Emerson Climate Technologies White-Rodgers Division Introduces Contractor Rewards Program

Emerson Climate Technologies White-Rodgers Division Introduces Contractor Rewards Program

ST. LOUIS, October 22, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), today announced the launch of their new contractor rewards program, 1st Choice Rewards. When registered contractors purchase Emerson® thermostats and White-Rodgers® products through participating distributors, they will now accrue points that can be redeemed for millions of reward options.

“Contractors are a huge part of our success, so we are always looking for new ways to show our appreciation for their support,” said Ken Perkins, director, Contractor Support Team, Emerson Climate Technologies, White-Rodgers Division. “We have tried to make this particular program as interesting and accessible as possible by including an array of great rewards and by making the registration and redemption process quick and easy.”

Many contractors have already begun to register for Emerson’s 1st Choice Rewards program. “I like Emerson thermostats and have been using them in my business for a long time, so I was really excited to hear about this new program,” said Jack Ostertag, Zipper Air Conditioning and Heating, Louisville, Kentucky. “I’m a big fan of the selection of rewards and ease of use associated with the program.”

Contractors can join the 1st Choice Rewards program by simply signing up with a participating distributor. The 1st Choice Rewards program does not require contractors to gather invoices, fill out long forms or fax documentation to the manufacturer. For more information about the 1st Choice Rewards Program, contact your local White-Rodgers sales person or call White-Rodgers headquarters at (314) 553-3175. For more information on White-Rodgers products, visit www.white-rodgers.com. For more information on Emerson Climate Technologies, visit www.EmersonClimate.com.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, 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, part of Emerson Climate Technologies, has been a leading provider of home comfort solutions, including thermostats, gas ignition controls, electronic and media air cleaners and humidifiers since 1937.White-Rodgers programmable thermostats are among the most accurate on the market. White-Rodgers is headquartered in St. Louis.