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



Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF

The most “meaty” part of instaling a new thermostat, is correctly wiring it up.  One useful feature about Honeywell smart thermostats, is that they generally support the same wire labeling conventions and hookup techniques as their older, less intelligent counterparts.  Today’s smart thermostats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al wires in the same … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF



How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH8580WF to Factory Default

Clearing out all customization settings, resetting the WiFi network, and restoring the Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat to factory default condition is accomplished with the procedures below.  This procedure is recommended when troubleshooting digital programmable thermostats, to rule out the possibility that corrupted settings are causing a thermostat not working situation.  Keep in mind however, that … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH8580WF to Factory Default