Ducoterra News


Patrick Beebe-Sweet Featured Presenter at 2017 Built Green Conference - Patrick Beebe-Sweet Featured Presenter at 2017 Built Green Conference   Patrick Beebe-Sweet, Founder and President of Ducoterra, was a featured presenter at the 2017 Built Green Conference (www.builtgreenconference.net) on current heating technologies and energy efficient solutions including infrared radiant panels, ductless mini-split heat pumps, and integrated heating solutions combining the best aspects of both infrared […]
Ducoterra Infrared Panel Eco-Friendly - Eco-Friendly At Ducoterra our roots are in supporting a sustainable world. We believe this means that, as stewards of this earth and our communities, we must first do no harm. And second, we must use our skills and strengths to benefit all our stakeholders – our employees, our customers, our planet, our communities, and our […]
Ducoterra Achieves Intertek’s CSA Certification - Ducoterra is now offically partnered with Intertek ETL for US and Canadian certification of its SolaRay panels. The ETL Mark is proof of our product’s compliance to North American safety standards. Authorities Having Jurisdiction(AHJs) and code officials across the US and Canada accept the ETL Listed Mark as proof of product compliance to published industry […]
Ducoterra Panels Featured on 2017 NW Green Homes Tour - The 2017 Northwest Green Home Tour featured 4 homes with Ducoterra’s infrared radiant ceiling panels all supplied by Laura Elfline at Mighty Energy Solutions. Sites included: DEEP GREEN Westwood home by LD Arch Design and Mighty House Construction Molly’s Pocket Mansion – an 800sf DADU was designed and built by S.A.G.E. Designs NW and LastingNest […]
PoppyMakkiSun Joins Ducoterra’s Dealer Network in Poland - Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Olympia, Washington is pleased to announce that PoppyMakkiSun, is now an authorized dealer for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels in Poland and Europe. PoppyMakkiSun owner, Jaroslaw Olezak, is Ducoterra’s first authorized dealer in Europe with an exclusive agreement to distribute […]
Ducoterra Featured On Northwest Green Homes Tour - Ducoterra Infrared Radiant Panels Reduce Heating Costs for Remodel on Northwest Green Homes Tour   Ducoterra’s SolaRay infrared radiant heating panels were featured at the 2015 Northwest Green Homes Tour in Seattle in the Westside Remodel home.  This 2-story, energy efficient addition designed by Young Architecture. Mighty Energy Solutions, a Ducoterra dealer, supplied SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling […]
SolaRay panels now CE certified - Ducoterra’s SolaRay infrared radiant heating panels are now CE certified for the EC   Ducoterra is pleased to announce that its entire product line of SolaRay infrared heating panels are now CE Certified opening the door for sales of its panels in Europe. SolaRay panels are fully compliant with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD Directive 2014/35/EU), […]
Hot Yoga Heating Joins Ducoterra’s Dealer Network - Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Olympia, Washington is pleased to announce that Hot Yoga Heating, a division of On Demand Heating, is now an authorized dealer for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. On Demand Heating owner, Michael Marney, has successfully worked with builders, architects, business […]
Ducoterra Joins Northwest EcoBuilding Guild - Ducoterra is proud to announce its membership in the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild.  Ducoterra’s SolaRay electric infrared heating panels align with the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild’s building practices by providing low-cost, high-efficiency heating that reduces energy usage and carbon emissions while providing a pollutant-free, healthy indoor air.  Ducoterra manufactures its SolaRay panels locally in Olympia and is committed to sustainable business practices […]
Ducoterra Launches New Website with Dramatically Enhanced Information on Infrared Heating - Ducoterra, a nationwide manufacturing leader in infrared heating technology, announced today the launch of an enhanced new website adapted to its multiple audiences of businesses and consumers. The new site allows architects, builders, contractors, electricians, energy experts, and homeowners to find information targeted to their specific needs, explaining the key features and benefits of Ducoterra’s […]
Ducoterra’s SolaRay Infrared Panels Heat Children’s Therapy Facility - EIN Presswire Release: Ducoterra’s SolaRay Infrared Panels Heat Children’s Therapy Facility. OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, April 2, 2014  — Ducoterra, a leader in infrared heating, supplied a comprehensive heating solution for Jumping Mouse Children’s Center in their newly built mental health therapy facility, located in Port Townsend, Washington.  Jumping Mouse, a non-profit founded in 1999 to […]
Radiant Heating Heats Lummi Houses - The Lummi Nation is a nationally recognized leader in tribal self-governance and education, the third largest tribe in Washington State, serving over 5,000 members on the Lummi Reservation, and with an ongoing investment in tribal economic development.  The Lummi Housing Authority commissioned the construction of sixteen new low-cost homes for the members of their tribe.  […]
Sustainable Business Heating Things Up in Thurston County! - Company founder Patrick Beebe-Sweet, along with Sales and Marketing Director Jim Beebe, were interviewed recently by a Thurston County blogger interested in local sustainable business. Here are a few excerpts:
Next Generation Infrared Radiant Heating Panel - PRWeb  Press Release: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11651967.htm Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared heating panels, is pleased to announce its new lightweight SolaRay II all-aluminum heating panel with improved performance and aesthetics. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 – Ducoterra, a leader in infrared heating technology, announced today that its next generation infrared radiant heating panel, the SolaRay II, […]
Radiant Zone Heating Becomes Ducoterra’s Newest Dealer - Ducoterra is proud to announce Radiant Zone Heating as a distributor in the Bellevue area for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. Led by Steve Kunkel, a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Steve has been building and remodeling homes since 1975 with an intense interest […]
Mighty Energy Solutions Becomes Ducoterra’s New Seattle Area Dealer - Ducoterra is proud to announce Mighty Energy Solutions as a distributor in the Seattle area for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. Led by Laura and Doug Elfline, with over 20 years’ experience in home remodeling, their passion for green building pushes them to find the most efficient and low-cost technologies for […]
Total Home Supply Joins Ducoterra’s Dealer Network - Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Olympia, Washington is pleased to announce that Total Home Supply is now an authorized dealer for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. Total Home Supply, located in New Jersey, is a leading online retailer of heating and cooling products, offering items for both residential and […]
Ducoterra Joins Built Green ® Program - Ducoterra is proud to announce its acceptance into Olympia Master Builders Built Green ® program.  Ducoterra’s SolaRay infrared electric ceiling heating panels support and conform to Built Green’s commitment to provide home owners with greater energy efficiency, healthier indoor air, and reduced maintenance.  By reducing energy usage over conventional heating systems without the need for […]
Ducoterra Joins Olympia Master Builders - Ducoterra is proud to announce its membership in Olympia Master Builders and the National Association of Home Builders.  Ducoterra is committed to supplying its SolaRay line of cost-effective, energy-efficient, no maintenance home heating systems in partnership with other OMB members through Ducoterra’s network of dealers and distributors. Please visit the Olympia Master Builders website to […]
Ducoterra Partners with Heating Green - Ducoterra has partnered with Heating Green as our primary distributor in the Pacific North West.  Heating Green has an excellent history. In the 6 years they have been in business, they have experienced steady growth in sales in the radiant heating sector. Not only do they offer a series of great radiant heating products (now […]
UL Certification Complete - Ducoterra is proud to announce that as of November 19th, 2012, our SolaRay radiant heating panels are a UL Listed product in the United States. We have begun to fulfill and ship against accumulated back orders and are taking new orders as well!   UL operates under its own authority as an independent, not-for-profit, nongovernmental […]
LEED Platinum Building Features Radiant Ceiling Heat Panels - Crowder College’s Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology Center – LEED Platinum design featuring radiant heat ceiling panels More examples of cutting edge green building utilizing radiant heat ceiling panels: http://campustechnology.com/articles/2012/04/24/project-profile-crowder-colleges-role-model-for-green-campus-facilities.aspx
UCSD Student Housing Features Radiant Ceiling Heating Panels – LEED Certification - New UCSD student housing uses radiant ceiling panels to reach LEED Platinum rating http://www.marketwatch.com/story/uc-san-diego-student-housing-meets-highest-sustainability-benchmarks-2012-04-23
Radiant Heating Utilized in Energy Efficient Buildings - One thing that people often question is the economy of radiant heating. Common knowledge seems to dictate that it’s expensive to install and operate. We found a great example today of radiant heating being used to maximize efficiency and human comfort in a new, state of the art green building. The brand new energy efficient […]
Ducoterra Delivers First Production of Sola Ray Panels - Production on the first batch of resale ready radiant heat panels began today at our offices in Olympia. After several material shortages causing delays, we are very happy to finally get production underway! The first set of panels will be headed for the UL for testing and certification, and the others will be used as […]