Control & Automation
Leviton acquires Obvius Energy Information Solutions
October 4, 2011 - Leviton Manufacturing Co.—a player in electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management systems and commercial data networking solutions—announced it has acquired Obvius Energy Information Solutions, which offers data acquisition, wireless communications, energy dashboard software and plug-and-play hardware solutions.
By Anthony Capkun
“Obvius is another key acquisition that supports our leadership in sustainable energy technologies,” said Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton’s COO. “This positions Leviton as a single-source solution by providing an integrated approach for tracking, monitoring and verifying energy consumption and implementing cost and carbon footprint reduction.”
Leviton says the acquisition will enable it to offer customers “the most complete line of lighting and energy management solutions”. With Obvius, Leviton says it now offers solutions to meet all measurement- and verification-based opportunities, such as smart metering, energy data information and load management.