Buildings generate almost 40 percent of annual global CO 2 emissions1, and the partnership between the two companies will create a platform to build a long-term relationship for innovation on smart technology, smart control, and smart devices. The collaboration will enable Samsung and ABB to expand customer access to home automation technologies and better device management, while facilitating electricity load shifting. Mike Mustapha, President at ABB Smart Buildings, said: “We imagine a future where our customers can benefit from significant carbon and energy savings by further improving access to fully integrated and holistic, smart building technology. It also enhances the after sales experience because there is just one platform for the whole system.”To find out more about the products and solutions from ABB and Samsung, see ABB-free@home®, ABB i-bus® KNX, and Samsung Electronics. 1https://architecture2030.org/why-the-building-sector/About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies.