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Detailed product information to be made available to users of System IntegratorTM software

CONCORD, CA – JANUARY 13, 2009 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that the Schneider Electric North American Operating Division, best known in the U.S. for its market-leading Square D® brand of NEMA-type electrical distribution and industrial control products, systems and services, has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program. This partnership will make it easy for D-Tools System IntegratorTM users to specify Square D products for their client engagements.

“We’re pleased to become a part of the D-Tools MVP program and make our product data immediately available to D-Tools SI5 users,” said Don Brooks, Schneider Electric senior product manager. “The program offers us a great platform to reach a network of successful system integrators and we look forward to working more closely with them.”

“Schneider Electric is a welcome addition to the D-Tools MVP Program,” said Adam Stone, president of D-Tools. “Its wide range of Square D Clipsal® and Powerlink® brand lighting control products will give our users excellent options for circuit protection, electrical distribution, and power management for their client projects.” Clipsal Integrated Systems has also recently joined the D-Tool MVP program in Australia.

D-Tools System Integrator software enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, pick lists, purchase orders, drawings and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D-Tools’ comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company’s 120,000 employees achieved sales of more than $23.7 billion in 2007, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy”. Visit Schneider Electric on the Internet at

www.schneider-electric.com or www.squaredlightingcontrol.com.

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company’s flagship product, System IntegratorTM (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 2,500 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D-Tools at (866) 386-6571, e-mail at info@d-tools.com or visit D-Tools online at www.d-tools.com.

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