HVAC & Utilities

Efficiency and comfort go hand-in-hand with our HVAC & Utilities category.

Explore the world of Smart Thermostats, Power, Heating, Air & Ventilation, Cooling, and Water solutions designed to optimize your home’s energy consumption and create the ideal environment.

Discover how these smart devices can help you save on energy bills, reduce your carbon footprint, and maintain a comfortable living space.

Stay up to date with the latest trends, products, and best practices to make your smart home more sustainable and efficient.

4 Ways to Fix the Flashing Yellow Light on a Nest Thermostat and Heat Link

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Typically, a blinking yellow light on your Nest thermostat and Heat Link modules indicates a problem with their connection. In that case, it’s best to bring the thermostat closer to the Heat Link and restart your devices. However, if that doesn’t solve the issue, you might have to troubleshoot further, so let’s dig deeper. Why Your Nest Thermostat Starts Flashing Yellow When…

9 Ways to Fix a White Rodgers / Emerson Thermostat with a Constantly Blinking Snowflake

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Thermostats from White Rodgers / Emerson are engineered with protective elements to ensure the security of your HVAC systems. One of these is the compressor lockout, which results in the flashing snowflake icon. Usually, this goes away after five minutes, but if it doesn’t you may have a problem that needs to be investigated. What Does the Flashing Snowflake Icon Mean? In…

5 Steps to Fix a Blank Screen on a Nest Thermostat

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If you notice that the screen of your Nest thermostat isn’t working or is not responding, it’s likely that the battery needs to be charged. So in most situations, replacing or recharging the batteries on your Nest thermostat will bring it back to life.  However, there can also be another issue, so keep reading to learn more. Most Common Reason for a…

How to Program a Nest Thermostat

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The exceptional features of smart thermostats set them apart from their competitors. Their distinct characteristic is their capability to modify settings aligned with the requirements of those living in the home. With a Nest thermostat, you can create a customized schedule for the week and also have the device learn how to optimize it for maximum efficiency. So in this guide, I’ll…

Fixed: Honeywell Thermostat Clicks But Nothing Happens

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In case you notice that your Honeywell thermostat is persistently making clicking noises which adversely affect your heating or cooling system’s performance, fret not. You are in the right place. Most of the time, this issue is due to batteries that are on the way out, or loose wiring from the HVAC system to the thermostat. So keep reading and I’ll show…

Nest Thermostat Troubleshooting

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No matter the issues you’re experiencing with your Nest thermostat – whether it’s a touchscreen that won’t respond, trouble aligning with your HVAC system, or problems with your Wi-Fi connectivity, there are effective solutions for a malfunctioning thermostat. So instead of calling in the cavalry right away, you can try restarting the device for a quick fix.  But that might not be…