Category Archives: Lighting Control

5 Ways That Energy Management Can Add Some Green to Your Home (and Your Wallet)

When people hear “energy management” a lot of times the first thing that comes to mind is solar panels and windmills. However, some environments just aren’t conducive to trendy alternative energy sources such as photovoltaic or wind power based systems. If you’re in that boat, don’t sweat it; there are other ways to be good to both the environment and your pocketbook.

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Use a Lighting Control System to Create Your Ideal Atmosphere

Remember when the dimmer switch came out for household lights? Right, that was too long ago to be satisfied with it in this day and age. With the impetus of the home automation movement we’re about to leave the standard light switch in the dust. Here are a few examples of how you can improve your home with some creative lighting:

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Smart Home Technologies and Home Security Tips

Whether you live alone or are responsible for a family of your own, home security is likely one of your top concerns. Similarly, if you’re living on a budget, which almost everyone is, to a certain extent, then energy management is probably a close second.

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Picking the Right LED Color Temperature

It’s becoming common knowledge now that LED lights (light emitting diode) offer a much wider array of color temperatures, which make them great for setting moods in different environments. But what exactly is color temperature, and how is it measured? Plain and simple, the color of the light that your LED bulbs will emit depends on its CCT or “Color Correlated Temperature,” which is measured on the Kelvin (K) temperature scale.

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