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February 1st, 2019

February 1st, 2019

Energy Efficiency Standards was founded on the belief that everyone deserves access to smart home services at an affordable price. We strive to be an industry leader by innovating and manufacturing products locally by conducting independent performance testing,...

Should you buy a Nest Temperature Sensor?

Should you buy a Nest Temperature Sensor?

The Nest Temperature Sensor is a small plastic puck that connects to your smart thermostat over Bluetooth and, measures and reports the surrounding temperature. There's a tiny hole on the back that you can use to mount the sensor to the wall, or you can simply place...

Microphone in the new Nest Guard

Microphone in the new Nest Guard

No one realized Google's new Nest Guard home security device has a built-in microphone. Earlier this month, the company announced Google Assistant would roll out to Nest Guard so users can ask it for information like the weather or traffic conditions. The post...

New Ecobee App for your Apple Watch

New Ecobee App for your Apple Watch

Ecobee has released a new app for Apple Watch that allows you to easily control your ecobee smart thermostat and other products from your wrist. You can now control the app from your Apple Watch, and new icons will begin to be added to your Home's profile, where you...