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Thermify HeatHub wants to utilize excess heat from data processors for home heat. This could cut back on heating needs and not waste energy for cooling. Its an interesting idea for sure.

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The HeatHub includes 450 Raspberry Pi processors, which collectively sit in a box the size of a combi boiler. The heat generated by undertaking cloud computing tasks contracted to the company will be used to heat a water tank over the course of about two hours.

“In the early days, we heated a radiator, and a small bucket of water,” explained Felgate. “So that was really the gestation of the company, and we haven’t moved very far from it.”

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