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Benefits of Smart Home Lighting Control Systems

Updated: Jan 21, 2021

With smart home lighting, you can control how much light you need and when you need it. An intelligent lighting control system comes with dimmers, motion sensors, light sensors, and time controls.

You can reduce your energy consumption by replacing fluorescents with LEDs or switching off lights when not needed, but nothing saves more energy than an efficient lighting control system.

Here, we give you a low-down on the three significant benefits of getting smart lighting installed in your home.

Increased efficiency

You can save electricity by turning off electrical appliances and devices when not in use. But the reality is quite different. We often leave our homes without switching off all lights and fans, inflating our monthly energy bills. But with smart home lighting, you can change that. You can program your smart lights to switch off when anyone leaves the room. You can also take advantage of dimmers that reduce the power to lighting sources, saving electricity and drastically cutting down your bill. According to British Telecommunications, a smart bulb saves 80% more energy than traditional electricity bulbs.

Flexibility and ease of use

With smart lighting, you can control your lights’ functioning from your smartphone, even when you aren’t in your house. Lighting control also offers flexibility in changing light settings throughout the day. You can match lighting according to your mood. You can set it to brighten up with the sunrise and dim as the sun is setting. You can also change it if you are expecting guests or hosting a party over the weekend.

Improved safety

You no longer have to fumble for the switchboard in darkness while trying to find your way to the bathroom at night. Smart sensors will help you safely navigate your room and even your house if you want to go to the kitchen for some midnight munching. You can also set your lights to mimic the light outside, enabling you to wake up and sleep in a natural light setting.

Moreover, you no longer need to leave your TV or lights on all the time when on vacation to prevent theft or break-in. Thanks to your smart home lighting control system, you can set a timer from your phone for lights to switch on during the nighttime and worry no more.

About Alarmco Smart Home Security

It’s time you install a smart lighting system in your home. We’ve already given you plenty of reasons why. Let Alarmco Smart Home Security help you make the smart move. At Alarmco Smart Home, we offer equipment packages, home automation, and security systems controlled via Brinks Smart panel and mobile app. If you want any of our services or want to know more about Shreveport home security systems, feel free to reach out to us via email at Or you can give us a call on 8774468100. Our Louisiana home security companies will be happy to assist you in any way we can.

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