By Dwight Spivey

Part of Home Automation For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Smart home thermostats are becoming quite the rage, and rightly so. Their advantages over older thermostats are through the roof, and you can control them from anywhere with your smartphone or tablet. That’s right: You do not have to be standing in front of them to adjust them.

The convenience factor, along with the energy savings that can be realized by using one, makes a smart thermostat a good investment for folks looking to get a bit more serious about automating their home.

This list (in no particular order) is intended to give you one place to go to find all the best smart thermostats available today. Most smart home thermostat manufacturers do a good job of listing compatibility information on their websites, so be sure to look them over before making a purchase.