Posts tagged Smart Thermostat
Tado Intelligent Boiler Control

We've recently had a new boiler installed.  This means our Tado smart heating system can now do some clever things that it couldn't do with our old boiler.  This includes heat output modulation and combi boiler hot water pre-heat control.  Read on to understand what this jargon actually means!

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Tado Energy Savings Report

Having a Smart Heating system is great.  It controls your energy in better ways, offers greater control, and lets you adjust things like temperature and schedule much more easily.  However the biggest question is - does it save me energy & money?  Here, I explore a little on how you can see where you're saving.

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Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Installation & Setup

Following on from my unboxing post, here, I want to show the process of installing and setting up a Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat.  It's a simple process, and gives you more fine-grain control over the heating in your home.

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Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Unboxing

Having a single, smart thermostat in your home is great - but it can only figure out what to do by reading the temperature in that one location where you've installed it.  What about room by room control? Thankfully, many smart heating systems offer a way to do this, and Tado is no exception.

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Tado Smart Heating First Impressions & Tour

Now that we've had our Tado Smart Heating system installed for a little while, it's time to take a view on how the system works, and also have a bit of a tour round the user interface.  Here, I'll explore how we're getting on.

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Christmas Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Even though New Home Tricks is not a review site, I wanted to put together a gift guide.  The reason for this is that whilst buying Smart Home technology as a gift might seem a great thing to do, there can be a few pit-falls to look out for.  Read on for my guide on what to look out for when buying Smart Home tech as a gift!

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Smart Heating - Choosing a System

Smart heating is probably one of the more practical areas of smart home technology. It has the potential to save you money by lowering your heating bills. It doesn't hurt that using less energy is kinder to the environment too.  Which system to choose though? With so many on the market now, it's worth taking some time to decide. Now that I'm embarking on a project to install a smart heating product, I thought I'd share my own thoughts, and what I've learned during my research.

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