Home Building

Clayton Home Building Group® Enters Home Appliance Partnership with Samsung

Brand partnership leverages the companies’ shared values of sustainability, innovation and customer experience

April 22, 2024

Clayton Home Building Group®, a national leading single-family home builder, is teaming up with Samsung Electronics America, the nation’s number one home appliance brand1, for a multi-year partnership featuring Samsung appliances in most new Clayton homes2. Samsung kitchen suites offered will include design-forward ranges and microwaves and ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerators and dishwashers2, including several Wi-Fi connected models. Home buyers will also have the option to add Samsung laundry appliances to their new home package as well.

“We’re excited to welcome Samsung as a Clayton brand partner,” said Colt Davis, chief operating officer for Clayton Home Building Group. “We partner with companies whose values of innovation, sustainability and world-class experiences mirror ours, and Samsung consistently delivers high-performance, energy-efficient appliances and stellar customer service our homeowners expect.”

“Clayton incorporates the latest home buyer trends and designs into every one of its high-quality homes, making them the perfect match for our stylish, energy-efficient appliances,” said Shane Higby, Senior Vice President and Head of Home Appliance Business for Samsung Electronics America. “And like Samsung, Clayton has the scale and portfolio to make innovative options accessible to more home buyers.”

Samsung’s commitment to sustainable design and developing eco-conscious products fit with Clayton’s values of Opening doors to a better life and Driving change by advancing sustainability and innovation. Clayton employs responsible environmental resource management processes, including a program committed to sustainable building practices and by building homes with energy-efficient features like insulated windows and doors and smart thermostats. The company also partners with the Arbor Day Foundation® to plant trees in deforested areas. To date, Clayton has planted 4.16 million trees through the partnership.

Samsung and Clayton continue to be recognized for their leadership in energy efficiency by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Clayton has built more than 140,000 ENERGY STAR® certified homes since 2005 and has been recognized multiple times with the ENERGY STAR® Market Leader Award. In July 2023, Clayton took its commitment to energy efficiency even further with eBuilt® homes. Built to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Homes™ standards, energy-efficient eBuilt homes can help homeowners save up to 50% on annual energy costs3.

Samsung received two 2024 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of continued leadership in product and operational efficiency. The brand also offers one of the broadest portfolios of ENERGY STAR® certified appliances in America, with more than 250 products4.

By outfitting its homes with Samsung’s smart and energy-efficient kitchen and laundry appliances, Clayton is building on its commitment to making innovative homes attainable for more people. To learn more about Clayton, visit ClaytonHomeBuildingGroup.com. To learn more about Samsung’s Builder packages and services, visit Samsung Builder.

1 TraQline, Number 1 market share of large U.S. home appliance from 2016 to current (Q4 2023)
2 May not be available on all models and in all states.
3 ZERH Logo Use Guidelines energy.gov
4 Certification valid in North America only. ENERGY STAR® products, as defined by the U.S, EPA, are the same or better than standard products, but use less energy. Visit energystar.gov for more information on ENERGY STAR® guidelines.

About Clayton
Founded in 1956, Clayton is committed to opening doors to a better life and building happyness® through homeownership. A Berkshire Hathaway company, Clayton is a leading single-family, values-driven home builder dedicated to attainable housing, sustainable practices, and creating a world-class experience for customers and team members. The company’s portfolio includes a comprehensive range of site-built, modern manufactured, Tiny, CrossMod® and modular housing. In 2023, Clayton built more than 52,000 homes across the country. For more information, visit claytonhomes.com.
CrossMod is a registered trademark of the Manufactured Housing Institute.