Samsung SmartThings has announced that it is expanding its SmartThings Energy service with new features such as energy switching, individual device monitoring, and whole-home energy monitoring through several partnerships.
Corporate Vice President and Head of IoT Business group at Samsung Electronics, Chanwoo Park stated:
We are proud of the success we’ve achieved with SmartThings Energy and look forward to continuing to deliver energy-saving features that make a real difference for homeowners. With these new integrations and partnerships in the U.S., we believe SmartThings Energy will make it easier than ever for consumers to engage in eco-friendly habits.
SmartThings Energy has teamed up with Wattbuy, Eyedro, and Copper Labs. WattBuy brings a platform for the users of SmartThings Energy service to opt for renewable sources or save money by providing consumers with personalised recommendations for the best energy suppliers in their area.
Copper Labs provides wireless real-time energy monitoring management solutions by giving its users the data insights that are required to optimize their usage of energy. Through the SmartThings App, users are capable of keeping track of and reporting whole-home energy consumption in real-time.
Eyedro energy monitors record energy usage data from specific devices on a home's energy meter and enable customers to record energy usage from high-energy consuming appliances like water heaters, pool pumps, and HVAC systems.
SmartThings Energy service is available in the U.S., South Korea, the UK, and India, and can be downloaded for free. It also supports select 2022 Samsung appliances, along with several Works with SmartThings (WWST) OEM smart meters. To learn more about SmartThings, head over to the dedicated webpage here.