Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nest Thermostats Go Offline During Heat Wave

From The Next Web:

Nest error is breaking remote control on some thermostats and smoke detectors
Nest's app has run into some sort of problem today that's causing it to lose control of some thermostats and smoke detectors. The error is causing Nest Thermostats and Nest Protects to appear offline within the app, leaving them out of owners' remote control.

While the app is unable to remotely control those devices right now, Nest tells The Verge that they should otherwise continue to function, sticking to existing schedules and adjusting to changes made manually inside the home. Nest says that only a "small percentage" of owners are affected....MORE
Not to worry though, you can still adjust them manually.

See also: Butz Thermo-Electric Regulator Company, 1885, now known as Honeywell.