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Programmable lighting can automatically activate different lighting and shade settings at specific times of the day or at times relative to sunrise or sunset. Automated lighting can even adjust for seasonal changes and daylight savings time. You can also program multiple schedules allowing for different events on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
Light control offers many ways to help the environment, while beautifying your home. Dimmers and light control systems let you use just the right amount of light, reducing electricity usage and extending lightbulb life. With eco-home products, you can save energy without sacrificing comfort or style. Whole-home light control systems extend energy saving throughout your entire home with advanced technology that allows you to control the latest energy-efficient light sources, such as LEDs and fluorescent lamps.
Shading solutions help optimize daylight in your home by reducing heating and cooling costs while making the space more comfortable. The perfect complement to light and shade control, temperature control gives you the ability to adjust heating and cooling systems any time of day—even while you’re away from home, saving on your energy usage.
Tabletop keypads provide wireless control of lights and shades throughout your home. Perfect for anywhere a convenient portable control is desired. Also provides status of lights or shades in other areas of the home.
Security lighting is one of the most effective ways to prevent crime around your home. Studies have shown that outdoor lighting is an effective crime deterrent. There are several types of security lights and outdoor lighting systems available. The two most basic light categories are HID and halogen or incandescent.High intensity discharge (HID) lighting systems are energy efficient, long lasting and very commonly used in landscape lighting.
Halogen or incandescent lighting fixtures are designed to operate on standard household current. Halogen lights are commonly seen on homes and are usually referred to as floodlights and are ideal for continuous or instantaneous use because they require no warm up period. Halogen security lights produce a white to yellow color and are less desirable for aesthetic lighting applications.