Siri is coming to ecobee’s SmartThermostat, now on sale for the first time this year at $199

Amazon is currently offering the ecobee HomeKit-enabled SmartThermostat for $199 shipped. Usually fetching $249, you’re looking at $50 in savings with today’s offer marking the first notable price cut of the year and dropping to the best price since the holiday season last year. Integrating with the rest of your HomeKit setup, ecobee’s SmartThermostat brings temperature control to Siri alongside built-in access to Alexa. It sports a touchscreen display for manually adjusting settings, and there’s also a bundled temperature sensor for getting local readings and setting automations to tackle the summer heat. It was also just announced that the SmartThermostat will be receiving onboard Siri support. Rated 4.6/5 stars from over 5,800 customers and you can get a closer look in our hands-on review. Head below for more from $80.

ecobee thermostat’s new Peak Relief feature cuts down on energy usage, saves you money

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One of the big perks that come with being a smart home owner is monetary savings stemming from scheduling your internet-connected thermostat alongside energy efficiency of smart lighting and more. Today ecobee, maker of one of the more popular HomeKit-enabled thermostats currently on the market, is eyeing up the former by debuting a new feature called Peak Relief. Focusing on automating your home’s heating and cooling based on electricity rate fluctuations, the new functionality looks to help cut down on electric bills.

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