Are smart thermostats….smart?

There are a variety of factors to consider but for a short answer I’d say “Yes”.  Some models might be a tad daunting for the technologically challenged but for the most part they are easy to operate and have good instructions, will pay for themselves in a year or two and are, well, cool!  Additionally smart fixtures and appliances of all types definitely add to your homes value and marketability when it comes time to sell.  Here’s a great article about the analysis.