ISSUE 16  |  The California Life

Design Sleuth: The Nest Learning Thermostat

April 19, 2012 5:45 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Breaking news: We’ve just spotted our first Nest Learning Thermostat in situ.

In yesterday’s William Wurster-inspired Sonoma Farmhouse, the simple, elegant device (designed by the visionary behind the iPod) features a pleasingly retro shape based on the circular thermostats of yore. For more information, go to Fixture & Fittings: Nest Learning Thermostat.

Above: The thermostat is located on the far hallway wall of the Sonoma Farmhouse.

Above: The Nest Learning Thermostat automatically adjusts a home’s temperature based on inhabitants’ behavior and is available for $249 at the company’s online store.