The Nest Learning Thermostat: Sure It’s HOT, but Is there a Future there?

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The Nest Learning Thermostat: Sure It’s HOT, but Is there a Future there?

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The Nest Learning Thermostat captures Greenspiration Home’s attention and interest in self-programming thermostat.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 9:00pm

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By Trish Holder

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the fairest thermostat of them all?”

This question came to me a few days ago as I was searching for reviews on the new Nest™ Learning Thermostat™ – a product I encountered at the AHR Expo in Chicago a few weeks ago. Looks is what kept coming up as a positive for this new thermostat, an innovation developed by Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers, of Apple iPod and iPhone fame.

It is a pretty nifty look, I’ll admit. But it wasn’t the looks that impressed me so much when I sat down the with a company representative at AHR; it was the concept. You see, the Nest is marketed as aself-programming thermostat and to me (someone who has to ask the kids which buttons to push to record a TV show) that was exciting.  Mind you, Ihave programmable thermostats and in terms of ease-of-use have found them to be about as intuitive as a Rubik’s cube. I hate them.  Read more....

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Trish Holder
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Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Apple | Energy | Environment | Greenspiration | Matt Rogers | Responsible Production & Consumption | Tony Fadell | iPod | iphone | nest thermostat

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