JCL Automation is a full service home automation business founded by Joe Lombardi in 2004 specializing in whole-house automation. The focus of the business is the design of home automation solutions to meet specific customer requirements at an affordable cost. As evidenced by our solutions, we can satisfy simple needs from stand alone lighting controls to completely integrated computer-based solutions to control all automation devices installed in your home with remote access via the Internet. We offer installation services for solutions we design in the San Francisco/San Jose Bay Area and the Greater Phoenix Area.

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Control4_Logo Control4 home automation products make sophisticated home automation and control practical and affordable for every home. They provide simple, centralized control over your lights, music, home theater, temperature and security system. As a Control4 Dealer using wireless, IP-based products we can design and install a solution to integrate your existing technology into one complete system, providing a new level of entertainment, comfort and convenience to you and your family.

HomeSeer logo We recommend HomeSeer for those interested in a home PC-based automation solution. As a HomeSeer Dealer we can recommend appropriate sub-systems for control via HomeSeer to offer a solution you can install yourself for lighting, climate, security or surveillance controls. We also offer telephone support to assist you during the installation.

Smarthome_logo As a SMARTHOME Dealer with access to over 5000 home devices we are able to offer standalone customized solutiuons for lighting, climate, security or surveillance controls. We also offer recommended packaged solutions you can buy online and install yourself with telephone support from us.

ICRealtime logo As an ICRealtime Dealer we are able to offer customized standalone or integrated surveillance solutions using the broad selection of quality cameras, DVRs, and accessories from IC Realtime. This also includes recommended packaged solutions you can buy online and install yourself with telephone support from us.

Audioengine logo Audioengine designs and builds innovative audio products with all your music in mind. Great sound, simple but elegant designs, high-quality materials, and truly useful features are what Audioengine is all about. Audioengine powered active speakers and wireless products are all you need for high quality audio and easy connection.

Fusion logo Fusion media servers deliver state-of-the-art entertainment options for the whole family. Large or small, Fusion has a product for every need. We sell the self-installable Premier Movie Server online, but otherwise will recommend, quote and install the right Fusion movie/media server for you.

About the Founder

Joe LombardiSince 2004, Joe Lombardi, the Founder of JCL Automation LLC has focused on identifying appropriate technology and designing complete smart home solutions and other practical solutions for home sub-system automation, including complete entertainment centers.

He also has 34 years experience in Software and Systems Engineering, Consulting, and Management. Where he spent 22 years at the NonStop Enterprise Division of Hewlett-Packard (formerly Tandem Computers) where he held various Director-level positions in Performance Services, ServerNet OEM Support, Corporate Quality Initiatives, and Worldwide Partner Support. Preceded by a number of management roles in the US Sales Division.

Earlier Joe held several systems and software engineering positions at Midec Inc., Westinghouse Electric, US Steel Research, and Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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