Honeywell Programmable Thermostat RTH7600D Manual

Honeywell provides excellent documentation for their programmable digital thermostats, and the RTH7600 series RTH7600D 7-day energy saving thermostat is no exception.  The supplied documentation walks you through installation, setup, and everyday usage instructions, written in non techy, easy to comprehend verbiage.  These booklets contain lots of picture illustrations of wiring scenarios, screen shots, program schedule creations, and expert advice.  Further, … Continue reading Honeywell Programmable Thermostat RTH7600D Manual



Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF Manual

Honeywell provides excellent documentation for their Wi-Fi thermostats, and the 8000 series RTH8580WF wireless Wi-Fi thermostat is no exception.  The supplied documentation walks you through installation, setup, and everyday usage instructions, written in non techy, easy to understand language.  These documents contain lots of picture illustrations of wiring scenarios, screen shots, and program schedule creations.  Further, these manuals are … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF Manual



Honeywell Smart WiFi Thermostat Manual RTH9580WF

Honeywell provides excellent documentation for their Wi-Fi smart thermostats, and the 9000 series RTH9580WF internet controlled thermostat is no exception.  The supplied documentation walks you through installation, setup, and everyday usage instructions, written in non tech, easy to understand language.  These documents contain lots of picture illustrations of wiring scenarios, screen shots, and program schedule creations.  … Continue reading Honeywell Smart WiFi Thermostat Manual RTH9580WF



Honeywell RTH9580WF Color Screen Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH9580WF/1005 color screen thermostat represents a clear advance from the RTH8580WF model, reviewed earlier.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the ubiquitous monotone green with black lettering, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be customized to match your specific room décor.  Plus, the screen features a new indoor and … Continue reading Honeywell RTH9580WF Color Screen Thermostat Review



SmartWay Solutions Talking Thermostat VIP3000 Review

The model VIP3000 Talking Digital Thermostat from SmartWay Solutions Incorporated, is a full-featured 5-2 programmable thermostat, that has been designed to offer high accessibility to blind and vision-impaired users, via the addition of its very clear and plenty loud, human-sounding male voice, along with its high-visibility LED-lighted display.  Not only does it speak the most … Continue reading SmartWay Solutions Talking Thermostat VIP3000 Review



Robertshaw 9415 Non Programmable Digital Thermostat Review

We’ve owned the  Robertshaw 9415 Non Programmable Digital Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system at the homestead since 2004 and replaced it in 2013, not due to failure of the unit or any dissatisfaction with it, but rather, because we wanted to upgrade to a programmable thermostat. At a cost of approximately $55 from various Internet sellers, this seemed a slightly high price … Continue reading Robertshaw 9415 Non Programmable Digital Thermostat Review



Programmable Thermostat Pros and Cons

heat thermostat  In today’s energy conscious society, that focuses on maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing energy costs, the programmable thermostat continues its reign as a significant (potentially large) energy saving device throughout society, in residential and industrial settings.  It will become even more so, as the phase-in of green energy sources progress, and people grow more comfortable and proficient … Continue reading Programmable Thermostat Pros and Cons