1984 Company founded in Portland, Oregon by Inventor Bob HYDE ABOUT HYSAVE
- First development of liquid line refrigerant pump
- Introduced methods of improving refrigeration efficiency
- Design and development of prototype pumps
- Established HY-SAVE technology
1986 First patent “ maximizing refrigeration capacity and performance” about hysave
- Introduced the LPA Pump
- Establishes LPA as trademark and brand
- Introduced local American sales and distribution for LPA pumps
1987 Made available US distributor agreements
- Appointed distributors in the USA and Canada
- Introduced new style brochure “Tomorrows Refrigeration Technology Today”
1989 Worked alongside US Gov. FEMP to support and document product efficiency and case studies
- Introduced energy saving analysis and methods of determining efficiency
- Improved performance and re-design of model 835 LPA pump
1990 Introduced new efficient TEFC motors for tougher environments
- Introduced new testing platform, improve quality and R&D
1992 Signed Joint Venture agreement with HY-SAVE UK to oversee European territories
1993 Reviewed Portland’s Oregon base of LPA testing and assembly line, USA
1994 Established automated selection and sizing program to project efficiencies
- Filed numerous patents to protect LPA pump performance and operation
- Established and patented a unique dehumidification process to remove humidity in air conditioning applications, HY-DRY
- Expanded a network of regional distributors
1996 Developed and patented the Plus 2 system for higher efficiencies
- Expanded testing platform to include multi coupled pressure points
- Improved facility to provide distributor and customer support.
1998 HY-SAVE’s IP, patents, designs and technology, was acquired by DTE Energy Technologies, Michigan, USA
- Introduced first Pump-Pro 1 electronic pump sequence control and protection module.
- Developed new methods of heat transfer and system efficiency and two phase cooling mediums and methods.
2000 Established HY-SAVE organisation of regional and international distributors, OEM’s
- Promoted international presence marketing and strategies for energy efficient refrigeration research and development of energy efficient refrigeration and design.
- Established patent application to protect LPA® pumps from running dry based on induced liquid differential pressure and quality of liquid entering the LPA pump, to control and protect the LPA pump in any condition
2003 HY-SAVE UK acquired the IP, patents, designs, trademarks, existing non stopple distributor agreements and technology from DTE Energy Technologies, Michigan, USA
- Terminated US distributor agreements and re organisation of existing channels
- Continued R&D of LPA technologies including two phase non vapor compression cooling systems
- Reorganised U.S manufacturing, introduced new stringent process and quality control for production requirements
2005 Established new assembly plant in Europe audited by TUV Germany
- Improved manufacturing process and quality control
- PFEMA – Process Failure Effects Mode Analysis
- Introduce Helium and Nitrogen testing facilities
- Enhanced the range of HFC LPA pumps for higher operating pressures
2006 Opened HY-SAVE USA Tampa, Florida
- Launched cost effective remote energy monitoring device
- Expanded into Southern Europe, Africa and the Far Eastern Territories
2007 Enhanced pressure testing facilities to accommodate natural refrigerant pressures and process control
2008 Redesigned HFC range of LPA pumps for higher operating pressures
- Introduced more stringent quality control and specifications
- Launched 3rd generation pump protection and control
- Enhanced range of LPA pumps compatible with Co2 pressures
2009 Opened HYSAVE offices in Dandong, China to oversee the sales and marketing
- Launched Model PM8 Range of LPA pumps
- Introduced mass manufacturing and control process of LPA pumps
2010 Launched Pump Protection module 3 to include free cooling operation and protection
- Certified UL / PED Models 833, 860 and 875 for Co2 sub-critical applications
2011 Launched automated energy monitoring to measure precisely energy consumption
- Launched super model 925 LPA pump for HFC and Co2 applications, maximum working pressures at 75 bar (1087 psi)
2012 Official launch of model 925 for cascade Co2 applications worldwide.
- Increased production of model 809 for mass manufacturing to suite a wide range of domestic / light commercial Co2 refrigeration applications.
- Engineered solutions to overcome -40F working temperatures specific to model 925
- Consultation with HY-SAVE Engineering to propose new super model 975 to accommodate single circuit 400 tons of refrigeration energy savings with LPA®
- UL Fatigue and Pressure testing of model 925 certification awarded
2013 Design and development of solar refrigeration with ejector LPA® pumps.
- Development of LPA® Liquid Refrigerant Pump to boost liquid pressure to 540 psi (37 bar) with ejector evaporating temperatures of -9°C (15F) annually.
- Development of new super critical Co2 liquid pump design working pressure, 124 bar (1,800 psi) within the flow rate region of 1 to 9GPM
- Design and development new Ammonia LPA® pump for natural refrigerant applications. Design pressure rated at 540 psi.
- Established new efficient refrigeration method - Public release “Refrigeration on Demand” The Thermal Storage Option” option for supermarkets owners who wish to refrigerate at night and avoid using vapor compression by day.