Ecobee adds Google Assistant support to its smart thermostats

Ecobee makes some of our favorite smart thermostats, and today those thermostats are getting a little more capable with the addition of support for the Google Assistant. The Ecobee3, Ecobee3 Lite, and Ecobee4 can now all be controlled from the Google Home or any other device that supports the Google Assistant. That means you’ll be able to use voice to set or check the temperature, or nudge in it one direction or the other with a phrase like “OK Google, make my home warmer.”

These aren’t the first thermostats to add Google Assistant support. Honeywell added Google Assistant support to several of its own smart thermostats back in August, and of course, Alphabet-owned Nest integrates its thermostats…

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Author: Jacob Kastrenakes

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