Power management company Eaton showcased technology for modern lifestyles with its latest residential solutions for builders and home buyers at the PCBC 2017 show in San Diego, California in June. Eaton highlighted its portfolio that is helping enable the connected home of the future, including LED lighting, residential energy management, backup power and wiring devices solutions.
“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,” said Brad Paine, vice president and general manager, 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.”
Eaton also highlighted and previewed some of its newest technology offerings at PCBC, including:
- Eaton’s Energy Management Circuit Breaker (EMCB), which 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.
- Eaton’s 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.
- Eaton’s 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.