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Greenwood Clean Technologies

Founded Year



Angel - II | Alive

Total Raised


About Greenwood Clean Technologies

Greenwood Clean Energy manufactures renewable energy woody biomass central heating appliances. Greenwood's high-efficiency appliances burn wood to heat water for use in radiant, baseboard or forced-air heating systems.

Headquarters Location

13429 SE 30th Street Suite A

Seattle, Washington, 98005,

United States

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Greenwood Clean Technologies Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Greenwood Clean Technologies founded?

    Greenwood Clean Technologies was founded in 2009.

  • Where is Greenwood Clean Technologies's headquarters?

    Greenwood Clean Technologies's headquarters is located at 13429 SE 30th Street, Seattle.

  • What is Greenwood Clean Technologies's latest funding round?

    Greenwood Clean Technologies's latest funding round is Angel - II.

  • How much did Greenwood Clean Technologies raise?

    Greenwood Clean Technologies raised a total of $120K.

  • Who are the investors of Greenwood Clean Technologies?

    Investors of Greenwood Clean Technologies include E8 Angels.

  • Who are Greenwood Clean Technologies's competitors?

    Competitors of Greenwood Clean Technologies include Green Heat Wales and 4 more.

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