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Hunter Fan Company Reveals Addition of Google Home Integration to SIMPLEconnect™ Smart Fan Collection

January 8, 2017— Memphis, TN – Hunter Fan Company, the leading manufacturer of ceiling fans, unveils their latest smart-home integrated partnership with multinational technology company, Google. Officially announced at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the integration of Google Home positions Hunter as the only residential ceiling fan brand to boast compatibility with all three of the most popular home-automation devices in the world. In addition, the SIMPLEconnect™ collection will expand with the spring 2018 release of a new fan design – the Advocate, which will tout the lowest profile measurements in the smart fan industry.

With more than 24 million smart speakers sold in 2017, as reported by Strategy Analytics, Hunter is broadening the way that people use their smart technology through its existing relationships with both Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa, and now with Google Home.

“We are immensely driven by our consumer’s wants and needs. When we analyze the trends and marketplace, and observe how receptive users are to smart connectivity, specifically through virtual assistants, we look to fulfill those desires by partnering with those platforms,” said Hunter CEO, John Alexander. “The connected landscape is becoming more convenient and manageable, and we believe it is our job to bring both thoughtfully designed and expertly crafted products to that ever-evolving market.”

In addition to the Goggle Home integration, Hunter expands its suite of voice-assisted fan options with the introduction of the Advocate, available spring 2018. A sleek and contemporary style, the Advocate makes for the lowest-profile connected fan design on the market, measuring less than 11” inches from the ceiling to the bottom of the light fixture. The Advocate will start retail at $349 and will be available in three finishes; Matte Nickel, Noble Bronze and Fresh White. The complete SIMPLEconnect™ WiFi-enabled collection starts at $299 and is availableat HunterFan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home centers and online retailers nationwide.

Read more about Hunter’s latest smart home integration featured in CNET, Digital Trends, Digital Trends YouTube, Android Headlines, and CBS News.

About Hunter Fan Company
The maker of ‘Trusted Fans for Inspired Spaces’ since 1886, Hunter Fan Company is the world’s original ceiling fan manufacturer. As the #1 most installed ceiling fan for over 100 years, Hunter continues to provide a deep heritage of performance, comfort and everyday style for any room, giving consumers confidence, peace-of-mind and ultimately more control over their home environment. The Memphis-based brand is in the midst of an unprecedented new product launch — offering an array of over 100 new models, from rustic and contemporary designs to classic and retro statement pieces. In addition, the brand has recently debuted their exclusive line of Wifi-Enabled SIMPLEConnect™ fans, which are now compatible with both Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa. As an industry-leader, Hunter’s cutting edge design and quality craftsmanship continues to bring unmatched performance into every space. Hunter ceiling fans are available on Hunterfan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home centers and online retailers nationwide.

Shop ceiling fans and learn more about upcoming product releases and get design tips from the Hunter design team, visit HunterFan.com, and connect with Hunter Fan Company on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter.

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Closer: SIMPLEconnect™ Wi-Fi® Apache Ceiling Fan Giveaway

The SIMPLEconnect™ Apache smart home ceiling fan was featured in Closer as a part of their giveaway.

“The finishing touch to any room is with a high-flying fan! We want to help one (1) winner cool down any room with a 54″ Hunter SIMPLEconnect™WIFI™ Apache Ceiling Fan! ($399 value).”

See more at Closer.

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Bless’er House: Haint Blue Porch Ceiling Makeover

Bless’er House used two Seahaven porch ceiling fans in her back porch remodel.

“It’s not that we think our house is haunted or anything but…

Our latest project involved the color “haint blue”, just in case. (wink, wink)

I think just maybe my Southern side is showing today. I don’t have a very thick accent (despite being raised here in South Carolina). I wouldn’t eat livermush if it was the last edible thing on earth, but haint blue porch ceiling makes me start belting out Dolly Parton songs. ‘Iiiii will always love youuuuu.'”

Read more about the porch makeover (and learn what “haint blue” is) on Blesser_HousePorch Seahaven.

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Bless’er House: Simply Summer Bedroom Tour

Bless’er House used the Channelside rustic ceiling fan in her bedroom remodel.

“I’m calling this the ‘catch-our-breath’ summer. The summer with family reunions and road trips and yard work and home improvement projects galore. It’s so exciting and fun and totally worth the work, but there are evenings when I flop down on our bed and realize it’s the first time I’ve set down all day. Whew!” 

Read more of Blesser House.

 

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Apache SIMPLEconnect™ smart home ceiling fan featured in ABC Soaps giveaway

Hunter Fan Company’s Apache SIMPLEconnect™ smart home ceiling fan was featured in a giveaway with ABC Soaps. You can read the ABC_Soaps_in_Depth.

The Hunter Apache SIMPLEconnect™ Wi-Fi®enabled ceiling fan works with home automation devices and applications including Amazon Echo and Apple® HomeKit™. The twisting curves of the propeller-like blades harmoniously combine with the exposed hardware and exceptional finishes, and the result is something extraordinary. With state-of-the-art technology and a totally unique appearance, the Apache is a bold industrial fan that’s fit far any large indoor space.

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Hunter SIMPLEconnect™ Collection Expands with Amazon Alexa Integration and Style Launches

Collection to include fresh new finishes and fan model, the Brunswick.

September 21, 2017— Memphis, TN – Hunter Fan Company, the leading manufacturer of ceiling fans, announced their partnership with e-commerce powerhouse, Amazon. With the integration of Amazon Echo and artificial intelligence Alexa, voice control is now compatible across the entire Hunter SIMPLEconnect™ WiFi-enabled collection – functioning seamlessly with the current models; Apache, Signal and Symphony. In addition, the SIMPLEconnect™ collection will expand with the fall release of five new finishes for the current models, as well as one new fan design – the Brunswick – with additional releases to follow in 2018.

Nearly 80 million smart home devices were delivered worldwide in 2016 – a 64 percent increase from 2015, according to research firm, IHS Markit. As one of the trailblazing brands to integrate Amazon Alexa into its product designs, following the brand’s introduction of the industries first Apple HomeKit enabled ceiling fan at the 2015 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, Hunter looks to bring ease to the everyday lives of its tech-savvy consumer.

“Our innovation is driven by our consumers’ evolving needs. So when we looked at how to continue to bring functionality and thoughtfully designed products to the marketplace, partnering with Amazon was a natural next step,” said Hunter CEO, John Alexander. “The connected home is forecasted to grow even more in the coming years and we’re excited for the opportunity to provide products that consumers desire, along with the performance and technology they expect.”

With a simple voice command to Alexa, users can easily manage home environment and enhance comfort through fan speed and lighting control. To setup, users simply pair a Hunter Wi-Fi enabled fan with the SIMPLEconnect™ app, available via the Apple Store or Google Play, and then connect with the Amazon Alexa app. The SIMPLEconnect™ WiFi-enabled collection starts at $299 and is available at HunterFan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home centers and online retailers nationwide.

To shop, learn more about upcoming product releases and get design tips from the Hunter design team, visit HunterFan.com.

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About Hunter Fan Company

The maker of ‘Trusted Fans for Inspired Spaces’ since 1886, Hunter Fan Company is the world’s original ceiling fan manufacturer. As the #1 most installed ceiling fan for over 100 years, Hunter continues to provide a deep heritage of performance, comfort and everyday style for any room, giving consumers confidence, peace-of-mind and ultimately more control over their home environment. The Memphis-based brand is in the midst of an unprecedented new product launch — offering an array of over 100 new models, from rustic and contemporary designs to classic and retro statement pieces. In addition, the brand has recently debuted their exclusive line of Wifi-Enabled SIMPLEConnect™ fans, which are now compatible with both Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa. As an industry-leader, Hunter’s cutting edge design and quality craftsmanship continues to bring unmatched performance into every space. Hunter ceiling fans are available on Hunterfan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home centers and online retailers nationwide.

For more information, visit HunterFan.com, and connect with Hunter Fan Company on FacebookInstagramPinterest, Youtube and Twitter.

 

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Hunter SIMPLEconnect™ Collection Expands with Amazon Alexa Integration and Style Launches

September 21, 2017— Memphis, TN – Hunter Fan Company, the leading manufacturer of
ceiling fans, announced their partnership with e-commerce powerhouse, Amazon. With the
integration of Amazon Echo and artificial intelligence Alexa, voice control is now compatible
across the entire Hunter SIMPLEconnect™ WiFi-enabled collection – functioning seamlessly
with the current models; Apache, Signal and Symphony. In addition, the SIMPLEconnect™
collection will expand with the fall release of five new finishes for the current models, as well as
one new fan design – the Brunswick – with additional releases to follow in 2018.

Nearly 80 million smart home devices were delivered worldwide in 2016 – a 64 percent increase
from 2015, according to research firm, IHS Markit. As one of the trailblazing brands to integrate
Amazon Alexa into its product designs, following the brand’s introduction of the industries first
Apple HomeKit enabled ceiling fan at the 2015 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, Hunter
looks to bring ease to the everyday lives of its tech-savvy consumer.

“Our innovation is driven by our consumers’ evolving needs. So when we looked at how to
continue to bring functionality and thoughtfully designed products to the marketplace, partnering
with Amazon was a natural next step,” said Hunter CEO, John Alexander. “The connected home
is forecasted to grow even more in the coming years and we’re excited for the opportunity to
provide products that consumers desire, along with the performance and technology they
expect.”

With a simple voice command to Alexa, users can easily manage home environment and
enhance comfort through fan speed and lighting control. To setup, users simply pair a Hunter
Wi-Fi enabled fan with the SIMPLEconnect™ app, available via the Apple Store or Google Play,
and then connect with the Amazon Alexa app. The SIMPLEconnect™ WiFi-enabled collection
starts at $299 and is available at HunterFan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home
centers and online retailers nationwide.

To shop, learn more about upcoming product releases and get design tips from the Hunter
design team, visit HunterFan.com.

About Hunter Fan Company
The maker of ‘Trusted Fans for Inspired Spaces’ since 1886, Hunter Fan Company is the
world’s original ceiling fan manufacturer. As the #1 most installed ceiling fan for over 100 years,
Hunter continues to provide a deep heritage of performance, comfort and everyday style for any
room, giving consumers confidence, peace-of-mind and ultimately more control over their home
environment. The Memphis-based brand is in the midst of an unprecedented new product
launch — offering an array of over 100 new models, from rustic and contemporary designs to
classic and retro statement pieces. In addition, the brand has recently debuted their exclusive
line of Wifi-Enabled SIMPLEConnect™ fans, which are now compatible with both Apple
HomeKit and Amazon Alexa. As an industry-leader, Hunter’s cutting edge design and quality
craftsmanship continues to bring unmatched performance into every space. Hunter ceiling fans
are available on Hunterfan.com, as well as in lighting showrooms, home centers and online
retailers nationwide.

For more information, visit HunterFan.com, and connect with Hunter Fan Company
on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter.