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Why Garage Controls Are Bad

In a typical garage each fixture is controlled by an onboard sensor which triggers just that fixture. Users tend to feel that the sensors respond too slowly, and that the visible brightness changes are distracting. To compensate, owners set the ‘unoccupied’ lighting level to be quite high, or disable the sensors altogether. Garages are 24/7 facilities, so bad lighting controls can waste a lot of energy.  In our garage, the fixtures are networked into zones so that entering a zone triggers adjacent fixtures as well.   The result is a better, more seamless experience for the user.