Smarthome Launches Installation Services on Select INSTEON® Products
Irvine, CA - April 13, 2010 - Smarthome, the world's largest home automation retailer, announced today that installation services are now available on select INSTEON® products. The installation services, which include wiring and basic system setup, are being offered through InstallerNet, a Boston-based company that coordinates the installation of consumer electronics.
By offering InstallerNet's services, Smarthome is providing its customers with professional, nation-wide installation services on its INSTEON home control product line. Though millions of INSTEON products have been successfully installed by DIY customers; now consumers have a choice of adding installation services at the time of checkout.
"By providing a nationwide network of installers, specifically trained and supported for our INSTEON line of products, we have not only removed all installation barriers for our customers, but are now also reaching a whole new audience of "Do-It-For Me" customers, adding convenience and confidence to the overall purchasing process," said Mike Scharnagl, Smarthome's Director of Marketing.
More information on INSTEON and InstallerNet's installation services can be found at smarthome.com/insteon.
Founded in 1992, Smarthome was created based on the realization of a need for automated products that make lives easier, safer and more enjoyable. Today, Smarthome sells more than 5,000 hard-to-find products, including home automation solutions featuring award-winning INSTEON technology. Smarthome sells online through their award-winning website at Smarthome.com, through their direct mail catalog and via their brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.
INSTEON is a proven, award-winning home area networking (HAN) technology that is currently in trials with four of the top 10 U.S. utilities, serving over 10 million customers. INSTEON has been used in homes since 2005 and has a record of over 28 billion successful messages. Its unique dual-band (radio frequency and powerline), mesh, wireless network makes it ultra-reliable. Its innovative simulcast design allows it to be the most cost-effective HAN available. INSTEON enables energy management, demand response, scheduled load-shedding, real-time email reporting and alerts, daylight harvesting and automated control or response. With over 100 INSTEON products selling in the marketplace - all of which are completely backwards and forwards compatible - INSTEON is the proven HAN solution.
InstallerNet is an installation solutions provider for the consumer electronics industry delivering content, technology, services, and logistics to CE retailers, manufacturers and installers. The company specializes in merchandizing and coordinating consumer electronics installation services through the nation's largest network of independently owned mobile and home electronics installers. It has developed a unique approach to better merchandise services through its branded InstallCard, a patent-pending model that allows retailers to sell professional services like a gift card. With proprietary web and call-center technologies InstallerNet can provide the complete package to meet and exceed customer expectations.
For more information:
Scott Holder, 949-252-6962