Motion Sensing Light Switches Reduce Energy

Motion sensing light switches or green switches reduce energy in your home by making sure your light are not on when they are not being used. It sounds simple, but turning your light off will reduce energy and will save you money. Such switches are ideal in basements, walk in closet and garages. Typically these switches are easy to install and are equipped with a timer that turns the light off after no motion is detected. If you have a busy household using this type of switch could help your home run more efficiently.

Blakc and Decker AutoswitchEditor’s Pick: One of the easiest ways to reduce your energy bill is to turn off the lights when they are not in use. Sometimes this simple task can be not so simple, especially when you have a busy household. The Black & Decker SW100 Lights Out Autoswitch makes the job easier for you because it has a motion activated sensor that automatically turns your lights on and off for you. Its motion activated sensor automatically turns lights on or off 1, 5, 15, or 30 minutes after you leave the room based on your setting.

GE Motion Sensing Light SwitchThe GE SmartHome Motion-Sensing Light Switch (White) (PIR617M) turns lights on automatically when someone enters the room. The built in sensor can detect motion in a 150 degree range up to 30 feet away. Once there is no more motion in the room the lights will turn off within 5 to 20 minutes. The motion sensing switch can also be adjusted to ignore motion during daylight hours.

Heath Zenith SL-6107The Heath Zenith SL-6107-WH Motion Activated Wall Switch turns lights on automatically when you enter the room which allows for hands free lighting in your home. This switch will ensure you never leave a light on again. The motion activated sensor has a 150 degree range of detection and can detect motion up to 30 feet away. Once all motion has ceased the light will remain on between 5 and 20 minutes based on the setting you have chosen.

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