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MINNEAPOLIS, July 13, 2009 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today was recognized for excellence in product design in the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine.An independent panel of 41 contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 124 entries from 84 different brands. Honeywell was awarded Gold level recognition for the Zio™ LCD Wall Module in the Commercial Controls Category and RedLINK™ Wireless Systems in the Residential Controls Category. The ACHR News is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries."Honeywell is proud to receive these prestigious awards," said Tony Sugalski, vice president and general manager for the Americas Environmental and Combustion Controls business. "Our focus has always been on developing products that provide contractors the competitive edge and RedLINK and Zio are doing just that."Honeywell's RedLINK Technology is the first wireless protocol developed exclusively for the HVAC industry. It includes a suite of products that work together in a system, including the Prestige™ Comfort System, Portable Comfort Control, Outdoor Temperature and Humidity Sensor, Wireless FocusPRO® programmable thermostat, TrueZone™ wireless zoning panels and the wireless TrueSTEAM™ whole-house humidification system.The Zio™ TR70 is a communicating LCD wall module that takes advantage of the flexibility of the Spyder® Sylk™ Enhanced controller and offers customized access to the controller and network points. Used together, the new controller and wall module give contractors unrivaledflexibility, plus quick and easy access to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system information.News Publisher John Conrad stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards are featured in the July 13, 2009 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals.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 cooling 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.Spyder®, Sylk™, RedLink™ and Zio™ are trademarks of Honeywell International Inc.