Z-Wave Smart Thermostat

Simplify your life – enjoy the benefits of seamless integration with home security controls and home automation gateways. 

The TBZ500 is a smart Z-Wave® thermostat that pairs with major security panels, remote management applications and smart hubs within a Z-Wave® ecosystem. The TBZ500 thermostat is easy to install and can replace any existing wired or battery powered thermostat.


What is included in the thermostat package?

The Z-Wave Smart Thermostat package includes: 

  • 1 x TBZ-500 Thermostat 
  • 1 x Wall Mount Plate
  • 2 x Mounting Screws (#6 x 3/4)
  • 2 x Screw Anchor
  • 1 x Z-Wave Smart Start Label (DSK code) 
  • 4 x AA batteries 
  • 1 x Installation Manual 
Is my HVAC system compatible?

Please try the compatibility checker to identify compatibility entering old thermostat wiring.

It supports:

  • Standard Gas/Electric HVAC Systems: 2-stage heating, 2-stage cooling
  • Heat Pump HVAC Systems: 3-stage heating, 2-stage cooling.
What batteries does the thermostat use?

The thermostat uses Four (4) AA batteries.

What protocol does the thermostat support?

The thermostat is a Z-Wave Plus compliant device that can participate in any standard Z-Wave Plus network. 

Is my Z-Wave security panel or gateway compatible?

TBZ-500 is certified Z-Wave Plus with S2 Security. It works with any Z-Wave certified panel. It has been tested with Honeywell Lynx Touch 5200/7000/Vista20p + VAM/Vista 128BPT + Tuxedo Touch, Qolsys IQ/IQ2, 2GIG GC2/GC3/GC2e/GC3e, Interlogix Simon XT/XTi5 and Samsung SmartThings Hub. 

What is the ordering part number?



  • Z-Wave Plus® Certified, S2 Security 
  • FW update via Z-Wave® OTA 
  • Standard gas/electric HVAC Systems: 2-stage heating, 2-stage cooling 
  • Heat Pump HVAC Systems: 3-stage heating, 2-stage cooling 
  • Fan system: Selectable for gas or electric heat systems
  • Heat Pump Change Over Valve (reversing valve): Selectable for change over with heat or change over with cool (O or B output) 
  • Emergency Heat: In Heat Pump Mode, Emergency Heat Mode is selectable from the thermostat
  • Compressor short cycle protection delay of 5 minutes (adjustable) 
  • Backlit fixed 128 segment B/W LCD with 7-character message bar 

Part Numbers 

  • TBZ500W
  • TBZ500B


  • USA: FCC Compliant to CFR47, Part 15B
  • Canada: Industry Canada RSS 210, Issue 8