Emerson’s $169 Sensi Contact Wi-Fi Thermostat is nicely value contemplating. It has a responsive touchscreen, an easy-to-use app and integrations with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri so you possibly can regulate the temperature with a fast voice command. Its foremost downfall is its design. Sure, the touchscreen works nicely, however the seems outdated subsequent to the identically-priced Ecobee3 Lite and Nest E. 

Think about the Sensi, the Ecobee3 Lite and the Nest E when you’re buying on this value vary. And, when you’re on the lookout for one thing barely extra inexpensive, give the $150 Lyric T5 a glance. 

Concerning the Sensi Contact

The Sensi Contact has a sensible design — a big responsive touchscreen and the power to regulate the temperature, create schedules and extra straight from the thermostat. 

The set up was easy. Ask a certified skilled for assist when you have questions on changing your current thermostat. Listed here are the final steps; it took me about 15 minutes from begin to end:

Flip off energy to your thermostat on the circuit breakerRemove the previous thermostatInstall the Sensi Contact baseplate with the included screwsAttach the wires to the wire terminals Snap on the faceplateTurn on energy on the circuit breaker

The Sensi Contact requires a C-wire for set up. Learn this to be taught extra in regards to the C-wire. 

Have a look contained in the Sensi app.

Screenshots by Proinertech

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