HAI Smart Grid Product Line Granted ZigBee Smart Energy Gold Certification
|The wireless energy management suite from Home Automation Inc. (HAI) was certified as a golden unit for ZigBee® Smart Energy Profile 1.1. ZigBee Smart Energy Profile 1.1 is the newest version available for product development and supports the diverse needs of companies as they plan to meet future energy needs.|
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Home Automation Inc. (HAI), New Orleans, a manufacturer of integrated security and home automation products since 1985, announced that its wireless energy management suite was certified as a golden unit for ZigBee® Smart Energy Profile 1.1. ZigBee Smart Energy Profile 1.1 is the newest version available for product development and supports the diverse needs of companies as they plan to meet future energy needs. ZigBee Smart Energy adds several important features including dynamic pricing enhancements, tunneling of other protocols, prepayment features, over-the-air updates and guaranteed backwards compatibility with certified ZigBee Smart Energy products version 1.0.
HAI ZigBee Smart Energy-certified products include: 30A Wireless Load Control Module (HAI part number 73A00-3SH), 5A Wireless Load Control Module (73A00-4SH), In-Home Display (81A00-1WHSH), 15A Plug-In Load Control Module (89A00-1SH), Omnistat2 Single Stage Conventional and Heat Pump, white (RC-1000WHSH), and the Omnistat2 Multistage Universal with Humidity Control, white (RC-2000WHSH).
HAI HAN products allow utility customers to implement time-of-use rating structures, manage demand response by shedding load during peak demand events and send common custom informational messages to the customer. HAI’s Omnistat2 Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) is a flexible product designed for use by utility companies for Home Area Network (HAN) use in Smart Grid programs. It utilizes an easy-to-understand multicolor display that can change colors in response to utility related events. The PCT communicates with smart meters and can be used to display and control HAI’s other HAN products such as Load Control Modules (LCM) and can be controlled by the In Home Display (IHD).
HAI’s Smart Grid Gold Certified product line is available now.
“Providing a complete product line that is Gold Certified is a great milestone for HAI,” explained Thomas Pickral, Jr., HAI director of Smart Grid Solutions. “We look forward to continuing the growth of our Smart Grid operation using ZigBee Certified Gold products.”
HAI products are available through a worldwide network of distributors and installing dealers in more than 80 countries. For information on HAI, please visit www.homeauto.comor e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.