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International Builders’ Show Puts Spotlight on Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood

By Katie Bolton Alabama Power’s cutting-edge Smart Neighborhood™ project is getting the attention of the building industry at the world’s biggest construction conference. The Smart Neighborhood team presented at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) held January 9-11 in Orlando, Florida, about the project, now under construction in Hoover. The International Builders’ Show is the largest annual light construction show in the world, attracting 60,000 visitors from 100 countries. Smart… Read More

What I Think: PTSD and Ecstasy: an Unlikely Pair

One of the main targets in the war on drugs could well become a drug to treat the scars of war. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), better known as the illegal drug ecstasy, a “breakthrough therapy” for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a status that may lead to faster approval. Christopher Parrott, Director of Alabama HVAC Insider The agency has also approved the design for two phase III studies of… Read More

HVAC RepCo Appointed as Manufacturers’ Representatives Agency for Siemens Control Products & Systems

Siemens, a global leader technology leader, announces the appointment of HVAC RepCo as a new representative agency for its Control Products and Systems product lines for the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Ohio, Indiana, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. “As a company, we continue to strengthen our position in the wholesaler market, and look to drive incremental contractor business through these partners, as well as broaden our… Read More

First Homeowners Set to Move into Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood

By Katie Bolton Smart Neighborhood™ by Alabama Power is quickly moving from a concept to reality, as the first homeowners are scheduled to move into their homes this month. Smart Neighborhood is a state-of-the-art community of 62 homes in Signature Homes’ new Reynolds Landing community in Ross Bridge in Hoover. “This project puts us, our customers and our building and technology partners on the leading edge of energy research and development,” said John Hudson, senior… Read More