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September 6, 2022

SmartThings Energy Awarded for Global Sustainability Efforts

In July 2021, we launched SmartThings Energy to revolutionize the home energy category. Today, we are extremely proud to announce that SmartThings Energy has been recognized by the Business Intelligence Group as a 2022 Sustainability Award winner in the Sustainability Service of the Year category. The Sustainability Awards honor people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission. By reporting actual energy consumption data and analyzing usage patterns, SmartThings Energy empowers users to reduce energy costs and contribute to a greener future.  This recognition not only reinforces SmartThings’ position as a leader in smart energy solutions, but also demonstrates the importance we place on improving consumers’ household energy IQ and building a better, more eco-friendly tomorrow. According to judges, the company’s vision and strategy will continue to deliver results toward a cleaner, more sustainable world.  SmartThings’ Global Commitment to Energy Efficiency  The global scale of SmartThings Energy is what makes it truly unique. Overall, the energy industry is highly regionalized, making it difficult to enact wide reaching policies and programs. With the launch of SmartThings Energy, Samsung integrated with regional energy partners to deliver significant impact around the world starting in Korea, the UK, Germany, the U.S., and India.  SmartThings Energy has rapidly grown its user base and expanded its reach through collaborations with many companies including, Constellation, Logical Buildings, and Oracle Utilities. The platform is free for anyone to download and supports 2022 Samsung appliances, in addition to several Works with SmartThings (WWST) OEM smart meters, making it easier than ever for consumers to engage in eco-friendly habits. By combining mature features on the SmartThings platform with Samsung energy-efficient products and intelligence, SmartThings Energy empowers homeowners across the globe to act and make a change – whether switching to a new energy provider or increasing awareness of their overall carbon footprint.
November 11, 2021

Discover Even More Eco-Friendly Home Solutions with SmartThings Energy

In an effort to provide our users with more eco-friendly home solutions, SmartThings is expanding its SmartThings Energy platform with new features that will allow users to make greener decisions. These new features include whole home energy monitoring and individual device monitoring, as well as the ability to participate in an energy switching market place. The new features build on the existing services to help manage household energy use, save money, and contribute to a lower carbon footprint. Originally launched in the U.S. in July 2021, SmartThings Energy has revolutionized the home energy category and represents Samsung's commitment to a more sustainable future. By combining the features on the SmartThings platform with Samsung energy-efficient products and intelligence, SmartThings Energy empowers users to make smarter decisions about their energy consumption, helping them make a difference and reduce their carbon footprint. With the original release, SmartThings Energy allowed users to monitor energy usage from compatible Samsung appliances, discover consumption data, and get energy saving tips. Now, SmartThings Energy has expanded and partnered with Copper Labs, Eyedro and Wattbuy in the United States. With these new partnerships, SmartThings Energy now provides: Whole energy home monitoring: Copper Labs offers wireless real-time energy monitoring management solutions by providing its customers with the data insights needed to optimize their energy consumption. Through SmartThings Energy, users are able to monitor and report whole-home energy consumption in real time through the SmartThings App. This integration also allows homeowners to set up automations based on energy costs or demand response events.Individual device/disaggregated energy monitoring: Eyedro energy monitors measure energy consumption data from specific devices on a home’s energy meter, and allow users to measure energy consumption from specific, high-energy consuming devices, such as HVAC systems, pool pumps, and water heaters.Energy switching marketplace: WattBuy provides a platform for SmartThings Energy users in relevant markets to save money or go with renewable sources by offering options with their home electricity. Users get personalized recommendations for the best suppliers available in their areas and can make a switch for services in a few clicks. SmartThings Energy continues to attract users around the US and the world, empowering users to make smarter decisions about energy consumption and making it easier than ever to engage in eco-friendly habits.
July 15, 2021

Go Green and Save Money with SmartThings Energy

Looking for new ways to take control of your energy consumption? SmartThings Energy, a new service within the SmartThings app, allows consumers to make greener decisions with monitoring, target-setting, and notifications of Samsung appliances and HVAC systems.  The new, first-of-its-kind solution provides another reason to invest in IoT. With more people staying at home during the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in home energy usage. Now, one of the most sought after smart home features is available. SmartThings Energy delivers a real-time view of energy consumption, analysis and cost estimates – putting control into the hands of its users.  SmartThings Energy is the most comprehensive real-time energy consumption data on the market and addresses challenges related to major energy consuming appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators and laundry machines, head-on.   Through SmartThings Energy, users can: Monitor the energy usage of home appliances. Users can check their electricity and water usage from a single device or aggregated usage from multiple compatible devices. They can also view their consumption data in comparison to target goals and see how much energy they are using compared to the previous month.  Discover consumption data. User-friendly charts allow users to understand how much energy each of their devices is consuming. In addition, users will receive energy saving tips based on the devices that are connected. For example, switch to eco-wash mode to run laundry. Save energy through notifications that alert users when they’re using too much energy at a given time. For instance, the interface sends alerts when a device is left on while users are away from the home and when they are using more energy than their monthly target. SmartThings Energy, which will support most of the Samsung Home Appliances and HVAC products, is the latest innovation that represents the company’s commitment to sustainable living. In the future, SmartThings will expand the service to WWST partners and bring in new partners that specialize in energy management.
March 24, 2015

Save $30 on the Energy Saver Kit

Creating a smarter, healthier planet starts at home. Through 11:59 p.m. EST on March 31, we're taking $30 off the price of the SmartThings Energy Saver Kit and offering it for just $169. There's no promo code necessary: Simply add it to your cart in the SmartThings Shop, and the $30 savings will automatically be applied at checkout. We think that lights should be smarter. They currently account for nearly 35% of a home's energy usage, and they have a big impact on our planet–which just experienced the warmest winter on record. The Energy Saver Kit helps you live green and save some green by allowing you to control, monitor, and automate lights, electronics, and small appliances from your smartphone. By ensuring that your lights are off when no one is in the room or by setting your electronics to shut off when not in use, you can slash your energy bill and help contribute to a healthier planet. Here are a few more things you can do with the Energy Saver Kit: Control & monitor your lights, electronics, and small appliances from anywhere. Restrict electricity flow to electronics or appliances after a set period of time. So, for example, you can set the total time for an appliance (such as a curling iron or TV) to be in use. Set devices to turn off after you or your kids leave to avoid having to worry about them or check them. Power your portable or window A/C units (12A max load) from anywhere and, with the help of a Multi sensor, also triggering them to automatically shut off or turn on if rooms in your home reach a set temperature.