Do I need a smart thermostat to work with Alea? Brad September 25, 2018 17:47 Updated A connected smart thermostat is not absolutely necessary, but it will help you get the most value from your Alea vents. Related articles Which rooms should I install the Alea vent in? How do I properly measure for my Alea vents? Is Alea safe...? (Does it monitor and adjust for ducts' air static pressure?) How many Alea vents to I need to have an impact in my home comfort? Is Alea compatible with Alexa? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.