Consumers want to control lights from smartphone apps

"A new survey from Lutron shows that consumers are looking for their homes to get 'street smart,' " said Melissa Andresko, communications director for Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., based in Coopersburg, Pa. "The ability to control lights and shades from their smartphones when they are away provides peace of mind and a greater feeling of security."

Founded in 1961, Lutron says its products save an estimated 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion annually, in utility costs. The (Street) Smart Home at Lutron includes products for all budgets: Cas├ęta Wireless for the general home owner and, for luxury homes, the RadioRA2 and Homeworks QS from Lutron.

Read more:

Popular posts from this blog

Commercial Automation Leader SOMFY Joins ZigBee

Home automation gets cheaper, smarter, easier

The smart home and a data underclass