The Emerging Motorized Blinds Market
Consumer interest in Energy management has brought attention in reducing utility costs and home automation systems that can manage them for the home. Motorized blinds and shading in the summer reduces heat in the room and saves furnishings from fading. In the winter, motorized blinds can help you harvest the sunlight to capture the natural solar heat while reducing the energy load on your HVAC. Homeowners’ can exploit the green advantages of the natural light and reduce the home’s utility bills.
Other factors that contribute to Motorized Blinds buzz is the convenience, glare control, privacy/security, UV protection for furniture and carpeting, and the increasing number of hard-to-reach windows and skylights in modern homes are additional reasons for market growth. We believe this is being fueled by the advancement in the technology, such as wireless controllable and battery-powered shading systems that make the installation easier and and less intrusive for the homeowner.
According to the most recent CE Pro 100 research, lighting control and shade control was listed as the third fastest growth category for integrators in 2013, behind only home networking and wireless audio/video.
Statistics and references to the article “8 Reasons why Motorized Blinds Are Hot” by CE Pro.