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Environment and Lighting Control Systems
understanding lighting control

Lighting Control Systems – Here’s why they are a must in every office

Quality lighting is a crucial aspect of our daily life and is often taken for granted. Lighting control is the ability to manage the level and quality of light in a given space for specific situations or tasks. Controlling room lighting optimally not only enhances the experience but it also helps to save energy by...
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The energy benefits of lighting control systems in offices

Lighting control systems do more than illuminate homes, hotels and offices. they can boost productivity, save money, lower carbon emissions, respond to occupants, complement design and enhance the usability of a building. Due to the increase of environmental concerns, lighting control systems play an important role in the reduction of energy consumption of the lighting...
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Top 4 tips for effective office lighting solutions

Lighting can have a profound effect on people. It is a known fact that brighter lighting causes people to respond more emotionally while dim lighting can have a relaxing effect on people. But changing the hue of light can also add to the productivity and the alertness of workers. Adding blue or bright hues into...
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Learn how smart home automation can enhance your life

Many errands that previously required human intervention have been made easier thanks to automation and robotics. Modern smart homes are no different. However, what is smart home automation and how can it help you? Let’s try to understand this. Our aim is to educate you about the ways in which smart home automation can enhance...
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Understanding the business benefits of lighting controls and design

Lighting control systems are modern network-based solutions that analyze, automate, and control lighting in real time. Today’s lighting controls and design do more than just illuminating offices and business environments. They offer significant reduction in energy costs and increase efficiency. From an enterprise perspective, they allow businesses to manage their lighting solutions and offer insights...
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Uses and benefits of C.L dimmers

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out gradually and will most probably be phased out almost completely within the next 10 years or so. They are being replaced by CFL and LED bulbs that result in greater energy savings. However, the flip side is that not all dimmers work with CFL and LED bulbs and these...
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Integrate and control every audio, video and environmental element

You may want to be able to integrate all of the audio, video and environmental elements in your home or business at the touch of a button. You may want to ensure power, performance, and scalability of all of your audio and video applications. You may want to support external devices, such as touch panels,...
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Enabling savings through centralised lighting controls and design

Centralised lighting controls and design is the ability to centrally regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations. Controlling light properly not only enhances the experience, it helps to save energy and money by using light when and where it is needed most. By using centralised lighting...
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3 Key Benefits of Automating Your Home

The past decade or so has seen an unprecedented change in the technology infrastructure that connects different parts of our lives together, and is driving change in our lives in incredible ways. It’s amazing to recall that just a decade ago, we couldn’t take even broadband Internet for granted – let alone widespread 3G and...
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Battery-powered shades simplify shading management

The importance of shades in the context of lighting management is considerable, and they are clearly an asset in the home, office, and even commercial spaces. It’s also clear that architects and interior designers have picked up on the importance of shades in controlling daylight when it’s too bright, or by using it to supplement...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

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