Where & Why You Should Use Home Lighting Control

Where & Why You Should Use Home Lighting Control

There’s no denying lighting control is entertaining. By connecting your lighting fixtures to a smart home system, you’ll be able to turn on every light from your tablet or smartphone. Watch your entire house light up in one touch of a button or use a voice-activated speaker to command your lights with just a phrase.

But home lighting control offers more than just a fun party trick. Smart lighting connected to a system like Savant or Control4 can provide unique benefits to each area of your home. Continue reading to see where and why you should be using lighting control in your West Lake Hills, TX, home.

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Outdoors

Your home’s landscape lighting is much more impressive and useful when you go beyond an on/off switch. Through your Control4 or Savant app, you can create scenes specific for each time of day and schedule when they will activate. At twilight, the pathway lights will turn on at your entrance, and by sundown, all exterior lights will flick on and illuminate your outside areas. Then by the time you go to sleep, lights will conveniently turn off to save energy, or some can stay on till sunrise for security. If you incorporate color tuning in your lighting system, you can also play with colors, basking your walls in bright whites, blues, greens, reds, and more for festive fun.

Living Room

The way you light your living room should depend on the time of day and what activities you’re enjoying. A tunable lighting system allows us to adjust the brightness and temperature of lightbulbs. So, during the daytime, schedule your lights for a cool, bright appearance that will energize your mind and feel more comfortable than dim, warm lights. In the evening, your lamps and overhead lights can shift to warmer hues for a softer, cozier atmosphere. You can also create scenes to set the mood, whether it’s movie time or a reading session. Select the scene and watch each light dim, turn off, or adjust its color. 

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Wired vs. Wireless Lighting Control Systems: What’s the Difference?

Wired vs. Wireless Lighting Control Systems: What’s the Difference?

There’s no better way than to take your West Lake Hills, TX property’s lighting into your hands than with a top-notch home lighting control system.

But when it comes to installing one, you have a few things to consider first. For one, what exactly is the difference between a wired or a wireless system setup? Which one is better, and which one is right for you?

In this blog, we go through the features and qualities of both choices, so that you can decide which system to install in your home.

Keep reading below to look at the pros and cons of either, so that you can make your decision with all the facts.

 

A Wired Lighting System

When your system is hardwired, it means that every circuit and wire leads to one centralized location in your home. This setup means your cables are within the walls, and offers a cleaner and less cluttered look for your space.

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