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Smart Home Opens at Epcot Center

May 14, 2012
smart home exhibitLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Ingersoll Rand unveiled the Vision House® in Innoventions, a green and smart home exhibit that opened on Earth Day, April 22, at Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort.

The Vision House displays Ingersoll Rand’s smart home technology, Nexia™ Home Intelligence, with Schlage® home keypad locks, Schlage cameras, and the Trane ComfortLink™ II control. The home allows owners to adjust the comfort of their home, turn on lights, lock and unlock doors, and monitor and record activities inside and outside the home from any web-enabled computer and most smartphones.

“The exhibit aligns with Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to sustainability. Innoventions guests from around the world will have the opportunity to experience how to make their lives safer, greener, and more comfortable through our innovative smart home solutions that are now available,” said Scott Martin, vice president of marketing, Ingersoll Rand.

Innoventions cast members will lead guests through guided tours of the Vision House. Guests will enter the home by using a mobile device and Schlage’s Nexia Home Intelligence to turn on lights, open the door, or check in using webcams. They will finish the tour by seeing a high-efficiency air conditioning unit from Trane. From the time park guests arrive at the home, until they depart the interactive post-tour experience, they are surrounded with information concerning how they can take action through simple, attainable measures to save money while helping to protect the planet.

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Publication date: 05/14/2012

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