What is the difference between Nest pro and homeowner?

Answered by Antonio Sutton

The main difference between Nest Pro and homeowner is the level of expertise and training. Nest Pro is a program for trained professional installers who have gone through specific training to install and troubleshoot Nest products. Homeowners, on the other hand, are individuals who have installed their Nest thermostat themselves without professional training.

As a Nest Pro, I have undergone extensive training to become familiar with the installation process and the various features and functionalities of Nest products. This training allows me to confidently and efficiently install Nest thermostats in a wide range of heating and cooling systems. I am also equipped with the knowledge to troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the installation or afterwards.

Homeowners, on the other hand, may not have the same level of expertise or familiarity with heating and cooling systems. They may have installed their Nest thermostat based on the provided instructions and their own understanding of their system. While many homeowners are able to successfully install their Nest thermostat without any issues, there may be instances where they require additional assistance or troubleshooting.

In terms of options and settings, Nest Pro has access to certain advanced features that are specifically designed for complex systems. These options may include multi-zone control, humidifier control, and advanced fan settings. These features require a deeper understanding of HVAC systems and may not be necessary or applicable for all homeowners.

Another difference between Nest Pro and homeowner is the warranty and support. Nest Pro installations typically come with a professional warranty, which provides additional peace of mind for homeowners. In case any issues arise, homeowners can rely on the expertise of the Nest Pro to address and resolve them.

Ultimately, the main difference between Nest Pro and homeowner lies in the level of training and expertise. Nest Pro installers have received specialized training to confidently install and troubleshoot Nest products, while homeowners may rely on their own knowledge and understanding of their heating and cooling systems. However, both Nest Pro and homeowners can enjoy the benefits of having a Nest thermostat, such as energy savings, remote control, and smart learning capabilities.