Maintaining the temperatures of buildings, houses, offices and even locomotives is a big job. Weather and temperatures always fluctuate and this prompted the need for a smarter type of thermostat; one that could sense the rise or fall of the temperature and react accordingly. The Emerson Sensi Thermostat does just that.
Having temperatures at a pre-determined set value seems to be people’s preference these days. People have even come to expect it. The comfortability of guests and family members prompts many heads of households to seek out the latest and best thermostats available. In my research to find out the best way to regulate temperatures, I found the White-Rodgers Emerson Sensi Thermostat.
Emerson Sensi Thermostat Description
A thermostat is a device that keeps an area within a limited temperature range by automatically switching the supply of heat on or off. It senses the temperature of the area and adjusts it so that the temperature is maintained at or near a desired set point. Technology has made it possible for thermostats to be constructed in many ways by the use of various sensors to measure the temperatures at different points, after which the feedback of the sensor is used to control the heating and cooling device.
White Rodgers Emerson Sensi Thermostat is the first Wi-Fi Thermostat to be released after a long period of research on the subject of wireless thermostats. The device has a simple design that makes its installation very simple. In addition to the simplicity of its installation, it is also very simple to connect it to the internet. It can be accessed from smartphones, tablets or a PC and does not require any wires for most applications. One does not have to be at home or near the device in order for the thermostat to work. You can be across town and still regulate the temperature of your house.
The White-Rodgers Emerson Sensi Thermostat has a height of 1.5 in, a width of 5.5 in when assembled and a display height of 1.75 in. The design of the thermostat includes an app that is used as a support mechanism for installing the thermostat. There are steps to be followed one-by-one for the successful installation of the thermostat and there are links and videos attached to the steps to follow in order to install the thermostat. The app can be used by the owners of the thermostat or by professional HVAC contractors. The design of the White-Rodgers Emerson Sensi Thermostat makes it a very easy to install, use and work with as long as the installation steps are followed to the letter. A failure to follow the steps may lead to unsuccessful installation of the thermostat which may result in poor functionality.
The Sensi is convenient, programmable and understandable with internet functionality enabled. The Sensi does not have any TCP ports, so it is completely wireless.
White-Rodgers 1F86U-42WF Emerson Sensi WiFi Thermostat has the ability to be set up to different schedules or the temperature can be kept constant.
White-Rodgers Thermostat does not have a C-wire. This makes configuring it a hard task but its technology is perfect and the functionality is superb.
Additional Features of the Emerson Sensi Thermostat
The Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat is more affordable than the competition and could help you save up to 30 percent on heating and cooling costs.
If it is your first time installing a thermostat, you might run into some trouble. Go here for help on how to do an installation.
If you don’t want to throw away your old system, White-Rodgers WiFi Thermostat enables consumers to use their older unit.
The thermostat manufacturer provides a three year warranty for the White-Rodgers 1F86U-42WF Emerson Sensi WiFi Thermostat including a maintenance and repair services whenever the device runs into any mechanical problems. There are also shipping and delivery options including delivery by small parcels services but the processing time varies depending on the product.
|Universal Application||4 Heat / 2 Cool|
|Dimensions||5.9 x 1.1 x 3.8 inches|
|Batteries||2 AA Batteries Included|
|Setpoint Temperature Range||45° to 99° F (7° to 37° C)|
|Operating Humidity Range||90% non-condensing maximum|
|Electrical Specifications||20 to 30 VAC, 50/60 Hz
0.05 to 1.5 Amps
(load per terminal)
1.5 Amps maximum load
|Accessories||Thermostat Guards Clear – F29-0198|
|Average Battery Life||9000 hours|
|Date First Available||December 23, 2013|
White-Rodgers 1F86U-42WF Emerson Sensi is a great Wi-Fi thermostat with superb functionality. It is a splendid device in terms of its design, installation and usability and there is no need for the owner to be close to the system. If you are a fan of simplicity and stability, White-Rodgers can definitely meet your demand.