Questions & Answers for ecobee3 lite Smart Thermostat
3 Questions from the Community
Does the ecobee3 lite connect to the home pod?
I recently purchased a home pod and am thinking about an ecobbe 3 lite. Will I be a blue to control the ecobee3 via my home pod?
- Asked by Dennis W Z from Chapel Hill
- Apr 28, 2018
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Does it have to connect to wifi?
- Asked by Judy K from Lima
- Jul 20, 2017
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WifI connectivity is required for all functions other than wired control of your HVAC.. Without WiFi, you will not have any smart device functionality. You will not have access to local weather and temperature and historical operation reporting (via the ecobee.com portal), control from your smart Devices and desktop, or global internet remote access/control from a smart device or desktop.
Without Wifi, the Ecobee 3 will still function as a non-smart thermostat through physical access to the wall unit, but will only report the current home temperature and humidity information.
- Answered by Gary S from Edmonton
- Dec 14, 2017
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What makes this a "lite" ecobee3 Smart Thermostat?
- Asked by Kirk K from Tulsa
- May 8, 2017
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My first thought too! Quote from the ecobee website:
The ecobee3 lite is very similar to the ecobee3, but does not include support for whole home accessories such as HRVs, Ventilators, Humidifiers, Dehumidifiers. But you still get all the other smart functions offered by the ecobee3; Wireless Sensors, Smart Home/Away, Follow Me, Smart Recovery, Schedule and Vacation settings, Home IQ, connection to Homekit/Amazon Echo/IFTTT/Smart Things and Wink, Alerts and Reminders and our Web Portal and Mobile App.
- Answered by Michael J from Statham
- Jun 25, 2017
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