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2021

ThermoLift & FortisBC Pilot First Residential Natural Gas Heat Pumps in North America

ThermoLift & FortisBC set to launch real-world field tests of residential fuel-flexible heat pumps for single family homes.

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2021

ThermoLift Gains National Gas Innovation Fund Support, Again

The NGIF announces an investment to support the demonstration of natural gas heat pumps in the Canadian
Market.

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2019

Top Canadian Utility Taps ThermoLift for Critical Pilot

A subsidiary of Canada’s largest
private utility is putting the TC3 to the test in residential and commercial settings.

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2020 Headlines

ThermoLift Graduates Clean Energy Business Incubator, With Honors

The 2012 startup completes the course at Stony Brook University’s CEBIP, which trumpets commercialization success story.

ThermoLift Gains National Gas Innovation Fund Support, Again

The NGIF names the latest finalists
in its ongoing clean-tech competition, including a “downstream” award for previous winner ThermoLift.

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2019 Headlines

ThermoLift Welcomed to Google Cloud For Startups

The rising star of energy efficiency earns valuable “cloud computing credits” to help scale up commercialization efforts.

Top Canadian Utility Taps ThermoLift for Critical Pilot

A subsidiary of Canada’s largest private utility is putting the TC3 to the test in residential and commercial settings.

ThermoLift: International Sensation

Europe’s most influential decarbonization initiative spotlights ThermoLift cofounder Paul Schwartz and the revolutionary Hofbauer Cycle.

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2018 Headlines

ThermoLift Breaks New Ground in HVAC Evaluation

The latest national-laboratory performance shakedown for the natural gas-fired heat pump was literally off the charts.

ThermoLift, Stony Brook Power Ahead

Newsday features Stony Brook University’s most promising clean-gen technologies, with ThermoLift on top.

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2017 Headlines

ThermoLift: Best of the Best

The U.S. Department of Energy ranks the TC3 No. 1 for energy-savings potential in new efficiency review.

ThermoLift Announces New Collaboration With Gas Technology Institute

The National Consortium of Utilities will fund experimentation designed to enhance ThermoLift’s patented technology.

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2016 Headlines

ThermoLift: Poised to Revolutionize HVAC

Networx dissects the inner working of the radical TC3.

ThermoLift Earns Nod in Clean Energy Trust Challenge

National accelerator program selects efficiency upstart for largest U.S. clean-energy pitch competition.

ThermoLift: Building a Better Prototype

A look inside the Thermal Compression Climate Control’s Generation 2.0 upgrade.

ThermoLift Exhibits at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The natural gas-driven heat pump is featured at the premier national conference on future energy technologies.

For Hofbauer TCHP, Peers—And No Pressure—in DOE Review

 ThermoLift’s cutting-edge tech is spotlighted in the Department of Energy’s Building Technology Office Peer Review, once again.

ThermoLift Featured in CET Challenge Finals

The energy-efficiency startup runs with the elite in Midwest’s most prestigious clean-gen competition.

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2015 Headlines

ThermoLift Joins Wells Fargo Incubator

The high-stakes environmental-tech accelerator taps the next generation of energy efficiency.

Building a Cleantech Industry on Long Island

ThermoLift embodies Stony Brook University’s innovation-to-commercialization plan.

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2014 Headlines

ThermoLift: Pumping Up a Better Heat Source

NYSERDA reviews the 2012 startup and its energy-efficiency ambitions.

ThermoLift: Startup to Watch

After exciting New York Energy Week, Fraunhofer CSE spotlights ThermoLift.