Sure about that 8 out of 10 people have at least one Alexa device in their homes: well, I'll explain how easy it is to control lights with Alexa.
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Controlling home lights with Alexa: between comfort and energy saving
Controlling and managing all your home lights with the virtual assistant Alexa is now commonplace and can really help you in a million situations! Just imagine the comfort of being able to turn lights on and off without having to get up from the couch or bed, simply by asking your Alexa speaker to do it for you.
It's not just about comfort, controlling your home lights with a virtual assistant (such as Alexa) or by using a smart home control app (such as the Freedompro app or the Alexa app) can bring many benefits and advantages to your daily life.
No doubt, the main benefit you can gain from automating your lights is the one related to energy savings. Especially now that the cost of electricity is so high, having the ability to monitor the electrical consumption of your home lights can ease your relationship with your utility bills. In fact, by monitoring the energy use of your lights, you can optimize the consumption of each one and save electricity, money, and the planet.
Control your lights with Alexa: Freedompro Light smart switch
As anticipated, controlling lights with Alexa is one of the easiest things in the world. In fact, you only need to install the Freedompro app (or the Alexa app) on your smartphone and have an Alexa-compatible light control device. For example, a smart switch or relay.
So, if you want to control your home lights with Alexa, the Freedompro Light module is the right solution for you! Freedompro Light is a WiFi-connected smart switch that can make up to four lights smart at once. It is a smart light control device that you can easily install (or have installed) in your home's junction boxes, thus making your electrical system a true professional smart electrical system.
The Light module also integrates on-board power consumption monitoring function for each connected channel, this will allow you to track the energy usage of all its connected accessories.
Freedompro Light: voice commands, remote control and consumption monitoring
Now that you installed and configured your Light module, you can right now control your lights with your Alexa speaker just by saying, for example, "Alexa, turn on the lights" or "Alexa, turn off bedroom light." Of course, not only can you use voice commands to manage your home lighting system, you can also take advantage of remote control of your accessories through the Freedompro app, the Alexa app, or any other smart home control app.
On the other hand, talking about monitoring electricity consumption, all you have to do is open the Freedompro app and go to the Usage section. The chart will show you the real-time consumption of your home's accessories: here you can keep an eye on any anomalies or energy usage spikes.
Learn more by reading this article on our blog: How to control power consumption to save on your bill