SmartWay Solutions VIP3000 Thermostat 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 VIP3000 Thermostat Review

Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat is a state-of-the-art digital climate control regulator. It features extensive program attributes.  Plus, you can set it for different programs on each the seven week days. This t-stat also has battery backup, and does not forget user programs should the batteries die. Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Introduction The RTH8580WF has … Continue reading Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review

Honeywell T87N1026 Large Number Thermostat Review

The Honeywell T87N1026 large number thermostat offers a quick and easy-to-install climate control solution. It’s also simple to learn and operate. Similar style as vintage Honeywell mercury thermostats in so many homes during the 60s and 70s.  This unit, with its better visibility and “feel-ability” is well-received by the disabled.  Those who cannot  see a … Continue reading Honeywell T87N1026 Large Number Thermostat Review

Robertshaw 9415 Thermostat Review

We’ve owned the  Robertshaw 9415 Non Programmable Digital Thermostat  since 2004.  We replaced it in 2013, not due to failure of the unit or any dissatisfaction with it. But rather, because we upgraded to a programmable thermostat. At a cost of approximately $55 from various Internet sellers, this seemed a slightly high price for a … Continue reading Robertshaw 9415 Thermostat Review

Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review

The Honeywell 9000 series WiFi Smart color touchscreen thermostat is an obvious advance from the 8000 series model.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the so-common single color green with black text, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, customizable LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be chosen to match your specific room decor.  In this … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review

Honeywell Thermostat Models Review

We’ve reviewed several Honeywell thermostat models on this site.  We’ve covered some of the baseboard heat models.  Further, we have t-stats up through the late model Honeywell smart WiFi remote t-stats.  Below, find a summary and picture of each one tested so far.  We’ll indeed add more as we review more. Line Voltage Honeywell Thermostat … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Models Review

Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH7600d touchscreen thermostat works with central heating and cooling system, and costs about $80 at larger house and home stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Amazon. Priced on the high side of fair, this computerized touchscreen furnace / air conditioner controller still clicks as it turns the climate control system on and off (like the Robertshaw … Continue reading Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen Thermostat Review

7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Intro True 7-Day Thermostats 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 … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

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

Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters.  We detail our experiences with this line voltage yet digital thermostat here in this review. 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. E.g. No clicking … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review