SMTI’s Commercial Hot-water Product Demonstration Featured

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In March 2019, two of SMTI’s 80,000 BTU/hr Gas Absorption Heat Pump prototypes were commissioned at restaurants in Southern California as demonstration projects. They will provide both DHW heating and supplemental cooling to the full-service restaurants, cutting hot-water heating bills by up to 50%, plus the additional free-cooling benefit. Project economics of 1-3 year paybacks […]

SMTI Delivers first Prototype to Canada for Tests

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The Canadian government is keen to closely examine SMTI’s gas furnace heat pump technology for use in residential heating, and other applications.  Based on analysis and stakeholder feedback developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the government is nearing a nation-wide mandate for all heating to be done with heat pumps by 2035.  SMTI’s technology represents […]

SMTI develops first wall-hung gas-fueled heat pump boiler/furnace for low load buildings

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SMTI completed its first prototype thermally-driven heat pump (TDHP) with a 20,000 BTU/hr (6 kW)  capacity.  Filling out SMTI’s suite of existing prototypes (ranging from 10-140 kBTU/hr), the 6 kW model is well-sized to provide both space and water heating for low-load and net-zero energy homes, as well as individual units in multi-family buildings. This […]