change your environment with automated window blinds
One of the greatest benefits of automated window blinds is the simplicity they provide, removing the need to manually pull any cords or touch the blinds at all. But this is only one of several ways that these window treatments can transform your space.
In both residential and commercial environments, automated window blinds deliver a beautiful aesthetic, combined with convenience, efficiency, and ease of use. They change not only the look of the space, but also how you interact with it.
In this post, we take a closer look at automated window treatments and the ways in which they can transform your environment.
what are automated window blinds?
Automated window blinds are motorized window treatments that can be programmed to open and close automatically based on a schedule, routine, or light sensors that detect the amount of natural light entering the space.
Automation eliminates the need to manually adjust the window blinds. However, users can still control them easily with a smartphone, touchscreen panel, wall switch, or voice command via a smart speaker or virtual assistant technology, like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home.
how can automated window blinds change your environment?
In short, automated blinds and shades make your life easier.
In residential spaces, they allow you to enjoy your space and manage light without ever having to get up from the sofa. They bring greater simplicity to your living space, making it more comfortable and convenient. This is especially true in larger spaces that have many windows and require a lot of time to constantly adjust the blinds. But even in smaller spaces, this automation is a game-changer. Once you experience the simplicity, you’ll wonder how you lived without it.
In commercial spaces, automated window blinds eliminate the need for employees to manage the blinds. This frees up their time for more important tasks, while also making the workspace more comfortable.
Just because they’re motorized doesn’t mean they have to be clunky or out of step with the rest of your interior. Designer smart blinds offer a beautiful aesthetic and are available in numerous styles to fit any taste or budget.
If your existing window treatments are becoming outdated, automated window blinds are a great way to refresh your space. Select from a wide range of materials, including wood or fabrics with any level of light-filtering you prefer. Find the perfect color, texture, or design to elevate the look of your interior.
3) energy efficiency
Automated window blinds save on energy by providing more consistent management of the sunlight entering your environment.
For example, your blinds can be programmed to open automatically during the day, allowing sunlight to help warm your home during the winter months. During the summer, they can be set to automatically close during the day when you’re not home, helping to block sunlight and reduce the strain on your cooling system.
And remember, all of this is easily automated, so you never even have to think about it. You can schedule the blinds around your work schedule, school, or other routines. Plus, for even greater efficiency, your blinds can be equipped with light sensors to automatically adjust according to how much sunlight is available.
By adjusting to the available light coming through your windows, automated blinds make your space more comfortable and inviting. You can sit back and relax without having to worry about closing the blinds when the sun goes down. So whether you’re streaming your favorite movie or entertaining guests, you won’t be interrupted by the need to adjust your window treatments.
Your automated blinds can also be integrated with your smart lighting for even greater comfort and light management.
5) ease of use
We mentioned above how automated blinds can bring simplicity to your home or office. But another component of this is the ease of use that these blinds deliver, outside of the automation.
Regardless of how you choose to automate your blinds, you maintain complete control over them at your fingertips. You can use an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the same touch screen that you use to control all your other smart devices and audio-visual systems. You can flip a wall switch when you enter the room. Or, you can simply say “Alexa, close the blinds.”
This simple control is yet another way that automated blinds will transform your use of the space.
discover beautiful smart home automation from AVDG
AVDG is a national leader in smart home technology and audio-visual systems. Our experts have designed and installed more than 2,500 automated blinds and motorized shades in homes and businesses across the United States. We collaborate with you as a partner to provide design expertise and technology advice you need to bring your vision to life. Request a free consultation to connect with us today.