Cyclone® XL Water Heaters Keep Guests Comfortable at Nashville-Area Hampton Inn

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Located in Ashland City, Tennessee—just 30 minutes from downtown Nashville—a new four-story Hampton Inn welcomes travelers from around the globe. Opened to the public on March 3, 2022, the hotel has had consistent occupancy thanks to its proximity to Music City.


During planning and construction, hotel general manager Sammy Naquin knew he needed a dependable water heating solution to help provide a continuous supply of hot water for the 75-room hotel, which also includes

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A. O. Smith Introduces Industry’s Most Efficient Heat Pump Water Heater

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New model features smart, zero-clearance design to enhance installation flexibility and serviceability


Ashland City, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2022) — A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and water treatment, announces the introduction of the Voltex® AL (anti-leak) hybrid electric heat pump water heater to its family of residential products. This unit brings to market a first-of-its-kind water heating solution with integrated leak detection, smart connectivity and updated water connections for professionals and homeowners …

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A. O. Smith Earns Number One Spot in 2022 Green Builder Brand Index

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A. O. Smith took home the number one spot in the 2022 Green Builder Brand Index Hot Water Systems category, breaking its 2021 tie with a competing water heating brand.


The award evaluates brands’ perceived value in the market by combining three metrics: survey data, public sentiment, and market visibility or “mentions.” The scores are weighted and averaged to determine a company’s comparative rank in its respective category.


As public perception of green …

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The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Unveils 2022 Watch List


Baltimore, MD – The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc., along with presenting sponsor A. O. Smith Corporation, announce the 2022 class of Golden Arm Award candidates. This is the largest selection of active quarterbacks in the history of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, representing 76 schools around the nation. All 10 FBS conferences, as well as a football independent, are represented on the list. The Big Ten leads the way with 13 …

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A. O. Smith Donates 26 Heat Pump Water Heaters to Support Greenville Habitat for Humanity Industry leader provides hot water solutions to affordable housing community in historic South Carolina neighborhood

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Ashland City, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) — A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and water treatment, announces the donation of 26 heat pump water heaters to Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County in South Carolina. This donation will support the creation and growth of affordable housing by providing reliable access to hot water in the historic Nicholtown neighborhood.


Recent development in the area has led to a reduction in affordable …

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A. O. Smith Named Winner in ACHR News 2022 Dealer Design Awards Recognized for innovative X3® Scale Prevention Technology

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ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (July 18, 2022) A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and water treatment, was recognized for excellence in product design in the 2022 Dealer Design Awards Program. The awards are sponsored by ACHR News, a leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries. More than 130 products were entered into 13 different categories and judged by an independent panel of contractors. A. O. Smith’s condensing …

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A. O. Smith Earns Fourth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Award, Second in Sustained Excellence

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ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2022) — A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and water treatment solutions, is proud to announce its 2022 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its commitment to providing professionals and homeowners with energy efficient solutions. A. O. Smith is one of only a few water heating companies to receive the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year …

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A. O. Smith Donates 200 Water Heaters to Support Post-Flood Rebuilding Efforts in Waverly, Tennessee

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ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2022) — A. O. Smith, a leading water heater manufacturer, has donated 200 water heaters for Waverly, Tenn. flood relief efforts. The units will be provided to flood victims who are still rebuilding eight months after storms ripped through the town on Aug. 21, 2021.


“At A. O. Smith, we are deeply committed to supporting our local communities,” said David Chisolm, vice president of marketing and customer experience. …

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A. O. Smith Announces Industry-First X3® Scale Prevention Technology Now Available for Suite of Condensing Gas Tankless Water Heaters

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ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2022) A. O. Smith, an expert in water heating and treatment, announces the addition of X3® Scale Prevention Technology to its full line of residential condensing gas tankless water heaters. Designed with both consumers and contractors in mind, X3 Technology prevents scale buildup in a tankless unit, eliminating the need for routine descaling maintenance, tripling the expected lifetime of a unit and enabling it to run at like-new …

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A. O. Smith Receives Fifth Plumbing Vendor of the Year Recognition by Winsupply

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Winsupply, one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, has named A. O. Smith Vendor of the Year in the Plumbing Finished Goods category for the fifth time. Winners were announced during this year’s annual meeting and vendor showcase in Dallas. The event welcomed more than 1,800 attendees to the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center March 13-18. A. O. Smith was one of 10 vendors that took home a top recognition. Other categories included HVAC, …

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