Why Should You Invest in Smart or Motorized Blinds?


If you are building a home from scratch or just renovating, always keep energy efficiency in mind. It may range from insulation to location, it significantly impacts the amount of energy being used. When it comes to temperature control, homeowners need to have an active HVAC system and when integrating energy efficiency with the same, nothing holds a candle to investing in smart shades. These smart shades by Store Urbain are run by motor and help in controlling solar gain and heat loss that your home faces in all four seasons by just opening and closing the blinds are predetermined times. Apart from smart technology, they also learn when to open or close automatically on the basis of temperature and maximizing the energy efficiency of your HVAC system. We have listed some more benefits of using these smart or motorized blinds.


  • Energy efficient


The most obvious benefit of investing in smart blinds. When you connect motorized blind to smart technology, it saves the energy of your HVAC system as well as your utility bills as well. These blinds tend to react independently from temperature and sunlight sensors. These blinds also close up automatically on a sunny day in summers to bring down the HVAC usage and open up on a sunny day in wintertime to heat the room by natural heat.


  • Convenience


Smart or motorized blinds can be automatically closed or open just by a touch of a button, an app or remote control. Window coverings help in eliminating solar gain and prevent heat loss. They are easy to open and close and they are beneficial to the environment as well. Moreover, the power to set predetermined schedules means they are the least of your concerns.


  • Smart home integration


Smart thermostats bear necessary data to determine to open or close the smart blinds when needed to reduce the energy usage on the basis of the time of the day, the weather outside and the room temperature. With all these necessary data points, the thermostat can smartly sense a room on the basis of the temperature to close or open the shades instead of turning the AC or heater on or off. 


  • Smart lighting


When you integrate these blinds with smart lightings, you can make the most of the daylight in your home and cut down on the energy use as well. 

Paul Watson

The author Paul Watson