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ELAN Joins the ‘Works with Nest’ Program to Provide Dealers and End-Users with the Benefits of Nest

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA – ELAN, from leading entertainment, control and power technology manufacturer, Core Brands, today announced that its award-winning ELAN Entertainment & Control System has joined the “Works with Nest” program, therefore making it possible for professional installers to now integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat into ELAN-based entertainment and control systems. 

According to Tom McKeon, Software Product Manager at Core Brands, the integration of the ELAN system with Nest represents the next logical step forward in the company’s ongoing commitment to keeping the ELAN platform current with each new wave of technology that impacts the residential and commercial control marketplace. “Nest offers a host of amazing user benefits that can now be tracked, managed and controlled by the same ELAN system that controls every other sub-system in today’s automated living or working environment,” McKeon said. “We expect to add further levels of integration with the Nest platform as we move forward with and deeper into the ‘Works with Nest’ program.” 

Through the ELAN integration with Nest, the Nest Learning Thermostat can be accessed and controlled by an ELAN system. This includes temperature and thermostat mode control, history view, and more. The integration is available now with the installation of the new ELAN 7.3 software.

About ELAN
ELAN, from Core Brands, develops an award-winning line of whole-house entertainment and control solutions distributed through a comprehensive channel of select dealers throughout the United States, Canada, and countries worldwide. To learn more, visit

About Core Brands
Core Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of iconic and award-winning audio, power management and control brands including ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, Gefen®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, Furman®, Sunfire® and Xantech® to deliver a portfolio of connected home solutions to its channel partners and end users. For further information, visit

About Nortek, Inc.
Core Brands is a Nortek company. Nortek Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) is a global diversified company with leading brands and innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. For further information, please visit

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