HAI Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with announcement of 2005 Five -Star Dealers

HAI, the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, announced the winners of its Five-Star Dealer program for 2005 on February 25th at their annual Dealer Appreciation Party held at the EH Expo in Orlando, FL.

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

New Orleans, LA - March 9, 2005

HAI Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with announcement of 2005 Five -Star Dealers

HAI, the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, announced the winners of its Five -Star Dealer program for 2005 on February 25th at their annual Dealer Appreciation Party held at the EH Expo in Orlando, FL.

HAI's Five -Star Dealer program was initiated in 2001 to recognize and reward its outstanding dealers. "It's especially meaningful to acknowledge our dealers as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary," explains HAI President, Jay McLellan. "They're the key to our success and growth the past 20 years and we want to publicly thank them for their support."

Winners were selected based on various criteria, including the number of years the dealer has been installing HAI products, number of systems installed in the previous year, and unique marketing or programming solutions that involved an HAI product.

The 228 companies named as 2005 HAI Five -Star Dealers can be reviewed in the attached list. http://www.homeauto.com/fivestar

HAI products are sold through a worldwide network of Distributors and installed by over 1000 trained dealers. For more information on HAI's award winning product line, or for information on how to become an HAI Dealer, please visit www.homeauto.com, or call (800) 229 -7256.

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