Lighting Control

What are LED Lights and Why You Should Choose Them for Your Home Automation System

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), as of 2018, LEDs were the second-most common lighting in U.S. commercial buildings, following standard fluorescent bulbs.  While their report focuses on business cases, one trip down the lighting aisle at your favorite hardware store will lead you to conclude that LED bulbs are also a leading […]

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What is the Internet of Things, and How is it Getting Into My House?

It may sound like some kind of spyware, but it’s actually a tremendous evolution in technology.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new term that describes the proliferation of technology-based devices that are connected to the internet.  This connectivity allows the device to be controlled by another remote device with internet access such […]

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Can a Smarthome Make You Healthier?

There’s no doubt implementing systems like voice-controlled lighting, distributed music, home theater technology, and modern surveillance cameras can make you feel more comfortable and secure at home.  But are there other ways that “smart technology” can increase your health and wellness? Absolutely.  In fact, based on your individual needs and lifestyle, there are plenty of […]

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How to Automate Your Home for the Holidays

What better way to celebrate the holidays than to sit back and allow your home automation system to bring the festive spirit to you!  Holiday decorations, music, and movies are more enjoyable when controlled by a centralized home automation system.  When you automate your home for the holidays, you’ll love the season even more! Five […]

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Home Automation Can Light Up Your Life

Let’s face it, as much as we enjoy a reprieve from the hot rays of the summer sun, the cold winds and shorter days can be a bit depressing.  For many “nine-to-fivers” out there, it’s not long before it’s dark on the drive to work and dark for the drive home. Home automation makes all […]

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Make Your Home Automation System More Efficient with LED Lighting

Home automation can create efficiencies and lower your electricity bill when lights are set to be switched off when not in use; however, some owners find they start using some lights more than before.  For example, with the ease of setting lights to come on and dusk or programming lights to operate when you’re not […]

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The Future is Accessible Today with Home Automation

The number of people worldwide taking advantage of home automation is increasing rapidly.  Statista reported that an estimated 175 million homes worldwide are using smart technology, and 63 million U.S. homes will be automated through these technologies by 2022.  If you’re in the market to sell your home in the future, smart technology is a […]

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Reduce Your Risks of Break-In with Home Automation

Three out of four homes in the United States will be burglarized over the next 20 years.  2.5 million break-ins occur every year–equivalent to one burglary every 13 seconds.  With crime on the rise, now’s the time to reduce your chances of being victimized. How can you reduce your risks of becoming a victim? There […]

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Automated Lighting Can Make You Happy, Healthier, and More Productive

Obviously, good lighting while working or reading is important to keep your eyes healthy and strong.  But did you know that lighting could have a significant impact on your mood and productivity? Just as having complete darkness is important for our bodies to know it is time to sleep, having a brightly lit space gets […]

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Creative Ways to Use Lutron Lighting Control

If you want to create a luxury aesthetic and feel to your home, the Lutron Lighting Control system is an investment you should highly consider. It simply cannot be overstated how finely tuned lighting, combined with natural lighting controlled by powered draperies can make a home feel warm and inviting. The ability to control in-house […]

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