With the rate of technology growth absolutely booming over the last few years, an increased interest in concepts such as smart lights have been a noticeable part of this boom... and an understandable one at that.
The ability to have complete control of your lighting , as well as other components of your home, from the palm of your hand offers a whole new world of possibilities. From turning on your lights before you get home to turning off a light when you are already comfy in bed, there are so many benefits. But, are they worth the cost?
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So, let's take a look at smart lights, what they do and whether they are worth the investment.
Smart lights are lights that have WiFi capabilities, which is why they have their 'smart' tag. A WiFi connection offers a huge range of options to the user, such as colour changing, dimming, voice activation and timed light changes, as well as being able to control it all from a tablet or mobile. This means you don't even have to be home and you can alter the lighting in your home!
Although it appears a little complicated, how smart lights work is actually relatively basic. Smart lights are connected to both WiFi and each other, allowing an interconnected arrangement with expanded options. You can control your lighting through a mobile, tablet or through a device installed in your home (or even a combination of them all), offering capabilities such as dimming, changing colour, flashing, time controlled options and phasing in and out.
Additionally, you can check the status of your lighting from wherever you are, allowing you to turn lights off or on whenever you need.
Yes, smart lights are worth installing. They offer a huge amount of convenience and ease, which is something that every household needs. We highly recommend you speak to your local professional regarding smart lighting however, to ensure you have the best options available installed to suit your needs.
To ensure you get the best value for your smart lights, definitely complete extensive research on the standby options for each type. Some smart lights have standby options that are both non-energy efficient and costly, which will raise your electricity bill unnecessarily!
We've told you that you should have smart lights installed, but now comes the big question - why?
Everyone! Every household and business can benefit from smart lights, however there are a few groups that can really benefit from smart lighting:
If you have any questions regarding lighting solutions, give All Purpose Trade Solutions a call today on 1300 370 455 for further assistance. We have years of industry experience, so get in contact now!
CHOICE (How to buy the best smart lights): https://www.nbnco.com.au/blog/connected-homes/what-are-smart-lights
Energy Rating (Smart LED light bulbs): http://www.energyrating.gov.au/lighting/types-of-light-bulbs#toc6
NBNCo (What are smart lights?): https://www.nbnco.com.au/blog/connected-homes/what-are-smart-lights
Wikipedia (Smart Lighting): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_lighting
The information on this page is a general guide only, and you must complete your own research when it comes to whether smart lighting is suited to your needs. Always ensure you speak to a qualified professional regarding your specific circumstances.