NEST LEARNING THERMOSTAT 3RD GEN REVIEW

The 3rd Generation Nest Learning Thermostat is a thermostat control that allows users to remotely manage the temperature of their homes, although this is the main function of the Nest.

It can actually help users and homeowners save money by learning the behaviour patterns and optimizing temperatures depending on the time of the day.

NEST LEARNING SMART THERMOSTAT REVIEW PROS

DESIGN

The third generation Nest is now 20 percent thinner and has increased its compatibility with homes that feature low-voltage system.

Let’s get it out of the way now, the Nest is a beautiful piece of equipment that is sure to catch the eye of family and friends that visit your home.

It’s bright, colorful display can be dimmed to your liking and it’s sleek design will look fantastic in most homes regardless of the decoration.

INSTALLATION

Setting up the Nest is super easy and we found that most users will be able to install the nest in 15 minutes or less, all you have to do is follow the wiring guides found on the Nest’s website and mount the unit on the wall.

FUNCTIONALITY

When it comes to functionality, the Nest allows users to Auto-schedule temperatures and settings depending on the time of the day and situation.

We did find that this feature works as intended, and the Nest can be easily controlled using the iOS/Android App.

One thing that we loved about the Nest-App integration is the fact that it allows you to see your energy usage history, showing you how much energy you’ve been using as well as the areas of opportunity that will allow you to have a more efficient home.

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Last updated on November 29, 2018 7:12 am

NEST LEARNING SMART THERMOSTAT REVIEW CONS

While the Auto-away feature is supposed to automatically adjust your temperature and learn from your routine, the actual functionality of this feature still needs some work.

We did find that the Nest would sometimes heat up the house a few degrees above or below of our normal temperature ranges though this can be easily fixed using the app.

LEARNING CURVE

While the Nest smart thermostat does a fantastic job as a learning thermostat.

We did find that both the auto-away feature and the green leaf that selects the most efficient temperature for your home could use some work as it seems like it takes both of these features a very long time to learn your schedule and habits.

NEST LEARNING SMART THERMOSTAT REVIEW VERDICT

Overall, the Nest Learning Thermostat is a great investment when it comes to creating an efficient smart home.

Nest can be finely-tuned using almost any mobile devices or even a home computer and we found that it really does save you money, even going as far as paying for itself after a year or two.

So if you’re thinking of going “smart” about your energy use and consumption, we believe that the Nest Learning Thermostat is a useful and helpful addition to most homes.

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