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Articles in Category: Motorized Shades

Motorized shades are a smart home solution that regulates temperature, protects against UV rays and ensures privacy. Learn more through our ongoing blog series.


Wired or Wireless? How to Decide Which System to Use for Motorized Shades

Lutron’s Motorized Shades Give You the Power of Choice

Wired or Wireless? How to Decide Which System to Use for Motorized Shades

Have we convinced you to make the leap to motorized shades? If you haven’t, you may want to take a closer look at all the benefits they can bring to your Buckhead home. We at Georgia Home Theater think that motorized shades are one of the best innovations since sliced bread. Perhaps we jest a bit, but truthfully, automated shades are one of the best smart technology investments you can make for your home.

The reasons are straightforward. First, automated shades are an incredible time-saving convenience. You can block the hot sun's rays in the late afternoon. You can protect your artwork, furnishings, and rugs from UV damage. And you can wake up to sunlight in your bedroom, all without lifting a finger.

Beyond that, motorized shades can help you become a better steward of the environment. Blocking out summer heat at peak times will make your HVAC system breather easier and save on energy costs. In the winter, shading material can serve as another insulating barrier, also saving on heating costs. If you integrate your automated shades with smart home control systems like Control4 or Crestron, your shades can team up with intelligent lighting and climate control for a complete energy-efficient system.

 Have we convinced you yet? Hopefully, we have, but you will still have a decision to make beyond the plethora of styles available for your motorized shades. Read on to see more.

What Makes Lutron’s Motorized Shades Among the Industry’s Best?

Learn About Three Unique Aspects of Lutron’s Motorized Shades

What Makes Lutron’s Motorized Shades Among the Industry’s Best?

Are all motorized shades the same? All cars will get you from Point A to Point B, but they will do it quite differently. It's much the same with smart home products like motorized shades; they tend to all get to the same results, but some accomplish the result with much greater aplomb. With motorized shades, there are many differences, and some are more subtle than others.

Lutron is a company that is almost synonymous with lighting control. The company invented the first dimmer in the 1950s, and today holds 2,700 patents worldwide on lighting technology. Did you know that they also make motorized shades? Lutron's mission is controlling light, both natural and artificial. They produce over 15,000 products, and motorized shading is an integral part of the product portfolio in both residential and commercial applications.

So, the first unique aspect of Lutron motorized shades is that no other company in the smart home space fields as extensive a product line in both lighting and shading control, which is why Georgia Home Theater is proud to be a Lutron integration partner in the Atlanta area.

Now that you know one important facet of Lutron, read on to find out more about their motorized shades solutions and why they’re the smart choice for your home Roswell or elsewhere in Metro Atlanta.

Elevate Midtown Atlanta Living with Motorized Shades

Control the Sun and Enjoy the View at Your Midtown High-Rise Unit

Elevate Midtown Atlanta Living with Motorized Shades

If you have moved to Midtown Atlanta in the past few years, you have seen tremendous growth and improvement in this urban enclave. The Olympic Games in 1996 helped accelerate that growth, and the area boasts amenities like the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlantic Station, great restaurants and so much more.

You enjoy living in your modern urban high-rise, but come summer the hot southern sun streaming in your floor-to-ceiling view windows makes your air conditioning work overtime. It's easy enough to draw the curtains or shades, but you don't want to block the view. And continually opening and closing drapes and shades gets tiring. What's the solution? Motorized shades.

You might think that motorized shades might be limiting in style, too modern, or challenging to install in your space. We'd like to politely dispel all those notions here and show you how motorized shades will enhance your urban Atlanta living spaces.

Ready to learn more? Just keep reading.

Did You Know That You Can Do Battery-Powered Shades?

Embrace a More Convenient Motorized Shades Solution

Did You Know That You Can Do Battery-Powered Shades?

You’ll have a lot of choices to make when adding motorized shades to your home in the Dunwoody or Metro Atlanta area. There are various control, model, and fabric options available. Then there’s the decision of how you want to power your shades. A lot of clients don’t realize they can pick between hard-wired shades and battery-powered ones.

The right choice, as with most technology, will come down to your family’s priorities and your home’s limitations. Are you most interested in having a lot of control options or a quick installation? Are you in new construction or looking for an upgrade to an existing home? This blog focuses primarily on the benefits of battery-powered shades and offers some recommendations from our Lutron partners.

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