Team Steffes attends 2023 Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Expo

Several members of the Steffes Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) attended the 2023 Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (AHR) Expo in Atlanta in February. The AHR Expo is an annual event, providing HVACR professionals – including manufacturers and suppliers – the opportunity to share ideas and showcase their products, services, and technologies related to the HVACR … Read More

Up to the challenge: Lisa Sparks

What is that phrase they always say? “The grass is always greener…” While that’s not always the case, at Steffes, we believe in each employee’s professional development and that we work best when we work together. We believe the grass is truly greener here. And Lisa Sparks, production planner for our Grand Forks West facility, … Read More

Pilot project in Seattle shows central heat pump water heaters can act as massive hot water batteries that help reduce carbon emissions

Original article published February 15, 2023 | Joseph Wachunas for New Buildings Institute Central heat pump water heaters (CHPWHs) present a tremendous opportunity to reduce the substantial energy used in water heating and can act as giant thermal batteries. They do this by using energy to heat water during times of low grid demand and … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: Wyatt Kainz

At Steffes, we don’t believe great minds think alike; we believe they think differently. From the largest build down to the smallest part, innovation is at the forefront of our product designs and manufacturing processes. One of the great minds who contributes to the culture of innovation at Steffes is Wyatt Kainz.   As a … Read More

EHS/CI Manager Bethany Kovash receives Patriot Award

Bethany Kovash, Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS)/Continuous Improvement (CI) manager at Steffes, was presented with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Patriot Award by Rich Brauhn, chair of ESGR’s North Dakota Area Eight committee, Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Kovash was nominated for the Patriot Award by Steffes EHS Specialist Lucas Kubik, an … Read More


In August 2021, Steffes announced an expansion into the Southeast through the acquisition of a manufacturing facility in Shelby, North Carolina. With this effort to support our strategic vision, as well as innovation in the region, we anticipated immediate growth opportunities for customer production and the Steffes Team. More than a year and a half … Read More


Jennifer Quigley joined the Steffes team more than three years ago as a Technical Support Technician and has loved every minute of it! “The culture at Steffes is great – people are really friendly,” she said. “To me, having fun and being able to smile when you walk into the building is amazing. It’s not … Read More

Honoring our Veterans and Active Service Members

Today and every day, Steffes recognizes the service and sacrifices of our military veterans and active service members. Like the dedication and commitment they have shown to protecting our great nation, they demonstrate the same dedication and commitment to our organization. To our veterans and active military members, thank you for your service! Allen T … Read More


Looking for a position that would provide stability and opportunities for growth and advancement, Amber Bosset joined the Steffes team in December 2021. Since she began almost a year ago, she has made several big moves within the company – and not just in positions! Amber began her career as an ETS assembly technician in … Read More


Bobby Whicker’s initial interest in joining the Steffes team was driven by the desire to find a career that offered a better work-life balance. But what he didn’t realize when he left the culinary industry after 23 years was that he would continue to knead his creative brain and feed his curious side in a … Read More