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MINNEAPOLIS, May 19, 2009 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced the Prestige™, a high-definition, full color, touchscreen, wireless-enabled, programmable thermostat. Designed for homes, the thermostat helps homeowners maximize savings by reducing heating and cooling costs.Prestige's patented, interview-based interface walks a homeowner through the set-up process by asking a series of questions such as "what time does the first person wake-up in the morning?" or "what time do you go to sleep at night?" The answers help the thermostat program itself no owner's manual needed."Prestige is designed for homeowners looking for the ultimate in comfort control," says John Tyhacz, vice president and general manger for Honeywell's home comfort and energy systems business. "It is easy-to-use and helps homeowners make better decisions about their energy use."Prestige's built-in wireless technology allows it to communicate with other Honeywell RedLink™ wireless devices including the Portable Comfort Control™, a hand-held device that senses temperature in any room of the house, gives homeowners the control to adjust temperature from anywhere in the house.Additional benefits:Graphic user interface displays information in an easy-to-understand format.On-board user's manual provides definitions and directions for each display screen.Ability to customize the display in one of three languages: English, French or SpanishWhen properly installed by an HVAC contractor, and used as directed, Honeywell estimates that homeowner's can cut annual heating and cooling cost up to 33 percent or by $200 each year depending on geographic location.These products are available now through contractors. Visit to learn more about the Honeywell's full suite of wireless products. Honeywell International ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit Honeywell Environmental & Combustion Control is part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions business group, providing integrated product solutions in heating and heating processes, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration, air filtration, zoning, humidification, air conditioning, water controls and processes, electrical devices and systems, lighting control, buildings controls, switches, sensors and controllers. ECC's technologies are found in more than 150 million homes, 10 million buildings, and a multitude of manufacturing plants around the world.This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management's assumptions and assessments in light of past experience and trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other relevant factors. They are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by our forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our performance in both the near- and long-term. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. RedLink™ and Prestige™ are trademarks of Honeywell International Inc.