Phoenix-based ECM Technologies, a leading innovator in HVAC efficiency and energy conservation solutions, announced today that Mark Atherstone, a long-time HVAC industry professional, has joined the executive management team. He will oversee the commercial and residential distribution of ThermaClear®, the company’s anti-thermal degradation technology which was recently named the winner of the 2023 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Awards of Excellence, Facility Management Innovation Award.
With nearly 40 years of experience in the HVAC industry, Atherstone has served in virtually every facet of the heating and air conditioning business. Most recently, he held the position of vice president of training and sales with The Wrench Group, LLC, one of the largest residential HVAC service companies in the United States.
“I can’t underscore enough the pivotal role Mark will play in advancing ECM Technologies’ ThermaClear to national and international utilization by commercial and residential HVAC companies,” said David Fenton, chief revenue officer for ECM Technologies. “Mark’s exceptional industry experience and knowledge has already been a significant value to the day-to-day operation of the business.”
To date, ECM Technologies has successfully treated thousands of systems. ThermaClear has been used in all makes and models of major HVAC equipment, ranging from half-ton mini-splits to 1,600-ton water-cooled chillers, with an average return on investment spanning just 12 to 36 months. Notable facilities treated include; Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona State University, Transwestern’s Miami Tower, Penske Automotive Group, Phoenix Art Museum, City of Phoenix Fire and Police and JP Morgan Chase.
“I was immediately impressed with the advanced technology, comprehensive validation processes demonstrated over the past five years and with the clear performance increases resulting from ThermaClear treatments. Providing a sustainability solution that equally benefits businesses and homeowners to effectively reduce energy costs and enhance equipment performance is exceptionally compelling.” remarked Atherstone.
About ECM Technologies
ECM Technologies was founded in 2018 and is based in Phoenix. The company’s signature product ThermaClear® dramatically improves the efficiency of HVAC systems with one treatment for the entire lifespan of the equipment, resulting in dramatic carbon footprint reduction and substantial HVAC operational savings, up to 20% annually.
ECM Technologies is comprised of a team of highly accomplished scientists, engineers, innovators and management executives with the goal of improving mechanical and electrical efficiencies utilizing the latest, innovative scientific and engineering advancements. Learn more at https://ecm-technologies.net.