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Congrats, you have purchased a new Google Nest Thermostat! Now what? The good news is, the Nest is very easy to set up, and these tips and videos make it even easier.
The Google Nest thermostat is compatible with 85% of HVAC systems. If you didn’t check compatibility prior to purchasing your new Nest, don’t tear into that box just yet.
Use the Nest Compatibility Checker now, or watch this video.
Everything you need is in the box and installation is simple. To get started, download the Google Home app.
The Google Home App will give you:
This is a hot question when it comes to Nests. In most cases, Nest thermostats can get enough power from your system’s heating and cooling wires and don’t require a C-wire. But in a small number of situations you may need to connect a C-wire to deliver consistent power to your thermostat. During installation, the app will tell you if you need to connect a C-wire.
For additional information, consult the Google Nest Installation Article or the following guides. Please note these guides are included in the packaging as well.
The Google Nest Thermostat was designed for your comfort, convenience, and home energy savings. Below is some info on Nest’s handy features. Learn more about them, how to use them, and how to maximize savings.
Nest Thermostats don’t have a touch screen. Use the touch bar on the right side to control your thermostat. Swipe up to raise the temperature, swipe down to lower it, and tap to confirm. The display will show you how many minutes until your desired temperature is reached.
Nest is motion-sensitive and will turn on when you walk by it. You can also tap the right side of it to turn it on. When your display is on, you can see your actual and targeted temperature as well as the mode it’s using. The video below explains how to adjust the temperature and mode settings on your Nest.
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The Google Home App allows you to control your thermostat from anywhere.
Use the app to:
Check out this video to see how it works.
Google Nest thermostats are engineered to learn from you and your home. They learn to keep you comfortable when you’re home and to save energy while you’re away. There are lots of ways to help improve energy savings and reduce your utility bills with Nest.
Here are some steps you can take (and the video will tell you more)!
If you run into any issues while setting up or using your Nest, consult the troubleshooting widget and articles below. They cover the most common issues you may encounter after setting up your Nest thermostat.