Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF

You may need to connect your Honeywell RTH8580WF Wifi Thermostat to a different wireless network than the one it was originally configured with during installation.  Perhaps you have changed the name of your home wifi network, or you want to connect the thermostat to a different access point in your home.  You can do so … Continue reading Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF



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

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 at operating … Continue reading Programmable Thermostat Pros and Cons