Google's voice assistant was the one major AI Ecobee lacked; it now matches thelong list of smart home partners. Both Ecobee and Honeywell offer more potential integrations than , a rival smart thermostat manufacturer .
Access the Assistant through your phone or one of Google's smart home speakers. Say "Hey Google, make my home warmer" or "Okay Google, what's the temperature inside?"
This integration works with Ecobee3 Lite, Ecobee3 and Ecobee4 smart thermostats.
Ecobee this week also announced support for CNET Editor's Choice award for its sleek design, impressive performance and innovative smart controls. Adding ESP should mean your Ecobee4 will only respond to your command if you're standing closer to it than any other Alexa speaker in your home. Check the settings in your Ecobee app to confirm the update; you'll need software version 22.214.171.124 to enable ESP.in the Ecobee4 thermostat. The Ecobee4 has a built-in Alexa speaker and earned a
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