In 2017, “smart homes” are the thing all home owners are building to, and manufacturers in all sorts of industries are developing new products to suit the evolving needs of the consumer. With the recent boom in home automation, it’s never been easier to have a home that anticipates and responds to your needs for the ultimate in comfort and convenience.
But the utility of a smart home can extend far beyond comfort, and actually save homeowners money in the long run. For a small initial investment, a smart thermostat can go a long way towards some serious savings on your monthly energy bill. There are several features that can accomplish this goal, and one of the most exciting is the idea of “geofencing”.
This article focuses on a comparison of the Honeywell Lyric T5 and the Nest Learning Thermostat — two devices that feature the technology to adjust temperature control on the fly. With the ability for schedule planning or reactive adaptation, both thermostats offer a truly “hands-off” experience that offers optimal comfort and great savings.
Below, we’ll go over some of the key differences and try to give you a sense of which product is right for you and your lifestyle. Let’s get started!