It seems that a lot of talk the past few weeks has been centered on the Google/Nest partnership, and that’s okay with the other thermostats manufacturers, especially Emerson Climate Technologies. The news, in a sense, is putting a bigger microscope on the t-stat industry, and with serious entries from Emerson, it gives them an edge Read More

Thermostats are used to control central heating equipment in 85% of households, and less than half of those thermostats are programmable. For households with central cooling equipment, 60% have a central thermostat and about half of those are programmable. Because they automatically respond to temperature changes, thermostats play a key role in weather-related changes in Read More

Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest, the creator of the wildly popular smart thermostat and now smoke detector, might just be the biggest news we’ve heard yet in this young New Year. Google, as we are all aware, is on its way to being the world’s largest holder of internet-based technology. Having started as the Read More

As part of its Total Comfort Control solution for enhanced indoor air quality (IAQ), Bosch Thermotechnology has introduced customizable thermostats that communicate directly with geothermal heat pumps and other HVAC systems in home applications. Bosch’s new thermostats have been designed for application versatility: they not only can work with Bosch’s residential Greensource Series geothermal heat Read More

Starting December 2, Emerson Climate Technologies will accept photos of decorated thermostats on their Facebook page. Participants can then encourage their online friends to vote for their photo. The top three vote getters will win prizes. Emerson launched the contest after seeing the popularity of thermostat art on social sites like Pinterest, where its White-Rodgers Read More