According to Camel, this is Amazon's lowest price ever.
- Nest Learning Thermostat - 1st Generation (T100577)
- $179 + Free Shipping
1st Gen Nest carries a 5 year warranty
2nd Gen is 2 years
Check your local electric company for rebates. In my state, they offer a $100 rebate for this.
MA/NH gas companies also include a $100 rebate (up to 2 per household) for this: http://www.gasnetworks
For MA and RI residents National Grid has a rebate of 50% off up to $100.
So after rebate the price comes to $89.50 which is SUPER SLICK.
Check your local residential gas or electricity supplier for similar rebates.
Ameren Illinois Residential Heating customers can get a $25 rebate: http://www.actonenergy.com/portals/0/forms/rebate-form-stat.pdf
Ameren Missouri appears to allow $25, two per household.
People's Gas or North Shore Gas Illinois customers can get a $50 rebate (up to 2 per household)