Smart shades and blinds that extend, retract, or tilt automatically are a luxury, but they’re also useful by helpling save energy and boost home security. Lutron’s Serena Shades are our top pick because they work flawlessly, are the fastest and quietest shades we tested, and are compatible with popular smart-home platforms. They look great. If you prefer blinds over shades, we think Lutron’s Serena Smart Wood Blinds are the best smart blinds because they adapt to the position of the sun throughout the day, giving you the right amount of light without having to adjust them.
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