Does Nest Work With Apple Watch? Yes, we teach you how you can connect your Apple Watch to Nest so you can control your smart thermostat from your wrist.Read More
Yes, LIFX works with HomeKit. Using LIFX with HomeKit allows you to control your smart lighting with your voice using Siri Commands on your iPhone. We teach you how to connect LIFX to HomeKit and the best LIFX smart lights that work with HomeKit.Read More
In this post we teach you how to install your nest thermostat if you only have two wires. The Nest Thermostat 2 wire hookup works for low voltage heating only and cooling only HVAC systems .Read More
In this post we will cover the best 2 wire wifi thermostats and how you can use a 2 wire smart thermostat in your home. 2 wire wifi thermostats are designed for HVAC systems that are either heat only or cooling only HVAC systems.Read More
In this video blog post we review the Nest Thermostat in 2019. The Nest Thermostat is one of the best smart thermostats in the market and we give you our take on the Nest Thermostat in 2019 and if it’s right for your home.
We also provide you with several ways that you can upgrade your Nest Thermostat that will increase the functionality of your Nest Thermostat.Read More
In this post we teach the 4 wire thermostat wiring color codes and how to understand what they mean when installing your thermostat. The information we have on thermostat wiring is valid for both smart thermostats and older style manual thermostats.
We teach you what you need to know to wire your new Nest Thermostat, Ecobee or other smart thermostat and what the thermostat wiring colors mean and how they work.Read More
Is the Nest Thermostat worth it? Yes, in my opinion the Nest Thermostat is one of the best investments you can make in your home to save energy, live more comfortably and even increase your safety.
We explain how the Nest Thermostat works and why it might be a worthwhile addition to your home.Read More
Does Nest work with HomeKit? Yes and no. We explain how Nest works with your iPhone and what you can do do get Nest to work with HomeKit.
You don’t need HomeKit in order to to use your Nest on your iPhone. The main functionality that HomeKit add’s to smart devices is the ability to use Siri voice commands to control your smart devices like the Nest. But since the Nest is not a HomeKit certified device the Siri voice commands are disabled.
However you can still use your Nest with voice commands using Alexa or Google Home Assistant. There is also an iOS app that integrates with Siri and Nest to allow you voice control of Nest through Siri and will also allow you to control your Nest with voice through your Apple Watch.Read More
We review the best home kit thermostat for your smart home. Adding a smart thermostat that is compatible with HomeKit will allow you to use your Siri on your phone to control your HomeKit compatible thermostat with your voice.
You can say things like “Siri set the heat to 70 degrees” to control your thermostat without the need to touch your thermostat.
There is a large number of smart thermostats that work with HomeKit but there are a few that provide exceptional features, simplicity and great design. We cover the best HomeKit smart thermostats as well as provide the full list of smart thermostats that are compatible with HomeKit and Siri.
In our review we found the Ecobee and Sensi Thermostats to be the best HomekIt thermostats, also followed by Mysa smart thermostats which provides great HomeKit control for high voltage electric baseboard heating systems.
If you are looking for a smart home thermostat that is compatible with HomeKit our guide should help you make the right decision on the best HomeKit Thermostat for you.Read More
Does Ecobee work with Alexa? Yes, all ecobee thermostats including the ecobee 4, ecobee 3 and ecobee 3 lite all work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up your ecobee to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat.
Our favorite ecobee smart thermostat is the ecobee 4 thermostat which has built in amazon alexa functionality with an alexa microphone and speaker built into the casing of the ecobee 4. With built in amazon alexa on the ecobee 4 you can talk directly to the ecobee 4 with voice commands to control your thermostat. It also works with other alexa devices for full voice control.
We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your ecobee thermostat.Read More
How to change nest home away assist settings your nest thermostat. We teach you how to change your home away assist settings your nest thermostat.
We also teach you how to change the auto schedule settings on your nest thermostat.Read More
What smart thermostats work with Google Home? Having a smart thermostat is great, and controlling from your phone is a huge step up from manual thermostats but having Google Home Voice control of your smart thermostat is a true luxury.
The nest thermostat works with Google Home commands and adds additional functionality to your smart home system. The Ecobee Generation 4 smart thermostat also works with Google Home and but also has Amazon Alexa built in. There are several other smart thermostats that work with Google Home but the most popular the smart thermostats that work with Google Home are nest and ecobee.
We also teach you what voice commands work with Google Home to control your smart thermostat. Setting up your smart thermostat to work with Google Home is a quick easy process that can be completed on any phone once the Google Home app is downloaded. We teach you how to connect your smart thermostat to google home with a simple easy to use guide.Read More
Does the nest smart lock work with google home? Yes, the nest x yale smart lock does work with all google home devices, including the google home hub, google home mini and google home allowing for full voice command control of the nest x yale smart lock. We cover all of the nest devices you can connect to Google Home. Currently the nest thermostat, nest cameras and nest smart doorbell, nest locks, and nest security system all work with Google Home. The nest protect smoke detectors don’t work with Google Home.
If you want to have voice control of your nest x yale smart lock you can use any google home device or you can download the google assistant app on your phone for full voice control of the nest x yale smart lock. With voice commands you can lock your nest smart lock or check to see if the nest lock is unlocked or locked. You can’t unlock your nest x yale lock with your voice.Read More
What smart thermostats work with Alexa? Having a smart thermostat is great, and controlling from your phone is a huge step up from manual thermostats but having Alexa voice control of your smart thermostat is a true luxury. The nest thermostat works with alexa voice commands and adds additional functionality to your smart home system. The ecobee generation 4 smart thermostat works with Alexa and actually has Amazon Alexa built in. Inside the Ecobee 4 smart thermostat there is a small speaker and microphone to allow for full Amazon Alexa functionality inside of the Ecobee 4 thermostat. There are several other smart thermostats that work with alexa but the most popular the smart thermostats that work with alexa are nest and ecobee.Read More
We review the features of the Nest vs Nest E thermostat to help you decide which smart thermostat is best for you. The Nest Thermostat Generation 3 has more features and a higher end design than the Nest E thermostat. The Nest E still gets the job done but does not have the same high end look as the Nest Gen 3 thermostat in the looks category in Nest vs Nest E, the Nest is the clear winner. The Nest E is a lower cost vs the Nest Generation 3 thermostat and will still save you energy but do the cost savings justify the plastic design vs the smooth polished high end metal design of the Nest Generation 3 Thermostat.Read More
Does Google Home work with the nest thermostat? Yes, Google Home works with the nest thermostat to provide full voice control of your nest thermostat. With your google home connected to your nest thermostat you set the temperature or change between heating and cooling modes. We teach you how to set up Google Home to control your nest thermostat with your voice. We also teach you the best voice commands for google home to control your nest thermostat. Google Home control works with all Google Home products including the google home mini smart speaker.Read More
Does Alexa work with the nest generation 2 thermostat? Yes, the nest gen 2 thermostat does work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up the nest thermostat to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat. We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your nest generation 2 thermostat.Read More