Home Electronics Idea Book Achieves Record Sales

Winter Issue to be Available on Newsstand October 28th

Wayland, MA - July 22, 2003 - EH Publishing, announced today that the inaugural Home Electronics Idea Book (formerly the annual Electronic House Planning Guide), has achieved records sales on the newsstand and will be re -released on October 28th. Home Electronic Ideas, which is the industry's most comprehensive resource for consumers planning an electronic house, will be available in even more retail outlets and have an increased page count than the original version.


"The 2003 Electronic House Planning Guide has brought new readers into the Electronic House family. While many Electronic House subscribers are buying the issue, additional consumers new to electronics are purchasing the Idea Book for use on specific projects throughout their homes," stated Christine Ayers, vice president of marketing for EH Publishing.

Retailers like Barnes and Noble, Borders and CompUSA have reported record sales for the publication, making it the fastest selling issue of Electronic House in history. As a result of the book's popularity, new retailers are requesting this special issue for the fall printing, including Sam Goody and Musicland.

Home Electronic Ideas provides thoughts of how to use electronics in each room of a home. It also includes an overview of different connected home systems including Home Theater, Home Control, Distributed A/V, Lighting, Networking, Climate Control, and Security. Additional editorial coverage includes information on how to choose an installer and builder, how to build technology into an existing home, time saving tips and plans, and upcoming trends in the electronic house. The guide will provide readers with a comprehensive look at the different options for the creation of the ultimate electronic house.

For information on advertising in the issue, please contact Shannon Murphy at 508.358.3400 x241 or smurphy@ehpub.com.

Electronic House, produced monthly by EH Publishing, is the leading consumer publication that focuses on all aspects of the electronic house lifestyle. In authoritative feature articles, timely departments and product reviews, Electronic House covers home automation, home entertainment, small office/home office technology, wireless communications, energy management, telecommunications, and structured wiring. Electronic House readers are homeowners planning to build or remodel. Electronic House provides authoritative and easy -to -read information enabling them to make informed buying decisions. Visit http://www.ElectronicHouse.com.

About EH Publishing
EH Publishing, the print -publishing business unit of EH, is the industry's source for cutting -edge home technology and market analysis, with the targeted publications: Electronic House, CE Pro, Home Automation, TecHome Builder and Home Networking News. EH Publishing's information portal can be accessed at www.electronichouse.com. Founded in 1994, EH Publishing has defined, cultivated and raised awareness of the $15 billion electronic house industry through these publications.

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