When people think of smart thermostats, devices like the Nest Learning Thermostat and the ecobee SmartThermostat are often the first things that come to mind. They’re great and all, but there’s another option that you should definitely check out if you’re looking for something that’s as stylish as it is smart. The GLAS Smart Thermostat by Johnson Controls is a small box with a piece of glass sticking up out of it. That piece of glass is actually a transparent OLED display, making this one of the coolest smart gadgets we’ve seen. It also works with Alexa which is great, and it’s discounted right now on Amazon.
Here are the key details from the product page:
- Indoor air quality monitoring including humidity, total VOCs and equivalent CO2
- Outdoor air quality reporting including allergens, air quality index and UV index. Compatability GLAS can control the following types of split or packaged units- Conventional, single stage up to 2H/2C, Heat pump, up to 2H/2C/2 Aux Heat. GLAS is compatible with the following HVAC configurations- Gas Heat, Oil Heat,Electric Heat,Ground-, Air-, and Water-source heat pumps, Dual-fuel support for Heat Pump
- Built with Microsoft Cortana and works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant
- Beautiful user interface and a translucent OLED touchscreen
- Program your own schedule or allow GLAS to do it for you using the integrated occupancy sensor to create a comfortable space when you are at home
- Mobile connectivity with free GLAS by JCI smart thermostat mobile app available for smart phones and tablets on both iOS and Android
- Control multiple GLAS thermostats in different locations with one mobile app
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