Emerson Climate Technologies Launches New ‘Easy Set’ Thermostats

Emerson Climate Technologies Launches New ‘Easy Set’ Thermostats

Addition to the Emerson Blue Thermostat Line

ST. LOUIS, January 31, 2011 – White-Rodgers, a business division of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR), today announced a new addition to its Emerson Blue thermostat line, Emerson® Blue™ Easy Set™ Thermostats. The new non-programmable thermostats feature easy-to-use Home, Sleep and Away pre-set buttons.

“Many consumers are looking for simplicity in a thermostat, which is why Emerson adapted its award-winning Blue thermostat platform to provide an easy-to-read display and now convenient pre-set buttons with the new Emerson Blue Easy Set Thermostats,” said Geoff Godwin, vice president of marketing, Emerson Climate Technologies, White-Rodgers Division. “We’ve designed these thermostats to address key concerns of the growing baby boomer population, after doing research with contractors and their customers.”

The new Emerson Blue Easy Set Thermostats offer consumers the ability to manage their home comfort with one touch. By selecting pre-set Home, Sleep or Away buttons, homeowners can find the perfect temperature for spending time with family, staying comfortable overnight, or saving energy while they’re out of the home.

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.

For more information, contact:
Holly Michael
Fahlgren Mortine PR