Make Your Home Shine on the Outside
TAGS: Smart Home Control | Smart Lighting Control
It’s almost spring in Texas; the weather is turning warmer, and the outdoors is getting greener. This is typically an excellent time to do new landscaping work both for maintenance and the spring and summer season.
You put a lot of effort into your lawns and gardens to make an impression with your home - either for yourself or your visitors. What happens after dark? Much of that investment might go unseen. Don’t let your home’s beautiful exteriors go unappreciated. With a landscape lighting plan and installation for your Houston, TX home, you can shine a light on your property and show it off.
Keep reading for three ways you can use landscape lighting to enhance the appearance of your home.
Start the New Decade Right with Efficient Lighting
TAGS: Smart Home Control | Smart Lighting Control | Tunable Lighting
It is 2020, and as in most new years, people like to make resolutions. One resolution that certainly makes sense is to conserve energy and protect our environment. Conserving energy also has the added benefit of saving money, too, which is another great perk.
Unlike other resolutions that require a lot of work, at least one part of going green does not. With home lighting control, you can easily manage your lights to ensure you are only using what you need where you need it. Once installed, it is a solution that pays green dividends in your Houston home all year long.
Read on to learn how this green living technology conserves energy and brings incredible convenience to your home.
Using Technology to Get Closer to Nature
TAGS: Biophilic Design | Crestron | Smart Lighting Control | Tunable Lighting
What is biophilia? It may sound like a medical term, but it’s not. According to Webster's dictionary, it means "a hypothetical human tendency to interact or be closely associated with other forms of life in nature."
Houston is fortunate to have warm temperatures almost year-round, so it’s not difficult for Texans to get out and enjoy the many natural opportunities in the city and beyond. But work, school, and so many other things activities often require people to spend the majority of their days indoors.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of technology to bring nature to us. Sometimes that endeavor is called biophilic design, and increasingly it’s being called by more familiar terms like technology for wellness.
Read on below to learn more about using biophilic technology and design in Houston to create environments that bring aspects of nature inside the home.