nestWith Summer finally upon us, the heat is on. It’s only June in Minnesota, and we’ve hit 90 degrees three days already. I have my usual chest of tricks for staying cool as a quad — water spray bottles, a handheld fan — but this year I’m going high tech. That’s right, I’m taking it up a notch with an app controlled thermostat. You may have heard of them before.

I am a fan of Nest, one of the better known versions of this exciting new technology. Like other similar thermostats,