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ecobee4 Review with Built-in Alexa

What happens when you combine the most popular smart thermostat with the most popular voice assistant?  You get the ecobee4 with built-in Alexa.
This is the ecobee4 with Alexa.  Ecobee was kind enough to send me this thermostat for review, and in this review we’ll show you what makes it the industry leader in an increasingly crowded thermostat market.

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