Off-Grid Low Power Home Heating System

Swarthmore College, 2000 - $17,900

This E-Team developed an energy-efficient home heating system capable of being powered by solar cells or backup power in a blackout situation. The product consists of a family of innovations in valve and control devices that reduce electric power consumption by a factor of at least 50%.

The team consisted of undergraduates from two institutions with faculty advisors in engineering and external advisors in market strategy, heating systems sales and related industries.

Update:

The team is incorporated as Heat Assured Systems of New York.