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nest Learning Thermostat

 
Approximate retail price:
$220.00
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Type: Thermostats with remote access
About - nest Learning Thermostat

The nest Learning Thermostat is part of the thermostat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, thermostat models like the Learning Thermostat are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Ease of use:
Denotes ease of setup and making routine adjustments and changes to setback programs, including overrides.

Ease of remote access:
Denotes ease of setup for Wi-Fi or other types of remote access.

Display:
Includes clarity and visibility of information.
Features & Specs - nest Learning Thermostat
info Wireless connectivity Wi-fi
info 7 day programmable Yes
info Graphic display Yes
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User Reviews - nest Learning Thermostat
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1.0
Worthless
7/10/2015
Pros
Looks nice
Cons
Inaccurate Room Temp
No Documentation
No Emergency Heat
Poor Customer Support
Pros Don't Like To Instal
Best Uses
Comment:
I originally bought the thermostat based on the potential savings as well as the promise of the learning option. Both of which seem to be elusive.<br /><br />I opted to have a pro install so the total cost was about $400 (total waste of money).<br /><br />Problem 1 - The thermostat does not show the accurate room temperature. When the thermostat is in operation the operation itself heats up the thermostat so the room temperature is perceived to be higher than it actually is (at times 5-10 degrees higher). Thermostat was replaced and not it shows 5-7 when running. Same thing happens when cooling. So the end result is that a room would heat up more slowly and cool more than needed.<br /><br />Problem 2 - There is no emergency heat only option. You can turn off heat balance but there is no way to say Below this temperature I only want aux heat. The best you can do is to set the aux heat to 35 degrees and the heat pump to 32 degrees. Between 32 and 35 apparently both run (wasting energy).<br /><br />Problem 3 - The technical support is extremely bad. Long hold times (> 30 minutes). Solutions that cannot be implemented (obvious that support person had never owned on of these.<br /><br />In short, no matter how good this looks it's only lipstick on a pig.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Nest thermastat, so easy my 7 year old can operate it!!
7/3/2015
Pros
Easy To Adjust
Easy To Install
Intuitive Controls
Precise Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Central Controls
Homes
Comment:
Standard force air 4 year old furnace. Install took 5 minutes and set up less than 10. After a week it the auto scheduling feature had my coming and goings figured out and was cooling on schedule. Online and app(one of the few available for Windows phone) work great. Easy to adjust, even my 7 year old can do it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Nest thermastat, so easy my 7 year old can operate it!!
7/3/2015
Pros
Auto Program Work Great
Easy To Adjust
Easy To Install
Intuitive Controls
Precise Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Central Controls
Homes
Comment:
Standard forced air furnace 4 years old. Installed in less then 5 minutes, set up about 10. After about a week it learned when a where we like temperature set. Simple enough for my 7 year old to adjust. Web based user interface simple and easy to use and has an app for Windows phone where others do not. Bonus, web sight has an excellent video showing how to install and use.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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