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How to Set and Adjust the Temperature on Ecobee

The Ecobee Smart Thermostat is a powerful device and a great replacement to and previous thermostat. It’s capable of keeping your house a comfortable temperature while your home, and reducing cost at the same time. However, like any new technology you bring home, there is a little learning curve for how to use it. Setting …

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What to Do When Your Ecobee Fan Won’t Turn On

The Ecobee Smart thermostat is a great device to have controlling your HVAC system, but as we all have experienced sometime in our life, technology doesn’t always work the way we want it to. One of those situations I ran into recently was when Ecobee wasn’t turning on the Fan to the HVAC system. If …

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How to Lock Your Ecobee Thermostat?

Have you ever been out shopping in a store or eating in a restaurant, and noticed the big lockboxes they often use to keep people “locked out” from changing settings? Perhaps it got you thinking about how you could lock your smart thermostat at home. Specifically, your Ecobee smart thermostat? Can You Lock Your Ecobee …

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What Is Fan Runtime on Ecobee? Recommended Settings & Minimum Runtime

For all of us that have an Ecobee, we know that they are smart thermostats. However, we probably don’t know just how smart they are without getting into some advanced settings like fan runtime. Ecobee Smart Thermostats have advanced features allowing users to control number of minutes that the fan can run per hour. Using …

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Why Isn’t My Ecobee Fan Turning Off? Why is it Always On?

Ecobee Smart Thermostats are one of the best smart devices you can get for your home. It has just about every feature you could want, but therein lies the problem. Problems can arise if the settings aren’t just right, or if you forgot about one. One of the common issues I see is that Ecobee …

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Ecobee eco+ Explained: How Does Ecobee eco+ Work?

You’ve probably seen it right there on your Ecobee’s home screen. The eco+ icon displayed under the temperature. Have you ever wondered what it meant, or what eco+ does? Hopefully I can clear up any questions or wonderings that you have. What is Ecobee eco+? Ecobee eco+ is cost saving and environmentally friendly software feature …

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Help! Why Is Ecobee Not Cooling or Heating? What You Can Check

The heating and cooling systems in our homes can be pretty complicated systems, and unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for them to stop working for whatever reason. There are lots of safety sensors and parts and every one of them has to work just right. Calling a repair man can be expensive, costing around $70 just …

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How to Uninstall & Remove the Ecobee Thermostat & Sensors from The Wall

Ecobee is pretty good about providing instructions on how to install and maintain your smart thermostat, but there is no guidance on how to uninstall them. The closest I could find was their instructions on how to remove the backplate. The backplate is the part that is screwed into the wall and that the Ecobee …

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How Does Ecobee Smart Sensor Work to Regulate Temperature?

Ecobee, in my opinion, is the best smart home thermostat with Google Nest being a close runner up. One thing that these two leading smart thermostats have in common are remote sensors. Google actually emulated Ecobee once it saw how useful and effective these added sensors can be. So, what makes the Ecobee sensor so …

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Ecobee Smart Sensor vs Room Sensor: What’s the Difference Between Them?

Smart thermostats have become a staple among smart homes as a money saving device, as well as a real convenience if you forgot to set the temperature before leaving the house. Smart thermostats have been on the market for a number of years now, and continue to improve over time. The sensors that accompany them …

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