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Greater Customization, Greater Control

Why You Don’t Need to Contact Your Control4 Dealer for Your Next Upgrade

Greater Customization, Greater Control

As your local Barrington, IL source for everything Control4, we love hearing from you. We get a lot out of your feedback, and we want to help you build the system of your dreams.

But when we talk about customizability, that means you shouldn’t have to go to your Control4 dealer for every upgrade you want to make to your home. Some of that power should exist right in the palm of your hand.

Control4 is all about being user-friendly. That’s why we’re so excited about their latest operating system update, which includes When/Then features. What’s that and how will it affect your Control4 smart home?

Just keep reading to find out.

TAGS: Control4 | Home Automation | When_Then

How Home Lighting Control Saves You Time and Energy

Simple Solutions That Only Require a Light Touch

How Home Lighting Control Saves You Time and Energy

Daylight savings means we lose an hour in the morning, but it also means the sun is still shining well into the evening. There’s no better time to start getting the family out of the house for picnics, catch a baseball game and other great outdoor fun around Frankfort. But it’s also a time to consider monitoring your energy consumption. After a long winter, it will be a relief to your family when you have the opportunity to reduce energy usage in every corner of your space. The simplest way to lower consumption and costs is a home lighting control system that offers one-touch and hands-free options for intelligent illumination. Read on to learn more.

TAGS: E-Touch Interface | Lighting Control | Smart Home Lighting

Smart Ways Your Motorized Shades Can Save You Energy Right Now

See an Instant Change With These Easy Tips

Smart Ways Your Motorized Shades Can Save You Energy Right Now

When you’re a kid, getting your hands on a dollar bill is cause for celebration.

When you get older and start working, you realize that a single dollar doesn’t quite mean as much as it used to. After all, you make plenty of dollars on a regular basis.

So why is it that finding a balled up bill after washing your blue jeans can still make your day? Because money is money. So why would you want to waste yours on an inefficient home? Chances are, you don’t.

That’s why we’ve put together these easy-to-use tips on using your motorized shades to save energy in your Highland Park or Deerfield, IL home.

Interested? Just keep reading.

 

TAGS: Energy Management | Home Lighting Control | Motorized Window Treatments

Light, Luxury, and You: How Technology Transforms Your Lifestyle

Crafting a Smarter Lighting Control Design

Light, Luxury, and You: How Technology Transforms Your Lifestyle

What’s the difference between a tool and a toy?

When you were young, you may have had a toy toolbox. A plastic hammer, a flimsy wrench, maybe even a screwdriver that fit into your tiny kid hand. These were fun to play with, and they may have even lead you down a specific career path later in life.

But when you got older, you probably started to realize there was a big difference between the toys and the real thing – where the toys were fun to play with, the tools were both fun and effective ways of changing the world around you.

Now, no one would ever accuse a smart lighting system of being a mere toy. But when you consider some of the advancements over the past few years in smart technology, today’s systems can do a lot to enhance your lighting control design.

In this blog, we’ll explore a big advancement in lighting control and how it can add a new layer of luxury to the living spaces in your Winnetka-Wilmette, IL home or beyond. Keep reading for more.

TAGS: Circadian-Rhythms | Lighting Control Design | Smart Lighting

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