1. Five Ways Lighting Can Improve Your Home

    Outfitting your home with the proper lighting based on room, activity, and time of day can impact your life more than you may realize. From type of light bulb to proper dimmers, lighting can have important effects on productivity, sleep, emotions, and more. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at …Read More

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    Improving Security With Automated Lighting

    Keeping your home or business safe is important, but sometimes a security system doesn’t feel like it will be enough. If you’re looking to improve your residential or commercial security, Automated Lights and Shades is here to discuss how a better lighting system for your home, like Lutron Homew…Read More

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    Improving Productivity by Improving Lighting

    When we picture a bad office to work in, there are a few things that come to mind most often: an angry boss, unhappy co-workers, and sickly green fluorescent lighting. While the green may be a touch on the behalf of movie makers and TV show producers, the idea of working in an office with flickering…Read More

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    Saving On Electric

    Electric bills can pile up, and that’s an expense you don’t need, both at home and at work. There are plenty of lists out there on how to save on electric bills, but which ones actually work? You can already remember to turn your lights off when you leave a room, but there must be other tips out…Read More

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    Indoor Lighting Vs. Sunlight

    In most commercial lighting guides, you’ll see your ceiling lighting and your access to sunlight come up at the top of this. We certainly agree with that assessment ourselves, as both play vital parts in keeping your office bright and productive. Today, Automated Lights and Shades wants to break d…Read More

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    What Is Light Control?

    The name sounds fairly simple. Light control is controlling light. But what it is, and why it’s something you should be thinking about is a touch deeper than that. Today, Automated Lights and Shades will discuss this topic, as well as the best options we can provide you to have total light control…Read More