How long does it take for Smart Away to activate?

If the Smart Home/Away feature is enabled, the ecobee will adjust your set points depending on occupancy detected by the thermostat and room sensors. If the thermostat is in its "Home" scheduled activity and there is no occupancy detected for 2 hours, the thermostat will then switch to Smart Away mode.


When in Smart Away mode, the ecobee will adjust your set point so that it's closer to your "Away" Comfort Setting—not the exact set point of your "Away" Comfort Setting. Since the ecobee knows that it will have to recover the temperature gap when you return, it will calculate a reasonable adjustment (typically within a few degrees of your "Away" Comfort Setting).



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