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Our mission is to provide the most effective and reliable energy efficiency solutions for our customers' cooling systems.

Smartcool Systems Inc. is a clean technology company, publicly listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V: SSC). Smartcool works with customers around the world to make their air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems more energy efficient using our own unique technology.

The ECO3 and ESM are Smartcool’s retrofit technologies that reduce the energy consumption of compressors in air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems (HVAC-R). Saving an average of 15% to 20% kWh, the ECO3 and ESM deliver a rapid return on investment in 12 to 36 months.  The technology has been validated by rigorous third party testing, government organizations and over 28,000 private business installations.

Energy prices around the globe continue to rise, while increasing environmental awareness is pushing businesses to ‘go green’. Smartcool provides companies around the world with a solution to address the growing pressure to reduce energy costs, increase profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Smartcool is reducing greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 260,000 tons and electricity use by 221,000 megawatts each year for its existing customers. This is enough electricity to supply 18,000 homes at Canadian levels of energy consumption (one of the highest in the world).

Our History

The ESM was invented by an engineer in Australia in the 1980s, and delievered on a limited basis to market by Abbotly Technologies Pty Ltd.  Smartcool Systems Inc. was founded in Vancouver in 2004 as the North American distributor for the ESM on behalf of Abbotly. In 2006, Smartcool purchased the assets of Abbotly, including intellectual property of the ESM, and became the sole distributor and manufacturer.

Following the acquisition of the technology, Smartcool began developing an international network of distributors as well as working directly with major end customer accounts around the world. Smartcool Systems USA Inc. and Smartcool Systems EMEA Ltd. were formed to provide regional support to distributors and manage regional accounts with Smartcool's growing list of Fortune 500 customers.

In 2009, Smartcool expanded its product line with the launch of the ECO3, providing an economical application of the original ESM technology for smaller air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems with simple control systems.  Ongoing research and development has produced several new generations of the ESM, keeping it at the forefront of energy efficiency technology in the HVAC-R market.

Continued product development has matched ongoing corporate consolidation, with the acquisition in early 2011 of Smartcool Systems UK Ltd., a previously independent distributor.  Today, Smartcool has offices in Canada, the USA and the UK, providing the ECO3 and ESM to a global network of distributors and end customers.

 

Latest Press Releases

Smartcool Signs Agreement with New Distributor Targeting Residential Markets

Vancouver, BC. August 19, 2014, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce it has signed a distribution agreement with Smartcooling LLC (Smartcooling) and received an initial order of ECO3 units. Smartcooling is a new independent distributor, formed for the specific purpose of broad...

Smartcool Provides Update of Testing for Introduction to Refrigerated Transportation Sector

Vancouver, BC. August 13, 2014, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is please to provide an update on the beta testing initiative announced on July 8, 2014, with a Florida-based food distribution firm.  The goal of this phase is to determine the impact of the Smartcool technology on compressor ...

Smartcool Enters Next Phase of Testing for Introduction to Refrigerated Transportation Sector

Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) announced today that it has received approval for beta testing of Smartcool's energy efficiency technology with a Florida-based food distribution firm. This test is the next phase in introducing Smartcool's technology to the refrigerated transportation secto...

Smartcool Drives Major Energy Savings Project for British Car Manufacturer

Vancouver, BC. June 17, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has installed its energy efficiency products across one of the largest car manufacturing campuses in the UK, saving upwards of 525,000 kWh per year. The premier British car manufacturer is already an industry leader in sustainable bus...

Smartcool ECO3 Showcased in Rexel UK’s Energy Efficient Presentation Home

Vancouver, BC. June 4, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to have its ECO3 product featured in a presentation home designed by Rexel UK Ltd. The home is used as an education and display center on the future of sustainable buildings, and features a variety of products like Smartcool...

Smartcool Software Delivers Savings in Emerging Solution for Automated Energy Management in Small Co…

Vancouver, BC. April 8, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is actively moving into the 'internet of things', as its proprietary algorithms provide a unique tool to revolutionize the automation of energy efficiency and energy management in small commercial buildings. Since signing a Software L...

Smartcool Announces 18% Savings by New Energy Efficiency Solution for Refrigerated Transportation Ma…

Vancouver, BC. March 19, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce initial results of 18% energy savings from an evaluation of Smartcool's energy efficiency technology on two sea-going refrigerated containers. "This is an exciting new market that we are entering," says George...

Smartcool ECO3 Energy Savings Multiplier Uncovered by Arizona Distributor Guardian Energy Solutions

Vancouver, BC. February 26, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has worked with independent distributor Guardian Energy Solutions since 2012 to introduce the ECO3 product to the Arizona market. In the last year, Guardian has led the way in adopting a highly successful strategy of installing th...

Smartcool Delivering Energy Demand Reduction Programs with Australian Utility Energex

Vancouver, BC. February 4, 2014. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is providing its energy saving software and products to the world-class energy demand reduction programs run by Energex, one of the two dominant utility companies in Queensland, Australia. Energex projects involving Smartcool in t...

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