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Ketra’s Smart Lighting Is in a League of Its Own

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Discover Human-Centric Lighting and Incredible Dimming Possibilities 

What’s the best smart lighting brand? While there are many high-quality options on the market, there’s one name that stands above them all. And that’s Ketra. 

Ketra is an intelligent lighting manufacturer that was acquired by Lutron (the lighting control brand) in 2018. While Lutron does manufacture its own excellent fixtures, Ketra is regarded as its most sophisticated lighting line for whole-home control. 

With 16 million colors available to its smart bulbs, Ketra lighting offers the ultimate customization, automation, and dimming capabilities—all the way down to 0.1 percent! Read on to learn how Ketra works, its benefits, and how to bring it to your Bay Area home. 

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Lighting Control’s Best Accessory: Lutron’s Wall Keypads

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Another Reason to Get Excited about Lutron Smart Lighting 

Lutron is a lighting control system that lets you intelligently automate your home’s LED lights and shades. But it’s not just a controller. Lutron also offers a breadth of light fixtures, shades, and wall keypads that enhance the home lighting experience. 

We’ve written about Lutron’s lighting and shading solutions—but let’s look at their eye-catching and design-oriented keypads. In our humble opinion, replacing your regular on/off light switches with sleek, customizable buttons is one of the most exciting benefits of a Lutron system! 

Here’s what we love about Lutron’s wall keypads and what they can offer your Bay Area home. 

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What’s the Difference? Lutron’s Caséta, RadioRA 3 & HomeWorks Control Systems

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Comparing Lutron’s Control Systems to Find the Best Solution for Your Home

If you’re reading this, there’s a strong chance that you’re interested in smart lighting control. Congrats! You’ve come to the right place. We’re a Bay Area Lutron dealer that designs and installs custom lighting systems that adapt to your daily routines and activities.

Lutron is a world leader in smart lighting, but not all of its solutions are the same. Lutron offers three control system options: Caséta, RadioRA 3, and HomeWorks.

As a Lutron dealer, we can typically tell which control system to install based on a homeowner’s needs and preferences. But if you’re curious, here’s what each system does differently and how they may (or may not) be suited to your San Francisco home.

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What Makes Lutron Palladiom Shades So Special?

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Discover the 4 Distinct Features of Lutron’s Motorized Shades

Windows shades are more than simply functional. Certainly, they serve a practical purpose: privacy and light control. But there’s so much more to them. Just as your home’s lighting illuminates your rooms as well as adds ambiance, motorized shades also serve a dual purpose. Lutron Palladiom shades combine form, function, and automation to make your Bay Area home beautiful and smart.

Think differently about window treatments this year! Go from practical to smart and beautiful. In this blog, we’ll highlight four distinct features of Palladiom motorized shades by Lutron. 

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