The Top-Rated ThermostatsCompared

January 27, 2017

Smart thermostats have become a must for homeowners. But which device is the best? Barlow Service Experts is here with the best smart thermostats in the market right now.

Nest

Most everyone has heard of the Nest Learning Thermostat, and the wonderful thing about Nest is you can merge many home devices into the one user-friendly app. Nest provides indoor cameras, ideal for baby monitors, and outdoor cameras, for increased security. Nest also manufactures smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, which send alerts to your mobile device whenever smoke or CO is detected.

What makes the Nest thermostat “smart” is that the system can learn your customs, your temperature preferences, and even your day-to-day routine so it knows when you’re away. Over time, you can stop touching your thermostat because it will raise and lower the temperature automatically and adjust for the seasons. In the event your routine changes, like if you go on holiday, if you forgot to change your thermostat, you can just get out your phone and make any modifications through the app.

You can get the Nest 3rd Generation with professional installation from Service Experts for about $350 depending on what area you’re in, or for $250 with no install.

Honeywell

Honeywell’s Wifi Smart Thermostat doesn’t learn in the way the Nest does, however, it is easy to setup and can be programmed with just a couple simple questions. You can alter the schedule at any time and the device keeps you updated about any changes in indoor climate and even informs you when you should change the air filter in your heating system for optimal efficiency. You can make any changes via your mobile app, whether you’re on the couch or in the next state. The Honeywell even alerts you of extreme temperature changes!

Receive your free estimate on this or any other Honeywell Smart Thermostat by scheduling a no-charge consultation online.

Ecobee3

The Ecobee3 Smart Wifi Thermostat comprehends your routines, similar to the Nest, but a nice feature of the Ecobee3 is the remote sensors. If your thermostat isn’t located in a central location in your home, the remote sensors help the Ecobee3 comprehend if you’re really away from the home or if you’re just remaining in one room.

While nearly all the “smart” thermostats learn your habits and adjust your thermostat accordingly to save you money on utility bills, people who love reports will really be into the Ecobee3. You can program isolated zones and generate reports on average temperatures, how much money you’ve saved, and more.

Right now you can get the Ecobee3 2nd Generation from Service Experts for about $250.

Need help choosing? Call Barlow Service Experts in the Wasatch Front region and we’ll come out and help you figure out which thermostat is best for your home comfort needs. Schedule a free consultation online.

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