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General Question on $avings!!!

Community Member

Good afternoon everyone,


I'm writing this because I'm minutes away from buying my nest thermostat. I've wanted one for a while and the new home we've moved into is not as efficient in energy as it could be - our first month's energy bill was over $250, but to be fair we have a huge sliding glass door and a 6 ft x 3 ft Bayview window directly above it that serves as a wall for our front living room where the sun rises and on the opposite side of our town home where the sun sets. We have a sliding glass door along the back patio and sliding glass door in our bedroom upstairs along with windows everywhere. So it's very easy for the cooling cost to get out of hand and I usually like to keep it cool. I'm in Florida too by the way so that's not fun.


I'm looking at all the information at purchasing this and deciding between this or the learning one. And regardless, I wanted to ask all of you out there how you feel about your thermostat. I'm not asking about how it works or if you've had issues with it. What I want to know flat out is


How much money have you saved since installing your thermostat? Monthly? Annually? Is anybody actually keeping track?


That's actually it.


I don't really care about watching my carbon footprint or making sure things are bright and PC. In regards to my home energy use, I'm simply looking at this from the angle that it states it saves on energy costs and I want to ask you, have you seen a difference in your bills that makes it worth it to offset the actual cost of the nest system?


Thanks In advance for any of you out there able to help me with this and I hope you all have a good day. 


Community Specialist
Community Specialist

Hi BasikBlack, 


Thanks for reaching out, and I'm sorry for the delay. 


The ability to create personalized temperature schedules on smart thermostats can help you save money on your energy costs. These adapt your home's temperature automatically based on your preferences and routines. You can view this article to learn more. 


Let us know if you have any other questions. We’re happy to help. 




Community Specialist
Community Specialist

Hey there,


I wanted to follow up and see if you still needed help. Please let me know if you still have any concerns or questions from here, as I would be happy to take a closer look and assist you further.




Community Specialist
Community Specialist

Hello again,


We haven't heard from you in a while, so we'll be locking this thread if there is no update within 24 hours. If you need assistance or want to discuss topics, feel free to start a new thread.