Connecting Amazon Echo Dot to Honeywell Thermostats

We just bought an Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker with the Alexa voice assistant, and we hear that we can link the Dot up to our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)   thermostat. That would be nice, to be able to issue voice commands to control the thermostat.  So, we’re going to run through how to … Continue reading Connecting Amazon Echo Dot to Honeywell Thermostats



Honeywell Thermostat Models Review

We’ve reviewed several Honeywell thermostat models on this site.  Specifically, we’ve covered some of the line voltage models for baseboard heat.  Furthermore, we’ve discussed models up through the late model Honeywell smart wireless remote thermostats.  Below, find a summary and picture of each one tested so far.  We’ll add more here as we review more. … 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 … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF



How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default

This post covers How to reset Honeywell thermostat RTH9580WF. This method does the following.  First of all, it clears out all custom settings.  Then, it resets the WiFi network. Last, it restores RTH9580WF back to factory default state.  So, follow the steps below, to hard reset this remote controlled thermostat. We suggest this routine when … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default



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 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF Review

The Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF/1005 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 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF Review



Honeywell RLV310A Digital Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Digital Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters used around my home. At a cost of approximately $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed reasonable. The RLV310A Honeywell line voltage thermostat is much quieter (no clicking sounds as it turns the heaters on and off), as it utilizes an all-electronic switching mechanism (a … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Digital Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review



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