The Stelpro Maestro smart thermostats are a great money-saving addition to line voltage heating systems like electric baseboard heaters. This review covers both the Controller-Thermostat as well as the Thermostat. Now, you can have a smart thermostat even if you have electric baseboard heat.Read More »
Zigbee Compatible Smart Home Devices
Products that work with Zigbee.
The Wink Hub 2 is a classic hardware smart home hub that includes Z-Wave and Zigbee radios. It works with Google Home and Amazon Alexa. The Wink Hub is a great choice if you want a wide range of device options and if you don't mind a little tinkering.Read More »
SmartThings is Samsung's foray into the smart home — and it is a worthy entry worth full consideration if you are starting a new smart home system. This review covers the 2018 version of the device, often referred to as v3 or 3rd generation. There are plenty of devices that connect to it so you will be able to make a very versatile smart home.Read More »
The Echo Plus 2nd Generation is Amazon's most recent smart home hub — now with a new look. It combines the Alexa voice assistant with a Zigbee radio to become a true home automation hub. This may be the hub for you if you are already invested in the Alexa ecosystem and want to grow your smart home capability.Read More »