Alphabet's Nest Thermostat launches in the UAE

Energy saving Nest learns the temperatures each user likes and then programmes itself
Alphabet's Nest Thermostat launches in the UAE
Because the Nest Thermostat connects to your cooling system, professional installation is highly recommended.
By Staff writer
Wed 21 Feb 2018 11:35 AM

The Nest Learning Thermostat, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, is now available to buy locally in the UAE. 

Nest Labs, architect of the energy-saving thermostat, today announced its availability in the UAE.

“Since we launched in 2011, the Nest Learning Thermostat has been installed in millions of homes around the world and helped to save more than 18 billion kWh - that’s more than enough electricity to power all the homes in United Arab Emirates for an entire year,” said Payton Dobbs, general manager of EMEA, Nest Labs. “And, starting today, the Nest Learning Thermostat will be available in the United Arab Emirates. That means millions more homes can benefit from it’s beautiful design and energy saving features.”

The Nest Thermostat learns the temperatures each user likes, then programmes itself, and knows how long it takes to cool a home so that it's comfortable when at all times.

Because the Nest Thermostat connects to your cooling system, professional installation is highly recommended.

"When you leave, it turns itself down so that you save energy," Nest said in its statement. "And with the Nest app you can change the temperature or check your Energy History from anywhere."

The Nest Learning Thermostat for the UAE has the same features as the US and Canadian version, including remote control, auto-schedule, home/away assist. early-on, farsight and energy history.

In addition, the Nest Thermostat can speaks with other connected products in a home, including Philips Hue, IFTTT, and Belkin WEMO, to work together, learn from one another.

Pricing and availability

The Nest Learning Thermostat is available from today from Noon, Etisalat, Home Bazaar and Virgin Megastore. Its suggest retail price is AED999 (VAT included).

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Last Updated: Wed 21 Feb 2018 11:03 AM GST

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