Are you tired of constantly adjusting your thermostat to maintain the perfect temperature in your home? Look no further than Nest, a smart thermostat that learns your schedule and adjusts the temperature accordingly. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of a Nest thermostat and how to properly install one.
Benefits of Nest Thermostat
- Energy Efficiency: Nest is designed to save energy and lower your utility bills by learning your preferences and automatically adjusting the temperature when you’re not home.
- Convenience: You can control Nest from anywhere with your phone, tablet or laptop. Plus, the Nest app allows you to set schedules, adjust the temperature, and receive alerts if your home is too hot or cold.
- Compatibility: Nest works with most heating and cooling systems, including gas, electric, forced air, heat pump, radiant, oil, and hot water. It’s also compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, allowing for voice control.
- Style: Nest has a sleek and modern design that looks great in any home.
How to Install Nest Thermostat
- Turn off power to your heating and cooling system. This can typically be done by turning off the circuit breaker or removing the fuse.
- Remove your old thermostat from the wall and label the wires according to their corresponding letters. (e.g. R, G, Y, W, etc.)
- Install the Nest base plate onto the wall using the screws provided.
- Connect the wires to the Nest base plate according to the labeled letters. Use the Nest app or website to help you determine which wire goes where.
- Attach the Nest display onto the base plate and turn the power back on.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to connect Nest to your Wi-Fi network and set up your preferences.
If you’re not comfortable installing Nest yourself, AVN would be happy to professionally install it for you. We have installed 100’s. Getting in touch with us before you purchase is best as we can make sure your WiFi will be able to handle it based on its location. Plus, we can provide additional advice on how to get the most out of your new smart thermostat.
In conclusion, a Nest thermostat is a smart investment for any homeowner looking to save money and increase convenience. By following the simple steps outlined above, you can easily install Nest in your home and begin enjoying its benefits today.