If you’re tired of pressing buttons and twisting dials but you still want a smart thermostat that can help you save money and can be controlled by Alexa, the Honeywell Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. This thermostat costs a fraction of what you’d pay for a Nest and yet is has one nice feature the Nest does not: a touchscreen. That’s right, no more twisting that dial or pushing buttons. The T5 also has all the smart features you want, including geofencing, and it’s on sale right now on Amazon for less than $100.
Here’s what you need to know from the product page:
- Product requires C-Wire, unit will not work without it.
- Control your Smart Home with Amazon Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately) and Apple HomeKit with voice control using Siri, the Apple voice assistant
- 7-Day Flexible Scheduling or Location Based Temperature control (GeoFencing). Uses geofencing technology to keep track of your smart phone’s location;Auto changeover: The Lyric T5 can be set to determine if the home’s system should be in heating or cooling mode to provide maximum comfort
- Adaptive recovery learns how long it takes to achieve the right temperature at the right time and automatically runs your system to get to your desired temperature when you want it, with auto change from heat to cool
- Smart Alerts – push notifications for filter changes and extreme temperature warnings keeps you informed
- Energy Star Certified
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