Prime Day is here and has brought tons of smart home accessories. However, there are a few deals in particular that really deserve your attention – and hard-earned dollars. The ecobee SmartThermostat and ecobee 3 Lite are one of the best additions you can make today in your smart home, as there is no greater convenience than the ability to adjust the temperature on the couch or bed.
Despite testing and changing hundreds of smart home accessories over the years, there has always been a constant in my home: an ecobee thermostat. In reviewing the latest model earlier this year, I noticed that it is “the one I recommend the most due to its reliability, responsiveness, smart sensors and ease of use.
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Ecobee SmartThermostat is the control center for the heating and air of my house, because I use it in HomeKit automations to set the perfect temperature at night and to save energy throughout the day. I like to adjust things on demand via Siri on the HomePod or the Home app on iOS, and for advanced controls, such as just turning on the home fan, I can do it with just a few taps in the ecobee app.
Smart ecobee wireless sensors, which work with both the current ecobee SmartThermostat and the ecobee 3 Lite, are one of my favorite ways to keep track of temperature in the various rooms around my house. I like how I can look in each room to see the current weather and make adjustments remotely if things get a little too hot in a room above the house. In addition, the motion capabilities of the sensors act as a great way to send notifications if someone gets up and moves at night.
Of course, I also like being able to use the Alexa capabilities built into the SmartThermostat. While I prefer HomeKit for my smart home orders, as we all know, there are a lot of accessories that don’t work with Apple’s smart home platform. Alexa from ecobee SmartThermostat acts as a gateway for voice commands to non-HomeKit accessories, such as robot vacuum cleaners or air purifiers.
If you are in the market for your first smart home accessory or want to add a little more comfort, then you can’t go wrong with the range of ecobee thermostats. At the $ 199 Prime Day price for the Ecobee SmartThermostat, you’ll get a feature-packed connected option. At $ 149 for the ecobee 3 Lite, you’ll get a thermostat that acts as the basis for even more accessories in the future. Whichever one you choose, however, the climate of your home will never be more comfortable.
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