Smart lighting - changing the face of lighting as we know it
Do you still live in a house with old filament bulbs? If you do, you must consider trying new smart lighting through the use of smart lights. Smart lights were essentially designed to provide their users with lighting that is of optimal energy efficiency and are a great lighting option, particularly due to their reliability and cost effectiveness.
Over the years, changing light bulbs has been a common and relatively easy and simple task. But today, in the era of modernity, we are looking forward to better lighting options that are not only more reliable and hard-wearing but also aesthetically and visually appealing to use in our households, workplaces and a range of other environments.
Light bulbs which came into existence in the late 19th century are still being used as a staple in most households and these preexisting lighting methods are still good options. But with the enhancement of technology, it is becoming common that people are wanting to shift from the original light bulbs that are controlled by an on/off switch and are beginning to think about smart lights.
How do the smart lights actually work?
Well, unlike classic light bulbs, smart lights work on the principle of logical tools. They may be difficult to understand and use at first, but once you’re used to controlling and using them, they are a great upgrade from classic light bulbs. Smart lights use local networking infrastructure which may be wired or wireless. They provide you with the opportunity to optimise your use of lighting according to your needs and how you use lighting. You can control everything from brightness to sometimes even the colour of the light using technologies such as Bluetooth from your phone. Additionally, you could also use internet based tools to control the optimization and automation of your lighting.
Smart lighting both indoors or outdoors can be automated in a house. All of these smart lights remain connected to each other via a smart computer system by which the owner can control the light. These different lights can interact with each other and form a routine to allow them to behave in a chronological manner. It is also an option for the smart lights to be made to function singularly.
Smart lights use various measures of control such as sensing the atmosphere, presence of an individual and many other measures to provide energy efficient lighting. Motion sensors, daylight sensing and occupancy sensing are various components which can be used to control smart lights. Thus, smart lights can either be controlled by various sensors (sensor operated smart lights) or by the control of the owner through your own electronic or smart device which can access internet, such as your laptop or mobile phone to gain maximum benefit (non-sensor operated smart lights).
If you want a modern look to your house with lights that can be automated and save you a lot of energy, you should consider switching to smart lights. Don’t hesitate to call your local electrician for more information and to discuss smart lighting options. Here at Circuit City Electrical we’d be happy to talk you through your options of upgrading to smart lighting and help you to do so so that you can make the most of this exciting electrical advancement and of how you use lighting which is such an amazing and useful resource.