top-notch Ecobee4 smart thermostat just in time to compete with the new, cost-reduced Nest Thermostat E. …

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The Wearable Thermostat For Your Body

Get thermal relief on demand by keeping your body temperature just right with the wearable thermostat for your body. Anytime you start to feel a …

Shopping

Green Deals: Honeywell Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat $74, more

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Gear & Gadgets

Sound Advice: Smart thermostat exceeds expectations

Once in a while I find a great new product I want to tell everyone about, but do not have a corresponding question from a reader. The ecobee3 lite …

Home Automation

Control your home’s heating from your phone w/ Honeywell’s $74 Wi-Fi Thermostat

Home Depot is offering the Honeywell Wi-Fi Touchscreen Thermostat for <b>$74 shipped</b>. That’s good for $15 off the going rate, is the best available and a match for the lowest offer we’ve tracked. It carries a 4.2/5 star rating from over 700 shoppers.<p>Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat features include:<p>Wi-Fi …

Wi-Fi

Embr Wave Body Thermostat Hits Kickstarter (video)

A team of MIT-trained scientists have created a new body thermostat which has launched via Kickstarter this week in the form of Embr Wave, a body …

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Get Nest features for less: Sensi Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat back to $96 shipped

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This bracelet could work as a personal thermostat to cool or heat your body

It is similar to placing a cold or hot towel on the forehead, say developers.<p>A team of MIT engineers have devised a personal thermostat that can cool …

UC Berkeley

Talking to my thermostat feels like the future, but the present isn’t ready

Ecobee’s latest smart thermostat has Amazon’s Alexa built right in<p>For the past few months, I’ve been talking to the thermostat mounted on my wall. And, oddly enough, for the past few months, the thermostat on my wall has been talking back to me. I’ve been testing the $249.99 Ecobee4, a smart …

Home Automation

Nest’s cheaper thermostat is better than the original

Usually when a company releases a cheaper version of its flagship product, it’s notably worse in some way in order to justify the cheaper price and to keep from cannibalizing the original, more expensive option.<p>Nest didn’t do that. Instead, the company that made the smart thermostat popular with a …

Home Automation

Look out, Nest: Bosch introduces its Connected Control smart thermostat

As we bid adieu to summer and offer a wary welcome to fall, we need to depend on our thermostats more than ever to ensure that our home’s environment …

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Nest launches lower cost smart thermostat

Lloyd is not a fan of smart thermostats. Or, at least, he thinks we should spend as much time talking about attic insulation as we do about fancy …

Sustainability

Nest Thermostat E review

Nest's cheaper Thermostat E is still plenty smart<p><b>The Good</b> Plastic hardware makes Nest's $169 Thermostat E more affordable, but it has most of the same smarts as the pricier Learning Thermostat.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Thermostat E has a low-resolution screen, it doesn't support Nest's "Farsight" display and it …

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Review: Emerson's $200 Sensi Touch HomeKit Thermostat Offers a Large Color Display and Easy Setup

Fueled by the popularity of Nest, thermostats remain one of the more popular categories of smart home devices. I recently took at look at Honeywell's Lyric Round thermostat with HomeKit support, and today I'm following up with Emerson's latest HomeKit model, the Sensi Touch.<p>Announced back in May …

Home Automation

Nest Unveils New Smart Thermostat to Help Your Small Business Save Even More

With the average monthly commercial energy bill coming in at $670 nationwide in 2015, the new Nest Thermostat E may be a welcome option in two ways. …

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Silicon Valley Is Rethinking Screen Culture–And So Is Nest

Nest’s new Thermostat E was designed to fade into your living room wall.<p>The world has changed a lot since 2010, when the smart home company Nest hit the scene. The same year, Apple unveiled the iPad. The internet of things was the hot new buzzword. Nest launched its first smart thermostat the next …

Tado smart thermostats get a clever app update

Tado has update its smart thermostat control app with an energy-saving new feature that knows if you've opened a window<p>European smart thermostat maker Tado has a clever update to its mobile app that I'd like to see other thermostat makers copy immediately.<p>When either the Tado thermostat or the Tado …

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Nest's New Thermostat Is Dramatically Cheaper – and People Are Freaking Out

If you don't already own a smart thermostat, now might be the time to consider purchasing one. Nest has unveiled its newest learning thermostat device, which has a lowered price tag ($169) and functional features that are simply hard to resist.<p>Maxime Veron, a director of product marketing at Nest, …

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Nest’s new thermostat is intentionally boring

Designed to be forgettable<p>Nest is debuting a new version of its thermostat today, the first truly different model since the product was introduced in 2011. It’s called the Nest Thermostat E, and it can do nearly everything the regular Nest Thermostat can do, except it’s cheaper and housed in a …

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