Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Miami, FL
    Posts
    8

    Suggestion for wireless thermostat

    Good morning

    I am faced with a thermostat that sits smack in the middle of the largest living room wall (wall A); this prohibits hanging anything--art, pics, shelves, etc. Plus, the thermostat is in the middle of the living room wall and looks horrible. The AC unit is straight behind the thermostat in a closet.
    I would like to move the thermostat to another wall (wall B) which does not connect with wall A in any way, so extending the cable is physically impossible.

    The request is to remove the existing out of place thermostat, and install some sort of thermostat base inside the closet where the AC is (out of sight), and place some sort of wireless temperature reader on wall B. I thought of the Honeywell prestige with the remove control unit, but that is a pricey solution. This is not the main ac unit of the house and runs very little throughout the days.

    Any thoughts or suggestions? Essentially I am looking for a base of some sort, a wireless thermostat, and keeping $$ down.

    thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Central Indiana
    Posts
    614
    http://www.forwardthinking.honeywell...o_feature.html

    The FocusPro 5000 wireless should work well in this situation. There is an equipment interface module that connects to the unit, and a stat that can be mounted anywhere. Its cheaper than the prestige.
    The only true knowledge is the pursuit of knowledge

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Corsicana, Texas, United States
    Posts
    149
    Quote Originally Posted by 5thRoot View Post
    http://www.forwardthinking.honeywell...o_feature.html

    The FocusPro 5000 wireless should work well in this situation. There is an equipment interface module that connects to the unit, and a stat that can be mounted anywhere. Its cheaper than the prestige.
    I have installed a few of these with no problems.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    The Quad-Cities area (midwest).
    Posts
    2,631
    My wife really like our (three) Total Line wireless stats. They sit on the tables or sleeves like a picture frame. No need to hang them on a wall although that is an option as well.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Hampton, GA
    Posts
    530
    I have used the Honeywell FocusPro 6000 series wireless thermostat. Its a excellent thermostat for situations as you described above. I have installed one at a friends house and it worked great. Really worth it. I don't know any other wireless thermostat that work that well. I know the one from Toptech isn't that good as some have posted bad reviews for it. Also I think there is a company called Jackson and they have a wireless thermostat model WCT-32. You can check them out also. But the Honeywell hands down is excellent.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2000
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Posts
    34,060
    White-Rodgers 1F98EZ-1621 we use.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Calgary, Alberta
    Posts
    1,102
    Honeywell....honeywell....honeywell!

    We've tried the Emerson/WR ones extensively.
    Like their other thermostats, they inevitably come back on warranty.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Central NJ Area
    Posts
    788
    Venstar

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    76
    I use a Honeywell with a portable comfort control. You can put the portable comfort control wherever you are, and you can defer back to the stat in a better location for you.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Northwest IN/Chicago
    Posts
    268
    Wireless Focus Pro 5 or 6000 is great. Installed the 5000 for a family member as a relocation and it works great and they love it (switches silently too, as the switching is done in the EIM down at the equipment)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event