Case Studies

Facility Manager Finds Peace of Mind with A. O. Smith iCOMM™ Elite Remote Monitoring Service

Facility Manager Finds Peace of Mind with A. O. Smith iCOMM™ Elite Remote Monitoring Service

In the restaurant business, the adage, “time is money,” is more than just cliché; it’s gospel.  During a water heater failure, every second equates to money lost. For Maria Johnson, national director of facilities management for Pei Wei® Asian Diner, water heater failure just isn’t an option.

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NEXT Hybrid® Unit Replaces Two Conventional Water Heaters

NEXT Hybrid® Unit Replaces Two Conventional Water Heaters

Since moving into their home 11 years ago, the Huber family of St. Louis, Mo., has had to adjust their lifestyle around their two older conventional water heaters. Installed long before the Hubers purchased the home, the two 50-gallon direct vent units could no longer support the Huber’s hot water usage.

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Voltex® Hybrid Unit Generates Immediate Savings

Voltex® Hybrid Unit Generates Immediate Savings

Whether homeowners are looking to help the environment or simply save money on their monthly energy bill, they have a strong incentive to explore the latest “green” technologies from A. O. Smith.

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High-End Home Design Incorporates Cirrex® Solar Thermal Water Heating Solution

High End Design

12 Developers Use Sustainable Water Heating to Gain LEED Certification As one of the most sought-after beach communities on the West Coast, Laguna Beach is known for its luxury homes. Tresor Properties, a Laguna property development and construction company dedicated to sustainability, seeks to bring high

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Cirrex® Helps Green Building Product Go Net Zero

Victoria Garden Mews Case Study

Solar Thermal Heating System Fit for Green Lifestyle A new multi-family development in Santa Barbara, California, Victoria Garden Mews aims to become the model for “green” residential building in Southern California. Developed by Allen Associates and HartmanBaldwin, Victoria Garden Mews will demonstrate h

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A. O. Smith Products Provide Whole Home Heating Solution

A. O. Smith Products Provide Whole Home Heating Solution

1 As avid collectors of Southwestern art, Ted and Betsy Rogers could not think of a better locale for a secondary home than Santa Fe, N.M. However, their 2,200 sq. ft. home in Santa Fe’s historic district did not provide adequate area to display their extensive collection. To create more space for both a

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More Hot Water for Less

More Hot Water for Less

Jeff and Ellen Markel bought their 1994-built home in Lititz, Penn., a little more than two years ago. Since then, they’ve updated nearly all of the house’s mechanical systems. In May 2009, it came time to replace the home’s two water heaters.

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iCOMM™ Service Gives Peace of Mind

iCOMM™ Service Gives Peace of Mind

As the only Green Restaurant Association certified restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, Tayst Restaurant & Wine Bar, a restaurant dedicated to sustainability, brings in fresh ingredients daily from local farms.

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Cultivating a Greener Tomorrow

Cultivating a Greener Tomorrow

CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.® restaurant chains, is working toward a greener future.

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Actor & Environmentalist Finds Energy Savings with High Efficiency Gas Water Heater

Ed Begley, Jr. and the Vertex 100

Ed Begley, Jr. is widely respected as one of the first “green” actors in Hollywood, pursuing energy efficiency since 1970. At times, Begley’s ecological views and practices have been perceived as extreme, like showing up to gala events on a bicycle. Now he’s considered by many as the one who had it right all along.

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Plumber in Hot Water

Plumber in Hot Water

Overland Park, Kansas, is a quintessentially great American town. Selected by Money magazine in 2006 as one of the Top Ten Best Places To Live, this park-like community ranks as one of the smartest cities in the country, and one-third of Fortune 500 companies have offices in the area.

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Green Home in Green Hills

Green Home in Green Hills

People are embracing green or environmentally low-impact practices at an encouraging rate, and energy- saving features have become a growing factor in house design.

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Family Cries Out For Hot Water Help

Family Cries Out For Hot Water Help

Mark and LaVern Vivio are the proud parents of four boys whose ages range from 10 to 15 years old. You have the twins who are 15, Caleb and Jeremiah.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

One Size Does Not Fit All

Sometimes standard sizes just don’t fit correctly. Think of dressing room dismay when a size medium won’t work but the large size hangs like drapery, or cramming feet in shoe after shoe trying to find a comfortable compromise.

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