A smart thermostat connects to your home’s wireless network and can be controlled remotely from other connected devices. This means that you can adjust the settings using your smart phone, an iPad, a voice assistant, or computer. As a wheelchair user it gives me the ability to control the thermostat and spares our walls damage from reckless driving.
WiFi thermostats offer benefits for those with visual impairments as well. Many thermostats, like ecobee, have large digital displays that are designed to be seen from a distance, which is nice for anyone with low vision. You can even connect the thermostat to a voice assistant like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant, and adjust the settings by voice so you don’t have to be able to see at all!
When paired with a voice assistant, smart thermostats are super helpful for just about everyone. As someone that struggles to regulate their body temperature and lacks the ability to get out of bed in the middle of the night, I really love this feature. There have been many nights that I have awoke feeling cold or hot and it has been so nice to just tell Alexa to adjust the thermostat accordingly.
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SAVE MONEY: Homeowners save up to 23% annually on heating or cooling costs, plus ecobee pays for itself in under 2 years (compared to a hold of 72 degrees).
ROOM SENSORS: Place them in the rooms that matter the most and have the temperature balanced throughout your whole home. Measuring both occupancy and temperature, sensors signal your ecobee Smart Thermostat to automatically switch to the right mode for comfort when you’re home or for savings when you’re not. One Room Sensor included, 2-pack sold separately
EASILY INSTALL YOURSELF: It only takes about 30 minutes, thanks to an easy to follow installation guide and an in-app step-by-step walkthrough. Everything you need comes in the box, including a Power Extender Kit for homes with no common wire (C-wire). Compatibility- Gas, oil, electric, dual fuel, Conventional (2H/2C), Heat Pump (4H/2C), Humidifier, Dehumidifier, Ventilator, HRV or ERV
CONTROL FROM ANYWHERE: Easily adjust your thermostat from wherever you are using your iOS (iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch) or Android device. The ecobee mobile app is available in the App Store or on Google Play. Works with: Apple Homekit, Amazon Alexa, Samsung SmartThings, IFTTT and more.
BUILT-IN ALEXA: Control your thermostat using your voice with built-in Alexa. Ask to play music, hear the news, set a timer, adjust the temperature, and so much more. Wifi connectivity is ieee 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 GHz. Tip-make sure your HVAC panel is fully closed. Some systems will not turn on if the cover panel has not been closed properly.Voltage Type:Line Voltage