Smappee was founded in 2012. The office is based in Kortrijk, Belgium.
Smappee develops innovative solutions that foster sustainable energy consumption. The energy monitor measures the exact use of all the important appliances and provides a clear overview in a display design that has won many prizes. Users can track and analyse real-time energy consumption with the user-friendly Smappee app for smartphone or tablet. With Smappee, they will soon see which appliances are the energy guzzlers and get an overview of standby power consumption. With simple savings, Smappee will pay for itself within one to two years. Furthermore, Smappee displays the yield from solar panels and Comfort Plugs™ enable users to switch appliances on and off remotely. The Smappee gas & water monitor provides a real-time overview so users can see their gas and water use in the app. This leads to more savings for the user and more sustainable water and natural gas consumption for everyone.
About the founders
Stefan is an international expert in Smart Grids & Energy Management. He founded EnergyICT in 1991 and grew this company into a worldwide leader in the area of energy management solutions for Commercial & Industrial enterprises, DSO’s and utilities. Stefan received multiple recognitions, incl. “Entrepreneur of the year” (2000) and “European Business Award for the Environment” (2010). He holds a Master Degree in Electric & Electronics Engineering as well as a MBA from the Vlerick Business School. Read Stefans story on how Smappee was born.
Hans has over 30 years of successful international experience in key account management, business development, product marketing and R&D and led the development of the Smappee concept into a commercial product. Hans holds a Master Degree in Electric & Electronics Engineering and a Business Administration Degree from the University of Leuven.