2013 News

A Novel Heat Pump Designed to Chill Your Beer and Wine

12/17/13 – For decades now, refrigerators and air conditioners have largely run on compressors that can be quite noisy and a compound that can deplete the ozone. Read More

Air Conditioners Get the Silent Treatment

12/16/13 – Light sleepers, take notice: Phononic Devices Inc. Chief Executive Anthony Atti says his company's technology can make refrigeration and air conditioning a virtually silent affair, and more energy efficient than traditional compression cooling systems. Read More

The Daily Startup: GE Backs Mocana to Secure “Internet of Things”

12/12/13 – In this morning’s Web roundup, Mocana Inc. raises funding to secure Internet-connected devices. Phononic Devices Inc. brings in a Series C round to commercialize its silent cooling technology. Read More

Durham’s Phononic Devices Raises $21M to Pursue New Business Avenue

12/12/13 – Durham-based Phononic Devices has turned to China for its latest round of venture capital. Read More

Startup Phononic Raises More Funds for Souped Up Fridges & Wine Chillers

12/12/13 – Thermoelectric devices are semiconductors that can turn heat into electricity — they’re pretty cool because they can create products that can make use of wasted heat (like in the flue of a power plant), or… Read More

Phononic Raises $21M Series C Funding Led by Tsing Capital

12/12/13 – Phononic, a leader in commercializing solid-state cooling and refrigeration technology, today announced the close of a $21 million Series C financing led by Beijing-based Tsing Capital with National Bank Financial and existing investors Venrock and… Read More

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