Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
Underfloor heating has become a popular way to heat rooms today. There are thermostats to control the operation of electric or water heating systems located under the floor covering. Usually, these devices are installed in the room where there is a warm floor. The thermostat allows you to solve the problem of maintaining a given floor and air temperature, save energy, turn on and off heating on a schedule. A wide range of thermostats is presented on the domestic market. When choosing a suitable model, experts advise you to pay attention to several points.
- Selection recommendations
- Rating of the best thermostats for warm floors
- Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0
- Caleo 520
- Electrolux ETT-16 TOUCH
- DEVI Touch
- Terneo sx
- Teplolux TR 520
- Grand Meyer HW500
- National comfort 711
- Thermo Thermoreg TI-200
- Terneo RZ
Device type. To control the operation of the warm floor, two types of thermostats are used.
- Mechanical devices are ordinary regulators that allow you to set the desired temperature by turning a special knob. They are distinguished by their reliability, maintainability and low cost. The main disadvantage of such devices is the inability to see the current floor or air temperature.
- High demand is currently observed for electronic models. They are equipped with a touch screen, floor sensor and air sensor. The current temperature is shown on the backlit screen. The advantage of some electronic thermostats is the possibility of programming and remote control (via the Internet).
Maximum load. Underfloor heating consumes a certain amount of electricity. Therefore, when choosing a thermostat, you should pay attention to the maximum power with which the device can work. Most often, the maximum load range is in the range of 3000-4000 W.
Installation method. Manufacturers produce two types of thermostats.
- Surface models are mounted on wall surfaces. They are affordable and easy to install. But the protruding device spoils the interior of the room.
- Concealed thermostats are mounted in special niches that have the same dimensions as for a switch or socket. They are more difficult to install and connect, but look harmonious against the background of decoration.
Ease of management. To make it convenient to use the warm floor, manufacturers offer several control options.
- Fully meets the concept of a smart home, floor heating control via a smartphone. While at work, the user can change the temperature. This can be very important for residents with disabilities.
- The programming function allows you to set the optimal temperature conditions not only by the hour, but also by the days of the week.
Our review includes 10 best thermostats for warm floors. All of them are sold in the Russian trade network. When allocating seats, the editorial staff of the journal proceeded from the opinion of the expert community, taking into account the feedback from domestic users.
Rating of the best thermostats for warm floors
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best thermostats for warm floors||1||Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0||RUB 16,500|
|2||Caleo 520||RUB 3,520|
|3||Electrolux ETT-16 TOUCH||RUB 4,468|
|4||DEVI Touch||RUB 5,839|
|5||Terneo sx||RUB 4,670|
|6||Teplolux TR 520||RUB 4,467|
|7||Grand Meyer HW500||RUB 1,066|
|8||National comfort 711||1 388 RUB|
|9||Thermo Thermoreg TI-200||RUB 2,949|
|10||Terneo RZ||RUB 1,902|
Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0
The Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0 thermostat will help to make the microclimate in the house comfortable. The third generation looks little different from its predecessors, the stylish look of the product is provided by the black design of Ecobee3. Experts drew attention to the larger size of the round display (3 inches) and higher resolution (320×320 pixels). The device has such modern functions as auto-scheduling, programming, auto-off, notification of violation of the heating operation mode. You can control the thermostat using a smartphone, the connection is via Wi-Fi. The model becomes the winner of our review.
Domestic homeowners praise the ease of installation, the intuitive menu, and the large display. The disadvantages include the high price.
- large display;
- rich functional content;
- remote control;
- ease of installation.
- high price.
The Caleo 520 thermostat is equipped with a touch control. The Russian development has a display that shows the heating temperature. Experts note the low power of the device, the presence of backlighting and keyboard lock. The manufacturer took care of the simplicity of settings and ease of use of its product. The operating temperature range of the device is 0 … + 40 ° C. The connection between the thermostat and the warm floor is carried out through a wired connection. The model wins silver in our review.
Russian users liked the democratic price, the overhead mounting option, and the stylish design. As for the shortcomings, the tenants of the houses are somewhat strained by the clicks of the relay installed in the thermostat.
- touch control;
- low power consumption;
- affordable price;
- stylish design.
- loud clicks of the relay.
Electrolux ETT-16 TOUCH
The Electrolux ETT-16 TOUCH thermostat can withstand a high load level (3600 W). The hidden-type device is distinguished by convenient operation and a dust-repellent screen. The model was developed for Electrolux warm floors, which is important to consider when buying. Thanks to the programming function, the user can set up to 6 temperature modes, setting the device for each of the 7 days of the week. The blue backlit touchscreen displays air temperature, system status and current time. The model receives the bronze from our review.
In reviews, homeowners praise the thermostat for saving energy, touch control, and beautiful appearance. Of the minuses, it is noted that the instructions do not contain error codes and their description.
- convenient control;
- programming function;
- display backlight;
- energy savings.
- no description of error codes.
The DEVI Touch thermostat works successfully in heating systems or warm floors. The device is capable of withstanding high loads (3680 W) and is compatible with sensors from other manufacturers. The model is equipped with a microprocessor control unit, a large touch screen. The operating temperature range is from +5 to + 45 ° C. Experts liked such modern device options as frost protection, absence in the room, the function of detecting an open window. Thanks to the energy saving unit, home owners will pay less for electricity.
Domestic users are satisfied with the high-quality screen, intuitive settings, versatility. Among the shortcomings, one can single out a primitive instruction, in which there is no order of connecting wires to the thermostat.
- bright screen;
- clear setting;
- long wires;
- rich equipment.
- little information in the instructions.
Touch control is available in the Terneo SX electronic thermostat. The experts appreciated the possibility of remote control via Wi-Fi. You can save all settings and keep statistics on the specialized Terneo cloud. The manufacturer has prudently developed mobile applications for different platforms. The model is built into the wall, for this you need to make a hole for a standard mounting box. Stylish design and rich functionality should be added to the asset.
Russian users liked the simplicity of settings, ample opportunities for monitoring the load, temperature and electricity cost. Among the shortcomings, there is a low-quality plastic, minor flaws in the software.
- ease of installation;
- stylish design;
- rich functionality;
- remote control.
- poor quality plastic;
- flaws in software.
Teplolux TR 520
The Teplolux TP 520 thermostat allows you to control the operation of underfloor heating, cable sections and heating mats. Experts included the model in the TOP-6 of our review for its elegant case, the ability to program 4 events (wake-up, workday, arrival home, nighttime). With the help of the device, you can save energy, the screen of the device is convenient and clear. The advantages of the thermostat include easy installation and detailed instructions. When buying, you can choose the right shade for the interior of the room.
Users praise the low price, high load (3600 W), easy installation, rich programming set. The disadvantages include an inconvenient cyclic menu, lack of Wi-Fi.
- rich set of programs;
- easy installation;
- detailed instructions;
- stylish design.
- no Wi-Fi;
- inconvenient cyclical menu.
Grand Meyer HW500
The most attractive price compared to competitors is the Grand Meyer HW500 thermostat. The device is designed to adjust the intensity of floor heating and maintain an optimal microclimate in the room. The manufacturer has provided for the possibility of programming, both by day and by week. 6 heating modes can be set for every day. Together with the thermostat there are 2 sensors that take readings of the air and floor temperature. Night illumination allows you to monitor the current parameters in the dark.
Russian consumers liked the affordable price, detailed instructions, simple settings, a wide selection of programs and modes. The owners also discovered a drawback, in the off mode there is no lock.
- rich set of programs;
- low price;
- night illumination;
- simple settings.
- no blocking in off mode.
National comfort 711
The thermostat National Comfort 711 is equipped with a large graphic display. It is backlit at night, making it easier to control temperature conditions. Together with the device there is a remote air temperature sensor and a floor temperature sensor. The manufacturer has equipped the device with self-diagnosis of the heating system, its results are displayed in the form of warning information. According to experts, using a thermostat can save up to 30% of electricity. Due to the low degree of protection (IP20), it is not recommended to install the built-in model in bathtubs, toilets and shower cabins.
The owners of residential real estate speak flatteringly about the affordable price, wide functionality, effective lighting. Among the shortcomings mentioned is the difficulty of pressing buttons.
- low price;
- rich equipment;
- buttons are not pressed well.
Thermo Thermoreg TI-200
The Swedish Thermo Thermoreg TI-200 thermostat was created to control the electric underfloor heating. The operating temperature of the device is +5 … + 40 ° C. The device comes with a floor temperature sensor. When the heating system is switched on, the LED indicator comes on. Experts refer to the advantages of the model as ease of control (mechanical type), reliability, high load (3600 W). The body of the device is made of white plastic. But it will not be possible to monitor the temperature regime due to the lack of a display.
Russian users liked the build quality, ease of operation, and reliability. The service life of the thermostat reaches 7 years. The disadvantages include the lack of a display, mechanical control.
- high-quality manufacturing;
- pleasant to the touch plastic;
- withstands high loads;
- no display;
- no programming function.
The Terneo RZ thermostat is widely used. The Russian-Ukrainian product is designed to control infrared and electric floors, it can be used in cooling systems. The overhead model is equipped with a socket, which allows you to connect any electrical appliances through the thermostat. The temperature can be adjusted in a wide range (0… + 30 ° C). The manufacturer has equipped its product with a button lock to prevent accidental reset. The model closes the top ten of the best thermostats for warm floors.
Users liked the ease of use, the presence of a grounded outlet, and the accuracy of temperature measurement. On the downside, they include a rustic design and an incomprehensible manual.
- temperature measurement accuracy;
- energy saving;
- affordable price;
- button lock.
- rustic design;
- no programming function.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.