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Helios Products, LLC

Our breakthrough high-efficiency, low-cost polymeric solar energy collector will revolutionize renewable heating and cooling and is close to commercialization.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Montclair, NJ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2007
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

Helios' breakthrough solar collector converts sunlight to heat for hot water, heating & cooling. Our collector has twice the performance and is half the cost of current products. Industry leaders expect our market could reach $50 B in a few decades in the U.S. and the overseas potential is multiples of this. We have applied for patents and begun discussions with prospective market partners in the US and globally to rapidly and profitably grow.


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    Louis Taschek

    Spent 20 years at world renowned construction companies managing projects such as power plants, substations, electrical transmission/distribution systems, buildings, hospitals, 40 MGD waste facility, offshore oil platform. Founded and sold companies that served railroads, utilities, electrified rail systems and train control for municipalities. Operated 400 windmill farm and related projects. Is adept at design and directing construction projects

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    John R. Purves, Esq
    Board Member

    He has more than 25 years of experience as an environmental attorney, fitting in one more piece of the puzzle to lead Helios to success. In recent years he has been active in Photovoltaic Brownfield site development, alternative fuel development and utilization, waste recovery development and utilization and composting implementation throughout the mid-Atlantic states.

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    John D Sambalino, Esq.
    Board Member

    He is a serial investor, having invested in numerous successful start-up businesses. He is a practicing attorney with a B.S. in Business Administration (banking and finance) and both a J.D. and LL.M. (Master of Law in Taxation).

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    Steven Foulk
    Board Member

    President/CEO of a second generation conventional energy supply business. He contributes industry knowledge and will also aid in integration of solar and conventional systems as well as providing facilities and personnel for our systems installation in the residential, commercial and industrial markets in the Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York metropolitan areas.

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    Allan Kornfeld, Esq; CPA
    Financial Advisor

    He is a former CFO/EVP of Ametek, Inc., a multi-billion dollar NYSE industrial manufacturer that was a leader in the initial hey-days of the solar energy field in the US. He was also a partner at Ernst And Young. He has extensive experience in the financial aspects of manufacturing. He is a CPA and an attorney. Al is also a partner with Murray in the M&A operation.

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    Murray A. Luftglass
    Managing Director

    Developed highest efficiency flat-plate solar collectors in the 1980s. Directed thin film cadmium telluride PV research. Personally directed 100 NYSE corporate and entrepreneurial strategic M&A transactions. Directed landmark research, market development and commercialization of Kraton®, the world's first thermoplastic rubber. NYSE corporate officer. Founded and directed an M&A company whose clients include traditional energy and HVAC companies.

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    Clayton Gunheim
    Manufacturing Process Development

    He has 25+ years hands-on experience in manufacturing industry and industrial engineering, optimizing efficiencies in industries ranging from hi-volume to job shop environments. He is experienced with ventures involving new technologies and production ramp-up. Addresses process and specification issues to improve performance.

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    Bryan Luftglass
    Marketing and Business Development

    Has led new business and product development efforts for start-ups and multi-nationals, internally and as a consultant. Worked in energy, environmental and green chemistry fields since 1980. E.g., launched a liquefied natural gas (LNG) business at BOC Gases and Linde North America, and spearheaded development of a renewable LNG plant in California. Managed marketing and business development for Fuel Tech Inc./Nalco Fuel Tech.

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    Kevin Dahm
    R&D (Project Manager)

    Professor of Ch.E. at Rowan University. Expert, author and patentee on light absorption and scattering. Published the 2014 textbook Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics; veteran instructor of thermodynamics, plant design and engineering economy; has published in the areas of engineering economics and process simulation. Earned his PhD from MIT in 1998. In his 15th year as a faculty member. Has collaborated with Helios since 2007.


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    Interviewing area general counsel law firms. Intellectual Property firm is Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
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    Pellegrino & Sherwin, LLP