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    HVAC Smart Relay Switch

    Energy-saving device for heating & AC

    Ideal for hotels, vacation rental properties, apartments, homeowners and more!

    * offer ends 4/1/17

    - Limited Offer -
      Purchase the wireless combo package today for only $299 (regular $349).

    That's a savings of $50.

      Includes two (2)
    door/window sensors, antenna, coaxial cabling and mounting bracket.

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    your order today!!!

    * offer ends 4/1/17
    HVAC Smart Relay Switch
    Wireless combo package shown above. Includes controller, door sensors (2 sets), coax cabling, antenna, and mounting bracket. (Wired combo package also available, $219 each.)

    Is it compatible with my HVAC system?

    The HSRS is compatible with a variety of HVAC system types. Please consult our FAQ for details.


    In an era of high fuel costs, the HVAC Smart Relay Switch (HSRS) lowers energy bills by eliminating wasted power consumption. The HSRS eliminates waste by monitoring open doors and windows. Accepting wired and/or wireless sensor inputs, the HSRS automatically interrupts the HVAC system in the event of a violation such as a door or window that has remained open for a period of time or a room that has been vacant. The HSRS is a fully configurable device that provides energy efficient control for heating and cooling systems. In addition, the HSRS can be used as a general purpose controller for devices including dampers, fans, etc. The HSRS accepts one or more contact switch closures as control inputs. Compatible with door/window reed switches, motion sensors, toggles, pushbuttons, etc., the HSRS can accept any switch or sensor device having normally open or normally closed contacts. The HSRS is fully configurable using onboard DIP switches, allowing you to establish specific operational parameters. For instance, configure the device to temporarily disable the air conditioning or heating system when any door or window has remained open for 10 minutes and then re-enable when the door has closed. Onboard DIP switches allow you to configure operational mode and delay parameters.  

    The HSRS was recently featured by tripping.com, the premier search engine for vacation rental properties.

    The HSRS provides connections for as many as 4 wired inputs or zones. Each input can accept a single switch sensor or multiple sensors if wired in a zone configuration (sensors are wired in series or parallel).
    Typical switch sensors include reed switches, pushbuttons, toggle switches, or other devices. (Note that the HSRS can be configured to accept either normally-open or normally-closed switches.) Wired inputs are also compatible with TTL signals. (Note: Wired sensor cabling should be limited to 100 ft. max. at each input. Twisted-pair shielded cables recommended.) 

    And, with an optional RF receiver, the HSRS also accepts input from compatible wireless door/window sensors, motion detectors, and key fob transmitters. The wireless option provides inputs for up to 8 additional devices. Even deploy a combination of both wired and wireless sensors.

    The HSRS is the ideal energy management solution, reducing power consumption and energy costs. Simply install door / window sensors and configure the controller with easy DIP switch settings. 


    We have created several informative videos about the HSRS. Choose from the list to view the desired topic.

    Product Overview
    Controller Install / Wiring
    HSRS Wireless Demo

    Or, click the embedded frame below to play the 3 videos in succession.

    The HSRS is ideal for a number of venues including:

    • Hotels (also see hotel energy management solutions)
    • Hospitals
    • Condominiums
    • Office buildings
    • Industrial complexes
    • Apartments
    • Rental properties
    • Schools & Universities
    • and more!

     HVAC Smart Relay Switch
    HSRS for wired-sensor applications

    Click here to order!


    Shuts off air conditioning or heating when a violation is detected
    Compatible with existing central air conditioning & heat pump systems
    Works with existing HVAC equipment; requires no thermostat modifications
    Can also be used with PTACs, window fans, dampers, etc. (see note below)
    Fully programmable via DIP switch settings
    Configurable parameters including trigger polarity, LED mode, buzzer enable, etc.
    Optional shutoff delay ranging from 1 sec. to 10 hours
    Five status LEDs:  system status plus switch sensor indicators
    Onboard relay: 10A @ 250VAC,  5A @ 100VDC
    Accepts wired inputs for monitoring up to 4 wired zones
    Optional RF receiver add-on for 8 wireless door sensors, motions sensors, or fobs
    Configurable re-activate (relay on) and de-activate (relay off) delay periods
    Available modes for occupancy / vacancy detection (requires motion sensors)
    DIP switches for mode selection & configuring operational parameters
    Selectable re-activate / de-activate time delays
    Terminal block connector for user wiring
    Powered by external 12VDC adapter (optional 24VAC adapter also available)
    Optional external power converter module accepts 24VAC for use with HVAC systems
    Can be customized to suit your specific requirements


    Have Questions?

    We've got answers - visit our Frequently Asked Questions page!

    - Decals -
    Available upon request to HSRS customers. Just mention decals when placing your order and they will be included in the shipment. (Limit 2 per order.)


    Do you own or manage guest lodging such as a hotel or vacation rental? Need to remind patrons to conserve energy? Measuring approximately 3" x 4", these adhesive-backed gems make great reminders. If you would like to have them included with your order, just let us know.
    (Limit 2 per order.)

    Design Licensing

    This item is available for licensing to OEMs. This design is available for OEM licensing. Licensing allows your company to manufacture this item and gives you royalty-free sales and distribution rights.  Click here for additional details.

    Application #1:  General Purpose (A/C, heater, damper, etc.)

    PTAC application

    Application #2:  Central A/C System (complete shutoff)

    Central A/C

    Wireless RF Option

    For installations where traditional wire runs are not possible or may be inconvenient, we offer a wireless option that consists of specialized controller, integrated RF receiver, door transmitters, whip antenna, coax cabling, and mounting bracket.

    HSRS Wiring Installation

    The HSRS is ideally suited for use with split (central) systems. We recommend mounting the HSRS controller near the air handler and routing a length of low-voltage wire into the unit for direct access to the 24vac transformer. (Most any low voltage wire will suffice such as telephone, intercom, or alarm wire - two- or four-conductors preferred.) This wire is needed for two primary purposes: 1) for powering the HSRS controller and 2) for interrupting the HVAC's 24vac supply when a door/window violation occurs.

    The following instructions demonstrate a typical wiring installation. (The following items will be needed: screwdriver, wire cutter / stripper, splicing connectors and several feet or more of low-voltage wiring.)

    Caution: Although HSRS wiring is not complicated, only a qualified HVAC contractor, technician or electrician should attempt the procedure. These instructions are provided for demonstration purposes only. The installer assumes full responsibility for a proper install and to verify all wiring modifications. While these instructions are believed to be accurate, we accept no liability or responsibility for possible errors or omissions. Should you encounter any issues during an install, contact us for free on-site phone support.

    • Shut off power to the a/c system.
    • Detach HSRS enclosure lid by removing retaining screws.
    • Remove front cover from the HVAC air handler unit.
    • Locate low voltage (24v) wires from transformer.
    • Cut and strip two wire segments of desired length.
    • Using splicing connectors, join each segment in parallel with existing 24v output wires from the transformer.
    • Connect remaining ends of the spliced wire segments into HSRS power converter terminals (white terminal block).
    • Cut one of the existing 24v transformer wires, creating two loose wire ends. (Note: Be sure to cut the wire downstream of (past) the spliced connection you made in the previous step.  Cutting the wire upstream of the connection will inadvertently shut off the HSRS controller along with the a/c system when a door/window violation occurs.)
    • Strip the two loose wire ends. (If desired extend the loose ends using additional wire segments and splicing connectors.)
    • Connect one wire end to HSRS terminal 12.
    • Connect the remaining wire end to terminal 13.
    • Replace air handler front cover.
    • Replace HSRS cover.
    • Restore a/c system power.

    A convenient termainal block is provided for wiring purposes. The table below lists the terminal connections:

    Terminal Description
    1 Input power (+12VDC)
    2 Ground
    No connection
    4 Wired sensor #1
    5 Wired sensor #2
    6 Wired sensor #3
    7 Wired sensor #4
    8 Sensor return
    9 Sensor return
    10 Sensor return
    11 Sensor return
    12 Relay - COM
    13 Relay - N/C
    14 Relay - N/O


    HSRS Brochure
    (free PDF download)


    Comments / Feedback

    As property manager of ocean-front vacation condominiums, we have had ongoing problems with guests who leave patio doors open so they can enjoy the view. This has resulted in enormous electric bills, especially in summer months when the air conditioning has run continually. We purchased and installed the HSRS in June, 2011 and were pleased to discover an immediate savings in our electric bills. The system has been extremely reliable with no false detections. In fact, one day a guest called to report that his air conditioning had stopped working.  When asked if any exterior doors were currently open, he replied, "yes". After closing the door, the HSRS re-activated the a/c and resumed normal operation. I'd recommend the system to anyone looking to save money on their heating and cooling costs.
    Sam M., Hatteras, North Carolina

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    FAQ / Contacts

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    ph: 321-757-9280


    The HSRS is our flagship HVAC shutoff system and is available in both wired and wireless varieties.

    HSRS Pricing

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