July 5, 2021

A small difference in selection could make a huge difference when choosing a smart thermostat. This is the no 1 thing to be looking for before making your selection of smart stat. Tado vs nest smart thermostat vs hive thermostat.

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  1. Hello Guys, Thank you for demistifing heating controls between intelligent and gimiky.
    My system is eleven years old with an Remeha ISENSE controller (Open Therm). The system is a Remeha Avanti 39C with weathercompensation too. The isense has many user options of control. In fact at the time it was I consider the most advanced control for the Rehemha. What do you think.

  2. Hello guys thank you for posting this insight into heating system thermostats.
    I have a valiant eco TEC plus 824 boiler (under 10 years old) with a Alcatel thermostat wireless controller.
    The house is semi-detached downstairs one open space living room & kitchen
    , upstairs 2 bedrooms plus box room & bathroom.
    I assume to have better control over each space I’ll need to change the valves on the radiators in each room & get a compatible thermostat control, is that right?

    1. Hi Colin. You'll find if you upgrade to the weather compensation Vaillant offer, and balance your system this will be enough most likely. We only suggest room by room control in very rare conditions.

  3. Hello

    I have noticed Drayton wiser has an OpenTherm controller as well, however information on how it heats (aggressive or gentle) and if there are known issues with the system. What do you think?

  4. Hi Guys, Found your vid whilst researching for a smart thermostat for a new home where a new radiator system is being installed.

    I was keen on Tado after watching the vid 1. because it works with modulating and 2. because I can utilise smart radiators valves. I then noted the updating comment you made but not sure if I understand it correctly. "Please note that tado has dropped its bus control in the UK since making this video!"

    Are you saying Tado now only do on/off control so I won't get the efficiency or do you mean I need to adapt bus language from EMS to opentherm? If so how would I go about that?

    I have a Worcester Greenstar 25i Combination Boiler

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