Richard K. Langson

Inventor, Founder – Mr. Langson has proven his talent as a world class entrepreneur and innovator over four decades in business. The list of awards he earned in conjunction with his previous company, include:

Richard Langson Steam Turbine

  • 2012 Edison Award WinnerGreen Implementation
  • 2009 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation AwardEnergy Category
  • 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 2008 Popular Science Magazine – Best of What’s New Award, Green Tech
  • 2007 Geothermal Energy Association – Best of Show
  • 2007 Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting – Best Scientific Paper Award


Published Papers co-authored with City University London, IK Smith, N Stosic and A Kovacevic including, Cost Effective Small Scale ORC Systems for Power Recovery from Low Enthalpy Geothermal Resources

Under Mr. Langson’s leadership, his previous company’s valuation went from zero to over $30million in 5 years.   Mr. Langson started a construction business in Texas that became the largest swimming pool builder in the state within 5 years. Mr. Langson moved on to general construction building apartment complexes, production line modular housing, business parks, and dams with project sizes up to $65M. He built a 100,000 square foot modular building plant in Austin, TX for Fuqua Homes then designed and built modular apartments, condominiums and duplexes in the product that resulted in sales of $45M per year.

Green energy clean powerAlways an innovator and performance orientated person, Mr. Langson became interested in cogeneration in 2000 and formed Vector CoGen, LLC to target the residential and light commercial (1-65kW) marketplace. Some of his technical innovations included annual oil change systems, a series of “clean burn” natural gas engines, high tech control systems and state of the art heat exchangers. Langson went on to form a company in 2005 to produce his modular Waste Heat Generators, which are now leading the world in these small-scale, ORC binary power products.

Mr. Langson is also a World Champion race car builder and driver beating “Big Daddy” Don Garlits for the 1993 IHRA World Championship. He set many world records and some still stand today.

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