Connected Hearth Provides Website With Ability To Monitor and Control Home

ConnectedHearth.com is a new website which allows subscribers to monitor and control their home via the Internet from any remote location.

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Contacts:
Allison Read
HAI Director of Marketing
Phone: (800) 229 -7256, x 229
Fax: (504) 736 -9890
Email: allison.read@homeauto.com

John Thorsen Jr.
Connected Hearth, Managing Director
Phone: (800) 575 -3479, x 9
Fax: (631) 267 -2386
Email: john@connectedhearth.com

New Orleans, LA & Amagansett, NY - March 09, 2004

Connected Hearth Provides Website With Ability To Monitor and Control Home

ConnectedHearth.com is a new website which allows subscribers to monitor and control their home via the Internet from any remote location.

"Through the ConnectedHearth.com website, our customers are able to monitor their security systems, control their heating and cooling, pan a camera throughout their home, adjust lighting and even have a hot cup of espresso waiting for them when they arrive," states company founder John Thorsen Jr. "By using ConnnectedHearth.com our customers gain peace of mind and realize time, energy and security monitoring savings."

The ConnectedHearth.com works exclusively with HAI integrated home automation and security systems. HAI has been a leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985. HAI's core product line includes three Omni Family controllers, the OmniLT, Omni II, and OmniPro II. All include UL -Listed security for enhanced safety, temperature and lighting control for comfort and energy savings, and the convenience of telephone and Internet access and control.

Subscribers to www.ConnectedHearth.com log on to a password -protected, secure website to view and control home functions through an easy -to -use interface. The site also monitors for emergency conditions, such as unauthorized entry, fire, water leaks and low temperature. The homeowner is notified immediately either through an email or telephone call of these conditions and will be able to take the appropriate action. The system requires installation of the Connected Hearth Internet Gateway, which connects any HAI Omni Family controller to the Internet without requiring a dedicated computer in the home.

For more information please visit www.ConnectedHearth.com or www.homeauto.com.

HAI is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security products for residential and commercial use. Incorporated in 1985, HAI has developed a full line of award -winning automation products, including three different automation controllers, communicating programmable thermostats, and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet. All products are sold through HAI's worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by over 1000 trained dealers. For more information, please visit www.homeauto.com.

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