Lutron Enhances RadioRA® 2 System with Updated Software, App, New Security Mode

- system controls lights, shades, stand-by power and temperature, offering an affordable, energy-saving solution for the home -

Coopersburg, PA (June 8, 2011) - Energy -saving lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics is pleased to announce that is has added several enhancements to its RadioRA 2 home control system.

RadioRA 2 offers convenient, one -button control of lights, shades, temperature, and small appliances, offering enhanced energy savings throughout the home. Pressing the goodnight button, for example, could turn off all interior lights, lower all the shades, turn off energy -hogging devices like AV equipment, monitors and plug -in fans, plus adjust the temperature by five degrees. The system controls 60%* or more of a home's energy use, including lights, shades, stand -by power from small appliances and temperature.

RadioRA 2 is scalable to 200 devices, operates via Lutron's Clear Connect™ wireless, RF technology, and can be easily installed in any home. It can also be controlled from keypads and mobile devices, including the Apple® iPad™ and Android devices.

The new features include:

New version of the design and programming software, version 4.2.10 - features several new additions, including:

support for the new seeTemp thermostat, including setting the temperature from keypads, occupancy sensors and contact closure inputs; creating an energy -saving thermostat schedule; maintaining a chosen temperature as part of Away mode; adding temperature control to Green buttons
support for Sivoia® QS wireless Venetian Blinds with Intelligent Tilt Alignment™
expanded selection of non -system accessories
ability to program phantom buttons to activate security full/flash mode -no VCRX interface required
downloadable by qualified installers via

Support of Lutron's Sivoia® QS wireless Venetian Blinds with Intelligent Tilt Alignment™ - expand shade offerings with the superior functionality of Lutron's Sivoia QS wireless Venetian blinds with intelligent tilt alignment

shades automatically adjust to preset blind height and slat tilt angle with the touch of a button
set more than one preset, providing a range of options for automatically adjusting blinds
intelligent tilt alignment ensures that the slat angle between adjacent blinds remains within 1/16th of an inch of each other, offering a clean look
venetian blind controls (keypads and remotes) feature buttons for adjusting slat tilt angle, allowing one -button, precise positioning
available in version 4.2.10 of the RadioRA 2 design and programming software

The Home Control+ App Version 3.1 brings a wealth of added features to the popular total home control app, including:

full functionality on iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad devices
seeTemp thermostat support, including scheduling
Venetian blind support, including control and editing
Pico™ wireless control support
RadioRA 2, HomeWorks® QS and HomeWorks system support
available now on iTunes® for $19.99

Security mode via RS232 or IP - offer the added benefit of integrating lights and shades with the security system without the need for contact closures and the visor control receiver.

in the event of an alarm, the RadioRA 2 system will lock selected lights to full on and flash exterior lights -adding a visual element to the alarm response
this feature may be activated using IP or RS232
available in version 4.2.10 of the RadioRA 2 design and programming software

About Lutron Electronics (
Lutron Electronics, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, designs and manufactures energy -saving lighting controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules for both residential and commercial applications. Its innovative, intuitive products can be used to control everything from a single light, to every light, shade and even stand -by power in a home or commercial building. Lutron products make any space more versatile, while enhancing ambiance, comfort and productivity. They also save energy and make light bulbs last longer, making them an eco -friendly addition to the home and workplace. Founded in 1961, Lutron estimates that the installed base of its products saves the nation nearly 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. Lutron manufactures more than 16,000 energy -saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world.

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