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    LIMITED TIME OFFER: Claim Double Contractor RewardsTM Points with A. O. Smith’s New Products



    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Tuesday, 04 May 2010)

     For a limited time, A. O. Smith Water Products Company (www.hotwater.com) is doubling the Contractor RewardsTM points awarded to contractors who purchase any of its newly launched water heaters. Double points are awarded each time contractors redeem the product codes through the Contractor RewardsTM program. The A. O. Smith new products double points promotion is valid until Aug. 31, 2010.

     
    As the title sponsor of the Contractor Rewards program, A. O. Smith is providing added value to its contractors around the U.S. By joining this free program, contractors can receive “reward points” when they purchase any number of water heaters from A. O. Smith. The points can then be cashed in for valuable prizes ranging from tools to golf clubs to home theater systems. For more information or to enroll for free visit, www.ContractorRewards.com or call 877-286-7064.

     
    Double Points Eligible Products Include:

     
    A. O. Smith EffexTM High-efficiency Gas Water Heater
    Operating at .70 EF, the new Effex is the industry’s most energy-efficient standard atmospheric water heater, and it is also qualifies for the more stringent second phase of ENERGY STAR® requirements.

     
    A. O. Smith NEXT HybridTM High-efficiency Gas Water Heater
    Operating at 90 percent thermal efficiency, the NEXT Hybrid represents a new generation in water heating, bringing together a tankless engine with a small buffer tank in order to maximize the benefits of both technologies. The NEXT Hybrid is eligible for a federal tax credit up to $1,500 or 30 percent of its total installed cost. The footprint is similar to conventional models, making it much simpler and less expensive to install versus a standard tankless water heater.

     
    A. O. Smith VoltexTM Hybrid Electric Water Heater
    Operating at 2.3 EF, the Voltex integrates a new heat pump technology that makes it more than twice as efficient as a standard electric water heater. Depending upon the application, this water heater can pay for itself in less than three years. Voltex is the only type of electric water heater that is ENERGY STAR® rated and eligible for a federal tax credit up to $1,500, or 30 percent of its total installed cost.

     
    A. O. Smith CirrexTM Solar Thermal Water Heating System
    With a Solar Energy Factor (SEF) of 2.5, the Cirrex system is ENERGY STAR qualified and eligible for a federal tax credit of 30 percent of the total installation cost (no maximum). Plus, it’s an all-in-one solution, which makes specification and installation simple. Its solar thermal collectors can provide up to 70 percent of a household’s energy needs for hot water.

     
    About A. O. Smith
    Headquartered in Ashland City, Tenn., A. O. Smith Water Products Company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial water heaters and hydronic boilers. A. O. Smith offers contractors an additional competitive advantage in that the company designs, builds, distributes and field supports the world’s broadest and deepest line of residential and commercial water heaters, as well as commercial boilers. This single-source concept simplifies ordering, installation and service and is backed by more than 70 years of research and innovation. For additional information, visit www.hotwater.com.


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