Control Your Smart Home with Just a Tap of a Button

Lutron RadioRA 2: A Scalable, Wireless Home Control System

Lutron lighting has been around since the late 1950s with the solid-state dimmer's invention by co-founder Joel Spira. Since Lutron Electronics’ inception, the company has continued to innovate the lighting industry and later began dominating the home control market with automated shading and smart lighting. Imagine pressing a button or using a voice command to dim the lights in your house, raise or lower motorized shades, and control your Irvine, CA, home’s HVAC system. It’s possible with a Lutron RadioRA 2 system installed by the home automation experts at Launch Systems. With tremendous respect to our clients’ needs, we design, install and support smart home devices in new homes and retrofit projects in Orange County. Keep reading below to learn how the Lutron RadioRA 2 system can transform your life, then contact us for a free consultation. Continue reading "Control Your Smart Home with Just a Tap of a Button"

A Day in the Life With Tunable LED Lighting

Smart Lighting Supports You from Sunup to Sundown

We’re lucky to have great weather for most of the year in California, but with the winter months here, many of us are spending more time indoors than we are accustomed to. The decreased time spent in natural lighting may start to drag a bit on our moods. To combat the winter doldrums, consider tunable LED lighting. Tunable LED lighting puts you in control of simulated natural lighting. From sunrise to sundown, your natural circadian rhythm is supported with variable color temperature lighting. Keep reading below to learn more about this innovative lighting solution, and we’ll walk you through what a typical day in your Huntington Beach, CA, home would look like. Continue reading "A Day in the Life With Tunable LED Lighting"

Lutron’s RadioRA 2 Smart Lighting Technology Makes Life Easy

3 Reasons Why Lutron Should Be Your Top Pick for Lighting Control

We often talk about the luxury and convenience that a lighting control system can bring to our California clients’ homes. Smart bulbs and motorized window treatments can work in tandem to create the perfect ambiance in your Huntington Beach home with just a few taps of your finger or with a voice command. Behind the scenes, the system that makes it all possible is just as important as the dimming capabilities, fabrics, and styles you select for your system. Lutron RadioRA 2 technology is the brains behind the functionality that you enjoy using daily in your home. Read on below to learn three reasons why the RadioRA 2 system should be your top pick for lighting control. Continue reading "Lutron’s RadioRA 2 Smart Lighting Technology Makes Life Easy"

3 of the Top Benefits to Tunable LED Lighting

Is Tunable LED Lighting Worth It? We Dive Into the Answer Below.

At Launch Systems, we’ve always strived to offer our clients state-of-the-art smart technologies that serve them well at installation but will also serve their needs for years to come. That’s why we work with cutting-edge brand partners that build components that will withstand the test of time – with functionality, design, and style. We’ve written before about the exciting benefits of tunable LED lighting from Lutron. Not only can you reduce your energy costs with these innovative bulbs, but you can also support your natural circadian rhythms. Read on below to learn more about how incorporating this new technology into your Irvine, CA, home can elevate your lifestyle with new consideration for comfort and convenience. Continue reading "3 of the Top Benefits to Tunable LED Lighting"

Shine Light on New Design Possibilities with LED Lighting

Tunable LED Lighting Completely Transforms Your California Home

Early LED lighting technology was initially inadequate due to limited blue LEDs and yellow phosphors, but modern LEDs have new phosphor compounds that yield higher color tuning capabilities. So, what does that mean for your Newport Beach, CA home? It means that tunable LED light lets you adjust the color temperature and intensity of an LED bulb with a color temperature range between 1,600K to 6,500K, depending on the product. Lutron lighting provides a range that covers both warm and cool temperatures, which can lead to a more fulfilling lifestyle in your home. LED lighting is known to be 80% more efficient than traditional incandescent and fluorescent lighting. LEDs convert 95% of their energy into light with little heat loss, which means incorporating LED bulbs into your home can help you reduce your carbon footprint and lower your energy costs. Keep reading to learn more about the possibilities of tunable LED lighting when incorporated into your home. Continue reading "Shine Light on New Design Possibilities with LED Lighting"

The Lutron Lighting System Mini Guide

Tutorial Videos to Ensure You’re Making the Most of Your Lighting System

Lighting systems are great ways to manage the lights within your home intelligently. Lutron lighting systems provide solutions for any size home on any budget, so you’ll undoubtedly be able to find a system that works for your Laguna Beach, CA home. Keep reading our blog to see some of our favorite Lutron lighting system features. Plus check out the corresponding tutorials to learn how to use these features in your own home! Continue reading "The Lutron Lighting System Mini Guide"