Electronic House Info & Answers on Automated Shades
Learn how automated shades can regulate the temperature of your home and save you money!
October 24, 2011 by EH Staff

Integrated control systems aren’t just for distributing audio and video around the house or letting you watch your security cameras on your iPhone. A control system can also help you regulate the interior temperature of your home with energy management options that include motorized shades and smart thermostats.

Smart thermostats can be operated via many different control systems and allow you to program various day and night settings and even adjust the system parameters remotely. For instance, if you’re coming home from a trip on a cold night, you can turn up the heat before you get home to allow the house to warm up. If you leave the house without turning down the heat, you can do that remotely via a simple app too.

Automated shades play a part in energy management as well by letting in or blocking natural light. The sun can help light or heat a room during the day, while at night motorized shades can close to help insulate the windows and keep some of that valuable heat inside. Motors for window coverings can be controlled with simple wireless controllers, smart phone apps or operate automatically with several available control systems.

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.

Download this paper today!

(All fields are required)

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

State

Phone Number
(please include area code)

Check here if you would like to receive information about special promotions and new products from Somfy.


 

 

By clicking download you agree and acknowledge that your information may be passed to our third-party sponsor who may elect to communicate directly with you about their products and services.

 


FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Topics

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.