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Groundbreaking HVAC Performance: ThermoLift Demonstrates Heat Pump Surpassing DOE Targets

Stony Brook, NY; November 13, 2018 – ThermoLift is pleased to announce the completion of successful testing of its innovative, refrigerant-free natural gas air conditioner and cold-climate heat pump technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This testing, completed as part of a Department of Energy …

ThermoLift Exhibits at the Advanced Energy Conference

For a fourth straight year, ThermoLift exhibited our technology at the Advanced Energy Conference. Attracting energy industry leaders and researchers from 22 countries, the Advanced Energy Conference established itself as one of the nation’s foremost and widest-ranging conferences on energy technologies.  Advanced Energy is a premier conference to meet …

ThermoLift Presents at CET Challenge Finals

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz recently presented at the 2016 Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge Finals, for a chance to win a share of $1 million in funding. The Clean Energy Trust Challenge is a nationally recognized accelerator program and the largest single-day clean energy pitch competition in …

ThermoLift Exhibits at DOE Peer Review

For a third straight year, ThermoLift presented our natural gas heat pump technology at the Department of Energy’s Building Technology Office Peer Review. The event is open to the public and provides the opportunity for stakeholders to learn more about BTO research, development, demonstration and deployment projects. At this …

CEO Paul Schwartz Presents at APGA Conference

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz presented at the American Public Gas Association (APGA) Marketing & Sales Trends & Training Conference. The MSTT Conference was one of three held over three days in Savannah, Georgia.  The Security and Integrity Foundation’s (SIF) Operations Conference and the APGA Marketing & Sales Trends & …

The Heat Pump Poised to Revolutionize HVAC

ThermoLift was recently featured in an article by Laura Firszt on Networx.com.  The article outlines ThermoLift’s innovative natural gas heat pump technology, and how it benefits the consumer as it is both more cost effective and better for the environment. Networx.com is a leading website offering resources …

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz Interviewed by Ernie Fazio

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz was recently interviewed by Ernie Fazio, speaker and host of the radio show “Ernestly Speaking” which airs on Long Island News Radio 103.9 FM.  Ernie Fazio conducts engaging interviews with New York Metro business leaders, decision makers and area personalities. Click here …

ThermoLift Exhibits at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now in its seventh year, the Summit offers a unique, three-day program …

ThermoLift Featured in Innovate LI

ThermoLift was recently featured in an article published by Innovate LI.  The article, titled “Many Hands on Deck for ThermoLift 2.0”, features ThermoLift’s progress in the building and testing phase of the Generation 2.0 prototype.  It spotlights the partnerships that ThermoLift has fostered with several Long Island …

ThermoLift Selected as a Finalist in Clean Energy Trust Challenge

After a rigorous selection process, ThermoLift is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a finalist to compete in the 6th annual Clean Energy Trust Challenge, the largest cleantech single-day pitch competition in the nation. The Clean Energy Trust is an impact investor that fuels …

Wells Fargo Adds ThermoLift to Innovation Incubator

Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) selected ThermoLift among six clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program which is helping accelerate innovative environmental technologies. The six early stage companies – two in California and one each in Illinois, …

ThermoLift Featured in IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter

ThermoLift engineer Seann Convey and CEO Paul Schwartz recently co-wrote an article, titled “Modernizing the Vuilleumier Cycle: Recent developments for a novel natural gas air-conditioner and heat pump”, published in the IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter.  The article is an in-depth technical description of Vuilleumier heat pumps and …

ThermoLift Wins Second in Venture Showcase at Columbia Energy Symposium

ThermoLift recently placed second in the Venture Showcase, part of the Columbia Energy Symposium. The Columbia Venture Showcase brings together New York’s sharpest young entrepreneurs and energy innovators with investors, VCs, and the Columbia University community.  The Showcase gave startups the spotlight on their innovations and a …

ThermoLift Attends NREL Industry Growth Forum

ThermoLift recently had the opportunity to attend The Industry Growth Forum, presented by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  The Forum is the perfect venue for clean energy innovators to maximize their exposure to receptive capital and strategic partners. The 2015 Forum showcased 30 competitively selected …

ThermoLift Attends NYC Cleantech Summit

ThermoLift recently attended the NYC Cleantech Summit.  Leading cleantech startups from around the region showcased their companies and were presented with awards.  Pitching companies featured the winners of this year’s Cleantech Open business competition and top startups from the NEXUS-NY and PowerBridgeNY programs. Click here for …

ThermoLift Wins Innovator of the Year

ThermoLift was announced as a winner of the Innovator of the Year awards, presented by Innovate LI, which recognize Long Island’s best and brightest ideas. This year’s list includes winners in software development, biotechnology, clean energy, science and technology, general inventiveness and craft food and beverage. The …

ThermoLift Attends Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Industry Day

This two-day event introduces new energy efficient innovations in buildings, transportation, and advanced manufacturing and facilitate public-private partnerships and collaboration that will enable these technologies to enter the market. ThermoLift had the opportunity to participate in facilitated networking sessions with industry stakeholders, technical experts, and financial …

ThermoLift Attends Energy ConneXions

Energy ConneXions is a new event that brings together leaders in the federal government, the private sector, and others from across the energy efficiency and renewable energy sector to advance collaboration. Manufacturers, distributors, and representatives of all sizes were invited to display their products, services, and …

ThermoLift Presents at Long Island Capital Alliance

The Long Island Capital Alliance assists local companies in raising growth capital. They host quarterly, industry-focused capital forums at which business of all levels of development have an opportunity to present their business plan to attendees, including LICA members, investors, business executives, and others. At each …

ThermoLift Attends Clean Tech Open Northeast NYC Kickoff Party

Innovators, experts, and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in cleantech gathered at Babson College in Wellesley for the Cleantech Open East Coast Academy, a 2-day intensive “business bootcamp” for members of the accelerator class of 2015. Through their annual business competition and accelerator program, the Clean Tech Open connects …

ThermoLift Attends New York Energy Week

EnerKnol recently held New York Energy Week, a series of events held all across New York City. The event helps foster cross-sector collaboration for long-term partnerships and support investment and collaboration among the diverse sectors of the energy industry. ThermoLift had the opportunity to attend events …

ThermoLift Attends ESC National Account Workshop

This year, over 150 North American natural gas utility representatives attended ESC’s Annual National Account Customer Workshop. ThermoLift had the opportunity to network with several of the natural gas industry’s leading suppliers, and attend workshops dedicated to facilitating the exchange of information between companies, suppliers, and …

ThermoLift Attends 8th Annual EHPA Forum

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz recently traveled to Brussels to participate in the 8th Annual European Heat Pump Forum, hosted by the European Heat Pump Association. This year’s event explored the possibilities that heat pumps offer to contribute to the objectives of the ‘Energy Union’, as the …

ThermoLift Mentioned in DOE Report

The Department of Energy Building Technologies Office recently published a report, titled “HVAC, WH and Appliance R&D”.  The report outlines the various approaches the DOE plans to take in order to achieve their goal of developing technologies that “save energy and reduce our environment burden while …

ThermoLift CEO Featured by Stony Brook Independent

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz was recently featured in an article by the Stony Brook Independent, which is the official, award-winning publication of the Stony Brook University campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  The Independent aims to become a complete news source for anything that is happening …

ThermoLift featured in NYSERDA Article

ThermoLift was recently featured in an article published by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, titled “Building a Cleantech Industry on Long Island”. The article chronicles several of Long Island’s most successful cleantech startup companies. ThermoLift’s success is chronicled; beginning in the basement …

ThermoLift Presents at DOE Peer Review

ThermoLift recently traveled to Vienna, Virginia to take part in The US Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) Third Annual Peer Review this past week. The review comprised of many of BTO’s research, development, demonstration, and deployment projects. Industry experts evaluated the progress and contributions …

ThermoLift Featured by the International Business Innovation Association

ThermoLift was recently featured in an article published by the Internal Business Innovation Association. The article, titled “ThermoLift Inc., Client of Clean Energy Business Incubator Program”, chronicles ThermoLift’s involvement with the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program and Stony Brook University.  ThermoLift’s various awards won over the past …

ThermoLift Attends ESC Technology and Market Assessment Forum

Energy Solutions Center, Inc. (ESC) is a non-profit organization of energy utilities and equipment manufacturers that promotes energy efficient natural gas solutions and systems for use by residential, commercial, and industrial energy users. Technology & Market Assessment Forums (TMAF) are the most highly prized deliverable of …

ThermoLift Presents at New York Innovation Showcase

This past Thursday, ThermoLift had the amazing opportunity to present our technology and company at the Second Annual New York Innovation Showcase. The event taps into new opportunities and generates innovative alliances between the tremendous creativity, talent, and innovation of start-up companies and the resources of …

ThermoLift Presents at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

ThermoLift had the unique opportunity to attend and exhibit our technology at the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. The event brings together the very best minds in business, academia, and government to advance cutting-edge technologies that could fundamentally change the way we generate, use, and store …

ThermoLift Attends New England Venture Summit

youngStartup Ventures recently hosted the 9th annual New England Venture Summit, and ThermoLift had the pleasure of attending various forums, presentations, and networking events. The Summit is a premier industry gathering of venture capitalists, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging …

ThermoLift Selected as a Winner of the Defense Energy Technology Challenge

ThermoLift has been selected as a winner of the 2014 Defense Energy Technology Challenge, awarded at the Defense Energy Innovation Summit and Showcase. The Summit focuses on uniting emerging energy companies and defense leadership to discuss global innovation ideas.  The mission is to help accelerate state-of-art …

ThermoLift Presented with the Audience Choice Award at Clean Tech Open Northeast Finals

At the 2015 Clean Tech Open Northeast Finals, ThermoLift was presented the Audience Choice Award, after receiving the most votes from the live audience. More than 300 people from across the region, including entrepreneurs, business leaders and public officials attended the event, which was held October …

ThermoLift Attends Future Energy

Future Energy, hosted by Ultra Lights Startup, is a series of startup-investor pitch events that connects entrepreneurs, researchers, and private investors in the energy and clean-tech industries. The goal of the event is to develop and commercialize radical solutions to the world’s energy challenges. Click here …

ThermoLift Named a Startup to Watch by Fraunhofer CSE

The New York Energy Week Cleantech Startups Showcase was a great opportunity to network with innovative entrepreneurs and reconnect with past Fraunhofer TechBridge participants.  Recently, The Fraunhofer CSE released their list of the Top Four Cleantech companies to watch in the building space – ThermoLift was listed …

ThermoLift Presents at New York Energy Week

Last week, the 2nd annual New York Energy Week kicked off with a series of events all around New York City highlighting challenges and opportunities in the energy and power sectors. New York Energy Week brings together leading energy companies from across the region to discuss …

ThermoLift Participates in EHPA Working Group

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz recently traveled to Berlin to participate in the 7th Annual European Heat Pump Forum, hosted by the European Heat Pump Association. This year’s forum focused on renewable energy and how heat pumps fit into the future of the European market.  Industry leaders …

ThermoLift Attends IEA Heat Pump Conference

The ThermoLift team recently traveled to Montreal to participate in a prestigious world-industry conference, organized every three years under the auspices of the IEA Heat Pump Program. The IEA Heat Pump Program operates under the International Energy Agency, as a non-profit organization where member-country participants cooperate …

ThermoLift Presents at Advanced Energy Conference

In just eight years the Advanced Energy Conference has solidified its position as the premier energy conference in New York State, and one of America’s most comprehensive and influential events focused on the future of energy. Advanced Energy 2014 is where the latest technologies and opportunities …

ThermoLift Participates in DOE Peer Review

ThermoLift was among the projects judged at the second annual review held by the Building Technologies Office (BTO). Independent experts assessed the progress and contributions of each project toward BTO’s mission and goals, and these assessments will be used to enhance the management of existing efforts, …

ThermoLift Featured in American Gas Magazine

ThermoLift was recently featured in American Gas Magazine, which is the monthly magazine of the American Gas Association. American Gas Magazine provides natural gas industry professionals with the information they need to enhance their effectiveness and that of their companies by publishing leading-edge reports on the industry …

ThermoLift Featured in Report by US Department of Energy

ThermoLift was recently featured in a report published by the US Department of Energy, titled Energy Saving Potential for Non-Vapor-Compression HVAC Technologies. A section of the report discusses Vuilleumier Heat Pumps and the opportunities that exist by using this technology for heating, cooling, and hot water.  …

ThermoLift Wins the Ultra-Light Startup’s Future Energy Competition

ThermoLift recently won the Ultra-Light Startup’s Future Energy Competition held at the ARPA-E Energy Summit near Washington, D.C., beating out more than 200 competitors. The Future Energy Competition highlights clean-tech industries which are dedicated to providing solutions towards the world’s energy challenges.  Possible investors include well-known …

ThermoLift Attends Utilities & Heat Pumps Roundtable

The 2014 Utilities & Heat Pumps Roundtable focused on the key opportunities and challenges for the energy and heating industries to embrace heat pumps and drive market growth. European and national energy policies designed to achieve an energy transition to a low carbon economy are leading …

ThermoLift Attends ASHRAE/AHR Expo

Since 1930, the AHR Expo has been a resource to HVACR professionals for new products, new ideas, and new services. This unique industry forum creates a dynamic marketing environment. The AHR Expo attracts tens of thousands of attendees from all facets of the industry, including contractors, …

ThermoLift Attends New England Venture Summit

ThermoLift recently attended the 8th Annual New England Venture Summit. More than 40 top tier VCs, Corporate VCs and Angel Investors spoke on the key issues facing Investors and Startup CEOs alike. Industry experts provided updated analyses and shared their experience with the audience. More than …

Governor Cuomo Announces ThermoLift to expand operations at AERTC

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that ThermoLift will expand its operations at the Advanced Energy Center, further solidifying the business incubator as a hub of research and technological innovation. The expansion, enabled by a $482,000 grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development …

ThermoLift Selected as a Winner of 2013 Defense Energy Technology Challenge and Utility Technology Challenge

The Defense Energy Summit focuses on uniting emerging energy companies and defense leadership to discuss global innovation ideas. The mission is to help accelerate state-of-art technology solutions in support of national security and the warfighter.  This year, ThermoLift was selected as a Winner in the joint …

ThermoLift Selected as a Semi-Finalist for the Hawaii Energy Excelerator

ThermoLift was recently named a Semi-Finalist in the Hawaii Energy Excelerator. The program helps startups solve the world’s energy problems through a dual-track model customized for energy innovation.  The Excelerator offers two programs, one for market analysis and one for product demonstration. Click here for more …

Congressman Tim Bishop visits ThermoLift at AERTC

As part of Startup Day Across America, Congressman Tim Bishop visited Stony Brook University incubator tenants, ThermoLift and Solar Cool Technologies, to learn more about how startup companies are using technology and economic resources provided by federal, state, and local programs to solve problems and bring …

ThermoLift receives $750,000 Grant from Department of Energy

The Building Technologies Innovations Program administered by the US DOE awarded ThermoLift a $750,000 federally-funded grant for accelerating the development of ThermoLift’s technology. According to the DOE website, “this project will help commercialize ThermoLift to provide heating, cooling, and hot water for homes and commercial buildings. …

ThermoLift and SBU to Collaborate on High-Efficiency Natural Gas Driven HVAC

ThermoLift, Inc. has announced its initial collaborative relationship with Stony Brook University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. ThermoLift, a start-up company headquartered within the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University, is also a client …

ThermoLift Attends New York Energy Week

New York Energy Week, hosted by EnerKnol, helps foster cross-sector collaboration for long-term partnerships and support investment and collaboration among the diverse sectors of the energy industry. ThermoLift had the opportunity to attend events focused on oil and gas market perspectives, U.S. energy security, the rise …

ThermoLift Attends North American Energy Independence Conference

ThermoLift recently attended the FPA’s North American Energy Independence Conference, which took place at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The conference featured panels on the implications of the development of the Alberta oil sands for national security and economic growth; energy infrastructure and …

ThermoLift Attends EHPA Working Group

ThermoLift CEO Paul Schwartz recently traveled to Berlin to participate in the 6th Annual European Heat Pump Forum, hosted by the European Heat Pump Association. This year’s forum focused on energy efficiency and setting the framework for energy consumption in Europe.  Industry leaders gave talks centered …

ThermoLift Presents at the Advanced Energy Conference

Advanced Energy 2013 returned to New York City, recast in an exciting, new, and expanded format. The Advanced Energy Conference – New York State’s largest advanced energy event – has joined with energy conferences from across the state to create The New York State Partnership of …

ThermoLift Heat Pump Gets $1.5M in Funding

ThermoLift is pleased to announce commitments of up to $1.5M in funding from Long Island investors. ThermoLift, based in the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University, is refining the technology for a natural-gas-powered heat pump with the goal of sharply cutting home …

ThermoLift Attends ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The fourth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit was held recently at the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington, D.C. The Summit brought together thought leaders from academia, business, and government to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and facilitate relationships to help move technologies into the marketplace. The …

ThermoLift Invited to join China Lake High Tech Consortium

ThermoLift was recently invited to join the China Lake High Tech Consortium, a unique partnership of academic institutions, commercial companies, venture capital, non-profits and various government and military organizations advancing technology through innovation and collaboration. Participants in the Consortium join a unique network of organizations from …

ThermoLift Attends Advanced Energy Conference

Advanced Energy 2012 is a watershed event that brings together 19 individual energy conferences from throughout New York State to create what we believe to be the most complete and far-reaching event of its kind in the nation. It also underscores the importance of advanced energy …

ThermoLift Attends New York Energy Symposium

The Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium featured 15 emerging cleantech startups that pitched to a panel of over 40 regional and national VCs, angels, private equity investors, corporate VCs, investment bankers, and government. ThermoLift was named a semi-finalist in the Investment Pitch Competition, which is judged …

ThermoLift Joins CEBIP Clean Energy Business Incubator

ThermoLift has announced their partnership with the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brook University. CEBIP provides assistance and resources for developers of renewable and clean energy technologies. Bringing an innovation to market can be a difficult process requiring technical and business guidance, successful …

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