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The Clevernet Story

How we became Ireland’s leading connectivity and smart building experts...


...by connecting people, buildings and things to drive efficiencies while partnering with our clients throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond on the journey to net zero. 

May
2020

Clevernet Founded

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Shane Deasy, Russell McQuillan, Kieran McCrea and Gareth Morgan, founded Clevernet in 2020 to bring a new era of connectivity, sustainability and smart building solutions to commercial buildings in Ireland and the UK.

August
2020

Serves high speed connectivity to Costa Coffee across Ireland

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Clevernet signs national agreement with Costa Coffee to provide high speed Connectivity, managed WiFi and Hosted VoIP to 165 stores in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

September
2020

Clevernet checks in to 5 star status with Fitzwilliam Hotels

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The iconic 101 five star hotel in Belfast City Centre join Clevernet as the company signs deal to provide Managed Connectivity and WiFi to all hotel bedrooms bedrooms, bars and restaurants bringing the number of hotel rooms under management to 2,000

October
2020

Clevernet cements deal to run smarter buildings

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Clevernet has partnered with a Canadian company called BrainBox AI, which has developed software that can manage building systems and energy consumption to reduce a building’s carbon footprint. The technology uses the “latest remote sensor technology and deep learning” to generate the efficiencies across a building’s management systems.


Read Irish Times Article
 

November
2020

Clevernet acquired WiFi company Connect2Fi

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Two Irish companies working in the development of smart buildings have merged. Clevernet, a Dublin-based developer of software, wireless networking and internet of things (IoT) solutions for energy use announced it had acquired Connect2Fi for an undisclosed sum.


Read Silicone Republic Article
 

June
2021

Scrubs up to support Central Remedial Clinic across 5 locations

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During COVID, communication was more critical and ever and CRC chose Clevernet to bring their WiFi up to speed, providing connectivity to critical systems and guest access for visitors.

September
2021

Clevernet go back to school, helping over 100 schools navigate a new world of blended learning

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School WiFi prior was only designed to get the teachers online and maybe the odd interactive whiteboard, as schools begin to re-open post COVID the classroom is a new world of all students learning on iPads and classrooms being hybrid of in-room and at-home learning, schools needed a solid connectivity partner to help them achieve this.

December
2021

Clevernet Installs AI technology initiating significant partnership with Landsec to reduce carbon

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Jennie Colville, Head of ESG and Sustainability at Landsec: “We recognise that bridging the performance gap in buildings will have to come from innovative technology that is able to proactively optimise HVAC systems which are large source of inefficiency in buildings. To address this, we’ve partnered up with Brainbox AI to trial the introduction of Artificial Intelligence within 100 Victoria Street to help our drive toward net zero and improving comfort for the people within our buildings.”

Read article
 

May
2022

Clevernet signs major WiFi deal to provide managed connectivity and WiFi to 65 hotels in the UK

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Budget hotel chain Britannia Hotels along with their sister company pens deal to provide high speed WiFi across 10,000 hotel bedrooms in England, Scotland and Wales.

November
2022

Clevernet Announces Successful launch of ECCO, a New Innovative Decarbonisation Solution for Commercial Buildings

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ECCO is born - Clevernet is the first Irish company to offer a complete sustainability solution that combines software, remote sensor technology and professional services advisory. Powered by Clevernet, the ECCO platform optimises commercial buildings ensuring a balance between energy savings & greenhouse gas reductions while maintaining healthy air quality and occupancy comfort. With the ability to monitor, control, track, analyse and report, ECCO is connecting buildings, systems and people in Ireland, the UK and beyond. 

September
2023

Clevernet wins Connectivity Partner of the year at the Zest4 Big 10 awards

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Zest4 gave out awards to partners who have over-achieved throughout the year.

January
2024

ECCOcast / Energy Information Screens ...and Further Expansion

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Clevernet believes that the road to 2030 will be achieved by educating and informing all stakeholders. With this in mind, Clevernet is rolling out energy information screens in a number of their clients’ buildings, where critical data will be visible to all who occupy the building and updated in real time. 

 

"In addition to decarbonisation, Clevernet is passionate about occupant wellbeing with a focus on superior air quality and comfort"
Shane Deasy, CEO, Clevernet
 

March
2024

ECCO Tunnel + Tesco 

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