How do I configure my thermostat for a heat pump?

It is important that you configure your smart thermostat to detect that you have a heat pump in order to participate in TEMP✓. The set-up differs slightly depending on what type of thermostat you have. Below are thermostat specific resources to help you troubleshoot your configuration and wiring, or you can reach out to their customer support teams to assist.


Google Nest

Nest thermostat: heat pump support article

Google Nest customer support: (855) 469-6378


Emerson Sensi

Emerson Sensi: How do I configure my thermostat

Emerson Sensi customer support: (888) 605-7131



In order for ecobee to recognize your heat pump, the W (W1) wire must be placed within the O/B terminal. 

Wiring Diagram

How to configure ecobee to use a heat pump

ecobee customer support: (877) 932-6233

Last Update: August 13, 2020

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