1. Connect Alexa to your Wiser thermostat system
After setting up the Wiser smart heating system, go to the Alexa app and select Skills & Games. Search Wiser Heat and select Enable Skill, enter your Wiser log-in to connect your account, and you're done!
2. Try out voice commands to check and control your heating with Alexa
It's easy AND hands-free, try "Alexa, what's the temperature in the living room?" and "Alexa, turn the hot water on". You can ask Alexa to tell you what the temperature is in each zone and adjust accordingly. Alexa thermostats take the effort out of changing room temperatures with a variety of intuitive features that can be controlled anytime, anywhere.
3. Add smart plugs to control electrical devices with Alexa
Alexa can control smart plugs by Wiser, it's as simple as "Alexa, turn the lamp on". Add Wiser Plugs to your system and control them with the Wiser app or voice commands for total smart home convenience.
Wiser smart thermostat systems are compatible with any Alexa enabled device. This includes the Amazon Echo family of smart speakers, Fire tablets, as well as FireTV with Alexa remote. This means that an Alexa-controlled thermostat is, quite simply, an intrinsic part of your Wiser Smart Home System.
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Examples of Amazon Alexa commands for thermostat control include:
Just some of the spoken Amazon Alexa smart heating commands you can use with your Wiser system include:
- “Alexa, set the spare room to 21 degrees”
- “Alexa, turn off the heating in the bedroom”
- “Alexa, increase the kitchen temperature by 2 degrees”
- “Alexa, turn on the heating at 5pm”
- “Alexa, turn off all thermostats”
- “Alexa, turn on the hot water”
- “Alexa, turn on the hot water at 6.30am”
Ask questions and receive feedback:
- “Alexa, what's the temperature set to in the bedroom?”
- “Alexa, is the hot water on?”
As well as Amazon Alexa heating and water control, up to 10 Wiser Smart Plugs can be added to your system for further automation using voice commands. When added to appliances around your home, commands can be used such as:
- “Alexa, turn on the bedroom lamp”
- “Alexa, turn on the slow cooker at 2pm”
To get started, select the ‘Enable Skill’ button in the Alexa App to link your Wiser Heat account and discover your devices. Find more information about connecting Smart Home devices here.
The Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap, and Fire TV with Voice Remote will all work with the Wiser heating system.
A few examples of the types of commands that will work are below. Words in brackets are interchangeable with your room names and desired temperatures
"Alexa, discover devices"
Control the hot water
"Alexa, turn on the hot water"
"Alexa, turn off the hot water"
Control a thermostat:
"Alexa, set (living room) temperature to (20) degrees"
"Alexa, increase the bedroom temperature" (this will default to a 1°C increase if a temperature isn’t specified)
"Alexa, decrease the temperature by (1°C)"
Check your thermostat:
"Alexa, what’s the temperature in the (kitchen)?"
"Alexa, what’s my (bedroom) set to?"
Yes, to edit the name of any room open the Wiser Heat app, go to settings and select the ‘Rooms and Devices’ option from the menu. In this screen, you can select the room you want to edit from the list of available rooms. You can even add new rooms from this screen if you want to.
Once you have renamed your room you’ll need to tell Alexa to “Sync my devices”
Read more about Smart Home Integration with Wiser
Wiser is also compatible with Google Home smart speakers. Connect in minutes to control both your heating and smart plugs with voice commands to the Google Assistant.
Try out IFTTT
By helping you link Wiser with other apps, IFTTT lets you configure your heating to switch on Away Mode automatically when you leave the home to save you money.
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