Cielo Breez Plus lets you control your air conditioner or heat pump with simple voice commands.
Note: ‘Cielo Smart Home’ is a smart home skill for Cielo Smart Controllers.“Cielo Smart Home” skill offers various operational features that are supported by Alexa for Smart Skills category of thermostats.
Cielo Smart Controller's name should be compatible with Alexa. Please note that Alexa does not understand names with special characters or numbers. For more details please refer to Step 4 at the bottom of this page. (During the integration of Cielo Smart Controller with Alexa if you face any issues, please check that there are no special characters used in the name of your Cielo Smart Controller in Cielo Home App).
To configure your Device with Amazon Alexa Smart Skill follow the instructions given below:
Step 1: Login to Amazon Alexa
To sign in, enter your login credentials for your Alexa app and press the “Sign In” button or follow instructions to create a new account.
Step 2: Enable Skill & Link Account
On the home Screen open the side menu by pressing the “hamburger menu icon” highlighted in image below:
The side menu will slide in. From this menu press the “Skills & Games” option.
Tap on the search bar and type ‘Cielo Smart Home’ and press search. The “Cielo Smart Home” skill will appear in the search results. Select the “Cielo Smart Home” skill.
This will bring you to the “Cielo Smart Home” Alexa skill. To use this skill press “Enable”.
This will take you to 'Cielo World' login window so you can link your 'Cielo Home' account with your Amazon Alexa account. To continue enter your 'Cielo Home' app credentials and press the “Sign In” button.
After successful sign in, you will see a message saying ' Cielo Smart Home has been successfully linked'. Close this window to discover smart home devices you can control with Alexa.
On closing the window, you will see a discover devices screen as smart home devices must be discovered before they can be used with Alexa.
Select the ‘Discover Devices’ option or cancel to discover by voice command with Alexa.
Alexa will start discovering devices and may take around 20 seconds. Once done, the list of the discovered devices will be displayed. Continue by setting up device.
You can add your device in a group to keep things organized or just skip and continue.
Your set up is now complete and your device is ready to be controlled with simple voice commands.
To add more devices, you can register Cielo Smart Controllers with 'Cielo Home' app and ask, ‘Alexa, discover my devices’, once discovered continue with device setup.
Using Amazon Alexa App to Control your Air Conditioning
Apart from Alexa voice controls, you can also control your AC using Amazon Alexa app. It will give you the following controls:
- Turn your AC On/Off.
- Increase or decrease the AC's set point temperature.
In order to use the Amazon Alexa app controls, tap on 'Devices' from the navigation panel.
On next screen, tap on 'Thermostats'.
You can power On/Off your AC by tapping the power button.
After powering ON, tap on your registered device to enter the control screen.
On the control screen you can increase or decrease the set point temperature. Current AC mode and room temperature are also displayed on this screen.
You can also access this control screen by tapping on 'All Devices' in the Devices section of the app. Here it will show all your registered devices in one place for simple access & control.
Simply tap on your registered device to enter control screen.
In parallel you can continue using 'Cielo Home' app for complete control of your ACs with next gen features e.g. Scheduling, location based controls, my rules, air filter status etc.
Step 3: Alexa Voice Commands for Cielo Smart Controllers
The ‘Cielo Smart Home’ skill is capable of handling the following voice commands:
- Turn On/Turn Off, e.g. Alexa, turn On/Off Bedroom. (*In this command 'Bedroom' is the name of registered device).
- Increase/Decrease temperature, e.g. Alexa, increase/decrease Bedroom temperature by 2 degrees.
- Set temperature, e.g. Alexa, set Bedroom to 72 degrees.
- Ask the current set temperature of a specified device, e.g. Alexa, what is Bedroom set to?
- Ask the current temperature reading or ambient temperature detected by the device, e.g. Alexa, what is the current temperature of 'Bedroom'?
- Ask to change AC mode, you can change between Cool, Heat and Auto only. E.g. Alexa, change Bedroom mode to cool.
Step 4: Alexa Compatible Device Names
Cielo Smart Controllers names should be compatible with Alexa. Alexa does not understand names with special characters or numbers. It only understands simple English names for devices. To use Alexa with Cielo Smart Controllers, we recommend users to name these devices accordingly. Following guidelines must be followed for Alexa to be able to control your Cielo Smart Controllers for your air conditioners & heat pumps: