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Wi-Fi ZigBee Thermostat can be Controlled via Smartphone and Computer

June 3, 2012 Leave a comment

ecobee EB-SmartSi-01 Smart Si Zigbee-Compatible Wi-Fi ThermostatThe Smart Si Thermostat from ecobee is a a Zigbee compatible, Wi-Fi enabled, energy saving solution that gives users total control over their home’s heating and air condition from anywhere with an internet connection. The screen of the Smart Si has a high resolution, easy to read color display to show the indoor temperature as well as the live outdoor weather and forecasting. With the Smart Si Thermostat users will receive access to their very own secure web portal allowing full thermostat control from anywhere as long as there is an internet connection and best of all it has no annual fee.

The convenience doesn’t end there either because the ecobee Smart Si Thermostat also has a free downloadable mobile app for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android devices. The ease of access to this thermostat allows for total control from anywhere in the world which can lead to increased energy savings and thus lower electric bills which ultimately saves you money. Easily set energy saving programs that cater to your schedule and can be adjusted on the fly whether your stuck at the office late, sitting in traffic or on vacation. Programmable periods can be set for when you’re awake, sleeping, home or away and even custom periods for vacations, weekends and more. Seven-day programming gives the option of individual settings for each day of the week or even take advantage of 365-day scheduling. Because this thermostat is smart it also has the ability to communicate through email alerts when something isn’t quite right with the system or if maintenance is needed. The Smart Si Thermostat can support up to 2 heat and 2 cool stages on a conventional system or up to 3 heat and 2 cool stages on a heat pump system.

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Stop Heating and Cooling Empty Rooms and Evenly Balance the Temperatures in Your Home

May 23, 2012 Leave a comment

We all struggle with those rooms that never get the right amount of air and end up feeling much too cold or way too hot.. But if you are not ready for a fully automated HVAC system…then the Advector inVent-M/C-R1 inVENT Manually Adjustable Register for New Construction might be just what you need. Using aerodynamic principles to promote 360 degree airflow distribution, the Manually Adjustable inVENT provides for more comfortable and balanced feeling temperatures. The inVENT closing plate has a full range of motion between the open and closed position allowing you to decide how much conditioned air is directed at each room. Adjust the closing plate to the shut position and stop wasting money heating and cooling empty rooms…adjust the closing plate to the open position to redirect the conditioned air to where you need it most. The manually adjustable inVENT gives you the ability to regulate temperatures by controlling the amount of air that enters each room.
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Monitor and Control the Heating and Cooling of a Home from Anywhere in the World

LockState Connect LS-90i Wi-Fi Touch Screen Thermostat with 3 Stages of Heating
Convenience in life, no matter how big or small is a great thing and with the LockState Connect LS-90i Wi-Fi Touch Screen Thermostat regulating the temperature of a home has never been easier. This internet enabled thermostat can be controlled anywhere in the world from a Smartphone, laptop or computer as long as there is a valid internet connection. Being able to control this thermostat remotely via the internet also makes it an ideal choice for use with rental properties or second homes. Owners of rental properties can now have further control by setting heating and cooling programs that will save energy and monitor if settings are being adjusted or abused. Rental property owners also have the convenience of activating the thermostat for their guests, or themselves, just prior to arrival rather than allowing the thermostat to run when vacant. The Wi-Fi Touch Screen Thermostat can also be setup to send alerts to notify when specified settings are either met or exceeded for further control. This will let you know if the device is being adjusted when it shouldn’t be or if there is a problem. Being alerted right away to a potential air-flow issue allows for it to be tended to rather than the thermostat overcompensating and leaving a large electricity bill in its wake.
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Monitor and Control the Heating and Cooling of a Home from Anywhere in the World

March 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Convenience in life, no matter how big or small is a great thing and with the LockState Connect LS-60i Wi-Fi Touch Screen Thermostat regulating the temperature of a home has never been easier. This internet enabled thermostat can be controlled anywhere in the world from a Smartphone, laptop or computer as long as there is a valid internet connection. Being able to control this thermostat remotely via the internet also makes it an ideal choice for use with rental properties or second homes. Owners of rental properties can now have further control by setting heating and cooling programs that will save energy and monitor if settings are being adjusted or abused. Rental property owners also have the convenience of activating the thermostat for their guests, or themselves, just prior to arrival so that it can run in an energy saving setting when vacant or not at all. The Wi-Fi Touch Screen Thermostat can also be setup to send alerts to notify when specified settings are either met or exceeded for further control. This will let you know if the device is being adjusted when it shouldn’t be or if there is a problem. Being alerted right away to a potential air-flow issue allows for it to be tended to rather than the thermostat overcompensating and leaving a large electricity bill in its wake.
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Easily Monitor Temperature and Humidity Indoors

March 16, 2012 Leave a comment

La Crosse Technology WT-137U Indoor Comfort Level Weather StationThe Indoor Comfort Level Weather Station from La Crosse Technology provides temperature readings in °F or °C and 5 levels of humidity readings. The humidity readings are shown as %RH and are broken down into the following levels:

  • Dry: 1% – 34% RH
  • Comfort/Dry: 35% – 40% RH
  • Comfort/Ideal: 41% – 55% RH
  • Comfort/Wet: 56% – 64% RH
  • Wet: 65% and above

The Indoor Weather Station has a humidity range of 1%-99% and a temperature reading range of 32°F to 122°F or 0°C to 50°C. It also has the ability to record minimum and maximum temperature and humidity readings for tracking. A transparent frame gives it a stylish appearance so that it will not look gaudy if hung on a wall or set on a table. The Indoor Comfort Level Weather Station is powered by 1 AAA battery, not included, which will give it up to 24 months of battery life.

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Easy to Read Digital Clock with Indoor Temperature and Humidity Display

March 9, 2012 Leave a comment

La Crosse Technology 302-604B Digital Clock with TemperatureThis Digital Clock from La Crosse Technology displays the time, indoor temperature and indoor humidity of a room. It can display the temperature in either Fahrenheit or Celsius and keep track of minimum and maximum temperatures and humidity levels. When indoor humidity levels are at ideal levels, between 40% and 60%, a digital smiley face will appear in the top corner next to the clock to alert the user. This makes the device ideal for placement in a bedroom to ensure comfort level is optimal. This clock is versatile and can be either hung on a wall or used free standing by pulling out the stand on the rear of the clock. This clock is powered by a CR 2032 battery which is included with the purchase of this Digital Clock. Read more

Professionally Track All Things Weather Related from One Wireless Countertop Device

March 5, 2012 Leave a comment

La Crosse Technology 308-807 Wireless Pro Weather Center with Photo AlbumBecome your own weather forecaster with the La Crosse Technology Wireless Pro Weather Center with Photo Album. This all-in-one weather hub is loaded with features to give an accurate reading of the weather in real-time as well as forecasts and histories.

A variety of real-time weather conditions can be displayed through this station such as 5 weather icons depicting sunny, partly cloudy, cloudy, rainy and stormy. The Weather Center will also list the current indoor/outdoor temperatures and humidity, relative air pressure, wind speed, wind chill, wind direction and even the phase of the moon. This all-in-one station will even track daily, weekly and monthly rainfall in inches or millimeters. Rainfall is tracked via the included La Crosse rain gauge which is wireless and powered by 2 AA batteries sold separately. Also included is the La Crosse wireless wind sensor for monitoring all things wind related and it is powered by 2 AA batteries which are sold separately.

Though this product is a Wireless Weather Center it is not limited to only displaying weather conditions. This device also works as a digital photo album displaying images users add via a flash drive, SD or MMC card. Once loaded onto the Weather Center a slideshow will cycle through the pictures with the option of a 3 sec, 5 sec, 15 sec, 1 min, 15 min or 1 hour slideshow time with multiple transition effects. Images can be displayed as full screen or partial screen so that weather readings and time are still visible. Another feature is the language display which has 3 options including English, German and French. Lastly this all-in-one station has a full digital calendar with weekday, date, month and year display. All of the functions of the Wireless Pro Weather Center can be controlled hands-free with the included IR remote control. Read more

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