Taking control of your home’s lighting with lighting automation
Lighting automation is one of the biggest changes you can make to your home. It offers unparalleled convenience and dramatic improvements in energy efficiency. Every day it can make your home a more enjoyable place to live and safer for your family. Our favorite feature of lighting automation is creating scenes that make your home feel warm and cozy. This involves reviewing all of your lights including lamps, ceiling fixtures and exterior fixtures, to determine which should be on and at what dim level to create the perfect atmosphere for you to enjoy your home. Then, we program them come on automatically at sunset each evening so when you arrive home your ideal environment is waiting for you. No more going around turning on thirteen switches or navigating dark spaces. And by leveraging lower dim levels we achieve decreased electricity consumption and extended bulb life.
Next, we create scenes for your lifestyle: party, relaxation, outdoors, cooking, movie, etc. At the push of a button you can access any scene and automatically set all of your lights to exactly the right level to create the perfect task-specific lighting across your entire home. And when the day is over, press one button and turn off every light in the house. Or, just let the system do that for you at a pre-defined time. It’s control done exactly how you want it.
Key benefits of lighting control:
- Energy savings – Use dimmers to decrease the electricity your lights use and extend the life of bulbs. Occupancy and vacancy sensors turn lights on and off automatically… no more lights left on.
- Safety – Turning lights on automatically will provide not only a deterrent to would-be thieves but ensures a safe and secure environment when returning home at dark. You can also turn on all your lights with the press of one button, or automatically if an alarm is triggered to scare away unwanted guests.
- Comfort – Coming up with predefined lighting scenes allows you to make the most of your home’s ideal environment without having to run around turning lights on and off, setting brightness levels, etc. At sundown each night, your perfect lighting scene will turn on automatically.
- Installation – One of the easiest and most impactful ways to improve the livability of your home with no new wiring and no cutting into walls. Just out with the old and in with the new and you’ve gone from old house to smart home!