Industry Update
Supplier News14 April 2015

Top Designers Partner with INNCOM by Honeywell to Win Guest Room Design Awards at HI Connect®

INNCOM’s Integrated Room Automation Systems Using Evora and Modeva Switches Lift Hotel Designers into Winner’s Circle at Hospitality Design Event

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Leading interior design firms from across the US teamed with INNCOM by Honeywell to showcase their best creations for guest rooms and public spaces at the HI Connect design event in Nashville held March 25-27, 2015. Award winners, designONE studio, VOA Associates, and Chipman Design Architecture featured INNCOM's Integrated Room Automation Systems (IRAS) with Evora and Modeva switches for hotel lighting and comfort controls in their displays.

INNCOM partnered with several interior design companies with vignettes at HI Connect to provide solutions and suggest lighting controls and other guest room automation. "INNCOM worked closely with the design community to develop 'designed-in' integrated room automation systems for possible new brands," said John Tavares, director business development for INNCOM by Honeywell. "Three out of four of our design partners earned awards at HI Connect, including Most Creative Use of Technology by designOne studio. For us, enabling our clients to win is the best prize INNCOM can be awarded."

Most Creative Use of Technology Award
designONE studio won the People's Choice award for Most Creative Use of Technology. "INNCOM's capacitive touch Modeva is aesthetically pleasing and perfectly complemented our award-winning vignette," said Katrina Kostik, senior designer for designONE studio. "INNCOM's team was easy to work with and highly professional. Our award-winning outcome was well received and INNCOM was a large part of that." All winners were chosen by event attendees.

Most Inventive Vignette
Chipman Design Architecture worked with INNCOM to earn the People's Choice award for Most Inventive Vignette. Chipman Design Architecture Principal Patricia Rotondo said, "INNCOM was such an amazing contributor to our award-winning space. We valued their suggestions for lighting controls and other systems. Their products are as innovative as they are attractive. It was truly a pleasure working with INNCOM's team."

Most Likely to Make Guests Want to Move In
VOA Associates Incorporated utilized INNCOM's Evora guest user interfaces to integrated room automation in its advanced guest room design vignette honored as 'Most Likely to Make Guests Want to Move In.' VOA Principal, Global Hospitality Leader, Mark Pratt, said, "It was a pleasure working with INNCOM on our award-winning vignette at Hi Connect 2015. We find their products innovative and inspiring and we look forward to continued collaborations."

The awards were presented during The HI Connect Awards and NEWH Sponsorship Gala that took place on the evening of March 26 at the Gaylord Opryland. The Award Show and Gala recognizes the hotel industry's best, brightest and most creative solutions presented during HI Connect.

About Honeywell Home and Building Technologies

Honeywell Home and Building Technologies (HBT) is a global business with more than 38,000 employees. HBT creates products, software and technologies found in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide. We help homeowners stay connected and in control of their comfort, security and energy use. Commercial building owners and occupants use our technologies to ensure their facilities are safe, energy efficient, sustainable and productive. For more news and information on Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, please visit http://www.honeywell.com/newsroom.

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.

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