ThermoLift Mission

Reduce our carbon footprint by improving one of the world’s single largest driver of energy consumption and related carbon emissions: heating, cooling, and refrigeration applied in our living spaces, businesses, water, and food.

About ThermoLift

A high-efficiency, non-toxic refrigerant HVAC, hot-water and refrigeration system, all in one device: ThermoLift’s patented Thermal Compression Climate Control (TC3) helps end users become frontline leaders in carbon reduction, cutting carbon dioxide emissions—and energy costs—by as much as half across residential and commercial applications.*

Founded in 2012, ThermoLift has invested millions in private and public capital—including research grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority—developing the TC3, which utilizes a unique thermodynamic cycle to achieve efficiencies unmatched in the HVAC space.

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Led by industry seasoned management and scientific leaders and backed by major utilities, the TC3 provides fuel-flexible space conditioning—heating, cooling, even cryogenic refrigeration—at max efficiency, dramatically reducing annual operating costs and providing top return on investment for residential and commercial users. The TC3 is clean hydrogen-ready—paving the way for a future of a truly carbon-free HVAC solutions
* Based upon independently verified lab test results (ORNL, 2018) for performance efficiency and Energy Plus software simulating emissions savings. The TC3 energy and cost savings will vary upon application, climate and input source energy utilized for power production of the local and regional electric grids, among other factors.

The HVAC Energy Emergency

Gas Heat Pump Opportunity

  • Struggle significantly in cold temperatures 
  • Utilize harmful refrigerants that leak (R-410A is 2,100 times more harmful than CO2
  • Rely on inefficient, expensive and unreliable electric grid, which is still 80% powered by fossil fuels, with more than 2/3 primary energy losses from generation to consumption)
  •  Our View on Policy-Driven Electrification 
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Direct Generation/Loss Elimination

Direct Generation/Loss Elimination

Direct Generation / Loss Elimination

Fueled by coal, nuclear power, even solar technologies, all electrically powered conventional heating systems waste energy the same way: Thermal energy powers mechanical systems that generate electricity that powers mechanical systems that make heat. Electric heating is an inefficient waste of the original power source, and an ineffective strategy for energy use and conservation. Conventional heat pumps disappoint in northern climates. Thermolift's technologies are based upon a thermal-to-thermal strategy and the TC3’s unique thermodynamic cycle, validated by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, creates unprecedented point-of-use efficiencies.

Size Matters

Designed to easily integrate with existing hydronic and air-distribution systems, the three-appliance-in-one TC3 has a smaller physical footprint than most conventional HVAC equipment. Standing approximately 48”x 20”x20”—about 2 square feet—a single TC3 will meet the HVAC demands of an average single-family home.

Multitasking Marvel

Conventional heaters warm things up. Air conditioners make things cool and refrigerators keep them cold. From a hot bath to room-temperature comfort to cryogenic experimentation at minus 150 degrees Fahrenheit, the TC3 does it all—simultaneously.

Size Matters

Designed to easily integrate with existing hydronic and air-distribution systems, the three-appliance-in-one TC3 has a smaller physical footprint than most conventional HVAC equipment. Standing approximately 48”x 20”x20”—about 2 square feet—a single TC3 will meet the HVAC demands of an average single-family home.