NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mistbox (http://www.mistbox.com), the smart misting system for air conditioners, announced today that it will be available in select Lowe's stores and Lowes.com starting late June. Retailing for $399, the connected home device saves up to 30 percent on cooling costs by boosting the efficiency of AC units. Homeowners can reduce their carbon footprint and energy bills without sacrificing comfort in their home.
Mistbox is the first smart device to bring these energy saving benefits to homeowners. The solar powered control unit sprays a fine mist to pre-cool outside air as it enters the AC unit, enabling it to cool the home more effectively while reducing energy consumption by up to 30 percent or more. The smart IoT device features:
- Integrated Wi-Fi and a mobile app to manage and track usage and savings
- A solar panel that eliminates the need for replacement batteries
- Built-in sensors that detect the AC system operation and efficiency
- An onboard CPU to fully automate and optimize misting
- A water treatment system to extend the life of the system
- Universal compatibility with any size AC unit
"We're truly excited to partner with the leading home improvement company to introduce Mistbox to more consumers across the country," said Josh Teekell, co-founder and CEO of Mistbox. "Distribution at Lowe's presents a huge opportunity for us to put Mistbox in every home with an air conditioner, furthering our mission to contribute to a greener world without asking our users to compromise on quality of life."
Users can install Mistbox in just five minutes, making it incredibly simple to adopt and integrate in any home. The retail device comes complete with everything needed to start saving energy and money right out of the box.
Mistbox is also a sponsor at Techcrunch Disrupt in New York, and attendees can preview the IoT unit at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal location on 72 Bowne Street.
Mistbox provides an unrivaled, energy saving product for homeowners. Used commercially for decades, AC pre-cooling has been finally made available for the home thanks to Mistbox. With savings of up to 30% or more on cooling costs, Mistbox can pay for itself in just a few months of use. Users will continue to save thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their system, with minimal maintenance and operating expenses. Headquartered in Houston, Mistbox maintains a global reach with its product.
For more information, please visit http://www.mistbox.com
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