When remodelling or building a home it is important for anyone to consider energy-efficient motorised blinds. Energy-saving motorised blinds have a direct impact on the overall energy utilised in your home and remain comfortable throughout the whole season. Heat loss and solar gain control are being made possible by closing and opening at certain pre-programmed times during the day or at night. There are various benefits of installing motorised blinds in your home, this includes;
3. Smart home integration
4. Child safety features
5. Adding R-value
6. Smart Lighting
Opening or closing a motorised blind is quite easy. By touching a remote control button or your smartphone apps you can control your motorised blinds, even when you’re far away from home. Additionally, it is easy to reduce solar gains through window coverings, thus, preventing heat loss from your rooms. Motorised blinds can be programmed to close or open at specific times, so no more running around your home each morning and night.
Installing motorised blinds in your home can be of great importance by significantly reducing the amount of energy that your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems use every day. Once you allow the blinds to operate independently from the temperature readings and the sunlight sensors additionally connected to your home. Consequently, your blinds will operate according to the program installed, such as opening on a sunny day to allow heat into your room naturally.
Motorised blinds have many major safety benefits. With no cords or wires, your children are kept safe from the dangers of long cords, which could cause harm to young children if left alone.
Smart Home Integration
Installation of motorised blinds with advanced thermostats which have a wide range of data to use when determining the most suitable time to either open or close. It ensures that your room is at the best conducive temperatures. For instance, the data points enable the smart blinds to reduce energy use at various day times, accurate outside weather prediction, enabling the thermostat to sense when the room is getting either too hot or cold, closing or opening shades accordingly.
You can also link your motorised blinds with your smart home devices. Our blinds work with a range of smart home devices, including; Alexa, Phillips hue and Apple Homekit.
When smart blinds are paired together with the smart lighting, it is easy to maximise your home daylight, cutting down the electricity usage bills. For instance, opening smart blinds can trigger smart light to switch off or on accordingly.
Motorised blinds even without a smart system will add considerable insulation value. For instance, the modern double glazed window can have an R-value of over 2.0 while that of honeycomb blinds and traditional rollers can have an R-value of about 4.3.
Installing motorised blinds in your home is not only a safety measure but adds that touch of modern style to your home. Consider installing your home with motorised blinds today. If you would like to find out more about the benefits of motorised blinds please give us a call on 01908 320600 to speak to one of our friendly team members.