Hi Folks, My name is Mathew Kevin, and I am here to help you in buying the perfect thermostat. I have great interest in home automation gadgets and this specific interest of mine is the primary motivation in starting Thermostatguide. Through this portal, I am reviewing the different types of thermostats available in the industry. The biggest challenge in buying a thermostat is to pick the right one for you(all these technical terms can confuse a buyer). I am trying to solve this problem by simplifying the process of buying a thermostat.
Read this article to know about the 11 Advantages in using a thermostat
So, What’s the best Thermostat of 2016-2017 that I recommend?
A simple answer would be Nest Smart Learning Thermostat because of its highly sophisticated technology and money saving nature. By using this smart wifi thermostat you can cut down your energy bill and save the cost of the thermostat in 1 year.
Best Digital Thermostats Reviews
Digital thermostats are in great demand. When it comes to 2016-2017, people prefer to buy digital programmable thermostats because of its efficiency.
Lets have a look at the top 4 digital thermostats,
|Image||Thermostat Name||Thermostat Rating|
|Nest Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation||(4.8 / 5)|
|Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat||(4.7 / 5)|
|Honeywell TH8110U1003 Vision Pro 8000 Digital Thermostat||(4.5 / 5)|
|Lux TX9000TS seven-day programmable thermostat||(4.5 / 5)|
What are the different types of thermostats ?
- Line Voltage Thermostats – are used in single heating systems like baseboards and radiant systems.
- Low Voltage Thermostats – are perhaps more efficient in controlling the flow of electric current.
Some of the popular line voltage and low voltage thermostats are.
1. Programmable Thermostats
The programmable thermostats are those ones that can be programmed.
Now, as you may know the Smart Wifi Digital Thermostats are the thermostats with highest demand (in 2016).
Read the review of the Best Smart Wifi Digital Programmable Thermostat.
- Nest smart learning thermostat – Read review
- Honeywell wifi smart thermostat – Read review
- Ecobee smart thermostat – Read Review
Our Favorite Thermostat Reviews
Lets have a look at some of my favorite picks.
|Best Smart Wifi Thermostats Review Reviews of the best smart wifi programmable thermostats. Detailed buying guide of smart thermosats like Nest learning thermostats, Honeywell smart wifi thermostats, Ecobee smart thermostat etc. Best collection of remote controlled thermostats.|
|Best Programmable Thermostats Review Reviews of the best programmable and smart wifi thermsotats.|
| Best Digital Thermostats- Review/Buying Guide
Reviews of the digital programmable thermostats/ digital room thermostat.
| Different Types Of Thermostats
Have a look at the different types of thermostats mainly Programmable Thermostats, Mechanical Thermostats, Digital Thermostats, Smart Wifi Thermostats, Non Programmable Thermostats,Baseboard Heater Thermostats etc.
|Best Baseboard Heater Thermostat Review Reviews of the best electric baseboard heater thermostats. Best collection of programmable baseboard thermostats.|
|9 Best Touch Screen Thermostat of 2016-2017 Reviews of the best touch screen thermsotats(honeywell thermostat touch screen,touch screen room thermostats etc). Best collection of digital programmable wifi touchscreen thermostats.|
2. Mechanical Thermostats
- Honeywell CT410B Manual 4 Wire Premium Baseboard/Line Volt Thermostat (YCT410B1000/U)
- Emerson 1C20-101 Mechanical Heat Only Thermostat
- Emerson 1F56N-444 Mechanical Heating and Cooling Thermostat
3. Non Programmable Digital Thermostats
- Honeywell TH3110D1008 Pro Non-Programmable Digital Thermostat
- Honeywell RTH111B1016 Digital Non-Programmable Thermostat
Now are you confused in how to install a thermostat? This guide explains how to install a thermostat in 9 steps.
Needless to say, thermostats play a key role in minimizing your electric bills considerably. However, buying an efficient thermostat within your budget is important. There are some great thermostats available at reasonable prices.
Looking for a cheap programmable thermostat? – Read about the 5 Cheapest Programmable thermostats review
So that comprises the general reviews of thermostats. Still confused in picking a thermostat? This post of mine about selecting the right thermostat for you home(3 Steps) will help you.
Best Smart Wifi Thermostats – Comparison
Smart thermostats are most loved thermostats in 2017, even though the price is little high, these smart wifi thermostats are totally worth of the money.
Lets have a look at the comparison chart I’ve prepared for the best smart thermostats.
|Nest Learning Thermostat||Honeywell Smart Thermostat||Ecobee Smart Thermostat|
|Design and looks||The best design, the most stylish and good looking – 4.5/5||Good looking, but not as good as Nest- 4/5||Satisfactory design – 3.5/5|
|Temperature Swings||+-3 degrees||+- 1 degree||+- 1 degree|
|Savings Percentage||19-20 Approximately||19-20 Approximately||19-20 Approximately|
|Filter Change Alert||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Supported OS for Apps||Android/ios||Android/ios||Android/ios/Blackberry|
|Installation||Fine with RSWG||Need C wire||Android/ios/Blackberry|
|Ease of Programming||Very Easy||Very Easy||Easy|
|Time periods||No Limit||4||4|
|Password lock protection||Yes||Yes||No|
|Number of locations in an account||2||More than 2||More than 2|
|Touch Screen Technology||Latest Capacitive type||Latest Capacitive type||Old Resistive type|
|Pricing||Check Price||Check Price||Check Price|