Honeywell and Nest thermostats are very popular in the market of smart home devices right now. These devices will allow you to see the temperature levels in your home and, by connecting the thermostat to your heating and cooling system, you can also adjust the temperature levels. Such smart integrated system is very convenient. You will enjoy the most comfortable living environment in your home with the most comfortable and pleasant temperature for each specific day. So, should you pick the Honeywell or Nest thermostat? Find out the answer after reading the comparisons below.
The user interface device of the Honeywell thermostat is indeed rather wide and large if compared to the Nest thermostat. The Honeywell comes in a rectangular tablet-like device. However, the display screen is also wide and with high resolution. The display screen supports full color, giving you the best and most convenient visual information. For control, you can make adjustments directly on the device because the display screen also acts as the touch screen input. You can also make adjustments remotely through your smartphone, tablet, or personal computer. On the other hand, the Nest thermostat is smaller and has a circular form. However, the display screen has limited capabilities. Controlling the Nest thermostat can only be performed through the apps for smartphone, tablet, and personal computer.
Both the Honeywell and Nest thermostat are compatible with most 24V heating and cooling systems. So, chances are, both of them are also compatible with the systems in your home. Both can also integrate with the Amazon Alexa, allowing you to make temperature adjustments by saying voice commands. Very convenient, isn’t it? However, the Honeywell can also work with electric furnaces, air conditioners, and heat pumps, allowing for wider and better integration with your whole home.
Both thermostats are programmable. You can set specific settings in order to personalize your own home as well as to improve the energy efficiency. We have mentioned above that the Honeywell device has a touchscreen, and you can also customize the color of the display screen. There are advanced locking features and password options so that not all people can play with the settings on the device. On the other hand, the Nest thermostat offers an artificial intelligence system that can automatically learn your schedule and adjust different settings whenever you are home and away.
The Nest thermostat is indeed a very good device. The self-learning and automatic operation are very neat. However, the Honeywell thermostat should be the best value for your money. It has a better design and can work with a wider range of devices.