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  1. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    How does the doorbell coordinate with the thermostat? Does it recognize your in-laws and turn the temperature down uncomfortably low so they don’t stay too long? :D
  2. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    I looked hard at the Nest a few years ago, researching its features and benefits. My conclusion, was that for people (like me) with a fairly regular routine, the best value and easiest system was a low cost (~$50) programmable digital thermostat that allows daily programming, with separate Heat...
  3. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    If you had time & inclination, you should start a thread to discuss and review your system. It would be of interest to more than just me, I expect.
  4. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    Thanks. My wife works from home and is home most days, all day. We don't have a "nobody's home so reduce usage" period. And I've seen other reviews of similar import: Nest can self-generate strange behaviors if owners don't have a constant weekly schedule. The +/-3 degree band sounds...stupid...
  5. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    I can save a few hundred dollars on a Nest if I spend ten grand on a whole-house smart system. Gotcha. ...backs up slowly... :D
  6. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    Thanks for the additional info Ron :) I wish you could keep your demo unit through the rest of the year. I'd really like to hear your long-term experience. Likewise, Jason for your experience.
  7. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    Ron, Thanks for the added info. I appreciate it, since I've been considering a Nest (I'd need two) for a couple years now.But the consistent conclusion on review is it doesn't do a better job as a thermostat. And it's quirky enough that it may be harder to program and manage than a lesser...
  8. DaveF

    Hardware Review NEST Thermostat with Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Integration: A Review

    Ron, thanks for the review. It was interesting and I got some bits I hadn't seen elsewhere on installation and programming. But I've still got a basic question I'm left wanting after every Nest review: Does it do a better job as a thermostat?Is it easier to program than your previous thermostat...
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