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ThornProducts, LLC

Electricity use monitoring economically built-into receptacles and switches enabling users to reduce electricity cost with rapid ROI

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Melbourne Beach, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2007
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

This technology economically, reliably and non-intrusively monitors consumption of every usage point in the home or business. The easy to understand dashboard display provides complete, actionable information to make informed decisions on how best to individually manage his energy consumption to save more than 15% off the average electric bill. The same technology provides landlords detailed Flex tenant metering for commercial buildings.


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    David W. Thorn
    President and Founder

    Multiple fast paced start-up companies as project manager, Director, AVP, president and founder levels. Dave has extensive experience in communications protocols and system design. Set up and managed all development and deployment departments. Thirty years developing, manufacturing and deploying new technology electronic communications systems, protocols and software. Experience includes world wide deployment and operations.

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    Julius Chatterjee
    Manager, Sender Prototype Development

    Julius is a PhD student at FIT/Florida Tech with a masters in Electrical Engineering. His master's thesis work included an in process patent application for his sensing system using optical interferometry. Julius has a keen interest in energy monitoring devices. His competency includes MATLAB and LABVIEW for analysis / simulation. His hardware knowledge fits to the monitor/sender technology. Above all is his energetic attitude.

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    Kent Knight
    Manager, Receiver and Display Design

    Former VP of Engineering at DGI Technologies. Kent has extensive experience in communication circuits, Digital Signal Processing and user interface technologies. His experience in these areas will be directly used for receiver design but in addition he has 20 years experience managing all aspects of product development / deployment and business development.

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    Paul Greenis
    Marketing Manager - Industry Analyst

    Paul has over 25 years experience in international marketing and sales of electronics with experience in Smart Grid and Utility Systems. He is co-inventor of Cognitive Radio technologies for Adapt4. He has key inputs on the user interface experience but his prime role is working with the energy monitoring industry for properly positioning our end product.


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    Heyworth, Chaney & Thomas P.A. - patent attorneys
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    Thomas P. Flavin & Associates

Previous Investors

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    David Thorn - Founder
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    Received EPA SBIR Phase 1 award, March 1, 20112