TADO SMART THERMOSTAT Version 3 Review
Enabling you to control your heating from anywhere in the world is just one little trick of this great device.
One of the first smart thermostat, Tado has proved itself as a flexible and easy-to-control system. With the latest version of the Tado Smart Thermostat (V3+), there has been some push back that you now have to pay for some of the energy-saving features on a monthly subscription that you used to get for free.
However, the Tado Smart Thermostat is still a great unit and is sometimes an overlooked rival to the Nest and Hives of this world. Let’s take a look at the Tado, and see if it is best for you?
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With help from your phones location, the tado Smart Thermostat can work out if you are getting close to home and switch on your heating for you.
Not only that, the smartphone app gives you full control over your heating wherever you are.
The manufacture claims a saving of up to 31% of your heating costs.
- Compatible with iOS and Android operating systems.
- App needed for use: tado app.
- Operates over mobile internet.
- Requires wireless router for use.
- Controls heating.
- Monitors energy consumption.
- Sets schedules for devices.
How Easy is it to install?
If you currently have a thermostat, then installation is easier as you no need to run cables to your boiler. If this is your first thermostat then fear not. Tado provide great support and install is not too tricky, you simply need to select the correct connection on your boiler to hook the Tado device. Full install instruction are included for most well know boiler makes.
There is nothing better than seeing a product in action. Please take a look at this video giving a product overview and introduction.
How much is the Tado Smart Thermostat?
Prices for the Nest have dropped over the past few months as Hive bring out their updates. At launch, the original Nest was £199, for the thermostat alone which shows the direction prices are going in this competitive market. The prices below are live and pulled from our system every minute. Click on any one of the list below to find out more.