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Natural Gas Technology Center

John H. Maxheim Natural Gas Technology Center
The Ultimate Learning & Testing Environment

Our Natural Gas Technology Center offers first-hand experience with natural gas foodservice equipment, all with performance, emissions and efficiency information at your fingertips. Our Center serves multiple purposes ranging from offering a meeting space to providing a full-scale testing facility.


  • 4,700 square feet of meeting/work space
  • Accommodates up to 60 people (classroom seating) or 90 people (auditorium seating) 
  • Large prep and clean-up areas
  • Condensing and high-efficiency commercial natural gas water heaters
  • Tankless instantaneous water heaters
  • Two 10-foot sections of kitchen ventilation hood
  • Six gas and an assortment of electric connections
  • Data Acquisition System

Reserve the Center
Call 704-587-3439 for terms, conditions and availability.

Why Use the Piedmont Natural Gas Technology Center?

  • Equipment Testing and Brand Comparisons
    • Multiple natural gas and electric connections allow you to test and compare the performance and efficiency of different types of natural gas and electric equipment
  • Efficiency Comparisons
    • An integrated Data Acquisition System allows you to gauge equipment performance, energy usage, efficiency and food production
  • Training, Workshops and Demonstrations
    • A large and versatile workspace is ideal for demonstrating the latest natural gas foodservice equipment to your clients or for training employees on new equipment
  • Cooking Techniques and Recipe Development
    • As a fully equipped commercial kitchen, this space is perfect for testing new cooking techniques or recipes before introducing them to your customers
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