Heating and cooling of our homes consumes more than half of all the energy that we use. It is therefore important to ensure that we optimize heating and cooling energy to save on the electric bill. The top 10 best smart thermostats for home brands have features that not only optimize our energy consumption; they also add a lot of convenience for our everyday lives.
These thermostats offer a platform to manage the energy consumption within the house. They also feature intelligent systems that cut energy use when the rooms are not occupied but promptly resume to desired temperatures when occupied.
Table of the best smart thermostats for home brands:
Underfloor Heating Programmable Thermostat
This underfloor heating thermostat is used to control heating mats installed beneath the floor coverings. With a floor sensor, it will optimize heating to ensure you are comfortable when at home and no heating energy is wasted when nobody is at home. The single thermostat offers a single platform to control heating in multiple rooms within your home ensuring there is optimized energy savings.
TRANE Thermostat, Z-Wave
The Z-Wave thermostat is easy to install taking averagely 30 minutes or less. You can operate it conveniently using a remote control or app on your smartphone or computer to adjust the temperature. Furthermore, this Z-Wave thermostat can be paired with your home automation system to control all your HVAC equipment. This ensures there is optimal energy consumption with any wasteful uses being avoided. It also works with Amazon Alexa for voice operations.
15 Sqft Mat, Electric Radiant Floor Heat Heating System
This Floor warming system is designed to heat tile, stone, wood and other floor types. Its design ensures that it heats designated areas when installed under floor coverings. This heating mat is simply laid out on the area that you wanted heated before installing the floor. The mat covers an area of 15 square foot and comes with a digital floor sensing thermostat with a floor sensor that you can control to adjust the temperature. This floor warming system will ensure that you are comfortable and its optimized energy consumption ensures you save on heating costs.
Leviton RC-2000WH Omnistat2 Multistage & Heat Pump with Humidity Control Thermostat, White
Leviton’s Omnistat 2 thermostat is not only stylish but also has a lot of features that will add convenience to your daily life. With an intelligent built in motion sensor, this thermostat will light up as you approach it. It has an intelligent learning engine that will adjust the temperatures to your preferred conditions to ensure you are always comfortable. Furthermore, when used with the Leviton home control system, this thermostat can be operated using a computer, remote control or smartphone. It is also capable of generating energy usage reports that can be used to optimize efficiency. Furthermore, it can connect to the utility company and retrieve the current prices which you can use to optimize energy costs.
Kono Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat, KN-S-MG1-B04
The Kono Smart thermostat is designed to be personalized to offer ultimate comfort and savings. With brilliant colors, this thermostat fits seamlessly with your other home décor; you can even create a custom KONO design with a paintable finish. With geofencing features, this thermostat will offer you tons of energy savings by avoiding unnecessary heating and cooling when you are not home. It also features a learning and adaptive engine that learns your desired settings and optimizes the temperature to your requirements. Furthermore, you can adjust the temperatures from anywhere using a KONO app that operates on both IOs and Android platforms. It also works with Apple Home kit, Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
Nuheat Home Radiant Floor Heating
With a high resolution touchscreen, the Nuheat thermostat allows you to program and control your electric floor heating systems. It comes with an easy to set up wizard and a testing mode to ensure accurate installation. It is suitable for tile, stone, laminate and engineered wood floors with temperatures not exceeding 82°F. The element is designed with a high gloss frame and a borderless clear acrylic overlay.
Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat
The Emerson Sensi thermostat is simple to install (installs 15) and comes with hundreds of pre-programmed configurations. It features an intuitive app that you can use to control the temperature from your smartphone or tablet. This thermostat uses geofencing to track your smartphone’s location to avoid wasting energy on heating or cooling and makes sure the temperature of your home is exactly as you want when you get back. There is also another of option of a 7 day flexible scheduling that allows you to customize your cooling and heating schedules to fit your requirements. With Wi-Fi connection, remote access and geofencing technology this thermostat will deliver you enormous energy savings.
Honeywell RCHT8610WF2006 Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Smart 7 Day Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat
The Lyric T5 Thermostat offers you a platform to manage all your heating and cooling equipment. It is easy to set up and install; you can program it according to your schedule or let it program itself by learning your desired settings. You can conveniently control the settings of this thermostat using the Lyric app from anywhere. Furthermore, the Lyric app has a geofencing feature that uses your location to optimize the home temperature settings. This works in a way such that when you are away it sets to energy saving mode and will automatically know when you are coming and revert the temperatures to your desired settings. This thermostat is also Homekit technology enabled and therefore you can scale your devices whenever you want with this thermostat as longer as they are Homekit-enabled/
ecobee3 lite Smart Thermostat
The ecobee3 lite thermostat is very easy to setup and install, coming with a step by step guide to help you do the installation. This thermostat will pair with ecobee room sensors to manage heating and cooling requirements for each room to deliver a comfortable environment in every room. You can control this thermostat from anywhere to adjust the room temperature using your smartphone and including Apple watch if you connect it to your home’s Wi-Fi network. Additionally, this thermostat works with your schedule, local weather and desired settings to optimize energy savings in the house and will save you up to 23% of your cooling and heating costs.
Nest Learning Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat is beautifully designed with a thin sleek design with a big and sharper display. With Auto-schedule this thermostat will learn from you and program you to offer optimized heating and save you tons of energy. With Farsight technology, this thermostat lights up whenever it sees you coming and displays the temperature and time from across the room. Better still, this Nest Learning thermostat uses sensors, your location and algorithms to optimize energy savings when nobody is home. Furthermore, it is pretty easy to set up and install taking less than 30 minutes. You can also change the temperature using your tablet or smartphone from anywhere if you connect this Nest thermostat to your home Wi-Fi network.
Whatever heating or cooling requirements your home has, having a smart thermostat will help you save lots of energy. These thermostats work for both underfloor heating and can be paired with your HVAC system as well.
With intelligent designs meant to ensure that you are always comfortable while also saving money, these thermostats are a must have for any decent home.