Insteon Home Automation Technology and Training to Be Featured at New Southern Show Home

March 11, 2009

IRVINE, Calif. - SmartLabs, Inc. announces that free hands-on Insteon certification trainings will be offered during the EHX Expo in Orlando, Florida from March 11th through March 13th, 2009.

Training and certification will be offered three times per day at the New Southern Show Home, and will be hosted by industry veteran and Insteon National Training Manager Steve Lee. New and experienced users will learn the latest installation tips, programming steps, and how to make jobs more profitable! All classes will cover the basics of Insteon, Cortexa, ELK & ISY; Insteon training will also feature the latest Insteon products, applications and techniques.

The Southern Show Home is a project headed up by the James M. Krantz Corporation to design and build a home that will showcase inventive architecture and interior design, setting the standard of contemporary living for the Southern lifestyle. Insteon was specifically selected as a low-cost automation solution that will link home systems together, such as lighting, security, comfort control, electronics, appliances and safety sensors for remote energy management and control. The build incorporates over 160 Insteon devices and over 200 Insteon points of control. According to Smarthome National Trainer Steve Lee, "we have teamed up with the Southern Show Home to showcase Insteon as an energy-efficient, functional and reliable home automation solution that people can afford."

For those interested in training, Steve Lee may be contacted via telephone at 949-294-2484. Further information regarding this training is available at

SmartLabs is dedicated to supplying consumers with Insteon technology that is affordable, simple for the homeowner to install and reliable. Additionally, Insteon home automation devices are energy efficient, environmentally friendly, convenient and fun to use. Ultimately, Insteon makes home control readily available for adoption by everyone. 



About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. For more information about Insteon®, please visit, or connect with Insteon on Facebook ( and Twitter (

About Smarthome™ 
Smarthome was created based on the realization of a need for automated products that make lives easier, safer and more enjoyable. Today, Smarthome sells more than 13,000 hard-to-find products, including home automation solutions featuring award-winning Insteon technology. Smarthome sells online through its award-winning website at, its direct mail catalog, its partners - such as Amazon, New Egg, Crutchfield and Tiger Direct, and its brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.


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