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October 24, 2014 11:00 ET

This Old House Names Piper to List of the 100 Best New Home Products of 2014

The TOH Top 100 Reveals the Must-Have Innovations of the Year

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2014) - Today, This Old House named Piper, powered by Icontrol Networks, to its 4th annual "The TOH Top 100," a list of the 100 best new home products of the year. The editors spent months testing and examining thousands of products to find the most distinctive, helpful, and innovative new home products in seven categories: Kitchen, Bath, Tools, Building Products, Outdoor Living, Home Tech, and Finishing Touches. Featured in the November/December issue, each winning product is labeled with icons such as Money-Saver, Easy Upgrade, Eco-Friendly, Splurge, and Made in America.

"Being named to the annual This Old House Top 100 List is a testament to Piper's ability to deliver the new and smart way to protect, connect and interact with your home," said Russell Ure, creator of Piper and an executive vice president and GM at Icontrol Networks. "Piper has continued to receive strong support and praise from homeowners and renters alike, and we are glad to provide consumers with convenience, peace of mind and the ability to monitor what matters most."

"Every year, there is an endless list of new home improvement products introduced to the marketplace. For the annual 'The TOH Top 100', we sift through them to identify the ones that will actually save our ten million readers time and money while enabling them to fix up their homes with greater ease and style," says Editor Scott Omelianuk. 

"The 2014 list is full of products that wowed us for their innovation and their ability to create breakthroughs in their categories," adds Omelianuk. "We are confident that our readers will be as excited by them as we are."

A complete list of "The TOH Top 100" can be found at www.ThisOldHouse.com/top100.

ABOUT THIS OLD HOUSE
This Old House Ventures Inc. is America's premier home enthusiast brand, netting 50 million multi-media impressions each month through its award-winning television, print, and web properties. The leading consumer publication for home how-to and inspiration, the award-winning This Old House magazine currently has a circulation of 950,000 and reaches an audience of nearly 6.5 million print readers. This Old House is available on tablets and is published by Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.

ABOUT ICONTROL NETWORKS
Icontrol Networks' vision is to provide a connected home solution for every household, so people worldwide spend less time managing their lives and more time living them. Icontrol is making the connected home a reality through its software platforms, which are deployed by home security companies and service providers, and the all-in-one Piper home security, video monitoring and automation device for consumers. Icontrol is further pioneering the next generation of connected living through its OpenHome™ Developer Program, the first community for application and device makers to partner on a common platform. Venture investors in Icontrol include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information about Icontrol Networks and Piper visit icontrol.com and getpiper.com.

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