In the age of talking robots, and cars that drive themselves, thermostat innovation is a bit behind the times, however, some big enhancements have been made to thermostats to bring them into the 21st century.
One of the major improvements made to thermostats in the last few years has helped, to improve usage and make life easier for you to monitor and maintain a set temperature within the home. Having said that, there are some brands/ types and styles that seem to stand our more than others from their low cost, of easy use, and we ensure that we supply a wide variety of thermostats from leading brands within the industry.
Inevitably, some products are more desirable than others, so we have produced a guide of our best-selling thermostats leading into 2018, designed to help reduce energy costs and for added simplicity around the home.
Worcester Wave Internet Thermostat: Worcester Thermostat
Our leading Worcester Bosch thermostat gives you the very latest in technology advances at an economical price, allowing you to control your central heating and hot water settings remotely using the internet. The product is easy to install, easy to use via Wifi and can even be controlled through the online app that can be downloaded for use on Android or Apple devices
Vaillant VRT350F Wireless Programmable Room Thermostat VRT 350f
The Vaillant VRT350F can be programmed to three independent time settings each day. These can be altered manually and set in advance, making the VRT350F one of the most flexible thermostats on the market today. The VRT350F also has many added features that make it popular; wireless control, calendar function, automatic summer / winter change over and an advanced override setting.
The VRT 350F also monitors the room temperature and actively adapts boiler output to match the temperature set, helping you to optimise your heating’s performance. The holiday set-back function not only allows you to turn your heating off while you are away, but you can also set it up so that it is nice and toasty for when you return. In addition to this there is also a calendar function with support for automatic summer/winter changeover - so you shouldn't get caught out when the clock goes back or forward.
Ideal RF Wireless Digital Programmable Room Thermostat
Another popular thermostat leading into 2018 is the Ideal RF Wireless Digital Programmable Room Thermostat with a key feature of being a Wireless Radio Frequency digital timer to provide heating and hot water control.Other key features that make this one of the more popular thermostats is the fact that there is a 7-day timed control of central heating Room Temperature Control, meaning the energy usage can be controlled 7 days in advance.
The Ideal thermostat is user friendly, so with the user interface being as simplified as possible, it becomes even easier to keep on top of your energy usage around the home. As well as this, there’s also a timed pre-heat and holiday mode, which enables you to keep on top of your bills
Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation
One of the more well-known brands of thermostats we offer is the Nest Learning Thermostat. With improvements and upgrades being made regularly, Nest are now onto their 3rd generation of learning thermostats, highlighting their popularity. With an extensively long list of features, including far-sight sensory, and learning technology, it’s clear why the Nest Learning Thermostat is one of the more popular brands.
The Nest Learning Thermostat also demonstrates why it is one of the front-runners in the thermostat industry by having integrated weather updates, keeping you alert of any changing weather conditions, as well as an “auto-away” feature, meaning the thermostat automatically turns down the heat when you’re away.
Drayton Digistat RF710 Wireless Room Thermostat
Finally, we have a product from Drayton, the Digistat RF710 Wireless Room Thermostat. this product is designed for pure simplicity and ease of use, to make setting the room temperature as simple as possible. Although this product doesn’t have all the fancy gadgets and memory settings as other thermostats in this guide, the popularity comes from the simple 4-button use and cheap price. It is a great way of controlling your energy usage for the cheapest price.