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Today, homeowners expect lighting that fits their lifestyle. The HALO Home system lets you easily build a lighting plan that meets your needs by enhancing home security, energy savings and aesthetics.

No internet or hub required.

Set the scene by accessing lights via the HALO Home app on a smart device, with options for dimming, color adjustment, on/off functions and automatic scheduling.

Save energy with the ability to group, dim, and schedule an entire home’s lighting, HALO Home helps cuts back on wasted energy and money.

Boost security with a well-lit home is a safer home. With HALO Home, owners can time their indoor and outdoor lighting to automatically turn on when they need it, with full control from anywhere with the Internet Access Bridge.

Take control with Halo Home and gain a range of control options to suit any project.

HALO Home offers lots of control options – from Bluetooth in-wall wired switches to Bluetooth-enabled wireless “anyplace” controls, user-friendly mobile apps, web application, or all the above. No internet connection or hub is required to get started; you can easily configure the lights using Bluetooth connection and any smart device. For customers who want to on-the-go control and Amazon Alexa* compatibility, there’s the option to connect the Internet Access Bridge.

When paired with Amazon Alexa owners can voice control or access your lights remotely from anywhere with the Internet Access Bridge by using your mobile device or web browser.

The Halo home solution features;

HALO Home app

Our user-friendly mobile app lets you control lighting from your fingertips, and from anywhere in the world (with the optional Internet Access Bridge). Available for iOS and Android, it features dimming, adjustable white tuning, and automatic scheduling.

Bluetooth mesh

Rest assured knowing HALO Home’s devices are communicating securely. Advanced Bluetooth mesh technology provides for a secure, simple wireless connectivity.

Voice control compatible

Customized home lighting, on-command. HALO Home is compatible with Amazon Echo/Alexa products, when using the optional Internet Access Bridge.

Flexible and scalable

HALO Home is a simple and flexible connected option, with the ability to install as little as one smart light or scale up to control the entire home through the easy-to-use HALO Home app for iOS or Android.

Easy installation

HALO Home connected LED light fixtures are easy to install, and ready

to connect to an entire smart lighting system out-of-the-box.

White tuning

The HALO Home smart light fixtures provide the ability to adjust color

temperatures (2700K-5000K) throughout the day or set to a desired state

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Schneider Electric

June 25, 2018

Sponsored by Schneider Electric

Today we are all concerned with the energy we consume within our homes. But how many truly understand the ins and outs of home energy use, and where exactly does the electrician and the development of energy management systems come into play. There is much to consider when discussing home energy use. The consumer first off needs to be informed about energy use, how it is calculated and ultimately billed if they are to make changes to their energy consumption rates. But in terms of educating consumers does the residential electrician have a role? And beyond that are manufacturers developing products designed to help electricians and consumers better understand residential energy use? Throughout this article we will deal with each of these important questions.

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Masterpact MTZ is the latest in a series of circuit breaker innovations, following Masterpact M, and then Masterpact NT/NW.

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Jeremy Herrington

Total Electrical Solutions was founded in 2013 by Jeremy Herrington in Quispamsis, on the outskirts of Saint John, New Brunswick. Since 2013 Jeremy has steadily grown Total Electrical Solutions in the residential, commercial and construction sectors. The growth is primarily the result of Jeremy’s customer first philosophy, plus his over 20 years of industry experience.

Jeremy grew up learning about the industry from his father who was an electrical contractor. Jeremy spent his early years helping and watching his father as a contractor and business owner. After high school Jeremy was, like many, not wholly aware of the course he wished to take and so he began an electrical apprenticeship at his father’s company.

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