I installed the Ecobee Internet Enabled Smart Thermostat a few months ago. Now that I have been using the Ecobee a while I can say without hesitation that I love it! There are 2 components. The first one is the equipment interface module that goes in the basement to connect to the heating and cooling equipment seen here attached to my cold air return:
No – by “green” I am not referring to dollar bills. Well, not entirely. Using fluorescent light bulbs will save money in the long run, although they do cost more upfront. Basic home fluorescent light bulbs have come a long way down in price. For example, on Bulb Americayou can buy ten 20 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs for $21.95 (see end of post for coupon code to save even more) which is only slightly over $2.20 per bulb and they only use a third of the electricity!