Intwine Energy Expands WiFi Thermostat Retail Presence Through Partnership With Smarthome™

Intwine Energy, a leader in the development of Internet connected smart-grid products for both utilities and retail customers, today announced a partnership with Smarthome, one of the world's largest online retailers of home automation products.

Irvine, CA - June 8, 2010 - Intwine Energy, a leader in the development of Internet connected smart -grid products for both utilities and retail customers, today announced a partnership with Smarthome, one of the world's largest online retailers of home automation products. The first in a series of Intwine products to be sold via Smarthome is the IECT220 Intwine WiFi Thermostat. Other Intwine products will soon be added as they become publicly available.


"Intwine products are targeted to both the utilities as well as consumers," said Dave Martin, president and co -founder of Intwine Energy. "Our partnership with Smarthome underscores our commitment to the homeowner. Consumers can now shop for, and purchase, Intwine products from a very well known and very well respected online retailer."

About the IECT220 Intwine WiFi Thermostat
The IECT220 Intwine WiFi Thermostat enables residents to remotely monitor and control all home energy usage via a WiFi connection. It will display historical data/trends on past energy usage for both individual devices as well as for the entire home.

"We're proud to add Intwine's IECT 220 WiFi Thermostat to our inventory," said Mike Scharnagl, Director of Marketing for Smarthome. "The technological features of Intwine's thermostat are very cutting edge, and a device that is compatible with virtually any HVAC system, and lowers heating and cooling costs, is sure to benefit our customers. We look forward to offering an expanding line of Intwine products to our energy conscious customer base in the near future. "

Future products in the Intwine Energy roadmap include a whole -house power monitor and smart plugs which will be components of Intwine's Solution Suite, an integrated end -to -end system that empowers homeowners to monitor and control their household energy use. The end result is lower energy usage and cost as well the ability to integrate energy usage into personal lifestyles.

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

About Intwine Energy
Formed in 2010, Intwine Energy is a subsidiary of Intwine Connect. Intwine Energy specializes in the development of Internet connected smart -grid products for both utilities and retail customers. The company is looking to add a whole house power monitor and smart load controllers for pool pumps and appliances to its current product lineup to empower users to save energy and money. Intwine Energy is based in Cleveland, Ohio.

For more information:
www.smarthome.com
www.intwineenergy.com


Contact:
Smarthome
Mike Scharnagl, 949 -252 -6962
pr@smartlabsinc.com

Dynamic Flow Marketing for Intwine Energy
Hillary Cain, 415 -350 -4860
hcain@dynamicflow.com

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