Take the 5 minute "HOW SMART IS YOUR HOME?" Quiz from Smarthome & Learn How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient, Save Money & Win Great Prizes


Take the 5 minute "HOW SMART IS YOUR HOME?" Quiz from Smarthome & Learn How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient, Save Money & Win Great Prizes

Irvine, CA - April 10, 2009 -- IRVINE, CA - As part of their quest to make every home in America a "smart" home and teach consumers about energy efficiency products and solutions, Smarthome launched its first "How Smart is Your Home" quiz and giveaway. The quiz takes five minutes and consists of 12 questions about your home's lighting, security, sprinklers and more in an effort to help consumers learn about the wide-range of products available to help save money in & around the home.

Some of the product give-aways during the campaign include a 32" LCD TV (sponsored by the Sylvania Consumer Lifestyle Solutions Product Group); (10) BLUELine PowerCost Energy Monitors; (5) CyberRain Automated Sprinkler Systems; (10) Sylvania Water-Powered Shower EcoLights; (10) Automated Cat Genie Liter Boxes; (10) Aube Solar Timer Light Switches and (10) UPM Energy Meters. The first 500 to take the quiz get recyclable shopping bags.

"We're trying to educate consumers on ways they can make their home smarter," commented Laurie Maroni, Vice President of Marketing for Smarthome. "Having a smart home saves energy and resources, and ultimately saves you money."

The first monthly prize drawing will be held on May 1st, with new monthly prizes to be given away every month through October. The 32" LCD TV grand prize drawing will take place on October 1st and winners will be announced that same day.

"This is a fun and easy way to pass along some valuable knowledge," added Maroni, "and the prizes are a great incentive to participate, but everyone can be a winner if they implement even a few of the suggestions we offer to make their home smarter and more energy efficient".

The quiz can be accessed online here

About SmartLabs
Founded in 1992, SmartLabs, Inc. is an integrated technology company in the home automation market. SmartLabs is organized into three divisions: SmartLabs Technology, the pioneering architects of INSTEON wireless home control technology; SmartLabs Design, which designs and develops Smarthome products; and Smarthome Direct, which sells its own, as well as, third-party products to consumers online at Smarthome.com, through their direct mail catalog and via their brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.

SmartLabs' INSTEON dual-mesh, wireless home control networking technology uses a simple, low-cost combination of wireless and power line communications. Using INSTEON, 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. INSTEON-compatible products can also bridge to other networks, such as Wi-Fi LANs, the Internet and telephony, serving as the foundation for robust, integrated home control. The INSTEON Alliance is comprised of over 1000 developers and offers a focused community for developers and manufacturers to incorporate the INSTEON standard into products.

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