Author Topic: HVAC & Smart Thermostats  (Read 1137 times)

Offline Ali9999

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HVAC & Smart Thermostats
« on: December 30, 2018, 10:04:03 AM »
Hi there! I have a VanEE HVAC (200H) and Lennox furnace and am looking into a smart thermostat. Upstairs in the main hall I have 2 controls, a Honeywell thermostat and the VannEE HVAC control panel. Will a Smart Thermostat replace just the thermostat or the HVAC control as well? If so, which smart thermostats supports both? (i’m Looking at the Ecobee or NES but am totally open to suggestions).

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Re: HVAC & Smart Thermostats
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2018, 10:37:09 AM »
The NEST won’t control an HRV but the Ecobee 3 or 4 will.  Don’t get the Ecobee 3 lite as it won’t control an HRV.

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Re: HVAC & Smart Thermostats
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2018, 01:23:05 PM »
Thanks! Does that mean I can replace both controls with an Ecobee 3 or 4 or do I need to get 2, one for the HRV and another for the thermostat?

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Re: HVAC & Smart Thermostats
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2018, 05:46:29 PM »
You only need one Ecobee 3 or 4 thermostat.  The Ecobee 3 or 4 will control the furnace, AC and HRV.  You will just have to fish over 2 wires that are connected to the B and G terminals on the HRV control, and connect them to the 2 ACC terminals on the Ecobee.