Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville delivers ease and convenience through your smart phone

Outdoor Lighting Perespectives of Nashville uses architectural lighting to accentuate this homes distinctive features

With our smart phone technology, the lights are on when you need them most.

In a world that now relies heavily on smart phone technology comes a new way to take control of yet another facet of your life with the touch of a button.  Smart phones have changed our entire world, from leading us to our destination on time, to locating a 4 star restaurant in an unfamiliar town, and letting us enjoy a new game at our leisure. Now your smart phone can offer you remote control over your indoor and outdoor lighting while you are away on business, vacation or just out to dinner.

Just when you thought the smart phone couldn’t get any smarter Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville offers homeowners the convenience and peace of mind of having your home and landscape lit when you need it most. We use lighting control animation (LCA) which offers our lighting customers access to a downloadable application that is available through your laptop, smart phone or tablet. The technology has remote control associated interface with the mobile application. Users can easily gain access via a username and password, and voila, you have complete control in the palm of your hand.

Control your lighting with your smart phone, network your lights!!!

Have you ever found yourself in this scenario; your  teenage daughter is due home at 10 pm and you and your wife are out to dinner spending a lovely evening enjoying good food and each others company. Your outdoor lights are set to turn off at 11 pm, which gives your daughter  plenty of time to come home with you residence in a well-lit. At 10:30 you receive a call from your daughter that she and her girlfriends are stuck in a traffic jam next to the shopping mall they are departing from. Traffic is backed up for 2 miles and she is calling to let you know she is going to be quite late. You feel compelled to cut your dinner short and head home to make sure your daughter is received by a lighted driveway, entrance, landscape and interior. Never fear, your smart phone is here! With the touch of a button you schedule your lights to stay on until you arrive home. Take a deep breath and enjoy some desert, your smartphone paired with our LCA technology gives your peace of mind in an uncertain world.

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Home sweet home is ready for your arrival with our expanded technologies especially for lighting.

This technology comes in handy when the unexpected happens such as missed curfews and loved ones that are running just a little off schedule. Our automation also enables homeowners to link their indoor lighting into the automation as well, which means turning the interior lights on to give the appearance that somebody is home, is easier than ever. No more worrying over leaving your loved ones in the dark again.

To learn more about this and other incredible outdoor lighting technologies contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville today. You may call us at  (615) 373 – 0638
or email us at olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

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Our LCA technology gets you out of the dark and adds confidence to your lifestyle

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A safe house is a well-lit house. LCA makes this possible from driveway to den.

Do you cringe when entering your driveway and garage area late at night because you know you will have to fumble to find that back door key in the minimal moonlight? Do you worry that your home will become a target for thieves while you and your family are away on summer vacation? If these scenarios sound familiar to you then Outdoor Lighting  of Nashville can help. Our lighting control automation, or LCA, technology can make you life easier and offer you the conveniences that you never dreamed possible.

One of the features that is available with our LCA technology is what we refer to as ” the driveway sensor”. This feature puts an end to coming home to a dark house and can’t find the keys situation you may be finding yourself in. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville programs the lights to automatically come on when you enter your driveway at night. Not only are you ensured safe passage right to your door, but we can program the feature to automatically turn on any multitude of chosen exterior and interior lights as well. This will safely take you from the top of the driveway to the safety of your home interior after a hard day with no worry or struggle, just peace of mind.

Another wonderful feature we offer is what we call “someone’s home”. This feature can be programmed with both your interior and exterior lights to give the appearance that someone is home, by simultaneously cutting on both indoor and outdoor lighting to mimic the pattern in correspondence with someone walking around their home at night. These lights are programmed so if the home is being watched, no one is the wiser, and your home is safe while you and your family is away having fun.

A great feature we offer using LCA technology is called the “safe entry” feature. This feature works much like the driveway sensor feature, the difference is the technology is programmed into a key fab you can place on your key chain to turn on both interior and exterior lighting at the simple touch of a button.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville proudly offers these LCA features  and many more to our valued outdoor lighting customers to make their lives hassle free, and their home safer. Remember: a well-lit home is a safer home indeed.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

To learn more about lighting control animation technology and our expertly designed and installed outdoor lighting, contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville today. Don’t leave yourself in the dark any longer. (615) 373 – 0638 email: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

Now that you’ve seen your home in lights, you can have this type of magic all year round

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A mesmerizing holiday outdoor lighting display that inspires you is unforgettable.

The holiday season is now in full swing, and many homeowners have their homes, lawns and landscapes adorned with awe-inspiring outdoor holiday lighting. Many people only choose to illuminate their home and landscapes for the holiday season, foregoing a chance to capture the ambiance and feeling that year-round outdoor lighting can add to your most precious of investments. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville is here to make your property more magical each and every evening, not just during Christmas, with outdoor lighting.

The addition of lighting a specific location focuses your eye on that location and makes it the focal point. Much the same can be said about professional outdoor lighting. Outdoor lighting can be used to define the lines, architecture, and nuances that make your home’s beauty and unique characteristics shine through. Well designed and placed outdoor lighting can make your home even more stunning in the evening than it is during the day. Landscape and garden outdoor lighting can make your backyard and landscape appear to be a lush outdoor oasis, giving rise to beauty not seen in the light of the daytime. Expertly designed and executed outdoor lighting can give the appearance of light dancing from one beautiful focal point to the other. Along with the beauty that comes along with having professional outdoor lighting, there are other benefits as well.

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Nashville Outdoor Lighting - Architectural Outdoor Lighting can create ambiance year round.

In many homes across Nashville, the homeowners have access to a virtual playground in their very own backyards. From pools and luscious spas that offer a place to renew your soul, to gorgeous patios and outdoor porches that serve as gathering spots for your family and friends. Without proper outdoor lighting these extensions of outdoor living and recreation cannot be enjoyed to their fullest extent. A well-lit outdoor entertaining area, or pool and spa area means that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor into the evening without the stress of looking at the clock. Your backyard will not only be well illuminated, adding the element of outdoor lighting to areas such as pools and spas creates an ethereal ambiance that only beautiful lighting can provide.

Outdoor lighting also paves the way to more fun and playful opportunities to enjoy your landscape in the evening. With outdoor lighting the gang can throw the pigskin around during halftime on that Monday night game and not have to worry about tripping over your prized rose bushes or passing it in the dark. With outdoor lighting your outdoor activities can extend well into the evening and expand your outdoor living enjoyment.

A well lit pool and surround means safety and beauty

A well lit pool and surround means safety and beauty

Having the added benefit of a safer home is also great incentive to install outdoor lighting at your home year round. Not only does a properly lit sidewalk welcome guests to your door with hospitality, it also reduces the risk of falls due to low visibility. A well-lit exterior also lessens the risk of a robbery or break in. Our outdoor lighting can be programmed to operate on a regular schedule to ensure you are never left in the dark. In the same token, that same lighting control automation technology we use to program your outdoor lighting timer can also be programmed to give the appearance that someone is always home – even if you are on vacation in a tropical paradise thousands of miles away. Our lighting control technologies can be accessed by a simple touch of a button via your smart phone. Safety, convenience and peace of mind are just a few of the benefits of having professional outdoor lighting.

Outdoor Lighting Perespectives of Nashville uses architectural lighting to accentuate this homes distinctive features

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville uses architectural lighting to accentuate this homes distinctive features

After all the tinsel, trees and holiday lights are taken down for the holidays and stored away for next year’s holiday season, don’t pack away your home and landscapes beauty until Christmas is here again, now that you’ve seen your home in lights, you can have this  type of magic all year round. Even if you have not had the experience of adorning your home in holiday illumination, you have certainly seen the impact it makes on the homes and landscapes within your neighborhood. In many scenarios you may have seen holiday lighting done incorrectly on homes around you as well. Our lighting is always outdoor lighting done right, all year-long. Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville today to add the beauty and mystique of outdoor lighting to your little slice of heaven.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

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email: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville offers you the whole enchilada with all the trimmings.

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The ultimate in smart home technology is lighting control.

Would you buy a car just because it offers you the convenience of a remote control ignition that could be started before you walk out the door to get into your car in the morning? You probably would not let that be the deciding factor for you to purchase a particular car. But in the same token, finding the perfect car with the perfect features to suit you would only seem more appealing when it came with all the bells and whistles, like a remote ignition.  Most consumers don’t purchase items or services just to get the extras, but when the extras are part of the available package it can truly sway you in one direction or the other.

Many analogies can be made in terms of making the decision to go with a product or service that offers you the convenience of hands-free or remote features. But until you see an individual need tied to these features personally, you may likely view them as nothing more than mere “extras”. Outdoor lighting is one such example. The technologies of outdoor lighting are advancing rapidly and with those advancements come high-tech automation that is geared to make your home safer and the available way to control your outdoor lighting much more convenient.

Control your lighting with your smart phone, network your lights!!!

Wouldn’t it be great to not have to worry about turning the lights on and off in the evening? Wouldn’t it be great to have a way to turn the lights on for your daughter who is running late returning from her movie date with her girlfriends while you are still out to dinner? How about being able to program your lights to come on and off at different intervals while vacationing to give the appearance that someone is home without having to depend on a friend or neighbor to do it for you while they are feeding Fido or watering your ferns while you are away? If an easy, convenient answer to addressing all of these situations with simplicity seems too good to be true, it actually isn’t.

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LCA lighting timer.

All of these scenarios can be easily achieved through the use of LCA or  (Lighting control automation). Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville offers homeowners the most up to date, set it and forge0t it lighting automation on the market.We can even program your automation to be remotely accessed from anywhere by way of your smart phone. This technology paired with our exclusive top-quality fixtures, expert design and stunning lighting installations is like having your cake and eating it too.

If you want one function automated or 100 things automated,  we can do it all with one timer. If you want to control lights from an existing switch location, we offer up to eight individual functions available per switch. One function can control several lights or any individual light that may be causing you stress. These areas controlled by the timer will only need receiver devices so they are networked together.

We have been creating beautiful outdoor lighting designs here in the Nashville, TN area for many, many satisfied customers for over 20 years now. We offer the best of landscape and garden lighting, architectural and facade lighting, deck and patio lighting, tree lighting, entrance lighting, pool lighting and even commercial lighting and holiday lighting. We can create the automation that fits your individual lifestyle and needs. With us you won’t get a “generic” outdoor lighting automation with limited capabilities. We will personally meet with you to discuss what your needs and wants are and custom design your outdoor lighting and the automation to match.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

Put an end to your frustrations and worry with LCA from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville. We can keep your home and landscape safe with our outstanding automation and offer you the peace of mind to go along with it. Contact us to learn more (615) 373 – 0638
email: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

Take a look at our before and after photo galleries to see our stunning detail oriented designs, many of which are controlled through automation.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville uses lighting automation to make your holiday season merry and bright inside and out.

Lighting control automation from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville puts you in the driver seat this season

Lighting control automation from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville puts you in the driver seat this season

Do you ever wish you had a Christmas light fairy that could magically turn your interior and exterior holiday lighting displays on and off for you? Having a stunning outdoor lighting display gives you, guests, and onlookers only half the effect a well-lit home interior can convey. When a professionally designed interior and exterior holiday lighting display work together to create that warm, fuzzy feeling inside that only the holidays can provide the end result is unforgettable.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville can install and program the automation needed to light your home’s interior and exterior holiday lights in one simple step. Interior displays such as lighted wreaths, trees, window decorations, and garland around the front door and entry ways will automatically be programmed to come on and go off at a specific time along with your professional outdoor holiday lighting display.

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville be your "Christmas light fairy" for interior and exterior lighting automation

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville be your "Christmas light fairy" for interior and exterior lighting automation

Setting it up is simple, we will need to perform the initial install and program the automation to suit your needs. After that, it’s lights, cameras, action! The system is pre-programmed and can be used year after year without additional programming. This technology and convenience combined with our spectacular holiday lighting program gives you the ultimate in unique and distinctive holiday lighting that will make you the envy of the neighborhood.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville's holiday lighting automation will make onlookers go ga-ga with delight

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville's holiday lighting automation will make onlookers go ga-ga with delight

Who doesn’t get a little chuckle when they remember Clark Griswold in the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation” when he flipped the switch to turn on the holiday lights for the first time and it ended up in a dangerous fiasco of chaos. Fortunately,with Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville taking care of your holiday lighting control automation, a scene like this only happens in the movies. We are now able to give you the capability of cutting on all your holiday lighting, interior and exterior, with the simple flip of a switch. Our automation offers safe, hassle free holiday lighting on demand. We can also have the lights set up where they will automatically come on and go off at schedule times throughout the holiday season.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

The Holidays are almost here, contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville to schedule a consultation for our holiday lighting program and lighting control automation for your interior and exterior to make your holidays happy and bright. Don’t delay, contact us today (615) 373 – 0638  email: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville is taking smart home technology to new levels with lighting control automation.

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The ultimate in smart home technology is lighting control.

Quite frequently I hear homeowners say ” I want a green home” or “I want a smart home”, and then they ask the big question, can I afford it? The answer in most cases is yes, because what it actually means to have a “green” or “smart” home, and what is involved is often misconstrued, and unfortunately misunderstood. The idea in itself of having a “smart home” is hot right now. The term is used loosely throughout the world of custom building, interior design, and Outdoor Lighting design. Having a smart home to many homeowners is just a fad, one that is similar in definition as going “green” or eating “organic”. Making your home smarter and greener is not a fad. People have been using lighting automation for a long time and will continue as it helps their families and their power bills.

In my field of expertise, which is outdoor lighting, the cost benefits in the long run outweigh the tradeoffs. Most green and smart homes have automated lighting. The biggest benefit of having automated lighting is the energy savings. In the case of the smart home, or green home idea, having automated lighting is more about having the lights off when you don’t need to be using them and less about having them on. For example, how many times have you come home from work  and the kids rooms lights are all on, as well as the hall, kitchen and bathroom lights, plus the TV is on…but all the kids are on the back porch? This scene is all too common in many American households, the simple abuse of energy wasted. If we could only learn how to get back what we have already lost. Since that is not a possibility, many of us are mending our ways and installing automation to help the environment and our wallet.

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LCA lighting timer.

We can never forget the safety aspect of having an automation system for your lighting control. A house that is lit is a deterrent for crime. This doesn’t mean that you must have your lights on full power all night long. It does mean that you can program your lights to come on in infrequent patterns when your away to give the impression that someone is always at home. You can even program your lights to come on at 50% power through using automation. This casts a dimmer light and uses less power but is still an adequate amount for safety and visibility at night.

Nearly 70% of what homeowners want from an automated system is lighting control. Automation isn’t necessarily “automatic”. With automation you can also manually control and  customize the technology where when you can turn on a group of things, instead of just one fixture. When you hit a switch you can design a scene to happen.You can also program the lights to come on automatically in sets to invite you into the home when you arrive in the evening.  That is  smart home technology that is simplified with the goal of controlling lighting.

Control your lighting with your smart phone

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville specializes in the latest smart home technology through lighting automation. There is no reason to buy an expensive home-automation package when all you really want to do is control the lighting. Out automation is more easy on you wallet than you might think. We also offer what we refer to as our “cafeteria” plan, where you can have your lighting controls installed a-la-carte, or in phases, with room for expansion in the future. We can even give you the capability to use your smart phone to control your smart home from remote locations as well.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

To learn more about smart home technology through the use of lighting control automation, contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville today. Call (615) 373 – 0638 or email us at olpnashville@outdoorlights.com

You can also see just how lighting control automation works by watching these informative videos composed by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

Moonlight and Westhaven Make the Perfect Pair Thanks to Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

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Outdoor Lighting accentuates the beauty and architecture of this home

If two words could sum up the lighting application  on this home in Westhaven they would have to be entrancing and ethereal. This home is situated on a corner lot and is close to the neighborhood clubhouse. Several angles to illuminate and a complicated roofline made this home a design challenge. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville took the challenge in stride and the end project of this home at night is truly breathtaking.

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Side view which shows how lighting accentuates the height and depth of this home

We accentuated the width and the height of the home by using well lights placed strategically so they cast a side glow and  singled out certain architectural features of the home. Well lights are one of the best lights to use when focusing on architecture. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville uses these type of lights in many of its designs, and precision placement ensures the homeowner is not met by the light intruding in through a window. We also strive to focus on the effect that a light produces, rather than the light itself. This is why discreet placement of fixtures is key.

Westhaven home during the day

This daytime photo shows the complicated roofline The roof line of this home in Westhaven presented some interesting challenges for us. From the curb side looking at the house we did up lighting and from the house side we did downlighting. We also placed lights on the upper gable of the home as well on the second story to illuminate the columns on the second floor. Roof line lighting is challenging in itself, but Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville went a step furtherNotice the down lights on this tree to provide moonlighting, or shadow lighting

By attaching lights to the trees on the side of this home. We used up lighting as well as down lighting to illuminate not only the trees but the homes facade as well. Lighting in the trees also served to cast moon lighting, also known as shadow lighting onto the walkway below. This application adds safety, beauty, depth and dimension to this area.

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These copper stake lights age to a beautiful rustic patino over time

Not a single stone was left unturned when it came to beautifully illuminating this home. We even added soffit lights in the covered patio. These soffit lights are tied into the LCA (lighting control automation) of the homes lighting system to add worry free, no hassle operation to the list of positives this home has.

The whole effect the lighting gives is one which you don’t want to turn away from. Even during the day the lighting still entrances you, notice the beautiful aged patina of the copper path lights.

Evening shot at Westhaven

This photo shows the importance of accentuating a homes architectural breaks

If you are ready to see what the evening holds in store for your home by adding outdoor lighting, give Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville a call. We can set up a night-time demonstration to show you what moonlighting can do for your landscape. 615- 373-0638, or you can email us @ http://nashville.outdoorlights.com/