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LAKE FOREST, CA (April 2, 2013) – Kwikset (, the leader in residential security, and Leviton (, a leader in lighting control solutions, will conduct a free joint seminar at ISC West 2013 on Thursday, April 11, 12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Entitled "Z-Wave RMR Strategies with Access Control and Energy Management," the free seminar is being held to explain how Access Control with Kwikset locks, combined with Energy Management lighting solutions from Leviton, is the robust, proven and affordable way to Z-Wave enable today’s smart homes while dramatically increasing a dealer’s monthly revenue. The seminar will further demonstrate how easily security and home control solutions from different manufacturers can be tied together through Z-Wave to benefit dealers, installers and consumers.

Kwikset's and Leviton's involvement in the seminar is particularly relevant, as access control and lighting control/energy management are both at the top of customer requested options for their home.

The Kwikset/Leviton seminar will be held in Marco Polo Room 704 at the Sands Exposition Center. It will be conducted by Larry Goldman, Kwikset's North American Sales & Business Development Manager.

About Kwikset

Kwikset, the leader in residential security, manufactures and markets a complete line of door locks and door hardware, including door knobs, door levers, deadbolts, handlesets, pocket door hardware and electronic keyless entry locks for residential and light commercial applications. Kwikset’s SmartCode™ locks with Home Connect™ technology are the industry’s leading wireless, access control lock solution for the digital home.

About Spectrum Brands

Kwikset is part of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI), a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders’ hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister). Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.

HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Spectrum Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents. Spectrum Brands employs over 12,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with products in more than one million stores.

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