Today we’re proud to present this article from our guest poster, Jillian Dohack, who is a short-sale home specialist at a local title company in Fort Myers. ~Larry.
My husband and I recently bought a new home and during that process we spent way too much time at Lowes. During one of our many trips we came across this amazing product, called the Nest. Now, we can’t imagine our home without it.
The Nest Learning Thermostat
This product looks like something from the future! This thermostat is not an ordinary thermostat, it is a learning thermostat. It solves problems through a battery of sensors and algorithms. It can figure out when you’re home and when you’re not, and based on your adjustments, it can build a model of temperatures to your liking.
It uses all this information to create a temperature schedule that’s personalized to your lifestyle, one that keeps you comfortable while saving energy. Considering that thermostats control half of a typical home’s energy bill, the Nest promises to be more than a great product. If thermostats like it took off, it could significantly cut down on our nation’s energy use.
We have found so much value in this product that we love to share our experience with everyone who owns a home and likes cost savings. It is the perfect thermostat for snow birds or anyone who travels or rents their home.
As mentioned above, the primary advantages over other thermostats is its ability to analyze your behavior and then form an energy saving schedule to control your HVAC.
But what I find even more valuable especially for snow birds or travelers is having the ability to check the temperature in your home while you are away. For example, if you have been away for 6 months and you are returning, you can turn your air to your desired temperature prior to arriving so you can be comfortable upon your arrival.
I also appreciate the peace of mind that comes with knowing if my air conditioner breaks, I’ll be notified instantly and avoid many possible issues.
Here is a list of some of the features:
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