Lighting Controls

More than ever, homeowners want to turn their homes into virtual smart homes. This section provides readers with everything they need to know about lighting controls.

Smart Light Switch

Simply replace current switches with Noon's universal dimmer and its smart tech automatically creates customized lighting scenes and provides smart features such as Night Light and Vacation Mode.…

2018: Year of the Smart Home

When you think about Amazon’s top sellers, you may consider books, or even a toy. Wait, maybe a video game?  Actually, during the 2017 holiday season, its top seller was none of the above. It was…

Light + Building 2018 to Showcase 2,600 Plus Exhibitors

Light + Building, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology, will be opening its doors in Frankfurt March 18 -23. Over 2,600 exhibitors will be there to present…

3 Reason Why 2018 Is the Year of the Smart Home

The year 2018 is expected to be the year of the smart home — the year consumers finally embrace the true smart home movement — and there's good reason to see why. LED bulbs are coming down in price…

Alexa and Cortana have teamed up. What It Means for Home Automation

It's rare to see tech giants consider or even willingly work together, and yet, here we are. Today The New York Times announced Amazon and Microsoft would be joining forces in the digital assistant…

Legrand's Smart Move and What It Means for Smart Lighting

An estimated 10 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices have been sold, according to a recent report from the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. This past July, the company sold three times as…

Can Dimmers Work with LEDs?

In some cases, if consumers want to replace their incandescent bulbs with more energy-efficient lighting sources such as compact fluorescents or LEDs, they may find that their existing dimmer…

Designer USB Charger with Duplex Receptacle

Available in Silver Granite (shown here) and Oil Rubbed Bronze finishes, the Designer USB Charger with Duplex Receptacle from Eaton offers two USB ports, ideal for charging phones and other…

Smart vs. Connected: What's the Difference?

The average home has 24 electronic devices, and almost all of them are connecting with the internet. So with that logic, all of us are living in smart homes, right? Well not quite. Although a lot of…

Designer Dimmer

As the Oil Rubbed Bronze finish becomes more popular, Eaton has created lines of wall plates, switches and dimmers. Here, the Designer Dimmer comes in that Oil Rubbed Bronze finish to match the style…
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