Do Dimmers Save Electricity?

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Nov 19, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Dimmers are handy tools that make lighting more personal. The advancements in dimmer switches have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1959. They are now frequently used to create the desired mood and can be controlled in many different ways. But can they save you money? Let’s look deeper into the cost savings of dimmer switches.

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Topics: Energy efficiency, Interior lighting, Smart home, Installation of smart technology

Back to School With Smart Routines, Schedules, and Activities

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Sep 25, 2020 12:23:48 PM

With the return of School Time comes “Bath time,” “Bed time,” “Time to get up!” and other time-structured household routines. And with school taking place at home for many families this year, it may also be an excellent time to school your devices -  Alexa, Google Home, and Leviton - in some Smart Routines, Schedules, and Activities to get everyone back on track.

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Topics: Smart home, Smart routines

Caring for an Aging Parent’s Home

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Sep 3, 2020 5:43:48 PM

Many senior adults prefer to stay in their own homes as they age. The “Aging in Place” movement reflects aging adults’ desire to avoid moving in with family or other assisted living options. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering how you can help your aging parents remain in their home safely.  Let's look at two things you can do to get started. 

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Topics: Smart home, Installation of smart technology, Electrical safety, Aging in place, Home security

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