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Mysa Named ‘Smart Thermostat of the Year’ in 5th Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards | Blog | Mysa Smart Thermostats

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Annual Awards Program Showcases Outstanding Internet-of-Things Technologies, Products and Companies

St. John’s, NL — On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Newfoundland-based smart thermostat company Mysa was awarded ‘Smart Thermostat of the Year’ in the Connected Home category of the prestigious IoT Breakthrough Awards. IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market, showcases technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in IoT technology solutions across the globe.

Mysa Co-Founder and CEO Josh Green shared the following on the company’s notable win: 

“Mysa is honoured to join the ranks of global tech innovators — Apple, Google, Samsung, and Emerson, to name just a few — who have been recognized by IoT Breakthrough Awards. Building an energy-saving smart thermostat that’s loved by customers across North America is no small feat; I’m extremely proud of the recognition the Mysa team is garnering. We’re incredibly excited to bring multiple new products to market in 2021 in our continued pursuit of leadership in smart home heating and cooling controls.” 

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more.

“The age of connected technologies and Internet of Things has officially arrived, with organizations realizing that investing in connected technologies is no more a luxury, but a necessity for business continuity, growth and success,” said James Johnson, Managing Director at IoT Breakthrough. “IoT is disrupting both the consumer market, including retail, healthcare, and connected home tech, as well as the industrial sector, including transportation, water, oil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing and more – and we are absolutely thrilled to recognize the breakthrough IoT industry innovators in our 5th annual awards program.”

All award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the IoT industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services. The 2021 IoT Breakthrough Award winners in the Connected Home category include:

Previous winners of the Best Smart Thermostat Award in the Connected Home category of the IoT Breakthrough Awards include Honeywell, Nest, and Rheem. This year’s program attracted more than 3,850 nominations from companies all over the world.

About Mysa

Mysa’s mission is to fight climate change by creating smart thermostats for electric heating and cooling that help homeowners save money by using energy more efficiently. A leading employer in the tech sector in Eastern Canada and a rising star in the smart energy product industry in North America, Mysa’s diverse, fully Newfoundland and Labrador-based team is growing at warp speed, as is their ecosystem of energy-saving smart thermostats for electric heating and cooling. Keep watching Mysa in 2021 and beyond as they make change comfortable by helping customers save energy and reduce their electricity bills.

To learn more, visit www.getmysa.com

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For more information or to request an interview, please contact Jillian Thorne at press@getmysa.com

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Which Smart Home Heating Should You Choose?

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Not all smart heating control systems are suited for every lifestyle and home, with some more and less beneficial than others. SMART stands for ‘Self-Monitoring Analysis & Reporting Technology’, and differs from standard heating controls by allowing you to control every aspect of your heating schedule from either a phone or tablet. Although room thermostats and timers allow you to control each room instead of your whole home, as long as you have internet access, smart home heating devices let you control your heating from your phone, no matter where you are in the world.

Today, we’re running through 7 of the best smart heating thermostats and systems, comparing features, benefits and what type of home they’re most suitable for.

– 7 day, & 5/2 day scheduling with a pre-configured schedule included
– Choice of up to 4 time periods a day
– Minimum On-Time & Cycle Rate settings ensuring compatibility with many boilers
– Table stand for ease of positioning
– Alert messages to assist fault-finding with a fail-safe mode
– Wireless technology makes upgrading easier and the installation time shorter with less wiring involved

Best for:

– Homes that require high levels of automatic control that provide significant energy efficiency for a wide range of boilers and systems.

– Single Heating Zone Control
– 7 Day, 5/2 Day, or 24 Hour Control
– Programmable Room Thermostat
– Easily Programmed With The Associated App

Best for:

– Homes that are just starting to take the first steps into using smart home heating
– Homes that need a single heating zone control
– Homes that have either combination or standard boiler systems

– Touch-screen interface simplifies scheduling, changing and overriding temperature
– Location-based programming (geo-fencing) adds an automated layer of control, adjusting the customer’s home heating based on their location
– Scheduling features include 7 and 5/2 day bespoke scheduling with up to 6 time periods a day
– Simple flip-up wiring bar for easy access and an easy-to-install boiler or zone valve interface
– Direct wall mounting or wall-box mounting
– Optimisation features include optimum start and stop & delayed start boiler control. Allows the thermostat and boiler to work more efficiently together

Best for:

– Homes with any boiler and almost every heating system
– Homes with 230V on/off OpenTherm appliances (gas boilers, combi boilers and heat pumps)

– Ability to control water temperature and heating
– Self-learning functions to make every experience a unique one, helping it to understand your home’s needs
– Using a smart weather compensation feature and weather data, the vSMART can tell your boiler how hard it has to work to get your home to your required temperature
– You can connect multiple vSMART controllers to one app

Best for:

– Homes with Valliant ecoTEC system/open vented boilers
– Households that want to be able to control water temperature from anywhere too

– A 7-day full programmer that gives great flexibility offering up to three on/off switchings per day
– LoT display, providing text feedback that gives help and programming hints
– Automatic Summer/Winter 1 hour time change
– Choice of 3 different built-in programmes
– ‘Holiday’ button

Best for:

– Homes with heating and stored hot water in complete systems
– Homes with older gravity circulation stored hot water systems, where there’s no interlocking control valve
– Households with different heating needs from day-to-day

– One channel thermostat system with two radiator thermostats to start zoning your system
– Smart heating & hot water control
– Quick & simple to install using an industry-standard backplate
– Easy Zoning with the addition of extra Wiser Radiator Thermostats

Best for:

– Homes with combination boilers
– Households that want to start a zoned system to control individual zones within the home

– Automatic time and temperature control of domestic heating premises
– Optimum Start, Optimum Stop and Delayed Start
– No installer links or switches on the back of the unit means no adjustment is required for combi boilers and most central heating systems
– Scheduled maintenance alert
– Automatic Summer/Winter time change
– Up to four independent time & temperature settings
– Auto, manual, holiday, override and off (frost) modes

Best for:

– Domestic premises
– Most central heating systems and combi boilers

For more smart home heating controls, check out our full range today at MonsterPlumb. If you’re not interested in smart technology when it comes to controlling the heating and water temperature in your home, take a look at our selection of heating controls and valves.

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