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Everything you need to know about smart lighting

Alex Carter



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Nowadays, everything becomes smart - smartphones, smart TVs, smartwatches, even smart lightbulbs. But, what does it mean that lighting is smart? We will answer that question in this article, so read on to learn everything you need to know about smart lighting.

What is smart lighting?

Smart lighting is a system of lightbulbs, LED strips or lamps that gives you better control over the light in your house. The system uses modern technology to switch on/off based on motion, adjust the intensity to match the natural light and create the right atmosphere for any occasion.

Additionally, smart lighting is less energy consuming - it combines the energy efficiency of LEDs with smart features such as intensity regulation and automatic off switches, to cut down your energy usage as much as possible.

What are the benefits of using smart lighting?

Smart lighting comes with many advantages. Some of them might depend on how you use smart lightbulbs, some of them are guaranteed as a part of the system. Here is our list of the most important benefits of using smart lighting:

It saves energy - This system will allow you to significantly reduce your energy usage. As a result, you will spend less on electricity bills and your house will be more environmentally friendly.

It builds atmosphere - Using smart lighting allows you not only to switch your lights on and off remotely, but also to regulate the intensity and hue of your light. As a result, you can adjust your lighting to your activities. You want to read? Adjust the best brightness for your eyes. You want to eat a romantic dinner? Dim your lights to create the right atmosphere.

It makes your house more secure - Securing your home for travel is important, but smart lighting systems make it easier. By using them, you can turn your lights on and off remotely to create the impression that someone is at home - this should effectively scare off any potential intruders.

It raises the quality of your sleep - Smart lighting affects your sleep in many positive ways. It reduces the effect of artificial light and lets you enjoy your rest to the fullest.

How to install your smart lighting system?

The installation depends on the type of smart lighting you choose. In some cases, it is required to install a hub in order to control your lightbulbs. However, it is not always so. Our Treatlife smart lighting, for instance, does not require it. All you need to have is a smartphone, and you may set up everything there. Additionally, our mobile application allows you to create groups of devices to control them all at once.


Smart lighting is a house system of automated lightbulbs, lamps and LED strips that gives you a better control over your lighting. Using it comes with many benefits, such as reduced energy usage and better security. What is more, smart lighting is easy to install - all you need to do is download an app for your smartphone. Thus, this system is both efficient and fool-proof.

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