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Alabama Power Smart Home Construction Begins with Groundbreaking in Mobile

By Beth Thomas Brett Real Estate, Robinson Development Company and Alabama Power are teaming up to bring the first Smart Neighborhood smart home to the Mobile area. Officials broke ground on the first Mobile-areaAlabama Power Smart Home development in Saraland. (Mike Kittrell / Alabama NewsCenter) The home will be built in Saraland in the new Cherry Hill subdivision. The 2,710 square foot home will be equipped with advanced energy efficiency products and home automation… Read More

Georgia Power Unveils Atlanta’s First Smart Neighborhood

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently helped unveil a new community of 46 smart townhomes in Atlanta. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Alexander Fitzsimmons joined Building Technologies Office (BTO) Director David Nemtzow in Georgia to unveil Atlanta’s newest community, “Altus at The Quarter,” which will serve as a living laboratory for DOE researchers to evaluate how homeowners are using energy in a real-world, smart home environment. This research, along with what is… Read More