INSTEON Home Automation Technology to Be Featured in Showcase Home

INSTEON Home Automation Technology to Be Featured in Showcase HomeOrlando, FL ? May 29, 2008 -- SmartLabs, Inc. announces that INSTEON? lighting and appliance controls have been selected as the automation solution for the 2008 Southern Show Home, on display at Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) SEBC in Orlando, Florida July 30th through August 3rd, 2008.The 2008 Southern Show Home is a project headed up by the James M. Krantz Corporation to design and build a home that will showcase inventive architecture and interior design, setting the standard of contemporary living for the Southern lifestyle. The two-story home has over 6,000 square feet of space full of modern technology that will be on display to the public at the SEBC.INSTEON was specifically selected as a low-cost automation solution that will link home systems together, such as lighting, security, comfort control, electronics, appliances and safety sensors for remote energy management and control. The build will incorporate approximately 100 INSTEON devices that will communicate with each other over power lines in the home and via radio frequency. This communication creates a network that will allow for systems to operate in harmony, offering the capability to press a single button on an INSTEON KeypadLinc to simultaneously dim a light, turn on an over head fan, initiate audio video equipment and set the temperature on the thermostat. According to Smarthome National Trainer Steve Lee, ?we have teamed up with the 2008 Southern Show Home to showcase INSTEON as an energy-efficient, functional and reliable home automation solution that people can afford.?SmartLabs is dedicated to supplying consumers with INSTEON technology that is affordable, simple for the homeowner to install and reliable. Additionally, INSTEON home automation devices are energy efficient, environmentally friendly, convenient and fun to use. Ultimately, INSTEON makes home control readily available for adoption by everyone.About INSTEONSmartLabs' INSTEON home control networking technology uses a simple, low-cost combination of wireless and power line communications. With over 170 INSTEON-compatible products, it is easy to link together home systems such as lighting, security, HVAC (comfort control), A/V, appliances and sensors, allowing them to be controlled or monitored from anywhere in the world. About SmartLabs, Inc.Founded in 1992, SmartLabs, Inc. is the world's leading authority on home automation. SmartLabs is organized into three divisions: SmartLabs Technology, the pioneering architects of INSTEON wireless home control technology; SmartLabs Design, creators of best in class home control products and Smarthome Direct, which includes, "the Amazon of home automation" (Newsweek, 2004). SmartLabs is headquartered in Irvine, California.For more information:INSTEON.netsmartlabsinc.comsmarthome.comContact Meredith Pleasant at [email protected] for Press Release inquiries.

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