Inventor gains backing for off-grid heating system technology

David Best of Mercia, left, and Max Smith of Hydrotherm.
A Yorkshire inventor, who is developing a range of water heating products for off-grid energy markets, has secured a £400,000 investment to help bring the technology to market. Max Smith has joined forces with his brother Guy and former colleague Chris Blaxall to launch Hydrotherm. The three men were the team behind Carlton Manufacturing, the Goldthorpe-based company which supplies eco-friendly building products and which they sold to Grafton in 2015. Max and Guy also previously established Nanoflam, a Queens Award for Enterpr... For the full story register now for free or login below...