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Custom Labeled Wall Plate Takes the Guess Work out of Turning on the Right Light Switch

April 6, 2014 Leave a comment
Cooper Wiring Device 9523WS Custom Etched Decorator-Style Wall Plate Triple-Gang - White

Cooper Wiring Device 9523WS Custom Etched Decorator-Style Wall Plate Triple-Gang – White

  • Custom etching helps to easily identify which switch control which light, appliance or scene
  • Attractive, textured wall plate features clean, screwless mounting with uninterrupted lines
  • Designed to complement INSTEON and other Decorator-style switches

Take the guess work out of flipping switches in your home or office. This Custom Etched Decorator-Style Wall Plate allows you to elegantly label each switch right onto the wall plate!

Take Your Switches to the Next Level with Custom Etched Wall Plates
Custom etching allows you to personalize your wall plates for whichever application you choose and makes it easy to quickly see what each switch controls. It’s perfect for guests in your home: now they can easily identify which switch controls which light or appliance, no more guessing. This can be especially handy if you are using INSTEON switches to fill your entire home with personalized mood lighting; the custom etched trim plate will let you to uniquely identify scenes throughout your home such as: Dinner, Movie Time, Romance, Bed Time, etc. This 3-gang screwless wall plate is the perfect upgrade if you already have INSTEON switches in your home; if you don’t, SwitchLinc Dimmer – INSTEON Remote Control Dimmer is available separately.

Attractive, Modern Design
Sleek, smooth and seamless, screwless wall plates appear to float freely on the surface of the wall, framing every device beautifully. Single-gang through six-gang wall plates offer ample provision for the most complex lighting or premise wiring requirements, and these mid-size wall plates come in handy when additional wall coverage is required. With clearly marked top edges, mounting plates are easy to orient and attach. Screwless wall plates clip smoothly into place with gentle pressure leaving only a clean, uncluttered appearance that will add to the appearance of your home. Read More

Wireless Occupancy/Vacancy Energy Saving Lighting Package Significantly Reduces Energy Costs

March 24, 2014 Leave a comment
Lutron MRF2-2S8A-1OW Maestro Wireless Occupancy / Vacancy Energy Saving Package, White

Lutron MRF2-2S8A-1OW Maestro Wireless Occupancy / Vacancy Energy Saving Package, White

 

  • Compatible with Pico wireless controls and Radio Powr Savr sensors
  • LED’s act as locator night light
  • Maestro Wireless devices maintain their memory even after power outages
  • Clear Connect Radio Frequency (RF) Technology provides reliable communication
  • Occupancy / Vacancy sensor automatically turns light off when no one is in the room and on when they enter
  • Adjustable countdown and sensitivity settings
  • Sensor’s battery has a ten year life expectancy

Conserve energy and rest assured the lights will not be left on accidentally with this Wireless Occupancy/Vacancy Energy Saving Package! Lutron’s Maestro Wireless Vacancy Energy Saving Package includes everything needed to replace your existing lighting controls with Lutron’s energy-saving, wireless, automated controls. These devices work with the existing wiring in your business or home and require no special tools for installation. It only takes minutes to install each item allowing you to begin saving on wasted energy and money as soon as these devices are programmed. This kit is perfect for automating home lighting in areas such as bathrooms, garages, home offices, kitchens, basements or any other location lights are commonly left in the “On” position. The sensor included in this kit will control both the On and Off functions for the programmed light or appliance. This package is a great starter kit for anyone just beginning to convert their your home into a green residence, or for those already living green and just needing to expand the system they currently use. This package is compatible with the Lutron Maestro Wireless product line and Pico Wireless controls. Each item included in this package is offered separately for expanding your home or office lighting automation.

The Lutron Radio Powr Savr Wireless RF Ceiling Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor is a battery-powered passive infrared (PIR) detector that will automatically control the provided Maestro Wireless 8-Amp, Switch. The Radio Powr Savr Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor detects the heat from people moving within an area to determine when the space is occupied. The sensor then wirelessly transmits the appropriate commands to an associated Maestro Wireless device (or devices) to turn on or off automatically. Up to 3 sensors can be added with each RF dimming or switching device for extended coverage. Each sensor may be added to up to 10 compatible RF dimming and switching devices for spaces with multiple zones of lighting. Add more Maestro wireless devies to your installation at anytime for more advanced automation and home control. Lutron sensors and in-wall switches combine both convenience and exceptional energy savings along with ease of installation. Please follow the highlighted links under “What’s Included” for a full description of each product. Get it on sale now for $278.97, normally $469.99! Read More

Save up to 55% on Refurbished INSTEON Products!

February 17, 2014 Leave a comment

Refurbished INSTEON Sale

Deal alert! Save up to 55% on Refurbished INSTEON products! Hurry, this offer is only good while supplies last! Click here to check out all our Refurbished INSTEON products!

Solar Powered Animal Figurines Add Light and Character to your Garden

February 4, 2014 Leave a comment

RacoonFrogSnail

  • Solar powered and rechargeable
  • No operating costs or wiring
  • 6 hours of illumination when fully charged
  • Automatic illumination at dusk

Add a bit of light, life and character to your garden with these Solar Powered Garden Pals! The Solar Snails Garden Pals (Pair) from Smart Solar is a fun way to add decorative lighting and a whimsical touch to your garden, patio, flower beds, or porch steps without increasing the electricity bill. With their googly eyes and smiling faces, the Solar Snails Garden Pals turn outdoor lighting into a fun experience perfect for anywhere you need a burst of light in the evening. The snails are powered by an integrated solar panel that uses the sun’s energy to recharge the internal and replaceable Ni-Mh batteries so the snails can function electricity-free with no operating costs. After harnessing and storing the sun’s energy with a built-in photocell sensor, the snails will automatically turn on in low light situations and turn off automatically when there is ample light. The lights require no scheduling or programming, but it is important to make sure each light is placed in a location where it will receive the maximum amount of sunlight each day. Install these decorative solar lights in areas outside your home and watch it draw the eyes of neighbors and passersby alike. Read More

Available in 3 different animal figurines: Racoon, Frog, or Snail!

Remotely Turn Devices On and Off While Monitoring the Energy Usage of Each Device

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

  • Remotely turn electronic devices On/Off through WeMo app
  • Monitor the energy usage of a connected device
  • Program schedules, rules and even receive alert notifications
  • Quick setup – plug into AC outlet then connect electronic device
  • WeMo app is compatible with iOS and Android operating systems

Did you forget to turn off the coffee machine? Wonder no more and see which electronic devices you left on or off directly from your smartphone or tablet with the help of the Belkin WeMo Insight Switch! With the WeMo app, you can turn your devices on and off as you please while also monitoring the energy consumption of each device!

Grow your existing WeMo network or get started on a brand new one with the F7C029FC WeMo Insight Switch from Belkin. This plug-and-play device gives you the ability to remotely turn any connected electronic device On or Off from the convenience of the Belkin WeMo app on an Android or iOS smart device. Simply plug the Insight Switch into an AC outlet and then connect the electronic device you wish to control by plugging it into the AC pass-through outlet on the Insight Switch and you’re ready to go. Through the WeMo app you can now create custom schedules and rules for the electronic device while also setting up email alerts to notify you if the connected device has been on for too long.

On/Off control is great but that’s not all the Insight Switch can do. This device will also do exactly what its name suggests; it provides insight into the energy usage of the electronic device. Monitor the devices used most often in your home, or perceived to be the largest energy guzzlers to find out how much each is truly costing you and see where money can be saved by reducing usage of certain devices. Read More

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