Samsung takes part in a smart home project with ABB

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Samsung Electronics announced its showcase of a model home with a Smart Home Energy Management System (SHEMS), supported by SmartThings Energy, in Brobyholm, a smart and energy efficient residential community development near Stockholm, Sweden.

The comapny takes a part in this project with ABB, solar technology company SMA and a real estate company S. Property. Samsung will not only supply its appliances in Brobyholm residents, but also provide SmartThings Energy for users to control their energy use in consolidated way: refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, washers and dryers will all sync to SmartThings Energy to control, monitor and save energy. Together with photovoltaics (PV) energy production & energy storage system (ESS) which is currently under development by real estate company S. Property Group, each home will aim to maximize energy efficiency.

«We are excited to present this smart community to the public – said Chan Woo Park, Executive Vice President and Head of the Service Biz Group of the Digital Appliances Business at Samsung Electronics –. Our goal is to create seamless connectivity that helps consumers easily manage their homes and save energy at the same time.»