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Leviton Releases New Decora Smart Zigbee 3.0 Lighting Control Devices

Leviton Manufacturing Company
Melville, NY, September 10, 2020 – Leviton announced today a new Decora Smart family of Zigbee enabled lighting controls for intuitive control of lighting in the smart home. The new controls feature four new Zigbee 3.0 certified devices – a dimmer, a switch, and two easy-to-install smart plugs. With the latest in Zigbee technology, these products are compatible with many popular control systems, including Comcast’s home security solution, Xfinity Home, which was named CNET’s best professionally installed home security system.

“Leviton is excited to offer a simple wireless lighting control solution for Comcast’s Xfinity Home customers,” said James Shurte, product manager for Leviton. “Whether these customers want to simply plug in a single table lamp and control it via a schedule or install multiple in-wall dimmers and switches to create lighting scenes, Leviton now offers an easy solution to add smart home lighting control to your Zigbee compatible hub.”

Zigbee enabled lighting controls allow homeowners to control lights from anywhere, reduce energy consumption, and enhance the overall wellness of their homes with customized lighting. Users can wirelessly connect Decora Smart Zigbee devices to compatible Zigbee hubs for remote lighting control, scheduling, inclusion in scene-based lighting, and other home automation activities. For example, users can set bedroom lights to dim when it’s time for the kids to go to sleep. With the launch of the new Zigbee 3.0 certified devices, homeowners now have even more options to control their smart home’s lighting through integration with platforms like Xfinity Home.

“We have worked to make the integration process for Leviton super easy for our customers using the Xfinity Home app. Customers can use Leviton’s Decora Smart Zigbee light switches, dimmers, and plug-in modules to create schedules and rules for their homes,” said Derrick Dicoi, general manager of Xfinity Home, Comcast.  “For instance, they can schedule the lights to turn on around the time someone comes home from work, dim the lights while watching a movie, or even use the X1 Voice Remote to turn the lights off at bedtime.

The following new residential Decora Smart Zigbee 3.0 devices are now available for integration with Xfinity Home security systems:

    • In-Wall 600 Watt Dimmer: DG6HD-1BW
    • In-Wall 15A Switch: DG15S-1BW
    • Mini Plug-In Outlet: DG15A-1BW
    • Plug-In Dimmer: DG3HL-1BW

Decora Smart Zigbee 3.0 products leverage Leviton’s popular Decora form factor and styling, along with compatible accessories, including three-way companion remotes, color change kits, and wall plates. To seamlessly blend with any décor, color change kits are available in white, ivory, light almond, gray, black, and brown. Zigbee 3.0 devices are backwards compatible with previous Zigbee generations and use mesh networking technology to provide quick, reliable, and secure communication to a wide variety of Zigbee certified smart products such as sensors, thermostats, locks, and more. Designed for the future, Decora Smart Zigbee 3.0 products also support LED, CFL, incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent load types.

For more information on Leviton’s Decora Smart Zigbee 3.0 solutions and other exciting wireless product offerings, please visit www.leviton.com/decorasmart.

About Leviton

Every day, Leviton is engineering possibilities that make the future happen, meeting the needs of today’s residential, commercial, and industrial customers globally. From electrical, to lighting, to data networks, and energy management, Leviton develops thoughtful solutions that help make its customers' lives easier, safer, more efficient and more productive. Driven by its commitment to its customers, the ingenuity of its employees and the safety and quality of its products and solutions, with Leviton, the FUTURE IS ON. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, www.facebook.com/leviton, www.twitter.com/leviton, or www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.
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