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Compare the leading thermostats

Thinking of getting a thermostat for your heating system?

In the ever-evolving landscape of smart home technology, choosing the right thermostat can significantly impact your comfort, energy efficiency, and overall convenience. With several options available, it's essential to understand the features, capabilities, and differences among the leading contenders.

In this blog post, we'll delve into a detailed comparison of three prominent smart thermostats: Hive, EPH CP4, and Nest. From their design and functionality to compatibility and smart features, we'll explore what sets each thermostat apart and help you make an informed decision tailored to your home's needs and preferences.

Join us as we embark on a journey through the world of smart thermostats, unraveling the strengths and unique offerings of Hive, EPH CP4, and Nest, to assist you in selecting the perfect thermostat to elevate your home's comfort and efficiency.

Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat

Pros of the Nest thermostat

  • Looks good, has an expensive look finish
  • Easy to use
  • Learning feature
  • Multiple Colour Options
  • Smart Home Integrations Alexa + Google Home
  • Money Saving
  • Geofencing - Home/Away assist
  • Hot Water Control
  • Weather responsive
  • OpenTherm Compatible
  • Works alongside other nest products
  • Remote control via app no additional gateways required

Cons of the Nest thermostat

  • High initial cost
  • Hardwired or additional stand required and has to be permanently plugged into a socket
  • Learning feature takes some time
  • Poor customer support
  • Customer has to supply their own

Hive Thermostat

Hive Thermostat

Pros of the Hive thermostat

  • Looks good, has an expensive look finish
  • Easy to use
  • Industry Standard Back Plate Compatible
  • Smart Home Integration
  • Holiday Mode
  • Remote Control via App
  • Geofencing
  • Hot water control available
  • Money saving
  • Can add other Hive smart home products e.g thermostatic radiator valves, light bulbs
  • APG can supply + stock

Cons of the Nest thermostat

  • Some features require a subscription
  • Hub dependancy - requires internet
  • Non motion sensing
  • Poor customer support

EPH CP4 Thermostat

Eph Cp4 Thermostat

Pros of the EPH CP4 thermostat

  • Easy to use
  • Low Cost
  • Local Rep
  • OpenTherm Compatible
  • Can be made smart at a later date
  • 5 Year warranty
  • Remote control via app ( additional gateway required )
  • Smart home integration ( additional gateway required )
  • APG can supply and have in stock

Cons of the EPH CP4 thermostat

  • Black and white screen
  • No hot water control – can be enabled with additional products
  • Additional hub required to enable smart features
  • Basic plastic thermostat (Doesn’t look expensive)

Local Smart Thermostat Installation

Looking to enhance your home's comfort and efficiency? Look no further! APG is proud to offer expert Smart Thermostat Installation services right here in Lancashire. Say goodbye to outdated thermostats and hello to intelligent temperature control tailored to your lifestyle.

Join us as we revolutionise your home's heating system with cutting-edge technology and local expertise.

Contact APG for all your heating needs.

Or call APG on 01772 697166.

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