With the current situation with the prices of electricity and gas, taking into account that this winter looks difficult for everyone, it is more important than ever to control our energy use, optimizing not only what we consume, but also at what time we do it
Smart thermostats are one of those products that you buy once and then can’t believe you didn’t install before.
You can control the temperature of your home remotely and from the comfort of your mobile, so that you can turn on the heating or in summer even control the air conditioning if it is compatible.
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A smart thermostat not only lets you know the temperature in your home, it also lets you make better decisions when turning your heating on or off. In this way you can turn it on soft before you arrive so that the house is warm, and not turn it on fully, consuming more energy.
There are many models of smart thermostats on the market, but we have selected the best that you can buy this year in our opinion. Selected taking into account the value for money and its compatibility with platforms such as Alexa, Google Home or Apple HomeKit.
They all offer similar features, such as the ability to schedule on and off times or when you reach a minimum or maximum temperature.
Google Nest Learning Thermostat Netatmo tado° Honeywell Home T6 Garza Smart Meross
Best Value for Money: Google Nest Learning Thermostat
Google Nest Learning Thermostat
Google’s smart thermostat learns from your habits and routines to automatically schedule itself to help you reduce energy use at home. Compatible with Google Assistant, Alexa and …
The star product of Google Nestits first product and one of the most successful in its history, the smart thermostat that learns as you use it.
This thermostat is undoubtedly one of the best designed, with a crown that you turn to choose the temperature you want and also with an interface so easy to use that anyone can use it. Obviously it is compatible with the Google assistant and since last year also with Siri.
Easy to install: Netatmo
Independent smart thermostat that does not need to be placed on the wall, with a wireless adapter and internet connection with its own App.
Netatmo is one of the leading European brands in terms of smart thermostats and perhaps one of the oldest. Its flagship product is this smart thermostat that you can place both on the wall and on another surface.
Its system is quite simple and it has a very well designed application. In addition to controlling the temperature of your home from your mobile, it has accessories such as smart valves for radiators and thus choose the perfect temperature in each room.
With a great ecosystem: tado°
Tado Smart Thermostat
Smart thermostat with a minimalist design for installation on the wall or anywhere else in your home. With WiFi connection and app to control the heating.
The smart thermostat tado° It is one of the most interesting if you want to control not only the temperature of your house by controlling the boiler, but also that they have many accessories such as independent valves for each radiator.
The tado starter kit features an appliance that connects directly to your boiler and the control that you can install wherever you want. It is compatible with 2.4 GHz WiFi networks and from its application you can control the temperature of each room.
It is compatible with Alexa, Google Home and Apple HomeKit. Its price may seem high, but the quality and the possibility of increasing the number of accessories make it one of the most interesting.
With good screen: Honeywell Home T6R
Honeywell Home T6R
Smart thermostat with connection bridge to the boiler, connection to smart devices and compatibility with HomeKit, Alexa, Google Home and IFTTT.
A perfect option to install directly on the wall is this smart thermostat Honeywell Home T6R. A perfect option for any home and with a monochrome screen that consumes practically no energy and has good visibility.
It is compatible with the three assistants: Google, Alexa and Siri through HomeKit. It comes with the screen and the emitter that you connect near the boiler.
It can be controlled directly from your screen or from your application. It connects to 2.4 GHz WiFi networks and can control any European boiler.
The cheapest: Garza Smart
Garza smart thermostat for boiler and heating
Smart thermostat with wireless adapter to the boiler, highly visible screen and WiFi connection to control it from your application with Alexa.
One of the cheapest options and also the easiest to install is this Garza Smart intelligent thermostat.
It is a 2 piece system. An emitter that is connected near the boiler and a control screen that you install (usually) in the living room or in the area where you are going to spend the most time during the day to know the temperature.
It is compatible with 2.4 GHz WiFi networks and its application is fully compatible with Alexa or Google Home. This way you can control your temperature with voice messages to your favorite assistant.
Native compatible with HomeKit: Meross thermostat
Meross Smart Thermostat
Smart thermostat for boilers natively compatible with Apple HomeKit, with WiFi and control via App or with Siri, Alexa or Google.
This smart thermostat from the brand Merosswell known in stores like Amazon for having many connected products such as light bulbs or smart plugs, is one of the cheapest, but it is also special because it is one of the few that comes with native integration with Apple’s HomeKit.
Just install it and scan the QR code with the iOS Home app to integrate it into your home. You can also use its official app, both for iPhone and Android users.
This model is compatible with gas and water boilers, not underfloor heating.