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Legrand/Pass & Seymour Gets Social on Facebook and YouTube


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (May 27, 2010) – With customers increasingly looking to social networks and video for product information, Legrand/Pass & Seymour is bringing its electrical wiring devices to Facebook and YouTube. The company’s series of insightful articles and “Quick Tips” videos demonstrate innovative, new products and highlight the benefits they offer homeowners – including energy savings, safety, convenience and aesthetics.

“Upgraded electrical devices can add style and function to any room in the house, and we’re trying to reach a whole new audience with our social media outreach,” said Jim Lent, marketing communications manager at Legrand/Pass & Seymour. “Most people don’t think of their electrical devices when remodeling or redecorating, but replacing them with lighting controls or combination devices can make a big difference and add value to a home. It’s relatively inexpensive too.”

Facebook users can check out the Legrand/Pass & Seymour page at the link below: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#!/pages/LegrandPass-Seymour/105080522856135?ref=ts

The Legrand/Pass & Seymour Quick Tip videos on YouTube cover the following topics:

Keeping Kids Safe with Tamper-Resistant Outlets and Night Lights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J66F55VOyoc&feature=related

Installing Dimmers and Timers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5twv89BKw5E&feature=related

Protecting Electronics with Recessed TV Boxes and Surge Suppression Outlets: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JktBc-xA_E&feature=related

Saving Energy with Occupancy sensors: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK_uZeFPtjk

Legrand/Pass & Seymour is a leading provider of electrical wiring devices, accessories and home systems in North America. For more information, call 1-800-776-4035 or visit www.legrand.us. 

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About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks where people live and work. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for suppliers worldwide. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of products that includes Cablofil, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is actively expanding its market divisions that include Electrical Wiring Systems, Home Systems, Lighting Controls and Commercial Datacom.  Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $5.0 billion in 2009. The company is listed on Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120. FTSE4Good, MSCI World and ASPI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us