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Motorized Shades Bring Beauty and Benefits to Your Home

Automated Shades From Crestron and Lutron Provide Style, Security, and Energy Savings.

Window treatments furnish the finishing touch to a room. Shades and sheers impart ambiance, elegance, and style. A home without window coverings is just not complete, leaving it looking unfinished and barren.

More than just window fashion, motorized shades have benefits beyond beauty; they can lower your energy costs and provide privacy.  Integration can also bring health benefits when tied to a system based on regulating circadian rhythms and better sleep.

Lutron and Crestron both manufacture high-quality shades in various colors and designs with sophisticated controllers. The choice depends on whether you are looking to add shades as complete home integration or as a standalone solution.

Are you interested in learning more about how motorized shades can benefit you and your home?  Read more below.

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BETTER WELLBEING THROUGH CIRCADIAN LIGHTING

KETRA’S NATURAL LIGHTING SYSTEMS BRING BALANCE TO CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS AND BETTER OVERALL HEALTH

Natural light has a profound influence on the world around us, dictating the natural cycles and seasons. It is as much a life force as the blood that flows through our veins, with the power to invigorate and inspire us. Human biology is tied to the sun’s intensity and vibrancy transitions as the tides are to the moon. The sun influences the wax and wane of circadian rhythms, directing our sleep-wake patterns and, therefore, our daily energy and emotional state.

All too often, the illumination in our homes is seen merely in a utilitarian manner, functionality over comfort. Research has shown that our well-being, focus, and general outlook is greatly influenced by the type of light we experience. Ketra, purchased by Lutron in 2018, is a lighting company explicitly created to bring balance by integrating natural and tunable lighting. 

Ready to rethink the purpose of lighting in your Los Angeles home? Read more below!

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The Benefits of Motorized Shading

Lutron Motorized Shades Maximizes Ambience and Energy Savings

Window treatments bring not just fashion but function as well to a room. We all know that a room looks incomplete without something on the windows to frame it all. It is the final piece in setting a space’s final effect.

In addition to acting as an accent to the decor of the room shades, blinds can lower your energy costs and provide a sense of privacy. Motorized window shades give you the means to best utilize daylighting, using the sun over electric illumination, and managing temperatures inside your Miami, Florida home.
Lutron shading solutions provide a wide variety of styles and the convenience to set them with a touch of a button or in conjunction with a smart lighting system.

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Using Natural Light Cycles to Improve Home Illumination

Audio Command and Ketra Lighting products can improve personal well-being and room beauty by tapping into circadian rhythms and exterior lighting complements. Ready to explore why there’s more to light than meets the eye and see how it affects design, mood, and wellbeing? Read on to learn more about human-centric lighting!

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3 Ways Ketra Lighting Control Enhances Your Hamptons Home

Illuminate Your Space by Bringing Natural Light Indoors with This Smart Home Integration

Your Hamptons, NY home lighting control system should do far more than just feature programmable light settings. Thanks to the technology from Ketra, now it can. Acquired by Lutron in 2018, Ketra's reputation speaks for itself. They offer the most advanced lighting system in the world. Still, perhaps their most impressive feature is their ability to mimic natural light, going far beyond standard smart lighting products available on the market today.

Read on to find out how you can enhance every space of your Hamptons home by upgrading to this smart home system.

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Smart Reasons You Want Color Temperature Lighting From a Lutron Dealer

Color Temp Lighting Affects You Biologically on Subtle Levels

In the most basic sense, we use artificial light in our homes to better see things in poorly lit rooms or to light up a room that is in complete darkness.  Today, we are able to use lights in ways that affect us more subtly by changing the color temperature of lights within our home.

The color temperature lights affect the mood and atmosphere of any given room and actually affect how people feel when they are in any room that has purposely adjusted color temperature lights.

Our customers in Westchester, NY know that they can count on us to get them hooked up with the best color temperature lighting by Lutron for their home.  Knowing that lighting systems within the home need to be more than just functional, Lutron is a leader in the industry and is one of the most trusted brands around.

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How to Create A Healthier, More Beautiful Home with LED Lighting

It may seem shocking that the light fixtures in your home can have a dramatic impact on both your health and interior design, but it’s true. That’s the power of LED lighting.

By promoting better sleep and helping your body better align with its internal clock, LEDs can transform the way you live. Plus, you get to add a unique sense of style to your home with the power of tunable lighting. Not convinced? Read on to learn more about how LED lighting fixtures can revolutionize the way New York City homeowners live.

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AESTHETIC BENEFITS

Before getting into how LED lighting fixtures can impact your body, let’s look at how they can impact your home. The truth is there is no substitute for LEDs; they use about 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs, they’re safer to handle than compact fluorescent bulbs, and tunable lighting gives you an unsurpassed range when it comes to the color and intensity of your light fixtures.

What is tunable lighting? Tunable lighting is a new concept in interior design made possible by warm-dimming LEDs. Whereas older dimmers only let you control the intensity of the light, tunable lighting lets you control the intensity and the color of your fixtures independently from one another.

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What Motorized Shades Are Best for Me?

When it comes to shading solutions, the right fit can make or break a room. This is why we’ve partnered with Lutron to provide the best in motorized shades for your New York City home. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of the motorized shading options that Lutron has to offer, with an emphasis on one of our favorites: the Palladiom Shading System.

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Palladiom Shading System

Its intentional and innovative design is distinctly Lutron. The system maintains the standards of whisper-quiet technology, flawless function, and elegant style. Let’s break down a few of Palladiom’s features:

  • Minimalist aesthetic: The system is sleek with a slender 3-inch total profile. This means that you avoid a clunky looking system that distracts from the rest of your room.
  • Matching products: Uniformity among your hardware provides a more consistent and purposeful design in your home. Select the same tone and finish for your keypads as your shading hardware for a polished look.
  • Exposed bracket: Rather than hiding the technology, Lutron has decided to show it off. The brackets hide the electronics that make the shades work but can be opened if needed. The exposed bracket is available in black, white or satin nickel, making it a strategic decorative move.
  • Quiet performance: Why install a noisy piece of a technology? Especially when it comes to home technology like your smart shading system, you shouldn’t — and don’t — have to compromise.

The Palladiom’s design allows it to fit anywhere. You can use a ceiling or wall mount depending on your needs, preference or home layout.

Regardless of your home’s architectural style, the shades and its brackets will fit seamlessly into any window frame or recess.

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