We’ve heard so much talking, during these past years, about sustainability and how we can help our planet with it. It’s very common that we find ourselves a bit confused and overwhelmed with so much information on this topic. If you don’t really know where to start, we understand, you’re not the only one. There are so many options and so many things to be changed. But, if you think about it, it’s quite easy actually… just start with small steps, on your own home.
Every big change starts with a small change of every single one of us. So, what better way than start doing more for our planet than beginning with our house?
To begin with, one of the most important topics we heard a lot talking about is smart lighting. If you’re a bit confused about how to implement it, just start with the basics. For instance, you need to know that there are many categories of smart lighting. From integrated intelligent lighting to led bulbs to smart lamps etc. Secondly, you need to think about the fact that the lighting is very important in a home. For example, in the kitchen you will need a specific type of light, in the living room some cozy lamps and so on.
To make it simpler for you, we’ve gathered below top 5 Ikea smart lighting items that will help you choose the right ones for your home.
1. Integrated smart lighting
This kind of lighting is mostly the one you will want to choose for the items you would love to admire. For example, it can be a simple smart bulb attached to your kitchen furniture or maybe a led light stick that will frame your favorite painting, in your living room. For these, you will find available different dimmensions or materials, you just need to choose the best ones for you.
2. Smart led bulbs
One of the biggest qualities this kind of lighting has is that you can choose the intensity for it. For example, if you need a lot of light in order to cook something in the kitchen, you can have it. If you need a more difuse light in the living room, for a cozy night in, it can happen. In addition, some of it comes with a remote that you will love and will make your life easier.
3. Switches and remotes for smart lighting
Trust us, your life will change if you decide to buy these kind of items. For example, it will help you control all your wireless sources and will let you set the mood in a room. If you’re feeling romantic, you can create the exact atmosphere. Moreover, you can switch on and off the light without getting out of bed and most importantly, you can easily switch from cold to warm light in a flash.
4. Smart lamps
Don’t forget about the lobby, walk in closet or hall. You can adapt the lighting for these rooms as well. Choose to change it with some smart lamps that will look chic and will adapt to every situation. You will find many options with different sizes and materials, it will be imposible to not find the right ones for your home.
5. Smart lighting kits and systems
Ikea is the perfect place where you can find the basic kit for your smart lighting option. It comes with everything you need for a start and you can then add and customize it whenever you want. For example, you can choose to add more led bulbs or wireless items, to create the exact atmosphere you need for your house.
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