The Perks Of Electric Smart Windows

Window technologies have made great advances in the last 10 years. If you are shopping for new windows in your home, you have probably seen advertisements for products that are integrated for your smart phone. If you are interested in electric "smart windows" that are many things to take into account. An electrician, like the ones at Beckstoffer-Welsh Inc, will need to professionally install and wire your new windows. Before that, you need to decide which material is best for your frames and what style is most functional for each individual fixture (ie sliding or casement). This article explains some of the new window technologies and how they relate to choosing the best fixture styles.

Smart Window Capabilities

Many people in the sciences and construction fields are talking about smart windows. Especially some of the most cutting edge products, like smart glass that automatically change their tint with changes in temperature and sunlight. While the smart glass technologies are promising, they are not being readily manfactuered by residential window makers. Don't expect to see them at your home improvement store any time soon.

There are, however, many companies that are producing windows that have smart phone integration capabilities. These windows are fitted with motors that can control the shades and even open or close the sashes. Of course, these technologies have been around previously, except they were controlled with a remote, not smart phone.

The smart phone systems have many more features. For instance, you can preprogram your windows to close at a certain time. Best of all, you can make all these changes from anywhere. You can be at the mall and decide to close your windows before the weather turns rainy.

Many people love the fact that they can monitor their home with smart windows that are integrated with their security system. These are great because you can be in Paris and check to make sure that all your fixtures are closed and secure. All you have to do is open an app on your phone! This is a very popular technology for people who are away from their home for long periods.

When it comes to smart windows, the more features you want, the more it will cost you. However, modern windows with state of the art technologies can end up making your property more energy efficient. Best of all, they are made in a range of different materials, so you don't have to sacrifice when it comes to your home style.