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Modem operable Thermostats...? #184961 02/26/09 10:08 PM
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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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Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184963 02/26/09 10:58 PM
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--modem operable thermostats,--

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

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Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: leland] #184965 02/26/09 11:14 PM
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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~

Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184968 02/26/09 11:20 PM
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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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Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184970 02/26/09 11:22 PM
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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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Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: HotLine1] #184978 02/26/09 11:49 PM
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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~

Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: gfretwell] #184979 02/26/09 11:54 PM
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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.....
[Linked Image from topnews.in]

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Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184982 02/27/09 12:17 AM
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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.....
[Linked Image from topnews.in]

~S~


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

Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: NORCAL] #184984 02/27/09 01:33 AM
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----those devices are made for being bypassed/removed. ---

As most cost saving devices are.

They promote fraud.

Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: leland] #184990 02/27/09 08:33 AM
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they're frauds...? ~S~

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