Tech The Halls – Day#10: Nest Thermostat


The Nest thermostat is a great piece of technology that can save you money as well as making a thermostat look sexy! It is a smart device that has the ability to control and monitor the temperature in your home. Controlling your the heating and cooling cycles in your home has never been easier!

Save Money on Electricity Costs

The Nest thermostat can help you save money spent on energy. Independent studies show that people have saved 10 to 12% on heating and 15% on cooling bills by using the Nest Thermostat. Control your Nest device through the smartphone app to adjust the temperature in your home while at home or abroad. The Nest also has the ”Auto-Away” function which keeps the temperature at home constant without turning on the furnace.

Quick and Easy Installation

The Nest Thermostat is easy to install with its two minute instruction guide, anyone can do it. If you are interested in making your home smart and connected, integrate it with your collection of other smart devices such as Google Home, smart TV, Alexa, etc.

The Nest device automatically adapts as your life and the seasons change. Just use it for a week and it programs itself.


The Nest Thermostat retails for CAD$ 329.00. If you buy during the holiday season, you may get a Google Home mini with it for free. Also, you may be eligible for government rebates up to $100 by installing this device in your home. Visit the website for more details.

Joshua Defante is a Consultant at Triella.  We are a technology consulting company specializing in providing technology audits, planning advice, project management and other CIO-related services to small and medium-sized firms. Joshua can be reached at 647.426.1004. For additional articles, go to our blog page. Triella is a VMware Professional Partner, Microsoft Certified Partner, Citrix Solution Advisor – Silver, Dell Preferred Partner, Authorized Worldox Reseller and a Webroot Reseller.

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