How tado° works

For more comfort and savings than ever, just replace your existing thermostats controlling the boiler. For multi-room control you can also replace the radiator thermostats in each room.

Your heating at your fingertips

Access each room or your boiler from anywhere, at any time via the tado° app on your phone. Easily check and adapt temperatures to your liking.

Your Climate Assistant

tado° is not just about having internet access to your thermostats. tado° adapts to your behaviour to always ensure the perfect room climate and provides insights and recommendations.
Your bathroom is rather humid, open a window or turn on the fan to prevent mold.

tado° Skills

Never heat an empty home. Based on the residents' location tado° helps you save when nobody is home and lets you pre-warm the house before your arrival.
Nobody at home anymore.
Do you want to switch to Away Mode?
Smart Schedule
Since the schedule is smart it only activates if somebody is home. Simply choose your sleep times and comfort temperatures for each day and the settings for when nobody is home.
Open Window Detection
tado° Smart Thermostats notice an open window and turn off the heat for as long as you want to keep the window open to prevent unnecessary heating.
Open window detected in the living room
Would you like to turn off the heat to save energy?
Insightful Reports
See the temperature & humidity profile, heating & weather activity, when the windows were opened, and how much you have saved.
Air Comfort
tado° helps you achieve a healthier indoor climate with insights and specific advice, e.g. when and how long to open the windows, or if a room has a risk of developing mold.
Multi-Room Control
If you have tado° in multiple rooms, you can set temperatures and schedules individually.
Hot water control
tado° can also control your hot water; set a schedule or let tado° manage it.
Building Characteristics
Every house and heating system is different, so tado° learns over time how to heat yours as efficiently as possible.


Enjoy more comfort and let tado° automatically turn down the heat when the last person has left the house or an open window has been detected. Auto-Assist enhances the skills by automatically and efficiently controlling your heating.
Auto-Assist can be booked in the app.

Smart Home Integrations

Ok Google, set living room temperature to 22°C
Alexa, turn off the heating for one hour
Create multiple scenes
Create applets with IFTTT

Frequently asked questions

  • What distinguishes tado° from other manufacturers, or from cheaper options?

    Several features are unique to tado°; the most significant feature is the location-based-control function, which allows tado° to turn the heating down or even off when the last person leaves home, and begins to warm it up again when it detects someone returning. tado° also adapts your heating profile not only to the weather forecast, but it learns over time how to heat your building as efficiently as possible. Most importantly, tado° is by far the most compatible solution for climate control in Europe, and is able to efficiently regulate almost every heating system.
  • What is the Climate Assistant?

    The unique features of the Climate Assistant make your life more comfortable whilst reducing your energy bill - all visible in a monthly Energy Savings Report.
  • Does tado° save even when someone is always home?

    tado° not only saves over the location-based control; you can create time blocks in the Smart Schedule and even control multiple rooms individually. Additionally, tado° uses the local weather forecast and the characteristics of your building to determine how to heat efficiently. This benefits residential houses or larger apartments in particular.
  • Isn’t it more energy intensive to let my home cool down completely and then turn the heating back up, rather than simply heating throughout the day?

    In short: No. tado° only turns down the heating to the point where energy will be saved and not wasted. Additionally, tado° learns to adapt to the characteristics of your building.
  • Does the tado° app require GPS to be on permanently to control the heating intelligently? Does that not use a lot of battery power?

    No, because the tado° app uses the most battery-efficient method to determine your position, so GPS is only called upon in exceptional cases. If you have deactivated the GPS function permanently, tado° uses other means such as WIFI or information from the mobile network to roughly determine how far you are from home. We have optimised the power consumption of the tado° app over the years so that it uses only the bare minimum.
  • Can I return the products if I’m not happy with them?

    If you are unhappy with tado°, you can return your products within 30 days of purchasing them online from us. On top of that, there is the tado° Energy Savings Guarantee: If you feel that you haven’t saved enough within the first year of using tado°, you will be refunded the purchase price after returning the products with a copy of the receipt to us. It’s that simple. More Energy Savings Guarantee information.
  • How is tado° installed?

    tado° is easy to install with our intuitive online installation assistant. You simply replace your old thermostat on the wall or on the radiator with your new tado° Thermostat. In case you need any help with the installation, our customer service will be more than happy to support you. If you prefer to not carry out the installation yourself, you can book a professional installation service when you purchase a tado° product.
  • Do I receive a detailed installation guide before buying tado°?

    tado° is compatible with all major manufacturers, such as Vaillant, Worcester, Viessmann, Ideal and Baxi, etc. Due to the high number of different heating systems, you will get your detailed and individual step by step installation description after purchase.
  • I live in rented accommodation - can I still use tado°?

    Of course you can. tado° is not only suitable for homeowners, but is great for tenants too. If you move house, you can simply take your tado° with you and reinstall the old thermostats when you leave.