Meet the Nest Thermostat, the helpful thermostat with a cozy price. It can turn itself down to save energy when you leave the house. You can control it from anywhere with the Google Home app - whether you're on an errand or in bed. And it's easy to install yourself.
Easy to install and use.
Designed so you can install yourself. Installation usually takes 30 minutes or less. You can quickly create a schedule that’s right for you. To change the temperature, swipe the touch bar on the side or use the Google Home app from anywhere.
Control from anywhere.
You can change the temperature, adjust your schedule, and more from the free Google home app.* Or ask Google to change the temperature - just say, "Hey Google, turn up the heat."**
Compatible with the Google Home app.
Easily adjust temperature and comfort settings from anywhere using your Google Home app.*
Heating and cooling system care.
Your thermostat can monitor your heating and cooling system and alert you if something doesn't seem right.*** It can also send helpful reminders like when it's time to replace your filter.
ENERGY STAR® certified thermostat.
The Nest Thermostat energy-saving features earned an ENERGY STAR® from the EPA.**** Also, the Nest Thermostat can use a built-in sensor and your phone's location to check if you've left the house. Then it can set itself to an Eco temperature to save energy.
Designed with the environment in mind.
The Nest Thermostat is designed with recycled materials to reduce waste. Its plastic parts contain 49% recycled post-consumer plastic.
Finds ways to help you save.
Savings finder looks for more ways to save, and suggests tweaks to your schedule.
Monitors your systems.*****
Help catch many heating and cooling system issues early with peace of mind reminders and helpful alerts sent straight to your smartphone.
*Remote control and mobile notifications require working internet and Wi-Fi.
**Compatible devices required.
***We provide alerts to notify you of potential issues with your HVAC system. Goal is to provide helpful information, but make no endorsement, representation, or warranty of any kind about the health of your HVAC system. Alerts aren't intended to replace a diagnosis by a qualified HVAC professional.
****ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered trademarks owned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
*****Alerts can notify you of a potential issue with eligible HVAC Systems.
They're meant to provide helpful information, not an endorsement, representation, or warranty of any kind about the health of your HVAC system.
Alerts aren’t intended to replace a diagnosis by a qualified HVAC professional.
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I have a plain vanilla Honeywell thermostat and got E260 error upon first installation try. My mistake was to connect RC wire to C at Nest base plate. RC wire from Honeywell thermostat should be connected to R at Nest. Nest installation went well after the correction and luckily no fuse is blown at the furnace.
Pretty cool device! I’m glad I got this model and not the most expensive one. This does the job. I can change my temperature from my phone even in the middle of the night without getting out of bed or from the car on the way home from work! It’s easy set up and easy use! I love the graphs it shows of how much energy I used and how much I saved. Very reliable!
The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about usability, price and design. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 92/100 = Excellent quality.
PCMagRating, 4 out of 54.0Angela Moscaritolo on November 12, 2020
Nest Thermostat ReviewSwapping out your old thermostat for a smart one is one of the easiest ways to upgrade your home and make your life easier, but research indicates that less than 15 percent of houses have one. With its latest model, Nest is addressing the main
A:AnswerThe Nest Thermostat (2020) comes with a 6 cm color LCD with 240x320 resolution, and mirrored glass finish. It provides more wiring terminals (10) that work with most 24V heating and cooling systems, including furnaces, air conditioners, boilers, and heat pumps with either forced air or radiant delivery. On the other hand, the Nest Thermostat E comes with polycarbonate, ceramic-feel finished ring with a frosted display that works with fewer (86%) 24V heating and cooling systems.
While both Nest thermostat models work with most two-stage heating and two-stage cooling systems, we recommend checking the Compatibility Checker on our Google Nest support site to verify if your system is compatible. You can also take a look at the following support article for the complete technical specifications of the Nest thermostats: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/9230098
A:AnswerYou can still use the Nest Thermostat to control your system even without Wi-Fi. However, you won't be able to utilize its other features such as remotely controlling the thermostat using the Home app. You can check this link to learn more about Nest Thermostat: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/10125150
A:AnswerNo. You can only use the Google Home app for the new Nest Thermostat (2020). It's the first thermostat setup that is completed entirely on the Google Home app. Here's some helpful links you might want to check out:
- Nest thermostat technical specifications: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/9230098
- Control your devices using Google Home App: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/9249866
A:AnswerNest Thermostat works with most 2-wire, 24V heating and cooling systems, including furnaces, air conditioners, boilers, and heat pumps with either forced air or radiant delivery. We suggest using our online compatibility checker first to ensure that your system is compatible with Nest Thermostat. Here’s the link: https://store.google.com/us/widget/compatibility/thermostat
Typically, smart thermostats don’t require a common (C) wire, but every system is different. Without a common wire, your Nest thermostat will charge itself through power sharing using your existing heating and cooling wires. However, when your heating and cooling wires are not able to deliver the needed power for your Nest thermostat, you may need to connect a common or C wire since it helps deliver enough consistent power to your thermostat.
When there’s a C wire, it becomes the thermostat’s go-to for power backup when power sharing doesn’t work. This can also conserve battery life since the batteries will likely only be in use when there’s a power loss to the thermostat.
Also, Nest Thermostat (2020) has a backup battery. For systems that are not using a C wire, the average battery life is three to six months. However, depending on the Wi-Fi activity on the thermostat, it may be possible to extend or reduce the battery life.
For further assistance, you can contact our support team here anytime: https://support.google.com/googlenest/gethelp