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    New Features Added to Lutron HomeWorks

    Coopersburg, PA (September 26, 2013) – Lutron Electronics, the leader in energy-saving, wireless light and shade control, today announced three new features for its HomeWorks QS total home control system.

    RF SoftSwitch® Module switches large loads, like landscape lighting, pumps, and gates, without any wear on the relay, and without the need for multiple devices can switch an entire branch circuit of lighting, up to 16A, from Pico® wireless remotes, system keypads, and smartphones$149 suggested list price begins shipping October 15, 2013

    120V DIN Rail Power Module with EcoSystem®a DIN rail mounted controller that ensures compatibility with the Lutron EcoSystem LED drivers and ballasts provides system flexibility by controlling up to several fixtures$950 suggested list price begins shipping November 1, 2013

    Daylight Control Packageallows a HomeWorks QS system to respond to ambient light levels based on the controller (sensor) settings, allowing homeowners to enjoy the energy-saving benefits of daylight $900 suggested list price includes a power pack, daylight sensor, and LC8 controlleravailable now

    “These new features significantly enhance the energy-saving features of a HomeWorks QS system,” said Rich Black, Director, Residential Product Management and Business Development at Lutron. “It’s important to provide homeowners with a system that allows them to take advantage of the newest energy-saving strategies like LED control and ambient light detection,” said Black.


    About Lutron Electronics (

    Founded in 1961, Lutron Electronics is headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. From dimmers for the home, to lighting management systems for entire buildings, the company offers more than 17,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world. In the US alone, Lutron products save an estimated 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions— including the first solid-state dimmer invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira—are now at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.