Cork heating control company announces 30 new jobs

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DC 16/10/2015 - REPRO FREE FREE PIC Get Smart with AccuflowÕs Smartzone Hub and Smartzone, smart home heating controls! Pictured at the launch of the Accuflow Smartzone Hub in Southside Business Park, Togher are Accuflow Founder and CEO, Justin McInerney, President of the British Irish Trading Alliance, Paul Whitnell, Accuflow Managing Director for Ireland, Ken OÕShea, and Kevin Fitzgibbon, Co-ordinator for water systems & services at the Nimbus Centre, CIT. The launch of this state of the art one-stop destination for a wide range of the most up to date smart home innovations and technologies also included the announcement of a Û1million investment and the creation of 30 new jobs by 2018. Today Accuflow also launched their marquee product onto the consumer market, Smartzone Ð new smart home heating controls which will save consumers an average of Û300 a year, equating to potential national annual savings of over Û400m. To sign up for your Smartzone, smart home heating controls upgrade or for more information on the Accuflow Smartzone Hub please go to www.smartzone.ie, call 0818 222 926 or check out the Smartzone Facebook/SmartzoneIE and Twitter/@SmartzoneIE. Pic: Diane Cusack

The company hopes to transform home energy bills through a new home heating controls product called Smartzone, which it says will save consumers an average of €300 a year. The Togher-based company is planning a major three-year global expansion which will increase its workforce from 10 to 40 people. These 30 new jobs will be filled across sales, administration, marketing computer programming and software development roles.

The company said that for a once-off installation cost of €199, Smartzone will enable consumers to manage their heating and hot water independently at the touch of a button from any smartphone, tablet or PC.

Accuflow founder, Justin McInerney said, “Up until now, smart home technology was limited to a very niche audience, mostly trade – but at Accuflow, we want to transform the home heating and water market by making it easy and affordable for everyone to see this incredible connectivity technology at work.”