Almost a month ago, Google pre-orders launched for a $25 adapter that would make it Nest thermostat compatible with older homes. Google is now making the adapter available for free for a limited time and will notify eligible customers.
The Nest Power Connector is useful for people who use a Nest thermostat in an older home without a C wire. While Nest thermostats usually work fine without a C-wire, the lack of continuous power can lead to issues such as disconnections or Wi-Fi connectivity.
There is always the option of paying an electrician to install a C wire for you, but that can be very expensive. If you̵
Fortunately, Google free online help to install the Nest Power Connector yourself. However, it does require a 24 VAC system, and only works with the Nest Thermostat, Nest Thermostat E, and the 3rd generation Nest Learning Thermostat. If you use a Nest Thermostat and live in an older home where it isn’t connected to a C wire, check your inbox for an email from Google. You may also receive a notification on the device itself or via the mobile app.
google’s email states To properly power your thermostat, install a C-wire or get a Google Nest Power Connector, which is available for free until July 7, 2021, or while supplies last. This offer is non-transferable and we cannot process your account. – or verify thermostat data to process the request.” The offer is only open to users in the US and Canada.
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