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Leviton
Manufacturing Co., Inc.

201 North Service Road

Melville, NY 11747

tel

631

812
-
6025

fax

631

812
-
6312

www.leviton.com



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Justin Falce

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6698

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Leviton
Acquires Home Automation, Inc.

Acquisition
broadens Leviton’s home automation controls o
ffering


Melville, New York,
August 2
, 2012



Leviton
today
announced the
acquisition of Home
Automation, Inc. (HAI),
a leader in home automation controls for residential and light commercial
applications.

HAI

enhanc
es

Leviton’s current home automation offerings by
providing homeowners
with
solutions

that
combin
e

security, energy management and
entertainmen
t
controls,
in user
-
friendly
application
s
.


I
ntegrating HAI products
with Leviton’s solutions provides homeowners with a smart choice for
automation and remote access capabilities. HAI has a wide
-
ranging product offering,
from
systems
that allow home
owners to control their

automated video surveillance

system
and
audio devic
es
over
the I
nternet

to
program
mable

thermostats and light switches
accessible
directly from
a
smart phone.


“Leviton’s acquisition of HAI represents a significant expansion

of

our

offering
s

in the residential
market,

and furthers Leviton’s commitment to providing customers with the latest technologies as
affordable, easy
-
to
-
use solutions,

said Daryoush Larizadeh, C
hief
O
perating
O
fficer

of Leviton.
“Leviton and HAI are two established brands coming together to offer
a complete whole home
automation solution that customers can trust.”


HAI will operate as a new, standalone business unit, branded HAI by Leviton, and
mai
ntain
operations in New Orleans. The new business unit will

be
managed by Jay McLellan
, current CEO
and president of HAI,
who
will report directly to
Daryoush

Larizadeh
.
HAI product lines
will soon be
available
through Leviton’s U.S. and international channel partners and distributors.
Leviton also
plans to
provid
e

its builder and contracto
r network

with the necessary training

for installing HAI
systems.


“We are proud to be part of the Leviton team, joining a company with a rich history and
well
-
established brand,” added Mr.

McLellan. “Through the combined technologies from Leviton and HAI,
we anticipate continued growth and innovation in the home a
utomation space, providing
home
owners with additional advancements

for years to come
.”


The acquisition of
HAI continues
Leviton’
s
commitment t
o strategic growth and innovation
.

Leviton
has
evolved into

a global provider of electrical wiring devices, data connectivity solutions and lighting
and energy management systems f
or

a variety of end
-
use markets.


-

more
-


About Leviton

Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs
of today’s residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of
experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intell
igent environments through its
electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy
management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking
systems, and equipment for charging

electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve
savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit
www.leviton.com
,
http://www.facebook.com/leviton
,
http://twitter.com/leviton

or
http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg
.


About HAI

Home Automation, Inc.

(HAI
) is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security
products for residential and commercial use based in New Orleans, LA.


Incorporated in 1985, HAI
has developed a full line of award
-
winning automation products, including home control

systems,
programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches, Whole Home Audio systems, video
surveillance equipment, access control products, Touchscreen interfaces, and software that allows
access and control of an automation system over the In
ternet.


All products are sold through HAI’s
worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by trained dealers in over 80 countries.

For
more information, visit
www.homeauto.com
.


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