Making your home thermostat smart helps you save electricity by adjusting the temperature automatically, avoiding unnecessary heating or cooling when your home is unoccupied. At the same time, smart thermostat options give you the power to heat or cool your house just before you arrive, maximizing comfort while minimizing waste.

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September 26, 2018

WATCH: Smart Energy Savings

Smart energy savings is all about optimizing your Smart Home energy usage to be more efficient and adapt to your lifestyle. Smart thermostats, LED lighting, plugs, switches and irrigation controllers...
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July 13, 2018

The iDevices Smart Suite is the Most Approachable Smart Home Kit Yet

Update 12/5/18: iDevices has announced that their devices are now compatible with IFTTT, the “If This, Then That” tool that can be used on mobile devices to string together actions…

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January 8, 2018

Vine Wi-Fi Thermostat: A Smart Device Without the Fluff

I’ve always been more impressed with products that favor utility over flash. Give me something with practical features and durability over ultra-sleek, artful design any day. With the burgeoning Smart…

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September 29, 2017

Emerson’s Sensi Touch is the Next-Gen Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

This past summer ended with a late heat wave that had temperatures in Southern California soaring well past 105° for a week straight. Foolish me, thinking the extreme heat of…

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July 21, 2016

Connected Home Cooling with Keen Home and AirPatrol

November 2018 Update:  Keen Home’s latest generation of smart vents are also compatible with Ecobee smart thermostats, Samsung SmartThings, and Iris by Lowe’s in addition to their previous functionality with…

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June 16, 2016

Hands-On With the Emerson Sensi Wifi Thermostat

[4/25/18 Update: The new version of the Sensi Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat now has Apple HomeKit support.]   The Emerson Sensi Wifi thermostat has been on my radar for a while…