While you were out: A Nest thermostat was installed.
The much-discussed Nest thermostat (http://www.nest.com
) is said to learn your comings and goings, and optimize your heating and cooling. It's a +Google Ventures
backed company, and today, I came home to find our old, clunky, non-intuitive thermostat replaced with this - as I'd ordered the unit a week or so ago and gotten concierge service, to make sure it was done well. I may yet need to paint over the plate backing it to have it blend in better with our wall, but you can see how much smaller it is than the old unit we ... deprecated.
Of course, I'll be watching to see how well Nest adjusts to the schedule of our home, including three crazy kids. But it's here!