New Year – New Website

We’ve redesigned our website with you in mind. Steffes is proud to launch our newly redesigned website. The primary objectives of our site updates were focused on navigation, simplifying our content and increasing the visibility of our diverse offerings. The new design also allows for streamlined menus, clear navigation, and a responsive layout for all … Read More

What is GETS?

Grid–Interactive Electric Thermal Storage or “GETS” is a leading technology created, patented, and branded by Steffes for people who want more renewable electricity and lower bills. Steffes GETS is the most sophisticated, high-tech version of Grid-Interactive Water Heating, known in the electric utility industry by the acronym of “GIWH.” Our GETS system creates a highly flexible load with real-time control, optimizing … Read More

GETS Grid Services

Over the past several years, our Hawaiian pilot programs convincingly proved that our GETS System also delivers real-time high order and highly valuable grid-services. Currently in Hawaii those grid-services are supplied by generation derived from burning very expensive imported petroleum and diesel products which in turn greatly increases residential customer bills. Again because of those … Read More

GETS Real-Time Control

Steffes GETS is an advance version of demand response (DR) that adds bi-directional control, monitoring, measurement, and verification to standard electric resistance water heaters (WHs). Steffes GETS Dynamic Dispatch™ – Energy Management System The GETS system of Dynamic Dispatch™ consists of an Energy Management System (EMS) interface, an aggregation server, and a host (or fleet) of … Read More

Why GETS?

During Steffes’ two dozen pilots and trials over the past five years, Steffes confirmed that residential electric space and electric water heating in many regions in North America are major segments of residential load demand – usually amounting to 50% for space heating and 30% for water heating as percentages of the entire total residential … Read More

Steffes Recognized as one of 50 Best Places to Work

Steffes has been recognized as one of 2016’s 50 Best Places to Work by the Prairie Business Magazine. This is the 2nd year in a row that Steffes has been honored with this award and named one of the top 25 for-profit large employers.  “Steffes being on the list of best places to work reflects … Read More

Steffes Sponsors Wounded Warrior Guide Service

Steffes is proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Wounded Warrior Guide Service and their mission to provide veterans with enjoyable and meaningful outdoor adventures and  Steffes employees were given the opportunity to purchase t-shirts and all the proceeds went to this great cause. Along with the employee’s generous donations, Steffes generously offered to match … Read More

Watch our very own Paul Steffes at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Our CEO, Paul Steffes spoke at Microsfts Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 with Judson Althoff the Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business Microsoft Corporation. Paul spoke along side Richard Baxter, CEO of Mesh Systems and Olin Lagon, CEO of Shifted Energy. They partnered together to transform a water heater … Read More

Steffes to Speak at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Steffes is excited to announce that Owner and CEO Paul Steffes has been invited to speak at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Ontario. Paul Steffes will be speaking in the keynote address of Judson Althoff, President of Microsoft North America, on the societal value of the Steffes GETS systems. Paul will be … Read More