said by bobrk: said by Jack_in_VA:
A cheap programmable thermostat like a Honeywell will do exactly what is needed so why buy anything but the cheapest thermostat you can get?
And yet most people don't bother to program their thermostats because it's too hard. That's what this solves.
Obviously when I say "most people," I don't mean anyone in this room.
Programmable thermostats are scary
We have a honywell touchscreen thermostat in our office that I had to put a lockbox around because people couldn't figure out how to use it properly. Now we have a list of authorized thermostat users