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Configuring Reminder and Alerts

Configuring Reminder Alerts

From the Home Screen, press More > Settings > Reminders > Alerts from the list.

The Reminders list displays the reminders and alerts described below. Use the scroll bar at the right of the list to see all the settings.

 

HVAC Maintenance: The Maintenance reminder generates an alert telling the homeowner that regularly scheduled maintenance is required.

This alert, along with your contact information (if you programmed the information into the system), will be displayed on the touch screen. If the homeowner enrolls with www.ecobee.com, this reminder will be emailed to them and will also appear in their web portal.

 Select this item to turn the reminder on or off, to show the date of the last service and to set a reminder interval between 1 and 12 months.

Furnace Filter: The Furnace Air Filter reminder generates an alert for cleaning or changing the furnace air filter. Select this item to turn the reminder on or off, and to select the reminder interval (in hours or calendar months). This reminder also displays the date of the last filter change.

Humidity Filter: The Humidity Filter reminder generates an alert for cleaning or changing the humidity filter. Select this item to turn the reminder on or off, and to select the reminder interval (in hours or calendar months). This reminder also displays the date of the last filter change.

Dehumidifier Filter: Select this item to turn the reminder on or off, and to select the reminder interval (in hours or calendar months). This reminder also displays the date of the last filter change.

Ventilator Filter: Select this item to turn the reminder on or off to choose the reminder interval in run-time hours or calendar months. You can also check the date of the last filter change.  

Note: If a humidifier, dehumidifier or ventilator is not configured in Accessory Relays, these options will not be displayed.

UV Lamp: Sets the reminder period for cleaning or replacing the UV lamp. Select this item to turn the reminder on or off and to set the reminder in calendar months. You can also check the date of the last lamp  change.

Alerts: The Smart Thermostat can generate alerts when the temperature in the home reaches a pre-programmed level. This protects the home from damage due to freezing and/or excessive heat. 

This alert, along with your contact information (if you programmed the information into the system) will be displayed on the touch screen. If the homeowner enrolls with www.ecobee.com, this reminder will be e-mailed to them and will also appear in their personal web portal.

 

Low Temperature Alert:  Select this to set the temperature at which the Smart Thermostat will generate a Low Temperature Alert. The range can be:

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

High Temperature Alert:  Select this to set the temperature at which the Smart Thermostat will generate a High Temperature Alert. The range can be:

 Off – no alert will be generated Set temperature range of 76 – 104°F (24.5 – 40°C).

Low Humidity Alert:   Select this item to set the humidity level at which the Smart Thermostat will generate a Low Humidity alert. The range can be adjusted to:

 Off – no alert will be generated Set humidity range of 5 – 95% R.H. in 5% increments

High Humidity Alert:   Select this item to set the humidity level at which the Smart Thermostat will generate a High Humidity alert. The range can be adjusted to: Off – no alert will be generated Set humidity range of 5-95% R.H. in 5% increments

Auxiliary Heat Run-time Alert (optional): In a heat pump with auxiliary heat configuration, you can program the Smart Thermostat to generate an alert if the auxiliary heat runs for more than this programmed amount of time during a 24-hour period.

Auxiliary Outdoor Temperature Alert (optional): In a heat pump with auxiliary heat configuration, you can program the Smart Thermostat to generate an alert if the auxiliary heat is called for when the outdoor temperature exceeds this programmed set point (this feature requires an internet connection to function properly).

 List of Alerts

 Below is a complete list of alerts. Depending on the configuration, some of these may not apply to the system.

 

Low Battery: The battery in your Thermostat will need to be changed soon 

Furnace Air Filter: Your furnace filter needs to be cleaned/changed. 

Ventilator Filter: Your ventilator filter needs to be cleaned/changed. 

UV Lamp: Your UV lamp needs to be changed. 

Humidifier Filter: Your humidifier pad needs to be cleaned/changed. 

Comms fault: There is no communication between the Thermostat and the Equipment Interface module. 

Low Temp. Alert: The temperature in the home is too low. 

High Temp Alert: The temperature in the home is too high. 

Low Humidity Alert: The humidity in the home is too low. 

High Humidity Alert: The Humidity in the home is too high. 

Heat Not Resonding: The system has failed to heat the area.

Cool Not Responding: The system has failed to cool the home.

Input 1: Used if this input is programmed to generate an alert. 

Input 2: Used if this input is programmed to generate an alert. 

Maintenance Reminder: You are due for regular maintenance.

Auxiliary Heat  Run Time: Your auxiliary heat source is running too often.

Auxiliary Outdoor Temperature: Your auxiliary heat source is running at higher than expected outdoor temperatures.

 

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