Energy Saving HVAC

Differences Between the Honeywell Lyric and Nest

Nest was the first smart HVAC system on the market, and Honeywell burst onto the scene with their Lyric product a few years later. Today we look at the differences between the two smart thermostats.

  1. Lyric is more expensive (by about $20)
  2. Lyric has a forecast button on its fascia, showing what’s coming up over the next twelve hour period.
  3. Lyric’s system seems to suit those with less regular schedules.
  4. Nest’s Airwave system takes into account humidity to adjust the perceived temperature of the home.
  5. Lyric’s motion detector only works to light the thermostat’s UI up when you get close.
  6. While Nest learns patterns, Lyric’s home-away switching kicks in from day one.
  7. Lyric relies on geofencing to notice when the home occupants are “away”.

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Honeywell Lyric Thermostat, Wi-Fi, Contractor Version, Works with Amazon Alexa


Features: Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (hub required, Alexa device and hub sold separately), Smart Cues – The Smart Cues feature sends you maintenance notifications and extreme conditions alerts to help extend the life of your HVAC system, Geofencing – Using your smartphone location, Lyric adjusts the temperature as you come and go for comfort at home and savings when you’re away, Fine Tune – Considers both indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity to reach set point, ensuring 72 Degree really feels like 72 Degree, Control on the go with the Lyric mobile app

New From: $144.50 USD In Stock

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