Integrated Lighting Control and Home Automation Creates Unprecedented Ease of Living
TAGS: Control4 | Home Automation | Smart Lighting
Home automation is taking the world by storm for a good reason. Imagine waking up to the sun filtering through already drawn blinds, coffee or tea made, and your favorite newscaster reporting the weather when you walk into the kitchen.
Some of the most remarkable innovations, and the most popular, are occurring in the lighting control space. Automated lighting transforms rooms, outdoor living areas, gardens, and more. It lights a trail when you arrive home and turns out the lights when it’s time for bed.
Let’s look at what a lighting control system can do for you and your Birmingham, MI home.
Extend Entertainment To the Outdoors: Video And Audio That Rivals What You Experience Inside
TAGS: Outdoor Audio | Outdoor Entertainment | Smart Home | Smart Lighting
Entertaining in your backyard is one of the great pleasures of homeownership. The ability to expand your living space beyond the walls of your house gives you a feeling of freedom and space. There is no reason why you cannot bring the luxury and convenience of your smart home with you in the warmer months.
You enjoy stunning 4K video in your media room, awe-inspiring whole-home audio, and personalized lighting in your home. Adding these features to your outdoor entertainment brings your family functions and game-day get-togethers to a new level. Whether you are cooking your famous barbecue or relaxing in the jacuzzi, make the most of the moment.
Are you ready to make your Birmingham, MI backyard the favorite room of your house? Read more below to find out the possibilities.
Learn How Human-Centric Lighting Improves Your Health and Well-Being
TAGS: Lighting Control | Smart Lighting
If you’ve ever slept out “in the wild” or gone camping, you probably understand how the sun affects your schedule. While roasting marshmallows around the campfire, time passes by quickly. Before you know it, you’re ready for bed – and yet, it’s much earlier than you typically go to sleep. The same is true as the sun rises in the morning. Even night owls wake up sooner on a camping trip.
That’s because the sun has a direct impact on our sleep-wake cycles. In fact, it’s natural for our bodies to want to be in sync with the sun. Unfortunately, artificial light in your Troy, MI, home disturbs your circadian rhythms – even affecting your mood and health. Now, companies like Lutron offer circadian lighting that promotes a healthier sleep-wake cycle, so you’ll start your day refreshed, feel invigorated during the day, and fall asleep peacefully and naturally. Read more in our blog below.
Enhance comfort with smart shading solutions
TAGS: Commercial Automation | Smart Lighting
If you're in Detroit, MI, you know how hard it is to run a restaurant. A good menu can draw customers in, but can it keep them after that? A comfortable environment in your dining room is essential to retention, and patrons will appreciate your establishment if they're not sweating or squinting from glaring sunlight. Motorized shades from Screen Innovations manage comfort and light in your business while reducing energy costs. Want to learn more? Keep reading.