Change existing lighting to smart lighting / DIY smart lighting

Nowadays, smart home system is getting popular and some of you may want to start your smart home journey from smart lighting system. Here is the benefit of using smart lighting and 3 ways of how to change your existing lighting to smart lighting.

What is the benefit of smart lighting?

1. Easy in control
For the smart lighting, all the lighting devices are connected to the same app. Through the app, you can control the lighting easily, you can remote control the lighting just by a click. For example, you can use app to switch off the ground floor light before you sleep, even you are at second floor. Then you don’t need to walk around to check the lighting.
2. Enhance mood
More than on/off light, modern people nowadays want something new and fashion such as adjust the light colour with the atmosphere. The light can adjust in RGB, dimmer, and warm white. The users can use different colour of light to enhance their mood and relax. For instance, after a busy work, you can set the light in the room as warm and sleep. It is relax and help you in better sleep. However, this cannot be done with the traditional lighting, because traditional light only can work in on or off way.
3. Improve health
Next, the Blu-ray in the lighting will harm our eye. But, smart lighting system can help in improve health because we can set the colour and brightness of light. Take for example, you can set the light as warm white method, so this will reduce the harm to your health.

3 ways of changing the existing light to smart lighting

1. Connect the traditional light and the swicthes with the control box
First of all, the first way of the changing the existing lighting to the smart lighting is add a control box to the light and switch. Moreover, each of the light and switch need one control box. In addition, the pros of this way is save cost compare with other ways, but this way is hard to install and maintain. Therefore, this way is not convenient to change the existing lighting to smart lighting.
2. Change the traditional light bulb to smart light bulb
Secondly, you can change the traditional light bulb to the smart light bulb. This also another way to change the traditional lighting but this may cost a high cost, because you need to change all the light bulbs. Moreover, the cons of this way is it is limited in lighting design. On the other hand, changed the smart light bulb you can enjoy the comfortable lighting because you can dim the light.
3. Change the traditional switches to smart switchesz
Last, the best way of changing the existing lighting to smart lighting is change the traditional switches to smart switches. Thus, you need to change the switches but don’t need to change each of the light bulb. Additionally, the pros of this way is it is stable and easy to maintain. So, this is the best way to change the existing light to smart lighting.

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