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Bring Your Windows into the Future with Motorization
November 29, 2017
Recent advances in technology and home automation have paved the way for some exciting new innovations when it comes to window treatments. Hunter Douglas has recently introduced PowerView® Motorization, the latest advancement in smart home technology. PowerView® not only adds convenience to your life, it can also increase your home’s value, your sense of privacy and security, and even help save on home energy costs.
The Ultimate in Convenience
Maybe you decide to watch a movie and the sun is streaming into your living room or home theater, or with the change of seasons, the sun shines through your bedroom windows long before you’re ready to wake up. Now you can take care of these problems without giving them a second thought. Programing your window treatments to open and close when you want them to is just one of the many wonderful features of PowerView® Motorization. You can adjust just one or all of your blinds and shades to any position from the comfort of your sofa, from your desk at work or even on vacation half a world away, all at the same time. Simply use the Pebble Remote Control or the PowerView® App from any smart device.
Security and Privacy
PowerView® can work in concert with your existing home security and home automation systems to add extra security to your home. Scheduling settings to your window treatments give the appearance that some-one is home, deterring would be thieves. When it comes to privacy, PowerView® can maximize privacy, especially at night. Simply program shades or blinds to close during evening hours or close them with the press of a button on the Pebble Remote Control.
Lower Home Energy Costs
PowerView® Motorization takes some of the guess work out of being energy efficient. You can program your window treatments to close during the hottest parts of the day in the summer. You will see a noticeable drop in your home cooling costs. In the same way, during colder months, programming your window treatments to open and let sunlight in during the brightest parts of the day can reduce the cost of heating your home.
Hunter Douglas has made a commitment to evolving home automation standards for interoperability with other smart devices and hubs. As a result, PowerView motorization works with an ever-expanding array of complementary products. Window treatments that respond intelligently to rising energy costs, increased local demand for energy, or in response to real-time weather forecasts, for example, are some of the many intelligent features of these connected platforms. Look for popular new platforms from Apple® and Amazon® coming soon.
If you are interested in bringing your windows into the future with motorization, contact the professionals at A Shade Above. Our experienced team can answer any questions you may have about motorization, design and much more. Stop by our state of the art showroom in Middletown, RI. Here you can see, touch and operate full size samples of the latest Hunter Douglas products. We serve all of Rhode Island, includ-ing Newport and Bristol, as well as Westport, Massachusetts. Stop by or contact us today to get started!