If you’re like many people, you want your home to be well-lit and bright. Lighting can be a big energy-user, however. The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that a home’s lights consume up to 14 percent of residential electricity usage. Needless to say, energy use can add up quickly […]Get the Guide
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Cree Makes Connected LED Light Bulbs Compatible with WeMo
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.Get the Guide
BeON Pro Targets Custom Home Security Systems Market
The company's latest in lighting-based home security systems is exclusive to the pro market.
The company’s latest in lighting-based home security systems is exclusive to the pro market.Get the Guide
Hubbell Smartens Up Wireless Outdoor Lighting with LightVault 8
Kim Lighting's LightVault 8 wireless outdoor lighting fixture features solid brass and Bluetooth technology.
Kim Lighting’s LightVault 8 wireless outdoor lighting fixture features solid brass and Bluetooth technology.Get the Guide
Sci-Fi Home Theater Design is Portal to Another World
When Carey Schafer, vice president of Cinema Design Group of Boca Raton, FL meets a new home theater client who wants to go over-the-top with a unique custom home theater design, he always first cautions the owners that they’ll have to live with that design for a long time. If the client passes the test, […]Get the Guide
GE Smart Bulbs and Wink Smart Home Hub Make Home Automation Easy
LED light bulbs are the brightest (no pun intended) stars at GE’s Lighting Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. After more than 100 years in the residential and commercial lighting business, the company has been a leading innovator in the development of bulbs and fixtures, with products spanning all types of technologies and applications.Get the Guide
The Incandescent Bulb Ban: What Happens When LED Lights Replace the Incandescent Light Bulb?
Two industry professionals sound off
Bring on the LED Light Bulbs! The U.S. lighting industry has been broadly supportive of the so-called “ban” on household incandescent light bulbs, known as The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, for several reasons: 1. It set the stage for new products and an expansion of the lighting market. 2. The legislation was […]Get the Guide
Is LED Lighting the Gateway to Home Automation?
GE expects the evolution of the LED bulb to leverage the adoption of consumer home automation projects.
How GE’s development of the LED light bulb is laying the groundwork for home automation ideas.Get the Guide
Family Friendly Home Theater Includes 2 TVs and a Big Screen
An awkward room gets remodeled into a custom theater with automated lighting and 4 subwoofers.
An awkward room gets remodeled into a custom theater with automated lighting and 4 subwoofers.Get the Guide
Downtown Bank Converted Into Automated Condos
Automation attracts couple to downtown living after years in the suburbs.Get the Guide