Light control systems have many benefits including everyone’s favourite energy benefits. It can improve your quality of life at home while saving you energy. The possibilities are endless.
The light control increases comfort, which leads to better productivity and room usage while still reducing the energy consumption of a room. Every dimming you have installed automatically saves 4-9% in electricity even when the lights are on the highest lighting levels. The more you dim, the more you save. A standard light switch only saves electricity in the off position but dimmers and controls are always saving energy. With the new lighting control technology all light sources use less energy when dimmed including LED bulbs. A halogen light source can be dimmed 35% that can reduce the energy usage by 28%. Incandescent or halogen lighting will reduce energy use by 20% on average.
Dimmers and other lighting controls allow individuals to adjust light levels for specific entertainment options, enhance ambiance, set a mood and take advantage of daylight to reduce energy use. Because of the great energy saving benefits and contributions toward minimizing environmental impact a lot of new buildings choose to use this lighting technology. Using dimmers can potential save up to 20% in costs, 50% if occupancy sensors are installed and 60% for dimmers and sensors.
Lighting control also uses natural lighting, which saves energy making your system eco-friendly. Systems can be designed to be automated using time clocks and sensors and which can turn the lights of according to the natural light or time. This can extend the bulb light reducing power to the lighting source and bulb. Incandescent and halogen bulbs last up to 20 times longer when used with a dimmer increasing money saved. They also run cooler when dimmed which also extends that life.