The Intwine Energy IECT-210 Intwine Communicating Thermostat, Basic is a full-featured internet-connected programmable thermostat that offers affordable comfort at the click of a mouse. When programmed properly the IECT-210 is capable of saving homeowners 15-20% on heating and cooling costs or close to $200 annually (Energy Star). Realizing these savings has never been simpler with the ability to remotely monitor and control the IECT-210 with Intwine’s consumer web-portal and iPhone app! With the IECT-210 and Intwine’s connectivity solution, there is finally a completely flexible platform capable of simultaneously fulfilling the needs of both energy providers and consumers.
Remote Access and Control
The Intwine Energy IECT-210 Communicating Thermostat comes with a free basic monitoring services package – allowing you to check on your current energy status anytime from your computer or from a mobile device via a web portal. Additionally, the Intwine Energy IECT-210 Communicating Thermostat comes with a premium control service for free for 30 days upon registering through the web portal. After the first 30 days, an annual fee of $15 is required for the premium control service (but not the basic monitoring services); The premium control service is sold separately through Intwine Energy.
IECT-210 vs IECT-220
Intwine Energy also offers a variation of this thermostat, it is the Intwine Energy IECT-220 Wi-Fi Communicating Thermostat, sold separately. The IECT-220 has a larger touch-screen, and it displays on-screen text messages which allows it to act as an in-home display for other Intwine devices, while the IECT-210 does not have this capability. Also, the IECT-220 can send alerts when new HVAC products like air filters, etc. need to be purchased, while the IECT-210 cannot do this. The IECT-220 measures humidity while the IECT-210 does not. The IECT-220 supports up to 3 stages of heat and 2 stages of cool, while the IECT-210 only supports 2 stages of each.