Carrier ComfortChoice Touch U/I
When entering into the market with a Smart Grid compatible thermostat, Carrier asked Brownlie Design to develop the user interface for the ComfotChoice Touch. Working closely with the Carrier team, Brownlie Design contributed the navigation logic, screen appearance and icons. Cited by the 2014 Herter Communicating Thermostat Usability Study, the Carrier ComfortChoice was ranked #1 in consumer preference and task efficiency and given an overall grade of A+.
“The words “user friendly” and “easy” were used over and over in describing the Carrier ComfortChoice Touch thermostat…. Most participants found the Touch exceptionally easy to navigate. One participant summed it up by saying “you know when and what has been set with confidence, no guess work involved”…. Most participants liked the large, well-lit, easy to read color screen, intuitive layout and simple, high tech look… ”