Thermostat Ratings

    Get the temperature just right and keep energy usage low with a programmable thermostat or a smart thermostat. Installation and ease of use factor the most when choosing one.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best thermostats.

    Programmable Thermostats (35)

    Our recommended thermostats are standout choices with high scores. When narrowing your choices among models, weigh performance, features, price, and attributes that matter to you, such as color, size, and style.

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    Smart Thermostats (50)

    These models allow you to remotely control your thermostat via your smartphone or computer. Some employ multiple sensors to monitor temperatures in various parts of the home for more balanced heating or cooling.

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    With a smart thermostat, you can save $50 a year on your energy bills, according to Energy Star, and some thermostat manufacturers claim those savings can reach $100 or more. Before there were smart thermostats, of course, non-connected, programmable thermostats provided energy savings, and they still do.