Todd Rath: This Is What Energy-Efficient, Smart Homes Of The Future Look Like

15/09/2019 - 12:20

[Editor’s note: We asked the 2019 Star of Systems Efficiency, Alabama Power, to explain how they developed Smart Neighborhood and how it works. Here’s their story.]

Imagine a home that “wakes up” in the morning with a simple voice command.

A buzz of activity begins: The kitchen lights turn on and, more important, the coffee starts brewing; you receive the weather forecast and traffic report for your commute; at just the right time, the garage door opens.