The Trane and Schlage brands combine to offer the Schlage Link system and expands as Nexia Home Intelligence, a smart home automation system. Nexia enables consumers to remotely manage door locks, heating and cooling, video surveillance, lights, shades and energy usage via any Web-enabled computer and most smart phones. Homeowners can receive a text alert when their kids arrive home from school, the pet sitter comes and goes or a contractor arrives and then departs.
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- Product From Rev-A-Shelf
The heavy-duty chrome mixer lift from Rev-A-Shelf now features an alignment bracket that assists in side-to-side stabilization. A heavy-duty lift mechanism release, built-in shock dampeners and adjustable spring tension are also featured as part of the lift. The mixer lift is designed to hold appliances weighing up to 60 lbs.
- Product From SoftPlan Systems, Inc.
SoftPlan Systems, Inc. has incorporated new features into their SoftPlan 2014. The CAD package combines design technology with three-dimensional output and 64-bit memory model. This package update also introduces a subscription based service, SoftPlan+, which provides subscribers with access to a suite of cloud services and other exclusive tools. This additional service allows users to mark up drawings, add notes and take virtual tours of home in full, panoramic 3D from any PC, iPhone or iPad.
- Product From Honeywell Environmental & Combustion Controls
Honeywell’s Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat may be customized to match or accent home décor. In addition, the thermostat offers Wi-Fi connectivity that allows consumers to regulate their energy usage and home comfort through their smartphone. Featuring a touch screen display, the Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is equipped with mobile and email alerts that put homeowners in control by notifying them when their home is too hot or cold, the humidity level is too high or too low, when the filter needs to be changed, or if the ho me loses power or Internet connectivity.
- Product From Lutron Electronics
Lutron Electronics’ Maestro digital fade dimmer works not only with incandescents and halogens but also with dimmable compact fluorescents (CFLs) and dimmable LEDs. The company’s C·L dimmer address issues commonly found when dimming these bulbs with standard incandescent dimmers including: lights dropping out, or turning off before reaching the lowest light level; lights not turning on at low light levels, also referred to as pop-on; and excessive flickering. Featuring an easy-to-operate tap switch and side rocker dimmer, Maestro C·L offers: multi-location dimming, gradual fade-to-on and off functionality, and delayed off provides light as you exit a room.
- Product From Gruppo Romi
Gruppo Romi offers Pocket Door Locks for residential and commercial door hardware use. All varieties of the locks are available in all finishes and can even be ordered in split colors to coordinate with each side of the door. The hardware can be used in a range from 2 3/16- to 1 1/4-in. door thickness.
- Product From Hardware Resources
Hardware Resources launched the Vanity Visualizer Tool to provide designers, dealers and homeowners with another approach to match and coordinate surface colors and materials with the bathroom vanity styles from the Jeffrey Alexander and Elements collections. Available for iPads, Android tablets, smart phones and all computers with internet access, the user creates a custom space by selecting color and materials for the walls and floors. Vanity styles and sizes can be swapped out, and completed rooms can be saved as PDF files that include dimensions and pricing information.
- Product From Top Knobs
Top Knobs added three pattern suites, reeded, chalet and shrewsbury, to their Chareau Collection. These pattern suites each include knobs, pulls and appliances. The original Tuscan designs of the Chareau Collection have been further expanded and are available in five finishes: black iron, Tuscan bronze, brushed satin nickel, polished nickel and polished chrome. All products include a lifetime warranty.
- Product From Schlage
Schlage has joined with Nexia to offer the convenience of keyless entry with built-in alarm technology in Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt. The lock has an American National Standards Institute Grade 1 security rating. The lock can hold up to 30 unique access codes, including temporary codes, and Nexia compatibility allows controls through the internet. The alarm system alerts to tampering with the lock, someone going in or out or attempts to break in to the home.
- Product From Kwikset
Kwikset’s SmartCode is an electronic deadbolt intended for home protection. It features SmartKey, re-key technology, which allows re-keying the lock within seconds and is the only fully automated lock to do so. The electronic deadbolt eliminates the need for juggling keys by assigning personal codes that are entered with the push of a few buttons to those who live in the home, as well as the option to assign temporary codes.
- Product From HOPPE North America, Inc.
Hoppe HLS Multipoint Locking System can be found in a convenient, single package. Everything needed to upgrade to a multipoint door can be found in the hardware package, including locks, strikes and fasteners. Pre-configured by panel height for both single and French doors, the hardware packages come with a choice between 3-point locking and 5-point locking.