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Hunter Fan Company announces series of new software releases to address issues with its Universal Internet Thermostat product launch.

Due to its product launch around the same time with with Apple’s iPhone 5* and new iOS6 software release, Hunter Fan Co.’s NEW Universal Internet Thermostat software caused some users to experience problems with Alerts and Scheduling. “We sincerely apologize to every user out there who experienced any issues, but are confident that App releases Version 1.2 and 1.3 will address all known issues and ensure a flawless user experience going forward,” said Martin Heckmann, Group Marketing Manager at Hunter Fan.

Version 1.2 is currently pending approval by Apple and should be available within the next couple of days. This new release will fix the Alerts feature in iOS6 as well as any Scheduling issues. In addition, 1.2 will enhance the overall user experience by significantly reducing the time it takes to make changes to the thermostat remotely and will include an enhanced security protocol. Version 1.3 will be released in Mid-November to address any remaining issues.


Consumers can dramatically cut heating and cooling costs by installing Hunter Fan’s new Universal Internet Thermostat, which is controlled in-home or remotely with a smartphone app. The best valued programmable thermostat controlled by a smartphone, Hunter Fan’s Universal Internet Thermostat retails for only $99.99.  Competing products with similar functionality retail for more than $150 and do not offer Hunter Fan’s 5 Minute Installation™ system and ease of use. To learn more, please visit

ABOUT HUNTER FAN COMPANY – Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Hunter Fan Co. is the world’s original ceiling fan manufacturer. Today, the company also manufactures energy-saving thermostats, high-performance air purifiers, low-maintenance humidifiers and portable fans. Hunter fans and other product lines are available in retail showrooms, home centers and discount stores nationwide. For more information, visit, or call 1-888-830-1326.

*iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About Hunter Fan
Sure, we invented the ceiling fan—but every day, we find new ways to perfect it. That’s our challenge and our passion. Why? Because a ceiling fan is something special. It’s more than a mere appliance or fixture—it’s a piece of fine furniture that’s also incredibly functional. What other home furnishing can maximize comfort, energy efficiency and aesthetics in every room?

Because we design and engineer our fans right here in Memphis, we’re able to stay at the forefront of the industry, incorporating the very latest trends and technologies into our fans, then rigorously testing them beyond established standards to ensure a lifetime of whisper-quiet performance.

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