Environmentally Friendly Technology: Samsung SmartThings Hub

Environmentally Friendly Technology

Environmentally Friendly Technology

If you want your house to be smart, then it needs a brain. So take a trip to the wizard and get yourself a Samsung SmartThings Hub. This piece of environmentally friendly technology is a great addition to anyones smart house. The Samsung SmartThings Hub is compatible with a wide variety of smart devices and will make them all work together like a well oiled machine.


Take your experience to The Jetsons level of technology and download the SmartThings app. With the app you can choose from a wide range of connected devices, including lights, speakers, locks, thermostats, and sensors. Control them all with a click of a button. That’s right, one app to rule them all.

Eco Tech & How it Works

Samsung SmartThings Hub is powered with an in wall power adaptor. It's adaptor has roughly 10 hours of back up power from 4 AA batteries, which are included with the Samsung SmartThings Hub. The Hub has an IP range of 50-130 and operates correctly in temperatures between 41°F to 95°F.


You can link up to 40+ partner brands including Honeywell, Philips Hue and Kwikset.


Here's the deal:


Since the Samsung SmartThings Hub is equipped with a powerful processor and a local app engine, it has faster performance and offline processing. And like human brains, the Samsung SmartThings Hub requires an internet connection and access to WiFi to operate.


Samsung SmartThings Hub is an Eco Friendly Product for The Home


Samsung is one of the leading internet of things companies. They are top rated on the EPEAT registry. That is a big deal because EPEAT has a very strict guest list. The criteria for the registry has been developed by hundreds of representatives from government sectors. Including manufacturing, research, recycling, and environmental.


If you want to be on the EPEAT registry, you have to bring it! Due to the strict criteria, your product must pass a number of environmental performance check points. The  EPEAT rating system is the environmental standard used by eight national governments, including the United States, and thousands of purchasers worldwide. They mean business when it comes to protecting our environment and creating environmentally friendly technology.

Samsung's Eco Achievements

Samsung prides themselves in creating energy-efficient and eco-conscious products while helping to educate consumers about the importance of reducing greenhouse gases. The EPEAT is just one of many organizations that Samsung turns to to achieve this. Samsung has become the Lance Armstrong of internet of things companies when it comes to creating eco friendly products for the home.  They hold the highest recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program. The list of achievements and awards is a mile long.


Here are just a few:


  •  with the 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.
  • They were ranked among the top 25 on Interbrand’s 2012 Best Global Green Brand list.
  • They won four of the 10 awards in the CES 2013 Eco-Design and Sustainable Technologies category.
  • They received eight SEAD Global Efficiency Medals.


If you are interested in reading more about Samsung and their eco friendly mission you can visit their site here. For more cool items for the home check out our unique and sustainable gift list.