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What to know about smart lighting in Santa Fe

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Can you imagine what Thomas Edison’s reaction would be to modern Santa Fe smart lighting? Starting from his life-changing invention, we now have integrated home automation components that allow you to adjust all your home's lighting with your phone. However, before you run out and acquire the latest and greatest, expand your knowledge a bit, so you understand what you're trying out.

Select the platform you know

Most systems work with several different platforms to adjust your smart lighting in Santa Fe, but it makes sense to stick with a platform you're already most comfortable with . To illustrate, if you have an Android smartphone, you would likely prefer something compatible with Google. On the other hand, you might choose Amazon’s Echo instead which allows you to incorporate voice controls on your speaker. Of course, if you select a Vivint security and automation package, your app for controlling your smart lights will function with Google, Apple, and Amazon's platforms.

Does it make sense to use a smart hub?

You could get a few lights that connect easily with your home network, but then you forgo several advanced features. Vivint’s Smart Home Automation will integrate into your home’s security if you are looking for the most versatile performance from your smart lighting in Santa Fe.

It just makes sense to include a smart hub and associate your lighting with a smart doorbell, window sensors, along with your other home defense devices. As a result your smart bulbs may be set up to automatically illuminate if one of your home’s video cameras detects questionable activity. You might also enjoy having your lights go down while your home security activates before bed.

Customize a schedule for your Santa Fe smart lights

The ability to put your lights on a schedule is a nice advantage of your Santa Fe smart lighting. Practically every LED smart bulb can be administered in various manners, providing you the versatility to activate or deactivate them at the time of your choosing. You are also able to put your lights on a timer, activate them based on the specific times of sunrise and sunset, or create numerous customized plans to fit your unique requirements. By utilizing the Vivint smart home application, you can instruct your smart lights to do what you like and when the time is right, including lowering or illuminating per a pre-programmed schedule.

Smart lighting is affordable and lowers your energy bill

Smart LED light bulbs lower your energy usage much more than what you used before and they won’t burn your fingers if you touch them when they’re on. You can save even more money on utilities with the help of a smart hub, built-in motion sensors, the Vivint smartphone application, or incorporating with additional smart home components. You are able to create a unique lighting configuration in your very own residence that utilizes and conserves energy like you’ve previously only dreamed of.

Then expand beyond smart lighting

One of the great benefits of the Vivint smart home concept is its ability to protect your entire home, including a wealth of linked devices like front door cameras, smart locking systems, inside and outside surveillance, smart thermostats, garage door controls, and a multitude of additional conveniences. When you have total command of your home’s automation and protection, your house reaches a new level of safety.

Explore Santa Fe smart lighting from Vivint

If you want to upgrade your traditional bulbs to adaptable smart lights, you need to explore what Vivint will do for your property. Our smart home installations will make your house more secure and efficient while adding convenience to your lifestyle. Just call (505) 605-2552 and start customizing your smart home today!