Ecobee’s Smart Thermostat Humidity Guide: All You Need To Know

An ecobee room sensor on a bookcase shelf.

The ecobee smart thermostat is one of the leading choices when it comes to bringing some elegance to your HVAC system. This smart thermostat comes packed with features that handle everything from learning your daily routine to nuanced scheduling options. On the top of every homeowner’s mind is humidity. Not only is this about comfort, … Read more

Nest Thermostats and Underfloor Heating: Latest Info Guide

Two Google Nest thermostats in store, the Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen and Thermostat E.

Underfloor heating provides soft, gentle heating from underfoot throughout the day, giving a nice, natural feel to a house’s heating provision. This is especially compared to an occasional blast of warm air (or heat from a wall-mounted radiator) that many houses provide. So I wanted to explore how well the Nest Learning Thermostat range and … Read more

Why Is My ecobee Blowing Hot (Or Cold?!) Air? (How to Fix!)

A marketing image of the 2019 ecobee SmartThermostat black model with the temperature being displayed on screen.

The ecobee range offers various smart thermostats that are some of the most popular choices for today’s smart home. ecobee works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Homekit as well as a few other systems. Normally, you can rely on your ecobee thermostat to keep your home’s temperature right where you need it. However, there are … Read more

ecobee’s “Frost Control” Feature (& Does It Work Properly?)

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Frost control as a function isn’t unique to the ecobee smart thermostat. In fact, many old-fashioned thermostats and HVAC systems have their own versions of frost control. This setting is part of the overall attempt to wrest with relative indoor humidity. We humans have become picky creatures when it comes to climate. While we have … Read more

Does Ring Have A Thermostat (Or Support Other Thermostats)?

Ring products on Ring.com

Back in 2013, a small company appeared on Shark Tank: a company called DoorBot, who later rebranded as “Ring”. In their appearance, Ring outlined their smart doorbell – one of the first smart doorbells on the market. Since then, Ring have released smart cameras, an alarm system, a range of smart lights – along with … Read more

Are ecobee Air Filters Worth It?

Marketing image showing two ecobee air filters.

ecobee, the Canadian smart device manufacturer best known for their line of smart thermostats, unveiled a HVAC air filter subscription service in April 2020. You get regular shipments to ensure you change them, along with reminders on your smart thermostat. But are they worth it? ecobee’s HVAC air filters are good quality and it’s very … Read more