Sometimes, you may be too busy to remember everything that is going on in your home. So many things may occupy your mind that you forget to switch off any light that you aren’t using. Here’s a good news for you! There are smart lighting solutions that will help you keep unwanted lights off so that you may have low electricity bills at the end of the month.
What are some of the lighting solutions for my home?
Home lighting solutions can be categorized into three groups as shown below:
- Wireless lighting controls
These home lighting solutions include motion sensors, occupancy sensors, vacancy sensors, photocell sensors. They are self-operated devices that work to precisely control lighting systems connected to them. Once connected to a group of lights, they switch them on/off without any human intervention. When you leave the comfort of your house for work in a rush, you won’t have to worry about any light consuming more electrical energy when it is not needed. For example, motion sensors can be connected to your front door security lights. When an intruder trespasses, it automatically switches on the lights thereby scaring away the intruder before any break-in.
- Centralized lighting controls
These lighting controls could be placed in places that you can easily reach such as inside your bedroom closet. This allows you to control all your home lighting system from one central place. This provides convenience since you don’t have to walk all the way to the living room just to switch on/off the lights. With its numerous stylish keypads, central lighting controls accords you the chance to control your home lighting system from the comfort of your preferred room.
- Remote lighting solutions
Not all lights can be efficiently controlled by wireless and centralized lighting control devices. Some may actually need remote lighting controls especially when you are in your favorite tourist destination and you need to control your lights as though you are at home. You already know that occupancy sensors switch on the lights only when someone enters a room. What if you want to switch on such a light when you are hundreds of miles from home? In this case, you’d need a remote lighting control. Also, you may need to remotely switch on or off some security lights that are not connected to your motion sensors or photocells.