Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat FAQs
What types of HVAC systems will the Trane® Home Energy Management Thermostat work with?
The Trane® Home Energy Management Thermostat will work with most brands of the following types of systems:
- Gas furnace – Single stage and multi stage
- Electric furnace or air handler
- Electric cooling – Single stage or two stage or two speed
- Electric heat pump – Single stage or two stage or two speed
Can I install the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat myself?
YES. In most cases the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat can be successfully completed as a do-it-yourself project. However, there are a wide variety of heating and air conditioning systems, which may add complexity in some cases. If you are unsure about any step of the installation, you should contact a professional heating and air conditioning contractor for assistance.
Can I enroll more than one thermostat on my account?
YES. Multiple Nexia compatible thermostats can be independently controlled and operated with your account.
Is the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat programmable?
YES. The Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat can be programmed for up to four temperature changes per day. Multiple unique daily schedules can be created. Each daily schedule can be applied to one or more days of the week. Setting the schedule is easily accomplished from your Nexia account. Alternatively, scheduling can also be programmed locally at the thermostat.
What type of alerts will the Trane® Home Energy Management Thermostat provide?
With an active Nexia account, the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat can provide text message and email alerts including: filter change reminders, out-of-range temperature alerts, thermostat keypad changes, and maintenance reminders.
Can other Z-Wave controllers operate the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat?
YES. Z-Wave controllers supporting the Specific_Type_Thermostat_General_V2 command class will be able to operate this thermostat within your home. However, some of the enhanced remote monitoring and control features may not be accessible without a Nexia Home Intelligence account and a Nexia Bridge.
Can the Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat be integrated into Z-Wave scenes?
YES. As an example, you can set up your thermostat so that entering your code into a Schlage Home Keypad Lock could automatically adjust your Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat to a preferred temperature setting when you arrive home.
What happens if there is a problem with my Internet connection or Z-Wave communications?
Your Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat is not dependent on the Internet and will continue to heat or cool your home based upon the schedule and thermostat settings you selected. All thermostat settings available in your Nexia account can also be changed at the thermostat. However, thermostat schedules defined in your Nexia account will not operate until the Internet or Z-Wave communication problem has been resolved.
What happens if my house loses A.C. power?
The Trane Home Energy Management Thermostat will not operate when household power is lost. All system settings, except time and date, are retained in permanent memory and do not need to be reset after any length of power loss. If power is lost for longer than 24 hours, the time and date may need to be reset at the thermostat.