Glen Dimplex is among 18 organisations shortlisted for The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards 2013.
The Dunleer-based company is shortlisted in the GreenTech category. Glen Dimplex, designer and manufacturer of heating products, has created a new thermal energy storage system that can cut energy costs by 25 per cent.
The system is called Quantum and and can be charged up at anytime over a 24-hour period.
THE Glen Dimplex company whose world headquarters are based at Dunleer have built a new research and development centre on the site of the old Bitech building at Barn Road.
The centre will be one of the most important industrial research centres in the country and the new heating products will be made there.
The new heating system will be built at the research centre, and according to CEO Sean O’Driscol, it will revolutionise electrical storage heating.
The new system will also apply to water heating.
The winners of the will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday 22 March at the Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards aim to recognise and promote the best innovations within organisations of all sectors and all sizes from across the island of Ireland.