About Us

Cleveland Thermal, a member of the Corix Group of Companies, is an independently owned district energy company supplying renewable chilled water and steam to commercial, institutional, governmental, and residential clients in the downtown Cleveland Business District.

Our Team

The Cleveland Thermal team is committed to ensuring our district energy services are efficient and reliable. Their expertise, industry knowledge, and dedication are unmatched.

Seth Whitney President

Seth Whitney

Scott Templeton Sr Mgr Customer Infrastructure

Scott Templeton
Senior Manager Customer and Infrastructure

James Kilbane Financial Planning and Analysis Mgr

James Kilbane
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Our Infrastructure

We serve Cleveland customers from our Hamilton Avenue Plant, located on the bluffs just east of downtown.
It was converted from coal to clean-burning natural gas in 2017, which reduced CO2 and GHG emissions by 84%.

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1.25 billion pounds of thermal steam generated annually

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18 million tons-hour of chilled water generated annually

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1,000 kW of expandable renewable energy capacity

Our Customers

We account for 30% of the heating and cooling energy used in downtown Cleveland. Long-time customers include the City of Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland State University, Hotel Cleveland, the AmTrust Financial Building, and the PNC Center, among many others:

  • Cleveland City Hall
  • The Global Center for Health Innovation (Medical Mart)
  • Hilton Downtown Hotel
  • The "9" Complex
  • The Drury Hotel
  • Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters
  • Trinity Cathedral
  • The Huntington Bank Building
  • Wyndham Hotel
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Our Affiliations

Our team is active in a number of national, state, and local organizations. This helps us stay ahead of the latest technologies and trends in the thermal energy, building, real estate and energy sustainability fields. It also lets us pass knowledge and best practices onto our customers.