Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system costs $60 at Lowe’s. Priced reasonably, this computerized touchscreen HVAC controller still clicks as it turns the HVAC system on and off.  It clicks just like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat (reviewed  here ) that we replaced. But this sound is neither loud … Continue reading Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review





SmartWay Solutions Thermostat VIP3000 Review

The model VIP3000 talking digital thermostat from SmartWay Solutions is a full-featured 5-2 programmable thermostat. They built in high accessibility for blind users, with its clear and loud human-sounding male voice.  The VIP 300 also has a high-visibility LED-lighted display for low vision users. Not only does it speak the most often used functions. But … Continue reading SmartWay Solutions Thermostat VIP3000 Review





Programmable Thermostat Pros and Cons

In today’s energy conscious society, that focuses on maximizing energy efficiency and cutting energy costs, the programmable thermostat continues its reign as a significant (potentially large) energy saving device in home as well as office settings.  In this piece we give the list of programmable thermostat pros and cons that we’ve discovered using several of them … Continue reading Programmable Thermostat Pros and Cons





7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. We prefer the TRUE 7 day thermostats.  Why?  Because with these, you can program each day of the week separately from the other days.  Such better models include the Honeywell  9000 wireless model, the RTH7600D wired version, and the RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat. But then others, disallow … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews