Automated Outdoor Lighting Solutions

outdoor lighting house

Outdoor lighting is used for several reasons. We all know that lighting is needed for safety when navigating around your house at night time, and it also helps to draw attention to certain features.  Did you know that Savant and Lutron have great automated lighting system for outdoors as well as indoors?

Benefits of Using Auto Sensors for Outdoor Lightingoutdoor lighting entertainment area

A great beneficial feature of automated lighting is that you can customize your lights to suit your needs. For example, if you are entertaining outdoors, you will have more lights programmed than usual. Need to change your lighting scheme? It’s as simple as pressing a button on your controller or using the App on your tablet or smart phone!

By using the programmed auto timer, or the built in astronomical timer, you can program nightly lighting scenes, vacation modes, or special occasions. You can program your walkway lights to come on “at sunset.”  This is a great feature to have since sunset times fluctuate from warmer to colder months, so you won’t have to constantly adjust the time. By customizing your outdoor lighting, you can enhance and draw attention to your house, entertaining areas, and landscaping. Have you ever thought to use outdoor lighting to enhance your pools, fountains, grilling areas, walkways, gardens, decks and entryways? Find out why homeowners in Richmond love outdoor lighting ideas.

Types of Outdoor LightingOutdoor entertaining area

Task Lighting – Lighting that is needed to perform some type of task. Examples include pool lighting, grill lighting and outdoor entertainment areas.

outdoor lighting water featureAccent Lighting – Lighting that is used to highlight certain objects with subtle light. Accent lighting can be used to highlight key objects and focal points such as water features, plants and landscaping. Examples of Accent Lights include post lights, rail lighting, and pathway lights.

Decorative Lighting – Lighting that adds appeal to the object rather than using the light for function; such as holiday lighting. Decorative lighting can also include highlighting the features of trees, landscaping, pools, water features, and any other areas in your yard you wish to draw attention to.

Ambient Lighting – Provides an area with overall illumination. This general lighting radiates a comfortable level of brightness, allowing you to walk around safely and see clearly. An example would be flood lights that can also be motion activated or activated from your car by a controller.

Moseley Electronics can help design a custom automated lighting plan for: 

    • Walkways
    • Pathways
    • Entryways
    • Garages
    • Pools
    • Decks
    • Trees
    • Gardens
    • Landscape
    • Grill Spaces
    • Outdoor Entertaining Areas
    • Fountains and other Water Features

For more information on automated outdoor lighting, contact the electronic solutions experts at Moseley Electronics by calling us at (804) 379-1348 or schedule an appointment online.