BY ROY ALBERT ANDRADE, K1LLER, Inc.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood®, a Georgia Power and PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) collaborative project, is located in Atlanta's most vibrant and popular areas. Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood® features state-of-the-art home automation, solar energy and battery storage. Some of the participating partners in the development include Sunverge Energy, Mercedes-Benz Energy, Hannah Solar, GreenMarbles , and Alarm.com.
"Developing the Smart Neighborhood is just one of the ways that we are staying at the forefront of emerging technology while ensuring that we are prepared to continue to meet our customers' changing energy needs," said Pedro Cherry, executive vice president of customer service and operations for Georgia Power. "We are proud to unite industry leaders that bring a shared commitment to customer innovation, as well as unmatched industry expertise in their areas, and understand the value that a smart, connected new home offers for homebuyers."
"We are always looking for new ways to innovate and provide consumer inspired features in our homes," said Brent Landry, vice president of operations for PulteGroup. "The convergence of multiple, high-quality partners on this particular community is sure to yield some exciting results for each of us and our homeowners."
Shawn W. Anderson