Homeowners, facility managers, city planners and more are looking to smart lighting for optimizing operations big and small. Featuring convenience, connectivity, automation and energy savings, its benefits are hard to ignore. Starting out with devices like dimmers and occupancy sensors, the smart lighting market is projected to exceed more than $21 Billion by 2024. Are you interested in adding smart lighting products to your home or business? Keep reading to learn more or visit your local Cardello Electric Supply!
What is Smart Lighting?
Smart lighting products are accessories you can add to your current lighting products like in-wall controls (light switches with a little pizzazz), handheld remotes or if you want get hi-tech, connected through wifi (typically through a central bridge) to smart phones and tablets. These devices can do things like create schedules, set themes for brightness and color temperatures, utilize astronomical clocks, offer sensing capabilities, etc. Smart lighting products provide you with convenience, security and most importantly, peace of mind. As these products become commonplace in commercial and residential applications, creating smart spaces is easier and more appealing than ever.
Products We Recommend
Lutron Caseta Wireless
Caséta is a smart lighting control system that is a great solution for smart lighting control. It was purposely built to work in homes of all ages – it works with older wiring as well as new – and besides being easy to install, it’s very easy to use. With products like in wall dimmers, plug-in dimmers, pico remotes, smart bridges, fan controls, a mobile app and more, they offer a suite of solutions to create a smart network for any home or business. Caséta is also the most connected smart lighting control brand, so you can seamlessly integrate other smart home products and services such as Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, the Nest range of devices, and more. Trade Brochure
Intermatic In-Wall Timers
Looking for a standalone option? Get many of the same benefits of a complex home automation system without the hassle – no hub required. The Ascend® Smart 7-Day In-Wall Programmable Timer from Intermatic simplifies lighting schedules, improves security and boosts energy efficiency. Plus, setting up lighting schedules that match everyday living habits is a breeze. Control directly from the LCD screen or connect to your wifi network for use with the Intermatic App. Bonus for contractors: Save an average of 5 to 15 minutes on every Ascend time switch installation with streamlined smartphone programming options. Trade Brochure
Lutron Occupancy Sensors
Lutron offers a variety of occupancy/vacancy sensors so you’ll be able to choose the sensor that best fits your needs, whether you’re looking for a sensor for your home or for a commercial application. We like the Maestro in-wall occupancy/vacancy sensor which automatically turn lights on when you enter a space and off when you leave. It’s a convenient way to save energy in a home or commercial space. They’re ideal for rooms where lights are accidentally left on, such as an office, or rooms that you often enter with your hands full, such as a laundry room or supply closet. Trade Brochure
Lightcloud is a powerful, easy-to-use and very affordable wireless control system fully developed and supported by RAB. Professional indoor and outdoor lighting controls, automation, and energy management made simple. It is the first system listed on the DLC Qualified Product List (QPL). Lightcloud is designed to be installed by any electrician and managed by anyone that can use a cellphone; no expertise is needed! It’s really that simple, but you’ll be amazed how powerful the system is. Control a single fixture or an entire campus securely from your phone or tablet. Trade Brochure
NEW! Caséta Fan Speed Control
Eliminate pull chains plus experience ultimate comfort and convenience with the NEW Caseta Wireless Smart Fan Speed Control. It’s easy to install and simple to set up. This fan control gives you the ability to turn your fan on/off or choose between four speeds for increased comfort and features a favorite button. The Caséta fan speed control works with a single ceiling fan. For increased versatility, add the Smart Bridge (sold separately) and use with the FREE Lutron app to set up your favorite scenes and create schedules based on time of day. Integrate with other Smart Home brands, including Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, Nest and more. Coordinating wallplate sold separately. Trade Brochure
Cardello Has You Covered
Whether you simply want your lights to come on at dusk or you’re looking for a whole “smart lighting” overhaul for home or business, Cardello Electric Supply is here to help! We have the latest in lighting controls and automation products and are trained to help select the right solutions for your project’s needs.
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