Asked by: Saadia Stordenbecker
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Why does my nest say delayed?

Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020

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This delay is commonly called the maintenance band, deadband, differential, or temperature swing. The delay is usually just a few minutes, but it's there to help you and your system: Many heating and cooling systems have a built-in delay to prevent excessive wear.

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Similarly one may ask, why does Nest say in 2 hours?

Time-to-Temperature for your home to reach the temperature you've chosen. two hours, Nest will read “IN 2+ HR.” Once the target temperature is reached, the Time-to-Temperature will disappear, and the screen background will turn from orange (heating) or blue (cooling) to black.

Subsequently, question is, why does my nest have a mind of its own? If your thermostat seems to have a mind of its own and sets itself to a temperature that you don't want, you may have an issue with the temperature schedule. Go to Nest thermostat temperature schedules to learn how schedules work and to make schedule changes.

Simply so, why does my nest keep turning off?

There's a problem with your system and it may need maintenance for a variety of reasons. For example, a clogged air filter can cause your system to overheat and automatically shut off. When this happens, your Nest thermostat can't draw power from your system to charge its battery.

How accurate is the Nest thermostat?

In addition, they continually analyze real world data and update the Nest Thermostat's software algorithms to improve temperature accuracy. So, short answer is in the device itself. But it is highly accurate. | 1 of 3 found this helpful.

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