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American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning

June 16, 2009 14:18 ET

Attention Moms: Help Is on the Way With New "Hannah Help Me!" TV Series on Public Television

American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Sponsors First-Ever Reality Makeover TV Series for Overwhelmed Moms Hosted by Home Comfort Expert, Hannah Keeley

TYLER, TX--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Whether it's running after the kids, managing the household budget, de-cluttering the home, keeping in shape, trying to take control of their personal and work lives or all of the above, America's overwhelmed moms can take comfort in the first-ever reality makeover TV series on public television, "Hannah Help Me!" sponsored in part by American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning. On the show which debuts in June, Keeley -- known as America's supermom -- will provide stressed-out moms with strategies for coping with life's daily challenges.

Keeley is a mother of seven, author, television personality, lifestyle expert and founder of HannahKeeley.com, a complete resource for creating happy, healthy families. Her newest book, "Hannah Keeley's Total Mom Makeover: A Six-Week Program to Completely Transform Your Home, Health, Family, and Life" (Little, Brown & Co, April, 2007.), is a life-changing tool to help moms get the most out of life. Now, with the help of American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, she will be hosting her own public television series, "Hannah, Help Me!" in which she gives a two-day life skills makeover to one desperate mom in each episode. The series consists of thirteen episodes.

"For years, both American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning and Hannah Keeley have helped moms find ways to breathe easier in their homes by bringing a bit of comfort into their lives. We're delighted to sponsor the show and help bring her inspiring ideas to an even broader audience," said Brian Scallan, brand director, American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning.

Bringing Comfort to Moms and Their Families

To be considered for a reality makeover, Keeley invited moms who felt they were at the end of their rope to submit their stories on HannahKeeley.com. She was immediately inundated with cries for help. For example, one mother of two described trying to keep it together through a breast cancer scare, pregnancy, teaching at night, financial issues and just getting the kids off to school every morning.

Another mom was struggling to cope with her husband's unemployment and a cluttered home. In total, six moms received the opportunity to gain a "breath of fresh air" through Keeley's strategies for dealing with their challenges. At the end of the season, Keeley took all of the moms who went through her two-day makeover to the Beaches resort in Turks and Caicos for some recreation and a heart-stopping challenge that will be revealed in the final episode.

Although Hannah insists that there is no such thing as balance in an average mom's life, she manages to ride the fence pretty well, balancing a busy career and a big family of her own. But as she suggests, "Motherhood can be overwhelming these days. I want to help moms let go of some of the fluff, so they can focus on what really matters." And she is definitely not your average lifestyle expert, confessing, "I've kicked my fair share of toys under the sofa. Life's not about being perfect. It's about making every moment count."

Home comfort tips for moms

In addition to providing lifestyle advice on her new TV show, Keeley offers practical, everyday tips for making homes cleaner, healthier and more comfortable through her ongoing columns on americanstandardair.com. Her advice covers a variety of topics of interest to families, from cleaning and de-cluttering the home, to saving on utility bills, to keeping the indoor air free of pollutants that can aggravate kids' allergies.

The "Hannah, Help Me!" program will be shown on public television stations nationwide; please check out local listings for dates and times. For more information on Hannah Keeley, please visit www.HannahKeeley.com. To review Hannah Keeley's home comfort tips for moms and families, please visit www.americanstandardair.com//HomeOwner/News/HomeComfort/HannahKeeley.

About American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning

American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning offers air conditioning systems and services for residential and light commercial applications to help families feel more comfortable and breathe easier in their homes. American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning is a premium brand of Trane, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), which provides systems and services that enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings around the world. Through the American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning and Trane brands, the business offers a broad range of energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning solutions. Its systems and services comprise dehumidifying and air cleaning products; aftermarket service and parts support; advanced building controls; and building and financing solutions, including those that allow energy-efficient systems to pay for themselves through energy savings. The business' systems and services have leading positions in premium commercial, residential, institutional and industrial markets; a reputation for reliability, high quality and product innovation; and a powerful distribution network. The business has 35 plants in 10 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. For more information on

American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, visit www.americanstandardair.com. For more information on Ingersoll Rand, visit www.ingersollrand.com

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