Carrier adds Apple HomeKit support to the Cor thermostat

Carrier say its Côr thermostat is now compatible with Apple HomeKit. HomeKit is a framework that allows control of compatible home automation devices through iOS and Siri.

Côr thermostat features like smart setback let the thermostat intelligently adapt beyond manual programming for greater efficiency, while still meeting ideal comfort levels, says. Energy reports help homeowners understand exactly when energy dollars are being spent, allowing users to modify settings to maximize savings. It will even provide customized energy saving tips.

The HomeKit-enabled Carrier Côr thermostat will be available early 2017. Pricing hasn’t been announced.