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No Wiring, No Batteries, No Tools, No Expense!

May 18, 2010

Control a light or even an appliance, such as a fan or radio, with SensorPlug, a new Motion Activated Electrical Outlet. It requires no new wiring…just plug it in! This Outlet has a built-in timer that automatically resets to zero every time motion is detected. As it reaches the end of the preset interval (between 2-6 minutes), the light or » Read More

Leviton Timer Switches On Sale! Save 20%

April 9, 2010

Leviton Timer Switches offer timed ON/OFF control of energy-consuming loads like indoor and outdoor lighting, heat lamps, hot tubs, pool filters and attic fans. Leviton’s timer switches provide quiet, accurate timing for control of lighting and motor loads within the home, and can reduce energy costs. Just set the timer and go – you’ll never » Read More

New At Home Controls: Home Automation iPhone Apps!

March 16, 2010

Home Controls is pleased to announce new iPhone & iPod touch Home Automation Apps online shopping categories. Log on to and you’ll not only find  home automation, home theater, security and lighting control systems, but you’ll also find the latest and greatest apps to run those home systems on your iPhone® » Read More

New LevNet Lighting: No Wires! No Batteries! No Limits!

February 12, 2010

Wireless self-powered technology means no new wiring is required. Leviton LevNet RF Wireless Self-Powered Solutions are easy to install and maintenance-free, saving ongoing labor and material costs while saving energy. With no additional wiring required, installation is quick and easy and takes only minutes to configure. Easy installation for » Read More

Control Two Loads From One Switch!

February 13, 2009

The creative bunch at Simply Automated have done it again! They’ve created a new dual 600 Watt load UPB switch base – SAUS2240, and better yet, there are now in stock! Imagine the possibilities: control two independent loads with four buttons of scene control all in one single gang box. Here’s the details: Dual 600 Watt Load » Read More

New UPB Products Announced from Simply Automated, Inc.

December 11, 2008

Simply Automated, an industry leader in home automation lighting and control, announces availability of a new Dual Output, Universal Powerline Bus (UPB) Dimmer-Transceiver Switch Base (model SAUS2240) with Universal faceplate options to reduce wall-switch clutter and enhance convenience of lighting control and home automation. With two 600 Watt » Read More

Getting to Know Your Circuit-Breaker Panel

March 25, 2008

With the popularity of using the powerline for lighting control such as UPB and X10, the time will come when things don’t work and troubleshooting will be due. An example would be where devices work in one part of the house, while others in a different location don’t work at all. This problem usually means a lack of signal in one part » Read More