Smart Water for a Smarter Home: Moen Leads the Way with Industry’s First Suite of Whole Home Connected Water Products

The water. It’s one of the most used, powerful – yet often overlooked – resources in the home. Now, Moen connects homeowners to their water like never before with the industry’s first whole-home smart water ecosystem – the Moen Smart Water Network – featuring a network expansion in 2022 with new products and innovations of applications. . Moen is leading the way in giving consumers complete control over water in the home – from water flowing through pipes and out of faucets to groundwater in the basement – all from a single smartphone app for a truly seamless experience.

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“It’s no secret that technology continues to improve our daily lives. And nowhere is this more evident than in our homes. But if water is one of the most essential elements of our everyday life, it’s been mostly left out of the conversation, until now,” said Mark-Hans Richer, senior vice president, chief marketing and innovation officer, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group “Our Moen Smart Water System gives people the power to tap into the invisible network of water that flows through the pipes and valves behind the walls of their homes – so they can control, enjoy and conserve life. water flowing into their lives in a way never before possible. .”

The Moen Smart Water System is the first of its kind – a truly integrated system that gives consumers the peace of mind that comes with monitoring their water usage and detecting leaks in their pipes 24/7. /7. It also allows them to automatically shut off the water before a catastrophic leak occurs and damage the home and control the temperature and amount of water they need from their smart faucet – with all the products controlled and working together in the Moen Smart Water app.

Moen Smart Water products are easy to integrate into the home and more intuitively meet the needs of the homeowner – providing peace of mind, security, conservation and customization. Each product in the ecosystem can work individually as a standalone device or connect to other smart water products via the smartphone app, providing users with unparalleled benefits including:

  • Automated Water Safety: As homeowners go about their day, the smart water safety system works in the background, 24/7, to monitor potential water hazards and leaks and can automatically take action to inform the user, shut off the water and help protect the home.
  • Water education: Homeowners can now monitor water usage, room by room, wherever Moen smart water devices are located. This data also helps users set conservation goals and be more resource conscious.
  • Personalized experiences: In the app, users can set custom presets that control the specific temperature and amount of water dispensed by their faucet, as well as customize preferred gestures for operating smart faucets with Motion Control.
  • Voice activation: Users can seamlessly connect their Moen Smart Water devices to their existing smart home platform and use their smart speakers to activate devices, control water temperatures, and distribute specific metrics for totally interactive interactions. without touching.

“We’re making water smarter for homeowners by allowing them to customize their smart water ecosystem with the products, features and benefits that matter most to them,” Richer added. “If leaks are an issue, the Smart Water Safety System protects them and reduces the risk of unexpected water damage. If they love to cook and want to move around the kitchen with ease, the Smart Faucet offers customization and the control they desire.”

MOEN’S SMARTWATER PRODUCTS INCLUDE:

Intelligent Water Safety System:

Moen’s revolutionary Smart Water Security System is comprised of a suite of products to help protect a home against water damage and leaks 24/7. With the app, consumers also gain unprecedented ability to control, conserve and monitor their home’s water from anywhere, anytime. New features include:

  • Flo Smart Water Controller and Shutoff – a revolutionary water leak detection and monitoring device that is installed on the water pipes entering the house and can automatically shut off the water to the house if a leak or hazard is detected. The Smart Water Monitor and Shutoff provides automated water safety by monitoring water pressure, flow, and ambient temperature while running daily health tests to check for leaks and other abnormalities. If the device detects that a home is leaking or at risk, it alerts the homeowner so they can take action via the app, or the device can be set to automatically close the water valve to avoid catastrophic damage.
  • Smart leak detector – a self-contained sensor that can be placed anywhere in a home to alert homeowners when and where it detects moisture outside pipes to help prevent water damage and leaks from malfunctioning pipes device or environmental factors.
  • Smart Sump Pump Monitor – a device that connects to the owners current sump pump to monitor and provide alerts of potential pump failure and help reduce the risk of flooding. Proactive monitoring allows homeowners to manage and mitigate the risk of water damage around the clock.

Smart faucet:

Moen’s Smart Faucet technology provides the industry’s only truly touchless experience in the kitchen to simplify kitchen tasks. This fastest growing smart faucet offers endless possibilities with intuitive voice-activated technology to help homeowners perform kitchen tasks with precision through their smart speaker or existing smart home platform. The faucet also offers three additional ways to operate the faucet: touchless sensor control, handle control, and app control.

New for 2022: Smart faucet with motion control. 2022 ACES Innovation Awards Winner, the Moen Smart Faucet with Motion Control includes the benefits of the existing Smart Faucet and features new advanced touchless technology that allows users to operate the faucet with simple hand movements that make it easy and quick to select the exact temperature and water flow they need. Homeowners can choose between hot, warm or cold water with the wave of a hand. Preferred default flow rates and temperatures and gesture patterns can be customized in the Moen Smart Water app.

The Smart Faucet, including several models featuring Motion Control technology, is available on a variety of fixture styles, in multiple finishes to suit any design taste. The technology is so powerful and intuitive that Moen has developed two handleless styles for elevated design experience and aesthetics, because you don’t have to touch the faucet to operate it. It is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant platforms.

Smart shower:

The Smart Shower will be integrated into the Smart Water app in 2023. Moen Smart Shower is a next-generation digital shower that offers unparalleled customization that gives homeowners countless ways to create their ideal showering experience, with three choices to control the shower: voice activation. , a smartphone app and a shower controller. It’s compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit platforms, with controllers available in two finishes.

HOW THE MOEN SMART WATER APP WORKS:

The Moen Smart Water app allows users to connect to the water flowing through their home like never before, enabling the full potential and automation of their Moen Smart Water products. The app provides the ultimate peace of mind by giving users full control over their water from anywhere, anytime, all in one seamless location right in the palm of their hand.

Coming later in 2022, the Moen Smart Water app will provide users with integrated and advanced experiences when they have more than one Moen Smart Water product installed. These include:

  • Winterize: Leaving town for the winter? Manually trigger the Ecosystem to use the monitor and Flo Smart Water Shutoff to shut off incoming water to the home, then flush the water line through the Smart Faucet.
  • Burst Protection: Reduce your risk of burst pipes. When your system senses that high pressure or low temperatures could put your pipes at risk of freezing, this feature will automatically kick in. It will shut off water to the house via the Monitor and Flo Smart Water Shutoff, then flush the water line with the Smart Faucet, using data collected from the devices to know when it’s time to clean. activate the Burst Protect function.

The Smart Water app also enables Moen to further enhance the Smart Water network by embedding data science into all Smart Water products to improve customer experience and product performance, including automatically delivering new features. software and product updates regularly over time. It also gives users the ability to connect Moen Smart Water products to their current smart home ecosystems by integrating with third-party platforms; provides easy access to customer service, troubleshooting tips and recommended service professionals; and reduces installation friction with Moen purchases with simple step-by-step guides.

This is also where owners control how the system provides alerts – via app push notifications, email, text or phone calls – and how it responds to potential issues and provides convenience and confidence. when restocking and servicing Moen brand products.

For more information on Moen’s Smart Water Network, visit moen.com/smart-home.

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