Smart thermostats often require a continuous flow of power to maintain their displays and network connectivity. They usually need a common wire or C-wire to provide this continuous power. Power flows from the red wire, but not continuously so the common wire is necessary to complete the process. When everything is complete, the thermostat will […]
The following articles provide specific tips to help you set up your smart home.
One common problem for new smart home users is that they want to install some smart switches to control lighting, but their existing light switches don’t include a neutral wire. There are a few options for installing smart switches without a neutral wire, but first let’s check to see if you have a neutral wire.