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Iris Z-Wave Garage Door Controller online at Lowes.com

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For those who didn’t find the the Garage Door Controller at their local store, you may now order them online at  http://www.lowes.com/pd_589237-78427-GD-00Z-1_0_.

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Garage door controllers arriving in stores

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Garage Door controller Check out the forum and you’ll notice our user redmosquito and others had spotted and purchased the Iris garage door controllers. The item number for the garage door controller is #589237 and the correct price is actually $99.99 and not odd price $96.36 listed on the picture.

It also seems that this item number is not searchable at lowes.com so you can’t purchase it online now, but if you call your local store and ask for the item number you just might be lucky enough to find that it’s in stock already.

For further development on the garage door controller, check out the forum by clicking on the link below and hopefully we get to find out more about the installation experience and any magic rules that are associated to the device.

http://forum.livingwithiris.com/index.php?/topic/85-garage-door-controller-in-hand/

So I took a trip to my friendly neighborhood Lowes store last night to pick up some home improvement type things and as always took a quick peek at the Iris display to see if anything was new or different, plus I wanted to see the pet door in person. Much to my surprise I spotted the garage door controller that I have been scouring the Lowes.com website for daily. I snatched it up quickly as there was someone else looking at the display as well and this was the last one – this was one of my original wish list items so you can imagine my joy – the purchase price was $96.36 without tax. I did not have a chance to install the device yet but did unbox it when I got home and I can confirm it comes with its own tilt sensor so the other one floating around will not be needed.

More details to come after the install.

Thanks,
redmosquito

 

 

Smart Energy Summit Webcast

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Smart Engergy Summit WebCast PDF

Yesterday’s video was take from an hour long webcast presentation for the Smart Energy Summit.

If you like to view the whole webcast, you may download the PDF where it also include the link for the full presentation.
http://www.parksassociates.com/bento/uploads/file/webcasts/2014/Parks-Lowes-Feb4-2014-UtilityDecisions-HEM.pdf

For those who aren’t interested in watch the hour long webcast, you might be interested in just viewing the following from the Q&A section. Continue reading

So why did Lowe’s start Iris?

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Check out the video which I’ve taken just the beginning part of from a Feb 4, 2014 webcast called “Partner or Compete: Utility Decisions on Home Energy Management” where the Lowe’s VP & GM of Smart Home Kevin Meagher introduces Lowe’s Iris to the audience online.

There’s also more in the Q&A section of the Webcast which was interesting but I will have them up on my next post tomorrow.

Smart Pet Door for Iris on sale now

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For those who’s been eyeing that pet door for Iris go get it now at http://www.lowes.com/pd_473490-538-HPA15-13808_0_ or search for search for item 473490 at lowes.com to purchase.

If you also need an extra PetSafe Iris Smartkey it’s at http://www.lowes.com/pd_446444-538-PAC15-14575_0_ or search for item 446444

 

Living with Iris forum

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forum Left Side of BlogLiving with Iris Forum is online now at forum.livingwithiris.com, or look to the top left side of this blog and you should see the categories you may jump right into.

I’ve tried to make this forum easy to join so you can either login with your twitter, facebook, or register with your email address.

Here’s what each category means.

Some of you know that there is already an Iris forum at myeyesoniris.lefora.com which I’ve mention here before but if you didn’t know myeyesoniris.com no longer exist and nobody knows what the future will be for the forum hosted on lefora.com.

You can start by checking out my welcome post on the forum, and I hope to see more of you there.