Save Energy at Home with Control4 Smart Technologies
These Eco-Friendly Features Can Elevate Your Entire Space and Reduce Costs
Did you know that Control4 smart home automation can do so much more for your living space than just adding comfort and convenience? You can also save energy and lower your monthly bills with various smart features.
With just a push of a button or an automated setting, you can help reduce your carbon footprint with these eco-friendly smart solutions. Want to find out more? Just keep reading on below! We provide energy-saving solutions for Kansas City, MO and surrounding areas.
Motorize Your Shades
Did you know that the average home loses roughly 30% of its heat through its windows and doors? With automated window treatments, you can make a huge impact on how much energy you’re using – and you can even integrate them with your entire climate control system. You can set them to integrate with your Control4 lighting control and your HVAC system to consistently control the internal temperature of your home, and how much energy you use overall.
With an automated shading system, you’re able to set timers or install photosensors to make your shades rise and set with the sun. These sensors can also prevent any damage to your interiors by lowering when the sun gets too intense.
But when the sun is providing enough light, your smart lighting can dim or shut off to accommodate and not waste any energy. Motorized shades can also provide some much-needed insulation during any time of year, giving your HVAC system a break.
Smart Lighting Control
Installing occupancy sensors in various rooms can help save energy immensely. These sensors will detect when the last person has left a room and will then shut off the lights after a predetermined amount of time—just like you may see in some retail stores or public restrooms. This way, your lights won’t remain on while going unused, and you won’t have to worry about remembering to turn them off.
For total lighting control, you can turn off all the lights throughout your entire property with the touch of a button, making it easy to unwind and prepare the house for bed at the end of the day.
Looking for another way to save energy? You should consider the power of light dimmers. Just by reducing lighting in a room, whether by using your smart device or having them automatically do so at set times, you can lower your energy usage significantly.
When your air conditioning or heating is working overtime, you’re using up lots of energy. So how can you lower this?
Integrating Control4’s wireless smart thermostat with the rest of your home automation system lets your shades respond accordingly to a drop or raise in temperature – meaning they can lower or raise to compensate the temperature and provide insulation that results in saved energy.
You can also control this thermostat from your smartphone or tablet no matter where you are with Wi-Fi, so you can adjust the degrees when you’re gone so that your system isn’t running while you’re there. Then you can set it to pick back up once you’ve walked through the doors.
These settings make your whole home comfortable and still save your energy and lower your monthly bills.
Want to learn more about smart home automation eco-friendly features? Feel free to give us a call or fill out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation with our team. We’d love to hear from you!