Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF

The most “meaty” part of installing a new Honeywell smart thermostat, is correctly wiring it up.  One useful feature about Honeywell t-stats, is that they generally use the same wire labeling as their older models. Today’s WiFi  t-stats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al wires in the same way.  Their … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF





Change WiFi Network on Honeywell RTH9580WF T-Stat

You might need to connect your Honeywell RTH9580WF smart thermostat (t-stat) to a new WiFi network.  Perhaps you moved the t-stat, and  the WiFi it worked with before went out of range.  So in this post, we cover just how you do that, how to change WiFi network on Honeywell thermostat RTH9580WF. Then maybe, you have … Continue reading Change WiFi Network on Honeywell RTH9580WF T-Stat





Setting Temperature Differential Honeywell RTH9580WF

Temperature differential is the difference between the turn-on and turn-off temperatures on a thermostat, whether heating or cooling. It ranges between one and three degrees on common t-stats. Indeed, many of today’s t-stats let you set this value. They offer this to account for differing home types and locales, types of furnaces. In this piece, … Continue reading Setting Temperature Differential Honeywell RTH9580WF





Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats 2017

We bought a Google Home smart speaker with the Google virtual assistant, and were pleased to learn today, that Google Home now supports connecting our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)  thermostat. We checked under the smart home devices option in the Google Home App.  Honeywell is now listed there,  and it found our home thermostat we scanned for smart devices on our home network.  No … Continue reading Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats 2017





Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat Manual

Honeywell provides good manuals for their WiFi smart thermostats. The same is true of the 9000 series RTH9580WF t-stat.  These docs walk you through installation, setup, and everyday use. They write them in non tech, easy to follow language. These docs are quite helpful.  So in this piece, we give current links to all Honeywell … Continue reading Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat Manual





Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH9580WF smart thermostat represents a clear advance from the RTH8580WF model, reviewed earlier.  They upgraded the screen from the ubiquitous green with black lettering.  In this model, it’s now a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, LCD display. Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat Introduction The Full Color Touchscreen The color scheme displayed can be customized to … Continue reading Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart 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