Thermostat Card

The Thermostat card gives control of your climate entity, allowing you to change the temperature and mode of the entity.

Screenshot of the thermostat card Screenshot of the Thermostat card.

To add the Thermostat card to your user interface, click the menu (three dots at the top right of the screen) and then Edit Dashboard. Click the “Add Card” button in the bottom right corner and select Thermostat from the card picker. All options for this card can be configured via the user interface.

Configuration Variables

type string Required


entity string Required

Entity ID of climate domain.

name string (Optional, default: Name of entity.)

Overwrites friendly name.

theme string (Optional)

Override the used theme for this card with any loaded theme. For more information about themes, see the frontend documentation.


Alternatively, the card can be configured using YAML:

type: thermostat
entity: climate.nest