HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced that customers with qualifying smart home devices are now eligible for a discount on their homeowners insurance. Smart smoke detectors and security systems that alert homeowners through their smartphones may qualify for the Protective Device discount from Travelers, which is available countrywide.
“Creating a smart home with a variety of innovative connected devices can provide many benefits to consumers, including helping to keep their families and property safe,” said Elaine Montgomery-Baisden, Chief Underwriting Officer of Personal Insurance at Travelers. “Our newly expanded Protective Device discount is one more way our customers who are using these products may benefit.”
Travelers remains committed to staying at the forefront of advancements in home technology. The company has installed connected devices of all kinds at its Claim University facility to test the systems and educate its claim professionals about smart home technology. Travelers is also the exclusive insurance sponsor of the CNET Smart Home in Louisville, Kentucky, which will provide further insights into how smart home products behave, interact and test in everyday environments.
For additional information on the update to the Travelers Protective Device discount, contact your independent insurance agent or visit www.travelers.com.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $27 billion in 2015. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.