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Five Smart Home Features To Brighten Up Your Home During Winter

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Home Automation | Comments Off on Five Smart Home Features To Brighten Up Your Home During Winter

Five Smart Home Features To Brighten Up Your Home During Winter

Sometimes the final push through winter is the hardest. When holiday cheer is behind you and Spring days are still several weeks away, the cold, dark weather this time of year can take a toll on your mood and productivity. Since many people spend a lot of their time indoors during the winter anyway, why not implement a few features in your home to keep it bright? Consider installing a few of these smart home features to brighten up your home this winter. Implement Lighting Control Systems No one likes entering a dark home. Implementing smart home lighting control is an ideal way to brighten up your space in...

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Five New Features to Add To Your Home Entertainment System

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Home Automation | Comments Off on Five New Features to Add To Your Home Entertainment System

Five New Features to Add To Your Home Entertainment System

If winter weather is keeping you inside this season, now may be the perfect time to upgrade your entertainment system. Whether you love to binge watch crime shows or have a guilty pleasure of keeping up the with Kardashians, adding a few features to your system can significantly enhance your entertainment experience. From smart home speaker systems to multi-room audiovisual distribution, consider adding these five features to your home entertainment system this year. What is a Smart Home Theater? A smart home theater is a home entertainment system that can include automated and integrated lighting and audiovisual systems. These theaters often include in-ceiling speakers, sound throughout your home, large...

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3 Reasons To Implement Lighting Control in Your Home

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Lighting Systems | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Implement Lighting Control in Your Home

3 Reasons To Implement Lighting Control in Your Home

Lighting control is one of many home automation features that can make your life easier. Whether you are hoping to brighten up your home during the winter, change your home’s lighting based on your family’s activities, or save money by using less electricity, implementing light control systems for your home can improve it’s comfort and function. If you are considering if lighting in control is the solution for you, here are a few benefits of using this technology in your home. Maximize Atmosphere and Comfort Lighting control enables you to manage the amount of light in your home and create atmosphere and comfort for the whole family. This technology...

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Luminaire Featured on KIRO Radio

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in About Luminaire | Comments Off on Luminaire Featured on KIRO Radio

Luminaire Featured on KIRO Radio

Luminaire’s President, David Foster, was recently featured on KIRO Radio’s My Northwest Home Matters radio show and podcast. In this episode, our president discusses how home automation can improve your home at an affordable price, lighting options during the dark winter months, energy saving technologies and more. Whether you are interested in making your home a smart home without breaking the bank, learning about lighting our exterior spaces to maximize safety and elegance, or a number of other electrical innovations, checkout the podcast episode linked below to learn more. Home Matters:...

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What Causes Lights to Flicker and Dim?

Posted by on Oct 21, 2017 in Lighting | Comments Off on What Causes Lights to Flicker and Dim?

What Causes Lights to Flicker and Dim?

Flickering lights can be a huge pain in your home or office. Whether you’re trying to light up your home or keep your office bright during work hours, flickering lights can be distracting, waste electricity, cause headaches, and a number of other issues. If you have flickering and dimming lights in your house or office, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s what you need to know about this common issue, and what to do if your lights start to flicker. Single Flickering Light Bulb Light Bulbs that aren’t screwed in tightly or those that are reaching the end of their lifespan can tend to flicker. Some types of...

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Is Your Emergency Exit Signage Up To Code?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Lighting Systems | Comments Off on Is Your Emergency Exit Signage Up To Code?

Is Your Emergency Exit Signage Up To Code?

Are you moving into a new building, or building the first brick and mortar location for your business? Is so, there are a few dozen boatloads of compliance laws you’ll need to meet. We’ll take a bit of that load off your shoulders for you with explaining what you need, and where to reference for official needs, for your exit signage. These compliance codes are all available at the source from OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. So, what are the precise requirements for exit signs and where they need to be? To begin: “General.” In every building or structure exits shall be so arranged and maintained as...

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Common Electrical Code Violations to Avoid

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Electricians | Comments Off on Common Electrical Code Violations to Avoid

Common Electrical Code Violations to Avoid

When the electrical system in your home or business is not installed, maintained or updated as it should be, you may find yourself facing fines for violating the electrical code. It may be that your electrical system is outdated or perhaps you tried your hand at an electrical project yourself. When violations do occur, your home and family are at risk. Below, you will find some of the more common electrical code violations that occur and why it is so important to have a professional, licensed electrician complete such projects in your home. Cramming too many wires into a 7/8-inch hole It’s a common temptation to shove four or...

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Preparing For Vacation Absence With Home Automation

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Home Automation | Comments Off on Preparing For Vacation Absence With Home Automation

Preparing For Vacation Absence With Home Automation

Summer is here. Kids have just a few days left in school (if they’re not out already), and you may have a big vacation or even quick weekend getaway on your radar. When summer comes around, between childcare, projects at work, and everything else on your mind, being prepared for your vacation may seem like a pipe dream. If you fall into this category, there are many ways to prepare your home for your departure, and home automation may be your solution. Here are a few ways home automation can make preparing for vacation absence a little easier this summer. Home Automation For Security While You Are Away Security...

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Make the Most of Your Summer with Home Automation

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Home Automation | Comments Off on Make the Most of Your Summer with Home Automation

Make the Most of Your Summer with Home Automation

Home automation has benefits for every season. When school is out and the weather gets warmer, things can get hectic around the house. Whether you’re worried about energy efficiency during the summer months or security when your kids are out of school, home automation systems can provide you with money-saving home operations and peace of mind. Family Safety and Home Automation Are your children home by themselves this summer while you are at work? Home automation is a great way to improve your home’s security system through alarms, locks, and even security cameras. You can use the app to receive notifications when one of you family members gets home...

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Where to Start With Home Automation

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Home Automation | Comments Off on Where to Start With Home Automation

Where to Start With Home Automation

“Home automation” is a buzzword we hear a lot these days. From lights that come on when you snap your fingers to energy saving climate control solutions, home automation technology is a great way to upgrade your home, lower your electricity bill, and make your life a whole lot easier. If you’re interested in learning more about smart home technology or aren’t sure where to begin, here are a few things to know and tips to getting started with home automation. What is home automation? First things first, before you can implement home automation, you need to know what it is. Essentially, home automation means connecting control of electronic...

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