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Venstar ColorTouch Series T5800
 
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$23.00 - $192.00
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About - Venstar ColorTouch Series T5800

The Venstar ColorTouch Series T5800 is part of the thermostat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, thermostat models like the ColorTouch Series T5800 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.

Display:
Includes clarity and visibility of information.
Features & Specs - Venstar ColorTouch Series T5800
info 7 day programmable Yes
info Warranty (yrs.) 1
info Graphic display Yes
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User Reviews - Venstar ColorTouch Series T5800
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Venstar is great
1/29/2014
Pros
Easy to use
Great options
Nice display
Cons
Doesn't Have The Auto
none
Best Uses
Comment:
I have a 5800 Color Touch and a 5900 Color Touch. They are essentially the same, but the 5900 also handles humidity control. Neither unit has the auto learning or auto away features of the Nest Thermostat, but Nest was incompatible with my dual fuel Trane unit. I tried for over a year working with Nest engineering, but in the end it was a no go. I loved the Nest, but the Trane is a very acceptable alternative with the wi-fi dongle. Wi-fi control is the key for me to get the most savings and the most comfort.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Like the control I have - anywhere
9/12/2013
Pros
Can Change Display
Easy to use
Love Mobile App Controls
Cons
none
Best Uses
Override Kids Settings
Phone App Control
Send Messages To Family
Comment:
My energy cost went down with the phone app feature. Temp settings are easy. Like how I can change the display. Like how I can send messages to my family.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great WIFI thermostat
5/8/2013
Pros
Easy To Install
Cons
Cant think of any
Best Uses
Great If You Travel A Lot
Comment:
I live alone and trave a lot. A programable thermostat does not work for me because I never know what my schedule is going to be. This thermostat saves me a ton of dollars. I just turn it to vacation mode when I leave via my i-phone and put it in to comfort settings an hour or so before i return. It has cut my utility bill by 60%.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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