Honeywell Thermostat Models Review

We’ve reviewed several Honeywell Thermostats on this site, from the line voltage programmable models for baseboard heat, up through the latest in their smart wireless remote thermostat offerings.  Below, find a summary and picture of each one tested so far.  We’ll add more here as we test more.   Honeywell Line Voltage Thermostats RLV310A Baseboard … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Models 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



Setting Temperature Differential, Honeywell Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF

Temperature differential, is the difference between the turn-on and turn-off temperatures on a thermostat, whether heating or cooling, and generally ranges between one and three degrees. Many modern digital and mechanical thermostats provide for adjusting this value, to account for differing home construction types and locations, types of furnaces, and personal comfort preferences. However, the … Continue reading Setting Temperature Differential, Honeywell Smart Thermostat 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



Setting Temperature Differential on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF

Temperature differential, is the difference between the turn-on and turn-off temperatures on a thermostat, whether heating or cooling, and generally ranges between one and three degrees.  Many modern digital and mechanical thermostats provide for adjusting this value, to account for differing home construction types and locations, types of furnaces, and personal comfort preferences. However, the … Continue reading Setting Temperature Differential on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF



Honeywell WiFi Wireless Programmable Thermostat RTH8580WF Review

The RTH8580WF Wireless Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat from Honeywell is a state-of-the-art digital climate control regulator, that features extensive program attributes, can be set for different programs on each and all of the seven days of the week (7-day thermostat), has battery backup, and it will not forget user programs; even if the batteries die. The … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi Wireless Programmable Thermostat RTH8580WF 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