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Crestron Introduces Design-Forward Smart Thermostat

With its two-wire design, Crestron’s Horizon Thermostat eliminates the need for battery replacement.

Crestron Smart Thermostat 

Crestron has launched the Horizon Thermostat — a touchscreen smart thermostat that ends the dreaded replaceable battery design for a simple two-wire install into any thermostat location. Never wake up to a dead thermostat again — the Horizon Thermostat provides reliable control of the temperature and humidity throughout an entire home for a more refined, convenient, and always-working home environment.

Learning thermostats set the bar for design for homeowners, but then fall short meeting control and functionality expectations. Unlike other smart thermostats on the market today, the Horizon Thermostat is a design-first device that can react to dynamic routines in response to data from onboard temperature, humidity, and proximity sensors. When integrated with the Crestron Home platform, Horizon Thermostats act in concert with other smart devices like lighting and shading to ensure optimal comfort, convenience, and energy savings.

Crestron Smart Thermostat

With a high-resolution 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen display and an auto-adjustable backlight that toggles between day and night mode depending on time of day or user preferences, the Horizon Thermostat is a professional-grade device with an intuitive aesthetic. The product measures 124mm wide by 89mm high and is available in Horizon white, black, or almond finishes to match décor. The RGB-backlit accent and status lightbar complements the display while the ambient light and proximity sensors ensure the thermostat is always discreet, but visible when you need it.

“While traditional smart thermostats often force homeowners and installers to choose between aesthetics, control, and functionality, the Horizon Thermostat was designed to deliver all three as the first smart thermostat that can effortlessly meet the needs of designers, integrators, and consumers alike,” says John Clancy, executive vice president, residential, for Crestron. “Crestron has a legacy of designing and manufacturing products that are built to last. The Horizon Thermostat is no exception, offering the powerful Crestron backbone of control that we stand behind and support end-to-end.”

The Horizon Thermostat complements the Crestron Horizon dimmers, switches, keypads, and receptacles. Featuring a 14mm profile that rests nearly flush against the wall thanks to its battery-free design, the Horizon Thermostat connects with just two wires and seamlessly pairs with home Wi-Fi networks. While ideal for new builds, the Horizon Thermostat also supports retrofit applications with no common wire when paired with the Crestron Common Wire Adapter accessory, sold separately.

The Horizon Thermostat is now available for pre-order for an MSRP of $599 and Crestron will be hosting a free webinar to showcase the product on April 21, 2021. Registration for this session is open as of this announcement and is available here.

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