Tag Archive: thermostat


Double-check your furnace before buying a smart thermostat on Black Friday

Is your furnace ready for a smart thermostat? Let’s find out.

Of all the smart home gadgets that have emerged over the last few years, one of the most noteworthy has been smart thermostats. The thermostat has never been a particularly exciting part of any home, but the rise of smart ones has changed that.

With a smart thermostat, you can change the temperature using an app on your phone, control the thermostat remotely from anywhere in  [Read More…]

Nest Learning (3rd Gen) vs. Nest E: Which smart thermostat is best for you?

At Mobile Nations, we love smart home tech. We’ve been testing Nest devices since 2012. We know what makes them tick and why that matters.

Nest Learning (3rd Gen)

All the conveniences

$ 248 at Amazon

Pros Learns your patterns and creates a heating and cooling schedule accordingly Compatible with 95% of HVAC systems Farsight function Works with smart assistants Seven color options Cons Pricey

The latest Nest Learning Thermostat works with almost every type  [Read More…]

Ecobee’s latest smart thermostat offers smarter sensors and more for $249

There are a number of great options available when it comes to smart thermostats, but one of the leaders has always been Ecobee. The company has several models that we’ve looked at before, and now it has released a new model that’s even better than all the previous ones. Ecobee just announced the SmartThermostat with Voice Control, which comes with new sensors, a refreshed design, and without a price increase over the Ecobee4’s regular price. The new model is available  [Read More…]

Get the temperature just right with the ecobee3 lite smart thermostat at $30 off

Smart thermostats are a great way to save on heating and cooling costs.

Amazon currently has the popular ecobee3 lite smart thermostat on sale for just $ 139, which is a full $ 30 savings from its usual $ 169 price. That marks its lowest price since last year, too, though it’s only ever dropped as low as $ 135 there.

Alexa, I’m Cold! ecobee3 lite smart thermostat

Now at one of its lowest prices ever, this  [Read More…]

Find the perfect temperature with $20 off the ecobee3 lite smart thermostat

A worthy upgrade to your home.

Amazon currently has the popular ecobee3 lite smart thermostat on sale for just $ 149, which is a full $ 20 savings from its usual $ 169 price. That marks its lowest price since last year, too.

This thermostat can be easily controlled right from your iOS or Android device using the free app, as well as via Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. In fact, it links in great with pretty much  [Read More…]

Don’t pass up the Hive heating & cooling smart thermostat pack at $101 off

Save money and energy.

The Hive Heating and Cooling Smart Thermostat Pack is on sale for just $ 129 at Amazon currently. It received its first major discount last November when it fell from its regular price of $ 230 down to $ 149, and today’s price makes for its best deal since Cyber Monday’s price of $ 100 last year.

Hive’s set includes the Smart Thermostat itself as well as the necessary Hive Hub. The Hive  [Read More…]

Voice control your AC with Honeywell’s Wi-Fi Thermostat at a new low price

This thermostat can be controlled with your smartphone, computer, or voice!

Honeywell’s Wi-Fi 7-day Programmable Thermostat is down to $ 59 at Amazon today. This discount marks the lowest price we’ve ever seen; it normally sells for up to $ 100 regularly and just under $ 85 on average.

This thermostat can be paired with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, like the Echo or Echo Dot, to activate voice control. With its Wi-Fi capabilities, you can also control it  [Read More…]

The Nest Thermostat has become one of my favorite smart home gadgets

Who knew saving energy could be so much fun?

Ever since I picked up my first Google Home in early 2017, I’ve been sort of addicted to making my apartment as “smart” as can be. My place is outfitted with either a Google Home or Smart Display is almost every room, the majority of my lights have Philips Hue bulbs in them, and the iRobot Roomba 690 is in charge of making sure my floors stay as  [Read More…]

Reduce your heating bill with a discounted ecobee4 smart thermostat

Get a thermostat that learns over time and saves you money.

Smart thermostats are awesome and you really should have one in your home now that it’s 2019. This Alexa-enabled ecobee4 is one of the best on the market currently. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 204 at Newegg thanks to a reduced $ 219 price and a further $ 15 off when you use coupon 25DFTD26 at checkout. The ecobee4 rarely goes  [Read More…]

How to use a Nest Thermostat to save money on your energy bill

There are a lot of reasons to buy a Nest Thermostat, but for a lot of people, one of the biggest is to help save on their monthly energy bill. Nest Thermostats can help you save money using a few different methods, and today, we’ll be highlighting a few of our favorite ones. Let’s get started!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Gen) ($ 217) B&H: Nest Thermostat E ($ 169) Understand what Eco  [Read More…]