Benefits of Smart Shades & Blinds for Long Island Homes
With Long Island's changing seasons and weather, making your home more energy efficient can be a priority. Whether your home is brand new or has been around a while, there are many ways to increase your home’s energy efficiency. One of those ways is by incorporating smart blinds and shades on your windows.
Smart blinds and shades allow you to take advantage of natural sunlight by opening and closing at programmed times throughout the day. Smart blinds and shades can also help reduce heat loss during cooler months. When you incorporate your home automation system into your smart blinds, the blinds can learn when to open and close based on the temperature. Your HVAC system will thank you.
There are plenty of benefits of automated shades and blinds, and Audio Video Protocol will explain some of them below.
Integrate With Your Smart Home Experience
You can connect your smart blinds to your home automation hub and experience a truly integrated experience. You can also connect your smart shades to smart thermostats to help control the temperature in your home.
The home automation hub can help the shades adjust according to the temperature outside. Alternatively, the thermostat can tell the shades when to open or close based on the temperature inside the house.
Gain Control of Energy Savings
As mentioned earlier, automated smart blinds and shades can help you control your energy savings. Smart window shades can adjust automatically to the amount of sunlight and the temperature in the house to either open or close.
Smart blinds can learn to close during the hottest parts of the day to help maintain the temperature in the house without adjusting the temperature on your thermostat.
Enjoy the Convenience
With the touch of a button or an app on your phone, you can open or close your blinds all at once. These are much easier to open and close than regular blinds and shades because they’re automated. You can also set them to open or close at certain times during the day.
Automated blinds are safer than regular blinds. Cords can be dangerous in the hands of a small child, so choosing automated blinds can keep cords from being a problem.
Some automated blinds can even open when smoke is detected to allow emergency responders to see inside the home. Since automatic blinds are programmable, they can also help your home look occupied when you’re not at home to deter burglars.
Call Audio Video Protocol to Make Your Home Smarter
Audio Video Protocol can help you incorporate smart blinds and other automated systems into your home. With years of experience, we’re able to help your home become even smarter and work better for you. Give our Plainview, NY, office a call at 800-729-5509 or send us a message on our website.