How a Smart Home Can Change Your Life

How a Smart Home Can Change Your Life

You Can Have It All – Efficiently, Too!  Do luxury, economy, and efficiency mix? Can you have your luxury and enjoy it guilt-free, too? When it comes to smart home technology, we say yes. Rarely can you claim that something that provides more comfort and luxury is also a choice that offers economies and efficiencies. As a smart home company serving the Lake Geneva, WI area for many years, we’re going to stake that claim. Keep reading below to see how we make the case!  SEE ALSO: 5 Smart Home Systems that Make Your Life Simpler  Lighting Control  Lighting control is one of the most popular smart home systems. It has a surprising number of ways that it can enhance your life. The first enhancement is laziness. We mean that in the best possible sense. Most people turn on lights at home and often leave the room without turning them off. Lighting control lets you be lazy about lighting, guilt-free. If your bathroom lights are always on after long after someone left, a lighting control sensor can turn them off after a set period. You can be lazy and environmentally conscious at the same time without doing anything. The same comforts and efficiencies can be applied to other areas like outside lighting. Let an automated schedule turn on your lights at dusk and off at dawn or any other program that fits you. You can enjoy the aesthetic and safety benefits of your landscape lighting and not waste undue energy.   Comfort and Wellness  Lighting control has other benefits beyond giving you time to do your thing while the lights are under control. Lighting that can be precisely controlled is more comforting and aesthetically pleasing....
3 Ways Savant Enhances Your Smart Home Experience

3 Ways Savant Enhances Your Smart Home Experience

Explore the Latest in Lighting Control, Video Distribution and Energy Management One reason we love working with our premier control system partners, Savant, is their constant innovation. Every year they release new technology to improve their existing solutions and accommodate the latest smart home trends. As Savant dealers, it’s our job to keep you up to date with their most recent innovations and help you upgrade your Savant home system. The newest releases this year include lighting fixtures that enhance your wellbeing, a whole new way to watch video, and a smarter way to manage energy in your Chicago, IL home. Here we highlight each of these new features and offer additional information on how each will affect your day-to-day lifestyle. SEE MORE: What is a Connected Home Truly Capable Of? Crafting a Better Lighting Experience In the past few years, no company has made more headway in lighting control than Savant Systems. For one, they’ve evolved to offer extensive lighting control platforms through keypads, switches, dimmers, apps, voice control and dedicated touchpads. Savant provides a particularly seamless control experience in their Savant app through TrueImage technology. With TrueImage, all you have to do is snap a picture of the room. Then, touch the lights in the room from within the app and select the color you want. As you find the perfect settings, save them as scenes you can pull up in the future at the press of a button. This year, Savant also partnered with USAI Lighting to incorporate their tunable white lighting fixtures. These fixtures mimic the brightness and color temperature of sunlight. Next, Savant added...