Patrick H. Corkery

Here's a handy guide to smart windows and shades from Mansionglobal via The Wall Street Journal.

Why add wisdom to your windows? Automated shades and instantly tinting glass are not only easier to use than conventional devices, but they allow homeowners to play with design and add a new layer of energy efficiency.

Below we’ve identified a few intelligent solutions to one of the more overlooked areas of the smart home.

Among the products noted is this, a neat retrofit that can allow existing shades to be motorized.

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