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Ecobee's SmartThermostat doubles as an Alexa speaker

The latest Ecobee thermostat has some new tricks, including a better built-in Alexa speaker.

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Meet the Ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control. It comes with a wall plate, but you can install it without. 

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It has a built-in Alexa speaker.

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It also works with Google Assistant and Siri.

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The Ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control costs $249.

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It comes with a remote temperature and proximity sensor.

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You also get a Power Extender Kit, or PEK, so you can power this thermostat even if you don't have a C-wire. 

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