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Hollis Member Posts: 105
<ol><li>Whatdathink of this?

</li><li>Sorry that I wasn't able to get the 2nd page attached.




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Canton inventor Robert

Cuppetilli has received a patent for a secondary heating system he says will

sharply <span style="color:#000000"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="">reduce

energy consumption</a></span></span>, slash customer bills and create thousands of jobs for

companies that install it.

“This is like a gold

mine with no end in the <span style="color:#000000"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="">bank</a></span></span>,”

Cuppetilli, 72, said, sitting in a Canton home where he already has installed

the new system.

A consultant and former

demolition business owner, Cuppetilli has enlisted partners and formed Sunrise

Mechanical Inc., in hopes of marketing what he calls an industry-changing

creation that has prototypes for natural gas, propane, fuel oil and <span style="color:#000000"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="">electric</a></span></span>

heating systems.

He also has a separate

patent pending for a secondary cooling system he says will dramatically curb <span style="color:#000000"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="">energy</a></span></span>

usage and reduce consumer bills.

Cuppetilli has compared

his energy usage and customer bills with those of friends and neighbors who

don't have the secondary <span style="color:#000000"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="">heating

system</a></span></span>, and he has kept charts to show the results.

Last December, a

Plymouth woman who has a home similar in size to Cuppetilli's 5,875-square-foot

house had a utility bill of $631 compared to his $192, even though she kept her

temperature setting at 62 degrees compared to his 71 degrees.

Cuppetilli has compared

several homes with similar results. Joe Barone, a business partner and attorney,

has been impressed by the results.

“The numbers are there,

and they're quite phenomenal,” he said. “I think he's got something here.”

Cuppetilli estimates

his invention can reduce heating costs by 67 percent or more. He hopes to secure

bids from companies for the exclusive right to manufacture and distribute the

secondary heating system.

Essentially, the

heating system operates in supplemental mode to carry water from a water heater

to the heat exchanger within an air passage in the furnace. Air within the air

passage passes through the heat exchanger and is heated from the water. Then,

the water returns to the water tank.

Meanwhile, a

supplemental thermostat connected to the system controls an air circulator for

the furnace without requiring the furnace to be activated. The furnace will turn

on and heat the air only if the supplemental mode isn't sufficient to maintain

the desired temperature.

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Cuppetilli also uses

coils and soapstone, which retains heat for 48 hours, for the system that

gravity-feeds heat through his house without requiring much work from the

furnace. A thermostat for the secondary heating system is set higher than the

one for the furnace.

“What controls this

whole thing is the thermostat,” Cuppetilli said, adding later, “The only thing I

really use off the furnace is the blower. I figure I'm saving about 67 percent

on my heating bill.”

It sounds complicated,

and it is. Cuppetilli concedes he has spent hours explaining his invention to

industry insiders. Yet, he seems confident it works — and Barone and others say

he has the statistics to show it.

If he gets his

invention marketed, Cuppetilli said the system could be installed without

affecting a furnace's warranty.

Cuppetilli has sought

bids from 29 furnace companies, and he would get royalties. He said utility

companies, which stand to lose revenue, “don't want to see this.”

Even so, he said his

invention could create thousands of jobs in an economy that sorely needs them.

Moreover, he said he will dictate that all parts used for installation are made

in America.

“I want to keep the

work here,” he said.

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  • Is this a joke?

    Hey Hollis,,, the links you posted amount to nothing!
  • TonyS
    TonyS Member Posts: 849
    Hurry with that 2nd page

    This is about as exciting as the amish wood stove
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