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 Commissions ‘Heat Pump Furnace’ Field Test Prototypes

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SMTI and its commercialization partners successfully commissioned an 80,000 BTU/hr gas heat pump furnace prototype on two single family residential homes in Wisconsin.  These 3rd generation units will provide all of the heat required by these homes (including hot water in one home) without need for backup, even in that region’s decidedly cold winters.  SMTI’s […]

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 […]

SMTI Wins DOE Grant

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SMTI Wins DOE Grant to Commercialize Its Residential Furnace ProductSMTI is pleased to announce that it has been selected as an awardee by the US Department of Energy’s Building Technology Office for a $2.7 million grant to accelerate commercialization of a residential heat pump warm-air furnace replacement product.  This innovative grant, a new approach for […]