Emerson Climate Technologies Launches Blue™ Easy Install™ Thermostat

Emerson Climate Technologies Launches Blue™ Easy Install™ Thermostat

Newest Addition to the Blue Thermostat Line Simplifies Installation, Gives Contractors Universal 4-Wire Thermostat Solution

ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2011White-Rodgers, a business division of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR), today announced a new addition to its Emerson Blue™ thermostat line, the Emerson Blue Easy Install™ Thermostat. The new model will easily upgrade single stage applications to premium high-efficiency systems using the existing four wires and also provide several benefits to contractors.

“The Blue Easy Install thermostat is more than a new thermostat, it’s a Universal 4-Wire Thermostat Solution,” said Geoff Godwin, vice president of marketing, Emerson Climate Technologies, White-Rodgers Division. “As the name indicates, it also simplifies the installation process, with Quick Connect terminals, color-coded LED prompts, and a reusable F4-1400 Plug-In Configuration Tool to guide the procedure.”

The F4-1400 Configuration Tool allows contractors to complete all of the configuration and system verification at the furnace, eliminating multiple trips up and down the stairs. As a bonus, specially marked Emerson Blue Easy Install Thermostat packages will include a free reusable Configuration Tool. The Configuration Tool will also be sold separately by ordering F4-1400.

The new 4-Wire Thermostat Solution will be available in two models; the1F98EZ-1421, and the1F98EZ-1441. Both will include a user interface, equipment control and free configuration tool, but the1F98EZ-1441 will also include a remote outdoor sensor. For more information on the new Blue Easy Install Thermostat Solution, visit www.white-rodgers.com.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

About White-Rodgers
White-Rodgers, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, has been a leading provider of home comfort solutions, including thermostats, gas ignition controls and indoor air quality products since 1937. White-Rodgers’ innovative solutions include Emerson Blue thermostats, which are among the most accurate and reliable in the industry. The group is also a leader in communicating electronics for HVAC systems. For more information, visit www.White-Rodgers.com.

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