Relax, we’ve got you covered.

We make installation easy. Nest Pros are always available if you need them or you can install Nest yourself. Three out of four customers install Nest in 30 minutes or less.

According to our compatibility checker, Nest works in 95% of homes with low voltage systems.

Let us take care of it.

A Nest Pro can come to your home to install Nest. They'll remove and recycle your old thermostat, connect Nest to your Wi-Fi network and give you a quick demo.

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Install it yourself

Ever installed a light fixture? Then you shouldn't have any trouble with Nest. In fact, 99% of the people who installed Nest themselves would do it again.

And if you have any questions, Nest support is here to help.

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Watch our installation video

Not sure you can install Nest yourself? Watch our step-by-step walkthrough to see how installation works.

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Nest in its box

What’s in the box

We’ve included the Nest Thermostat, screws and screwdriver, Welcome guide, Installation guide and trim kit.

Nest on wallplate

Different mounting options

Patch and paint holes left behind from your old thermostat, or cover them with the included trim plate.

At home in your home.

Nest is compatible with most home heating and cooling systems.

Will it work in your home? > See if Nest works for you.

Only Nest Thermostat adapts to your forced air, radiant or heat pump system using System Match.

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Backplate with wired connected

Nest works in most homes


According to our online compatibility checker, Nest works with 95% of 24V heating and cooling systems, including gas, electric, forced air, variable speed, heat pump, radiant, hot water, solar, and geothermal.

It can control:

  • Heating: 1, 2 and 3 stages (W1, W2, W3)
  • Cooling: 1 and 2 stages (Y1, Y2)
  • Heat pump: with auxiliary and emergency heat (O/B, AUX, E)
  • Humidifier or dehumidifier (HUM, DEHUM)
  • Fan (G)
  • Power (C, Rh, Rc)

The Nest Learning Thermostat is designed to work even if your home doesn’t have a common “C” wire, but installing a new C wire may be required in rare cases.

Nest’s connectors

Rc, Rh, W1, W2/AUX, Y1, Y2, G, O/B, Common “C”, Nest 

Nest’s connector can accept only one of these wires:

If you have dual fuel or a whole-home humidifier/dehumidifier we strongly recommend that you use professional installation.

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