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Lutron Launched HomeWorks QS Total Home Control System

Control via Apple & Android devices possible

The new, energy-saving HomeWorks QS system represents the next generation of HomeWorks, Lutron’s flagship whole-home lighting control system, but with expanded control throughout the entire home. Free apps are available to download from online stores to control this HomeWorks QS from Apple or Android devices.

The system has been designed to natively control lights, shades, temperature and small appliances, providing significant energy savings throughout the home. Designed for the world’s most exclusive residences, this powerful system can control up to 10,000 zones. Its core system benefits include enhanced ambiance, aesthetics, energy savings, comfort, convenience, security and safety. HomeWorks QS operates on a new system architecture, delivering the next generation of products and features. Its flexible, scalable, new protocols allow for future growth and devices have been redesigned at a lower cost, and with a focus on retrofittable RF products, but with more features, memory and processing power. Homeowners appreciate the system’s intuitive product design and that they can control their system from anywhere using popular mobile devices, like the Apple iPad or an Android-enabled device, as well as integrate with other popular home automation products, like AV and security systems.

Features

• powerful new processor and programming utility and simplified system architecture

• occupancy/vacancy sensors- ceiling/wall-mounted; 10-year battery life

• dynamic keypad- 4.2” capacitive touch interface controls lights, shades AV, energy

• Pico wireless control- battery-powered; handheld, wall-mounted or tabletop

• apps- control HomeWorks from Apple or Android devices

• new Lutron integration protocol- enhanced integration command set and XML files available for seamless, third-party integration

Integrated Benefits

Lutron went to great lengths to make HomeWorks QS a reliable system that includes design and documentation tools that residential systems providers need and expect. The system was engineered to include a faster, more powerful processor, with simplified programming and integration to reduce commissioning time. The lower-cost, retrofittable devices have more functionality than their predecessors. Additionally, new products like the dynamic keypad, Pico wireless controls, Venetian blinds, Cellular shades, apps for mobile devices and sensors offer installers the opportunity to easily solve application problems and sell more on every job, thereby providing clients more system value.

Susana Josa, Vice President of Greater China for Lutron, comments : “Lutron’s energy-saving HomeWorks QS system offers convenient control of lights, shades and stand-by power from small appliances. The system can be easily installed in any new or existing home and operates via Lutron’s Clear Connect wireless, RF technology. With the added convenience of control via iPad and iPhone or Android devices, users can now turn their houses into an intelligent home with ease.”

About Lutron

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of lighting controls and architectural lighting control systems for residential, commercial and institutional applications. The company that invented solid-state dimming, Lutron is the most recognised and requested brand in the industry and sells and services products in more than 80 countries around the world. It offers more than 15,000 products—from single-room dimmers to comprehensive architectural systems that operate lighting throughout an entire building and can control virtually any lamp source. Lutron has offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo, Barcelona, Berlin, London, Madrid, Mexico, Paris and Sao Paulo.

For further information, please contact Lutron’s local offices, email to echan@lutron.com or login http://www.lutron.com/hwqs