Daylight savings time not automatically updated

Is there a setting to force the thermostat to keep time zone and daylight savings always automatically updated? All of my thermostats are off by one hour due to the end of DST this past weekend.
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  • Perhaps I am misunderstanding the API documentation. For "isDaylightSavings" it states: "Whether the thermostat should factor in daylight savings when displaying the date and time.".

    Does this mean that, for example in California, if I set this to True indefinitely, that the time will be always be correct?
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  • The Thermostat location object (https://www.ecobee.com/home/developer...) has the 'timeZone' field. This field corresponds to the Olsen timezone that the thermostat should obey. As long as this field is set to a valid Olsen timezone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_...) then the thermostat will calculate the appropriate DST start and end dates.

    the 'isDaylightSavings' field instructs the thermostat to obey DST rules or not. Regardless of the olsen timezone set, if 'isDaylightSavings' is set to false then the thermostat is being instructed to ignore all DST rules.
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  • So for a thermostat in Los Angeles, if I set 'timeZone' to 'America/Los_Angeles' and 'isDaylightSavings' to True, then the timestamps shown in 'reportList' will be the correct local time all yearlong?

    Also, I have noticed that some 'thermostat' responses show a blank string for 'timeZone'. This is problematic when testing whether a thermostat has the correct local time. Should I use 'timeZoneOffsetMinutes' instead and if so, does that number change during the course of a year or is it a constant value per time zone?
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  • I have the same problem and have not been able to resolve it even with Ecobee tech support. I live in NE Pennsylvania and so I set my region to New York City during EST. During the summer the unit doesn’t change to EDT so it is an hour off. During the EDT season I simply set my region to BERMUDA - it gets the local time on the Ecobee back on track for the EDT months.
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