Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Announcing New Leadership


Ecotope Inc. is pleased to announce that Jonathan Heller will now lead the company as President. Jonathan has been principal engineer and a board member since 2007. He began working at Ecotope in 1986, and developed the … continue reading »

Ecotope Holiday Party

Ecotope staff 2014 color

With offices in Seattle, Portland, & Michigan we aren’t all in the same room at the same time very often.  We succeeded at our holiday party last weekend and Spike Mafford, our official photographer, captured the moment.  We wish you … continue reading »

New PE in the house

Congratulations to Carmen Cejudo  who passed her professional engineers exam and earned 2 new initals after her name.

Hot Water at a Fraction of the Energy

HPWH  graphic

At the November Regional Technical Forum meeting, Ben Larson presented research and findings demonstrating the regional energy savings potential of residential heat pump water heaters (HPWH). Encompassing nearly five years of work, the research shows HPWHs in single … continue reading »

And the Glass Cube Goes to….

Green Building Cube

The Sunset Electric building was selected as one of 10 buildings featured at the 2014 Northwest Eco Building Guild Green Building Slam. The event celebrates and showcases local architects, builders and others involved in sustainable construction and … continue reading »

Heller and Larson Present Groundbreaking Research at the ACEEE Summer Study

Two of our researchers presented their findings at the August ACEEE summer study at Asilomar:

In Design for Off: Key Mechanical Engineering Design Features for Significant Energy Savings Jon Heller gave away all of Ecotope’s secrets for how to engineer highly energy … continue reading »

Data Not Dogma


The Data Not Dogma (DND) conference was July 29-30 in Goldendale, WA.  Started by Bruce Manclark in 2008 as an alternative to the big conferences and their focus on home performance marketing talks, DND’s goal is to share real-world data about … continue reading »