Frequently Asked Questions

What is home automation?

Home automation is the residential extension of building automation.

It is automation of the home, housework or household activity.

Home automation may include centralized control of lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), appliances, security locks of gates and doors and other systems, to provide improved convenience, comfort, energy efficiency and security.

Home automation for the elderly and disabled can provide increased quality of life for persons who might otherwise require caregivers or institutional care.

What are the benefits of home automation?

Home automation benefits:

  • Adds Safety to your home through appliance and lighting control.
  • Improves your energy efficiency by using less power with lightning control.
  • Increases your awareness through Security Cameras.
  • Saves time for doing simple tasks.
  • Increases your peace of mind.
  • Makes media sharing a much easier task.
  • Brings your property to a 21st century.
  • Makes you keep tabs on your children.
  • Reselling value of your property.

What is a home lighting control system?

A lighting control system is an intelligent network based lighting control solution that incorporates communication between various system inputs and outputs related to lighting control with the use of one or more central computing devices.

Lighting control systems are widely used on both indoor and outdoor lighting of commercial, industrial, and residential spaces.

Lighting control systems serve to provide the right amount of light where and when it is needed.

Lighting control systems are employed to maximize the energy savings from the lighting system, satisfy building codes, or comply with green building and energy conservation programs.

Lighting control systems are often referred to under the term Smart Lighting.

What are the benefits of a lighting control system?

Lightning control system benefits:

  • Energy efficiency and saving when using dim lights.
  • Improve environment by saving energy.
  • Scheduled lightning improves your security and awareness.
  • Increases your peace of mind.
  • Reselling value of your property.

Can we use existing home wiring?

Reusing existing cabling:

  • Standard pre-installed network Cat5 and Cat6 cabling can be reused.
  • Existing electrical wiring is left alone or amended.
  • Alarm Cat6 wiring required.
  • Extended Cat5 and Cat6 sockets will be required for various other services such as cameras and media devices.