An innovative Finnish company in the cleantech sector has developed a solution that collects energy from the heated shower water thus creating 40% of energy savings in the households. The solution is installed to floor drain, either during building phase or renovation projects. The company is looking for partners in Europe, in particular in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, United Kingdom, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium. The cooperation would be in the form of a commercial agency agreement.
Warm water incorporates 60% of the water used in the showers, taking the shower is the households' biggest energy spender. As the heated water is not fully utilized in the showers, 20-30% of the energy is wasted in the drain. The Finnish cleantech company has developed a smart shower floor drain that saves 40% of households' energy consumption. Regardless of the heating method used, the energy saving solution can be installed to most showers in apartment houses, row houses, town houses, hotels, spas, sports centres, etc. The use of the energy saving solution is easy and safe. The solution's filters can be changed by the residents without special tools or expertise, standard filters are sufficient. The residents do not need any training how to use the solution, as it does not require a change in their behavior. The company considers the solution to be ready for European market and wishes to cooperate with companies dealing with energy efficiency solutions. The company is looking for partners in Europe, in particular in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, United Kingdom, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium. The cooperation would be in the form of commercial agency agreement.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
The company is looking for a partner, who operates in the energy efficiency sector providing consultation, marketing and solutions to their customers. The partner could also be a plumbing contractor, shower/shower cabin retailer or a company selling HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) products and solutions. The company is also interested in forming partnerships with the bathroom manufacturers for the marine industry. The partner would market the company's smart shower floor drain and provide first tier support to the customers. The ideal partner would have an established clientele and good knowledge of the energy efficiency market and regulations in the country/area. The company is interested in finding partners in Europe, in particular in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, United Kingdom, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium.
Comments Regarding IPR Status:
The company holds four international patents related to the solution.