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#184961 - 02/26/09 06:08 PM Modem operable Thermostats...?
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hi all,
i've been asked to install modem operable thermostats, a fist for me, so i though i'd ask and gain from the group what their choices/concerns/experience might be here...

one product i've looked at (but have not used) is>>>>

Heatmiser

~S~

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#184963 - 02/26/09 06:58 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky]
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--modem operable thermostats,--

They are...? The term I'm not familiar with.
My apologies. I missed the link.


Edited by leland (02/26/09 07:02 PM)

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#184965 - 02/26/09 07:14 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: leland]
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well it allows someone to control the heat in their home from an alternate location

in my case, i do a lot of high end for the ski-bunny crowd, lotta them love gadget bling bling for that one-upmanship weekender they're always pursing

and hey, it could save energy too yanno, help me out here, i'm trying to save the planet!

~S~

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#184968 - 02/26/09 07:20 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky]
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Don't they use these in California for that system where Arnold can turn your heat down if he wants?
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#184970 - 02/26/09 07:22 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky]
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Sparky:
Have you looked for a domestic brand? Honeywell,etc.
Converting the 'pounds' to $$ and the Fedex has to be $$$
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#184978 - 02/26/09 07:49 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: HotLine1]
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Originally Posted By: HotLine1
Sparky:
Have you looked for a domestic brand? Honeywell,etc.
Converting the 'pounds' to $$ and the Fedex has to be $$$



yeah, i've even been down the FWW (local plumbing supply) , lotta blank stares....~S~

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#184979 - 02/26/09 07:54 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: gfretwell]
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Originally Posted By: gfretwell
Don't they use these in California for that system where Arnold can turn your heat down if he wants?


well if aaaahhhnold....says so.....


~S~

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#184982 - 02/26/09 08:17 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky]
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Originally Posted By: sparky
Originally Posted By: gfretwell
Don't they use these in California for that system where Arnold can turn your heat down if he wants?


well if aaaahhhnold....says so.....


~S~


Not here YET but have heard funding was included in the porkulus bill, those devices are made for being bypassed/removed. grin

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#184984 - 02/26/09 09:33 PM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: NORCAL]
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----those devices are made for being bypassed/removed. ---

As most cost saving devices are.

They promote fraud.

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#184990 - 02/27/09 04:33 AM Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: leland]
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they're frauds...? ~S~

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