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Best smart thermostats

Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

Bosch BCC100

Bosch Connected Control BCC100 Wi-Fi thermostat review: Pretty to look at, easy to program

It’s not as slick as some of its competitors, but it can control the humidifiers and dehumidifiers others don’t.

ecobee03

Ecobee4 smart thermostat review: Retains the great functions of the Ecobee3, and adds Alexa

Our favorite smart thermostat gets a little smarter thanks to Alexa, but it's otherwise identical to the previous generation.

Ecobee3 Lite

Ecobee3 Lite smart thermostat review: The lower price comes at the expense of a signature feature

You can add the missing sensors back, but not cost effectively.

Tado smart ac control front

Tado Smart AC Control review: An even better way to make your dumb air conditioner smarter

Connecting your A/C to your smartphone and smart home will save you smart money.

nest thermostat e 2

Nest Thermostat E review: Plastic replaces stainless steel and glass to achieve a lower price tag

Nest's latest thermostat is a whole lot cheaper, but it's not boring.

sensibo sky

Sensibo Sky A/C controller review: Control your room air conditioner from anywhere

While the app is still under construction and the price is a bit off-putting, this device should help reduce your electric bill.

emerson sensi touch

Emerson Sensi Touch review: A big step up from the first-generation, but it’s not as deluxe as the competition

This is a smart and stylish thermostat, but it’s not in the same league as Nest or Ecobee.

eve degree 02 fahrenheit

Elgato Eve Degree review: This pricey sensor’s limited appeal is further narrowed by its HomeKit exclusivity

If you need to know the exact temperature and humidity inside your home, this stylish comfort gauge can work in concert with your HomeKit-based smart home.

honeywell lyric t5 wi fi thermostat

Honeywell Lyric T5 smart thermostat review: Not as advanced as some, but less expensive than many

The Lyric T5 lacks motion sensors and fancy algorithms, and it doesn’t work with some HVAC components, but you might decide its price tag makes up for it.

Sensi smart thermostat

Emerson Sensi thermostat review: A traditional thermostat with some smart features

The Sensi is like your old thermostat with the addition of some excellent Wi-Fi features.

Wiser Air smart thermostat

Wiser Air smart thermostat review: A big step in the right direction

Schneider Electric thinks a little differently when it comes to home climate control. And that's okay.

Nest Learning Thermostat third generation

Nest Learning Thermostat, 3rd generation review: The choice for style-conscious homeowners

The product that made thermostats cool is not without its flaws.

LUX/GEO

LUX/GEO smart thermostat review: Not technically smart, but still high-tech

Perfect for control freaks, the LUX/GEO mixes old and new technology.

Honeywell Lyric Round

Honeywell Lyric Round smart thermostat review: Location-based climate control

This thermostat uses your smartphone to know when you’re home and away.