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Living with the Nest #3 – six months in

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I’ve been using the Nest thermostat ($249) for a little over six months now. How has it been working out? Read on to find out. The last time I wrote about the Nest was back in August 2012 – I haven’t written about it since then, because, well, I haven’t thought that much about it. [...]

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Living with the Nest #2 – the daily energy summary and why other appliances should act like the Nest

You can view a daily summary of total heating and cooling for each Nest thermostat you have installed. The green leaf also indicates when you're saving energy.

Several months ago, I got a Nest thermostat. Last month, I overcame my laziness and decided to swap out our “normal” programmable thermostat with the Nest. Follow along as I document what it’s like having a thermostat that connects to the internet, learns your behavior, and notifies you when you are saving energy. Read other [...]

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Living with the Nest thermostat #1 – installation and the first couple of weeks

A thermostat for the rest of us

Several months ago, I got a Nest thermostat. Last month, I overcame my laziness and decided to swap out our “normal” programmable thermostat with the Nest. Follow along as I document what it’s like having a thermostat that connects to the internet, learns your behavior, and notifies you when you are saving energy. Read other [...]

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