- Everything you need in one box
- "Smart Response" technology
- Moderate price tag
- Primitive, ugly black-on-green touchscreen
- No email reminders about preventative maintenance
- No usage or energy-consumption reporting
At A Glance
If you're on a tight budget, Honeywell's programmable thermostat will pay for itself faster than either the Venstar T5800 or the much-talked-about Nest. But it lacks many of the features (some advanced, some relatively basic) that its competitors deliver.
Wi-Fi enabled thermostat allows for remote access via smartphone, tablet or computer. Free app for Apple and Android devices. Large, easy-to-read display. Works with virtually any system type. 7-day programming allows separate programming for each day with 4 program periods per day. Energy savings: Program to save up to 33 percent on annual heating and cooling costs (if used as directed. Savings may vary depending on geographic region and usage. Smart Response Technology continually learns to pre-heat/cool your home so you are comfortable at your pre-programmed times.