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Modem operable Thermostats...? #184961
02/26/09 09:08 PM
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sparky  Offline OP
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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 09:58 PM
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leland  Offline
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--modem operable thermostats,--

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

Last edited by leland; 02/26/09 10:02 PM.
Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: leland] #184965
02/26/09 10:14 PM
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sparky  Offline OP
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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 10:20 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?


Greg Fretwell
Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184970
02/26/09 10:22 PM
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Sparky:
Have you looked for a domestic brand? Honeywell,etc.
Converting the 'pounds' to $$ and the Fedex has to be $$$



John
Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: HotLine1] #184978
02/26/09 10:49 PM
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sparky  Offline OP
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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 10:54 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]

~S~

Re: Modem operable Thermostats...? [Re: sparky] #184982
02/26/09 11:17 PM
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NORCAL  Offline
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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]

~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 12:33 AM
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leland  Offline
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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 07:33 AM
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sparky  Offline OP
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they're frauds...? ~S~

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