Inventor of BocaPCM-TES, Chief Scientist, Engineer, Managing Director & Founder of the BOCA International Limited (BIL), Dr. Richard Chan made himself one of the legend of dream-come-true.
In the 90s, Dr. Chan walked away from his already successful career as an HVAC engineer and top management, only to make his dream come true. Lingering in his dream for a better green world for the next generation, he once has to sell his personal estate to support his research on Phase Change Materials. He started studying on PCM-TES since 1992 with major breakthrough by integrating Nanotechnology to achieve an extra-long life of PCM in recycle operations, then he developed the BocaPCM-TES Panel Encapsulation technology to improve the durability and heat transfer efficiency of the whole heat exchange process. Today, his precious gem of invention, the Ultra-High Efficiency BocaPCM-TES Hybrid Power Chiller Plant System, has become an inspiring HITECH item on the CEO’s table as a mature, reliable and widely acknowledged new star in the energy-saving industry.
Rewarded from his brilliant works, Dr. Chan earned the Honorable 2005 China Invention and Entrepreneur Gold Prize. He is the first Hongkonger to win this award. Dr. Chan is the technical consultant of Hong Kong Invention Association and a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).