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stephmoreland 09-23-2010 11:05 AM

Honeywell wired and wireless?
 
I rent out the top 2 floors of my house (4 floors in total) and in the tenants' area, I already have a Honeywell thermostat that is wired and on the wall, but I don't have access to it.
I was wondering if it's possible to buy one of Honeywell's wireless systems and install that thermostat in my part of the house so I can control the temperature as well.
I'm wondering if the wired system and the wireless system can co-exist with the furnace and central air, or do I have to have two wireless thermostats.
I hope that was clear enough, any help would be great.

oberkc 09-23-2010 11:46 AM

I have a honeywell prestige thermostat, with wireless remote. The options I have are to control the thermostat via the remote, and/or use the thermometer in the remote as the contolling temperature. I have not checked, but I am guessing that he who has access to the hard-wired thermostat has ultimate control, however. The tennant may be able to overrule your settings if inclined.

stephmoreland 09-23-2010 12:40 PM

Honeywell wired and wireless?
 
@ oberkc:

Does your remote work from anywhere or just line-of-sight because if it works anywhere, that might be a better solution.

veesubotee 09-23-2010 01:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by oberkc (Post 506037)
I have a honeywell prestige thermostat, with wireless remote. The options I have are to control the thermostat via the remote, and/or use the thermometer in the remote as the contolling temperature. I have not checked, but I am guessing that he who has access to the hard-wired thermostat has ultimate control, however. The tennant may be able to overrule your settings if inclined.

They make locking covers.

stephmoreland 09-23-2010 01:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by veesubotee (Post 506085)
They make locking covers.

I realize there are locking covers, but that's not the issue. I just want to be able to control the temperature as well, so that if I'm cold I don't need to go bother them. In that case, a locking cover wouldn't really help, but thanks for the suggestion.

oberkc 09-23-2010 01:46 PM

They are RF. Mine work in separate rooms, with multiple walls in between. Whether they would go through the floors of your apartment is yet to be determined.

stephmoreland 09-23-2010 02:43 PM

Honeywell wired and wireless?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by oberkc (Post 506105)
They are RF. Mine work in separate rooms, with multiple walls in between. Whether they would go through the floors of your apartment is yet to be determined.

@oberkc - Thanks very much for your help. What is the product number of your thermostat, I think that sounds like the option for me.

oberkc 09-23-2010 04:10 PM

I have the honeywell prestige:

http://www.forwardthinking.honeywell.com/products/wireless/prestige/prestige_feature.html

I assume some of their other models will do the same thing.

beenthere 09-23-2010 07:33 PM

2 thermostats hard wired. Will have a problem, if you have A/C also.

Unless they are both digital.


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