Thanks for reaching out here at the Google Nest Community.
I'd like to jump in here and check if you've seen CBFox's response on how to change the Nest thermostat modes.
Let us know if you have further questions and we'll be glad to assist you.
Thanks for your help, CBFox.
We haven't heard from you in a while so we'll be locking this thread if there is no update within the day. If you have any new issues, updates or just a discussion topic, feel free to start a new thread in the community.