Showcasing its latest residential solutions for modern lifestyles at the 2017 PCBC show in San Diego (June 28-29), power management specialist Eaton highlighted its product portfolio "that is helping enable the connected home of the future, including innovative LED lighting, residential energy management, backup power and wiring devices solutions."
Visitors to Eaton’s booth at the show learned "more about today’s connected products, including compatible wireless solutions for tech-savvy homeowners, new feature-rich solutions and products to help homeowners live safely and securely with minimized energy costs," said the company. Eaton also highlighted and preview some of its newest technology offerings at PCBC, including:
-- The Energy Management Circuit Breaker (EMCB), which the company says combines circuit breaker technology that protects circuits in the customer’s loadcenter, with internet connectivity and on-board intelligence, making a home’s circuits “smart.” The intelligence made possible by this technology opens the door to better energy use information, helping simplify residential energy management and optimize utility grid reliability, adds Eaton.
-- The Halo RL56 Wireless LED Downlight, a complete light-emitting diode Baffle-Trim Module that provides smooth continuous dimming, white tuning from 2700 Kelvin (K) to 5000K, scheduling, grouping, geo-fencing, automation and remote access. The downlight works with both the Wink and Samsung SmartThings platforms, as well as Alexa via these platforms, notes the company.
-- The MS180BT Bluetooth-enabled motion sensor, allowing users to control outdoor security lighting from the convenience of a smart device. Adjust motion sensitivity and duration settings, photocell sensitivity, or control a fixture manually without touching a light switch. This motion sensor comes with an app for iOS and Android devices and is compatible with any LED or incandescent fixture utilizing standard ½-inch threading.
Eaton’s broad range of products for residential building, including advanced LED lighting technologies, loadcenters, circuit breakers, surge protection devices and backup power, were also on display at the company’s booth.
“The future of home connectivity is bright and home buyers are looking to builders and contractors to provide the latest in innovative, energy-efficient solutions,” notes Brad Paine, vice president and general manager of Eaton’s Lighting Division. “Whether building residential properties, renovating a residence or raising a family in a single- or multi-family building, builders and homeowners can rest assured that Eaton’s products help increase safety and security, reduce energy costs and save time and money.”
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