Smarthome Expands Its Energy Saving Product Offering with Lutron Light and Fan Controls


Smarthome™ Expands Its Energy Saving Product Offering with Lutron® Light and Fan Controls

Irvine, CA - August 16, 2010 - Smarthome™ announced today that it has expanded its offering of appliance and lighting controls by launching over 100 products from light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics, Co., Inc.

The Lutron product offering includes the Maestro® eco-minder™ dimmer and eco-timer™ light and fan control, plus the Maestro Wireless® system with Radio PowrSavr™ wireless occupancy sensor.

The Maestro line of products includes several innovative light and fan control options that not only offer convenience, but also save energy.

The Maestro eco-minder dimmer features an LED that changes from red to green when at least 15% energy is being saved. The Maestro eco-timer saves energy by automatically turning the fan or lights off after a set period of time.

Maestro Wireless offers impressive lighting control functionality and convenience that will fit almost any commercial or residential application. Radio PowrSavr wireless sensors give the system even greater flexibility, plus the added benefit of improved energy savings. The Maestro Wireless system is incredibly easy to install and operate, allowing customers to control light levels with any combination of up to 10 dimmers, switches, sensors and wireless controls - all with the touch of a button.

"We are certainly excited to partner with Lutron and offer our customers yet another fantastic product base," said Mike Scharnagl, Director of Marketing at Smarthome. "The addition of Lutron products continues our commitment to our customers as a one-stop source for all their home automation, lighting and appliance control needs."

"Lutron is delighted to be entering into a relationship with Smarthome," said Michael Maholick, marketing director at Lutron Electronics. "Our energy-saving, easy to install dimmers and fan controls are a great complement to their existing product line."

Lutron products can be found online at


About Smarthome™
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, through their direct mail catalog and via their brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.

About Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., headquartered in Coopersburg, Pa., is the world leader in the design and manufacture of light control solutions for both residential and commercial applications. The company offers a wide variety of lighting controls, whole-home and whole-building dimming systems and electronically controlled shading solutions. Lutron products save energy, increase space flexibility and enhance occupant comfort and productivity, making them essential to any home and office.

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