Lennox Launches its First iPad Ad

~ Interactive ad to feature accelerometer technology ~

AUSTIN, TX – Lennox Industries, a leading provider of customized home heating, cooling and indoor air quality products, recently launched its first iPad interactive ad which allows users to experience the technology and benefits of the solar-powered SunSource™ Home Energy System product. The main attraction of the ad is the ability for users to raise their iPad to the sky to activate Popular Mechanics magazine’s first use of the accelerometer technology. Once the accelerometer technology senses movement, it triggers the ad’s video content. As an additional feature, users can identify and tap on “hot spots” for a variety of Lennox product information and visuals.

With creative development from GSD&M, the interactive ad is included in the May and July issues of Popular Mechanics’ tablet edition or downloadable for a small fee. It is also part of Lennox’s “Innovation” campaign which puts a luxury spin on the manufacturer’s 115 years of advancement in heating and air conditioning products.

In addition to the interactive ad, Lennox will continue to run other elements of the Innovation campaign throughout the year to include TV and print. In the TV spots, computer generated imagery was used to capture the sophisticated technology of a Lennox heating and air conditioner system. The print pieces have a luxury look and feel and showcase Lennox systems in the formation of a satellite, watch and automobile. Each piece touches on the innovation and unmatched engineering that goes into each Lennox heating and air conditioning system.

About Lennox Industries

Lennox Industries is a leading provider of customized home heating, cooling and indoor air quality products that are designed to deliver customized comfort, efficiency and functionality, with the most innovative and reliable features available. Lennox is also the first heating and air conditioning manufacturer to harness solar energy for central heating and cooling and beyond. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy have selected Lennox as an ENERGY STAR Manufacturer of the Year four out of six years for its outstanding contribution to developing and promoting energy-efficient products. For more information about Lennox home comfort products, visit or call 1-800-9-LENNOX.

About GSD&M
GSD&M is an advertising agency celebrating its 40th year of helping some of the world’s most iconic brands win by articulating and activating their core purpose – the difference a brand strives to make in its customers’ lives. GSD&M is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC). For more information, visit

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