Smarthome Now Recognized as an Energy Star Retail Partner, Offering Energy Efficient Products that Promote Energy Conservation and Savings for Homes and Business

SmartLabs, Inc. the world's leading authority in home automation control and parent company to the Smarthome catalog and website, has joined Energy Star to meet consumer demand for more environmentally friendly choices.

Irvine, Calif. - October 10th, 2008 - SmartLabs, Inc. the world's leading authority in home automation control and parent company to the Smarthome catalog and website, has joined Energy Star to meet consumer demand for more environmentally friendly choices. Recognized by more than 60% of US consumers nationwide, ENERGY STAR works with over 12,000 public and private sector organizations that ensure energy efficient products and practices help to reduce high energy bills, improve comfort and help to protect the environment.


Saving consumers money on their electricity and protecting the environment has created the need for Energy Star product recognition, and Smarthome is adding more and more Energy Star products to their home automation lineup everyday. Since the beginning, Smarthome has been dedicated to offering consumers energy conscience items such as solar products, LED lighting solutions and power monitoring devices. SmartLabs also developed INSTEON home automation technology which provides customized control of lighting and appliances by creating a network of controlled devices and scenes that make life convenient, fun and energy efficient.

"Smarthome recognizes the need for all consumers to save money during these tough economic times and we have a deep company commitment to producing and selling products that save money, energy and our environment", says Laurie Maroni, VP of Marketing for Smarthome. That commitment will continue to grow through the distribution of products labeled with a globally recognizable Energy Star tag, giving consumers greater control of their expenses and environmental impact through the use of energy efficient products.


Since the first catalog was mailed out in 1992, Smarthome's goal has been to offer homeowners and contractors the widest selection of affordable electronic home improvement and automation products that are safe, easy, fun and energy efficient. Over the years, Smarthome has grown from a distributor of technical products to one of the world's largest home automation retailers, becoming a single, easy -to -use source for thousands of affordable lighting, security, and home entertainment products that the average do -it -yourselfer can safely install.

For more information:
www.smarthome.com
www.INSTEON.net

Contact:
SmartLabs, Inc.
Meredith Pleasant, 949 -252 -6962
pr@smartlabsinc.com

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