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Configuring Reminders & Alerts

Configuring Reminders and Alerts From the Home screen, press MENU. Select Reminders and Alerts. Configure the Reminder and Alert settings as required.

The Reminders and Alerts list displays the reminders and alerts described below.

HVAC Service: The HVAC Service (maintenance) reminder generates an alert telling the homeowner that regularly scheduled maintenance is required. This alert, along with technician contact information can  be displayed on the screen. If homeowners register their thermostats, the reminders will be emailed to them and be displayed in the web portal. You can set the Last Service date, turn the Reminder On or Off, and to set the Frequency of the maintenance interval in months.

Furnace Filter: Generates an alert for cleaning or changing the filter. You can set the Last Filter Change date, turn the Reminder On or Off, and set the Frequency of the maintenance interval.

UV Lamp: Sets the reminder period for cleaning or replacing the UV lamp. You can set the Last Lamp Change date, turn the Reminder On or Off, and set the Frequency of the maintenance interval.

Alerts: The Smart Si thermostat can generate alerts if the temperature in the home goes over or under a pre-programmed level. This protects the home from damage due to freezing and/or excessive heat. This alert, along with optional technician contact information will be displayed on the screen. If the homeowner registers the thermostat, the alert will be emailed to them and be displayed in the web portal.

Low Temp Alert  Sets the temperature at which the thermostat will generate a Low Temperature Alert. The range can be:

  • Off – no alert will be generated.
  • Set temperature range of 35 to 68 °F (1.5 to 20 °C).

High Temp Alert  Sets the temperature at which the thermostat will generate a High Temperature Alert. The range can be:

  • Off – no alert will be generated.
  • Set temperature range of 60 to 104 °F (15.5 to 40 °C).

 

Display Alerts on Thermostat: Select No if you do not want any of the alerts to be displayed on the Smart Si thermostat screen. Alerts will continue to be displayed on the web portal and sent via email.

Enable Heating/Cooling Alerts: Select No to disable alerts for heat/cool error conditions. If disabled, alerts indicating that the system failed to heat or cool will not be appear in the screen, web portal, or emails.

List of Alerts: Below is a complete list of alerts. Depending on your configuration, some of these may not apply.

  • Furnace Filter: Furnace filter needs to be cleaned or changed
  • UV Lamp: UV lamp needs to be changed
  • Low Temp Alert: Temperature in the home is too low
  • High Temp Alert: Temperature in the home is too high
  • Heat Not Responding: The system has failed to heat the building
  • Cool Not Responding: The system has failed to cool the building
  • Maintenance Reminder: HVAC system due for regular maintenance
  • Auxiliary Heat Run Time: Auxiliary heat source is running too often
  • Auxiliary Outdoor Temperature: Your Smart Si thermostat auxiliary heat has been called to run when the outdoor temperature exceeds the programmed set point

 

 

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