leakSMART™ Wins “Editors’ Choice” in 2015/16 Internet of Things Awards

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–leakSMART™, the market’s leading water mitigation solution, claimed the
title of Editor’s Choice in the 2015/16 Internet of Things (IoT) Awards

Started in 2011, this award honors the year’s best products,
organizations and ideas shaping the IoT from around the globe. There are
20 different award categories and three award types within each category.

leakSMARTTM won the Editors’ Choice title within the
Connected Home category, described as “from enhancing playtime to
improving our bodies/homes/factories, networked devices are making our
lives safer, and more connected.”

With the diversity of the IoT landscape, the IoT Awards provide an
outlet to showcase superiority in all things IoT and to have companies
express their passion behind their efforts. The awards celebrate the
year’s best innovations and innovators throughout the entire industry,
from pro-bono engagements to Fortune 500s.

Vice President of Marketing and Sales, JaNette Barnett, showed her
gratitude for the recognition. “It’s a great honor to receive this
prestigious award,” Barnett said. “The Internet of Things Awards
recognizes the best-of-the-best in the connected living space, and
leakSMART™ is proud to be recognized as an overall leading solution
within the rapidly growing IoT space.”

leakSMART™ is a complete home water protection system that provides an
abundance of benefits to homeowners: it completely eliminates the threat
of preventable water damage; it protects and secures belongings from
water damage, providing complete peace of mind to homeowners; it saves
them thousands of dollars of damage from a small leak that wasn’t caught
soon enough; and it’s easily integrated into a variety of compatible
smart home systems.

It proves to be especially useful in regions with extreme winter
temperatures, as it immediately shuts off the water supply as soon as a
leak is detected from burst water pipes. The leakSMART™ system detects a
leak through wireless sensors and automatically shuts off the water
supply and notifies the homeowner via smart device – all within five

Consumers can purchase a stand-alone leakSMART™ system directly from the
manufacturer. leakSMART™ can also be added to any compatible ZigBee®
smart home system, including Wink® from The Home Depot®
and Iris® by Lowe’s®.

For more information about leakSMARTTM, visit

For more information about the IoT Awards, visit

About leakSMART

leakSMART™ is a patented water mitigation solution that provides
complete home water protection with leak detection and monitoring for
everything from burst water supply lines and washing machine leaks to
leaks from other everyday appliances and plumbing fixtures throughout
the house. leakSMART™ then automatically shuts off the main water supply
when a leak is detected in the home. The system also immediately alerts
the homeowner on a smart device when a water leak occurs — all in less
than five seconds. For more information about leakSMART™, visit

About Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc.

leakSMART™ is a trademarked solution that has been designed, developed
and manufactured by Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc. (Waxman). Based
near Cleveland, Ohio, Waxman has more than 500 employees from around the
globe who design, develop and distribute efficient and innovative
products for nearly every room in the home. The company specializes in
surface protection and floor care, home improvement and hardware, and
home organization and storage solutions, among other categories. For
more information about Waxman or any of its brands and solutions, visit


Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc.
Ann Poston, Director