Alumni Profile

Gradient Comfort: Building a healthier, more comfortable world for all without compromising the environment.

Revolutionizing building electrification through simple HVAC installation and management.

We’re on a mission to build a healthier, more comfortable world for all those who inhabit it — without compromising the environment. With Gradient, progress has arrived. Our heat pump technology is the first of its kind. It’s beautiful, powerful, efficient and planet-friendly — made for people who are unwilling to compromise their values or aesthetics.

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Vince Romanin

Founder & CEO
Gradient Comfort

It’s a matter of health, productivity, and development to have the types of devices that can make buildings livable in climates that aren’t so livable.

Vince Romanin

Founder & CEO
Gradient comfort

Alumni News

November 22, 2023

Conscious luxury pioneer Stella McCartney announces her delegation to COP28 alongside a sustainable innovation exhibit to be held during the conference – titled Stella McCartney’s Sustainable Market: Innovating Tomorrow’s Solutions

November 9, 2023

Gradient, a company built by thermal scientists to rethink HVAC and build products that are good for the planet and great at cooling and heating homes, announced today the All-Weather 120V Window Heat Pump. The new product from Gradient provides efficient, climate-friendly heating and cooling in the coldest winters and hottest summers, all while operating quietly and minimizing noise. 

July 3, 2023

Gradient Comfort has closed a follow-on round of funding that raised $9 million, bringing its total Series A funding to $27.5 million.

The round was led by Climate Investment (CI), a specialist decarbonization climate investor. Cindi Bough, managing director of ventures at CI, will join the Gradient Comfort board, and Rick Cutright, CI’s technology director, will join as an observer. 

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