Warm weather is coming, which means the air conditioners are on fire. However, there are days when the temperature actually drops to a pleasant level. Here’s how to make your Nest thermostat turn off automatically when the outside temperature drops.
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Using a neat online service called IFTTT, you can set your Nest thermostat to turn off automatically if the weather ever reaches a certain temperature so you can open windows and save money by not using the air conditioner when you don’t need it.
For example, if the outside temperature reaches 73 degrees (which is enough to open the windows and cool your house), but the inside of your house is still quite hot and the air conditioner is still spinning, something like this could happen somewhere. comfortable. You don’t need to turn on the air conditioner when the weather is nice outside, so having the thermostat turn off automatically when the weather is cool can not only save you money, but also provide convenience.
If you haven’t used IFTTT before, check out our getting started guide for information on how to create an account and connect apps. Then come back here to create the Nest Thermostat IFTTT recipe.
For your convenience, we’ve created the entire recipe and embedded it here, so if you’re already familiar with IFTTT, just click the «Add» button below and you’re good to go. You will need to connect the Weather channel and the Nest Thermostat channel if they are not already connected.
If you’d like to customize the recipe, here’s how we created it. Start by going to the IFTTT home page and click «My Recipes» at the top of the page.
Then click «Create Recipe».
Click on «it» highlighted in blue.
Type «Weather» in the search box, or search for it in the products and services grid below. Click on it when you find it.