10 Ways a Smart Lighting System can Enhance the Kitchen and Bath

Automation, Control4, lighting, Wireless

So much happens in the kitchen and bath that it’s often difficult to have the lights at the right intensity levels at all times. When you’re cooking, you need the lights brighter; lower when you sit down to eat. As you apply makeup or shave, you’ll want the lights bright, but when you’re unwinding in a hot bath at the end of the day, an intensity level that mimics candlelight is apropos.

In the past, we’ve relied on dimmer switches to adjust the intensity levels of the lights. While this approach still works well, smart lighting products have introduced a whole new level of convenience and control to the management of home lighting. Plus, these solutions are so much more cosmetically pleasing than the switches of yesteryear.

SELF COOLING WALLS?!?!

Building And Construction, smart, Technology

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ITS HOT OUT HERE IN THESE STREETS!

As the heat becomes more unbearable and power outage rates rise, we are using a lot more energy from generators and inverters to try and stay cool. Ironically, all of that energy also makes climate change worse which means its just going to get hotter. In the U.S. alone, people already use nearly 200 billion kilowatt hours of electricity for cooling each year, and Nigeria would completely dwarf that (if we actually had electricity that is…#VoteWisely). But new technology on the home cooling front could be a small solution to all of these problems.