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Smart Thermostat Buyer's Guide

What Makes Smart Thermostats So Smart?

The idea behind smart thermostats is that they can make heating or cooling our homes a more efficient process.
Because smart thermostats are Wi-Fi enabled, they may be controlled wirelessly, allowing the user to adjust the set points through your smart phone. So you can turn your heating on when you're on your way back from a weekend away, or off when you pop out unexpectedly.
Use the below table to better compare what options are available, and what you might want to utilize in your home. Please ensure they are compatible by utilizing the System Compatibility checkers below as well!

Smart Thermostats Return Policy:

Smart thermostats must be compatible with your existing heating system to install and use. Please check to see if your heating system is compatible before purchasing and opening.

Energy Federation Inc. is happy to accept returns on unopened smart thermostats within 30 days of delivery. 

Energy Federation Inc. does not accept returns on opened smart thermostats. 

*Note: If a return is needed on a thermostat bundle, you must return BOTH products. No returns will be accepted if either of the products is missing.

Google Nest LearningGoogle Nest Eecobee SmartThermostatecobee3 liteHoneywell T5
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MSRP $249 $169 $249 $169 $149
Wi-Fi Enabled Y Y Y Y Y
Geofencing Y Y Y Y Y
Learns User Habits Y Y Y Y
Built in Voice Control Y
Works w/ Sensors Y Y Y Y
Sensors Included Y
Auto Away Y Y Y Y
Adjustable Schedule Y Y Y Y Y
Maintenance Alerts Y Y Y Y Y
Mobile App Y Y Y Y Y
Warranty 2 Years 1 Year 3 Year 3 Years 2 Years
ENERGY STAR Cert. Y Y Y Y Y

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  1. ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control

    Regular Price: $249.00

    Your Price $119.00

    With built-in Amazon Alexa and a state-of-the-art SmartSensor to help manage hot or cold spots, it changes the way you experience comfort and puts you in control of your home. Learn More
  2. Nest Learning + Free Google Home Mini

    Regular Price: $249.00

    Your Price $79.00

    Google Nest's 3rd generation Learning Thermostat learns your schedule to program itself, turns itself down when you are away and lets you change the temperature from your phone.

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  3. Nest Thermostat E + Free Google Home Mini

    Regular Price: $169.00

    Your Price $49.00

    Its simple design and new frosted display blend into the background. With proven energy-saving features, the Google Nest Thermostat E can help you save from day one. And you can change the temperature from anywhere - the beach, the office or your bed. And its ENERGY STAR certified.

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  4. R5000.7331

    Regular Price: $149.00

    Your Price $49.00

    R5000.7331 Learn More

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