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Smart thermostat spotlight! Find the right fit for your home

There’s a lot to love about smart thermostats. They save energy, keep your home comfortable, and you can control them from anywhere with a user-friendly app. So how do you know which to choose? Let’s compare the features of some popular options from Google Nest and ecobee. Google Nest Learning Thermostat One of the best things about the Learning Thermostat is it programs itself. Just install it, use it for a week and it will create a schedule by learning your temperature preferences and habits. This thermostat does a great job of helping you manage and control your energy costs. There’s a leaf icon that lets you know when you’re at a temperature that’s saving energy, and it can also operate using batteries––a bonus if you’re in an area prone to power outages. If...

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