HEAT PIPE TECHNOLOGY, INC. (HPT) is the innovation leader in energy recovery and dehumidification systems for commercial applications around the globe. Employing the very latest in passive heat transfer technology, HPT designs and supplies the core systems to the world’s leading commercial air handling equipment manufacturers.
HPT was founded in 1983 with a grant from the Department of Energy for a project to begin research on new uses for heat pipe technology. Heat pipes are passive-heat-transfer devices that were previously used in various applications ranging from orbiting satellites to the Alaskan Pipeline ground spikes. By applying the principle of heat pipes to air conditioning systems, efficiency was greatly enhanced in both dehumidification performance and energy utilization, with moisture removal increased by 30 to 50%. With a staff of innovative mechanical engineers and a specialized team of installation experts, HPT patented Dehumidifier Heat Pipes are now installed in thousands of locations in the US and around the world. HPT’s client list has grown to include many high-profile applications for such organizations as Walt Disney World, Kennedy Space Center, GE, Marriott and Hilton hotels, the US military, and many of the US’s top universities, as well as for hundreds of hospitals and schools.