Dublin start-up signs deal with major US property company

Contract with Hines to monitor carbon emissions, temperature and humidity in European properties could prove lucrative for Ziggytec

Peter Murphy and Kieran Murphy, co-founders of ZiggyTec

Ziggytec, the Dublin Internet of Things start-up has agreed a contract with Hines to help manage the US property giant’s energy efficiency and air quality monitoring in its multibillion portfolio of European properties.

Owned by a Texan family of the same name, Hines has over €140 billion worth of properties across the world, including the former Central Bank building on Dublin’s Dame Street. It developed large parts of Cherrywood on the outskirts of Dublin.

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