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Design News Radio: Smart Machines Make the Grade for Control Applications

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Nancy Golden
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Learning Thermostat
Nancy Golden   6/27/2013 9:13:15 PM
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I'm going to check out the radio show when I have a bit more time, but I was watching television last night and a commercial came on for the Reliant Nest Learning Thermostat - seems to me it has some "smart" capability...of course I always liked Matthew McConaughy's voice...


http://www.reliant.com/en_US/Page/Shop/Public/misc_Nest_LandingPage_May2012.jsp?customer=New&txtPromocode=WR0505&SID=ACL_2012NestPlan&stop_mobi=yes

 

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Re: Learning Thermostat
Rob Spiegel   6/28/2013 5:46:12 PM
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Yes, that's a cool thermostat. We did a story on it a couple years ago if I remember right. I remember it was a smart thermostat developed by a former Apple executive. the thing learns your preferences and begins to operate accordingly.

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Nancy Golden   6/28/2013 6:14:30 PM
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It also knows if you are away and it also does some minor adjusting to temps to promote economical usage...pretty neat but a bit pricey at $249.99 although Reliant is offering it for free if you sign up with them.

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