How a Control4 System Creates a Smarter Home

Updated: Feb 23



Control4 is the Conductor of Your Smart Home Symphony

What is smart home automation? It can be a way of controlling typical home functions like lighting, entertainment, and climate with a smartphone or remote control for convenience. But the real power comes when you have all your smart features working together, creating something more than the sum of the parts. That’s what a Control 4 system can do for you – turning your Albuquerque, NM residence into a truly smart home.


Keep reading to see how Control4 makes your smart home more relaxing, safer, and more efficient.


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Simplified Entertainment

One of the best things about home automation is the way it can simplify entertainment. A Control4 system can manage just about any type of AV equipment that responds to remote controls. That means you can press one button on your Control4 universal controller or touchscreen and watch the choreography as your TV turns on to the correct input, your Netflix show starts, and the sound system is set to the right surround mode. At the same time, your lights dim, your motorized window treatments close, and the temperature is set for comfort under your favorite sofa throw. Everything works together to make entertainment easy, as it should be.


Increased Efficiency

Control4 automation can make your home more efficient, doing its part to save the planet but also saving money. Lighting control can automate outside lights to go on at sunset and off at sunrise. When a sensor detects excess heat, your powered window treatments can lower to lessen heat buildup from the New Mexico sun. When those shades lower, your interior lights come on to provide the right level of illumination. And your smart thermostat can coordinate with lighting and shading to optimize comfort any time of the day. With everything working together, you’ll always be comfortable, but your Control4 system ensures your house is working efficiently too.


Smarter Security

A Control4 system can also coordinate your home to be a safer abode. With a video doorbell, you can screen visitors from the comfort of your couch on a smartphone or tablet. If you’re away from home, a touch can let a friend or service provider in by unlocking your smart lock-equipped door. With security cameras, you can view your feed on your smartphone from anywhere with an internet connection.


Beyond these conveniences, Control4 can protect you in critical situations. If a smoke alarm goes off in the middle of the night, Control4 automation can turn off the HVAC system to prevent the spread of smoke and light up the quickest path out of the house. Plus, it can even flash the outside lights to let first responders know where your house is when minutes may count.



Want to learn more about how a Control4 system creates a smarter home? The automation experts at Smartvolt AV are ready to help. Give us a call at (505) 903-6911 or fill out our online form to get started today. We would love to hear from you!

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