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Water Heaters

A. O. Smith Adds 55-Gallon Atmospheric Vent Gas Model

Water Heaters

Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith has launched its newest high-capacity, residential water heater, the Promax® 55-gallon Atmospheric Vent Gas Water Heater.

The NAECA III-compliant model boasts 60,000 BTUs of power and 65-gallon per hour recovery—50 percent higher than a standard 50-gallon gas water heater. This unique combination of storage capacity and high output makes it a choice well suited for higher demand combination hot water supply and space heating applications.

It was developed …

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A. O. Smith Adds 55-Gallon Conservationist Commercial Model

Water Heaters

Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith will launch its newest high-efficiency commercial water heater, the Commercial Gas Conservationist® BT-60.

An extension of the Conservationist BT line, this new 55-gallon version joins a lineup of 74-gallon and 98-gallon commercial gas models that provide reliable, efficient service for applications such as office buildings and duplex apartment homes.

“When we first introduced the iconic Conservationist line, A. O. Smith raised the bar forperformance and efficiency for affordable …

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A. O. Smith Reveals Industry’s Most Versatile Commercial Tankless Rack System

Water Heaters

A. O. Smith, the industry leader in water heater manufacturing, is unveiling the most versatile commercial tankless rack system on the market.

The new A. O. Smith Commercial Rack System, with a wide variety of framework configurations, links as many as 20 high-efficiency, 199,000 BTU condensing tankless heaters and provides commercial contractors multiple installation options including wall-mount, free standing and back-to-back.

A single A. O. Smith Commercial Rack system can deliver up to 1,592,000 BTUs …

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A. O. Smith Introduces Common Vent Option for Industry Leading Cyclone Commercial Water Heaters

Water Heaters

Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith is breaking ground in the commercial water heater marketplace with an offering that’s not a water heater.

A. O. Smith’s new Cyclone® Mxi Common Venting Kit—an industry exclusive–allows contractors to easily connect two commercial gas Cyclone Mxi water heaters with shared external venting, which reduces — by half — the number of wall penetrations needed for an installation. Kits are available for use with both PVC and Polypropylene …

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A. O. Smith Aims at Condo, Apartment Replacement Market with 48-Gallon ProMax® Lowboy

Water Heaters

Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith is taking aim at the condo and apartment market with its new 48-gallon ProMax® lowboy electric water heater.

While the lowboy electric water heater is nothing new in multi-unit residential applications, the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) federal energy efficiency rules that took effect in 2015 created a problem for plumbing contractors on replacement jobs. For 50-gallon lowboy models to meet the new efficiency standards, these water …

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A. O. Smith’s Concentric Venting, Non-Condensing Models Make Tankless Water Heater Replacement a Snap

Water Heaters

Water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith (hotwater.com) is launching the Simplicity Series of concentric venting, non-condensing tankless water heaters — designed to make installations simple and flexible through a new gas convertible combustion system.

Alongside the energy-efficient technology built into every A. O. Smith tankless product, this new line will please installers and distributors alike, according to David Chisolm, vice president of marketing for A. O. Smith.

“These units were built using a concentric vent …

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Increase Savings with A. O. Smith’s Next Generation Voltex

Water Heaters

Water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith (hotwater.com) is launching the next generation of its Voltex® Hybrid Electric Heat Pump water heaters—units that could save consumers $437 a year or more compared with standard electric water heaters. The improved line includes 50-, 66- and 80-gallon versions of the increasingly popular Voltex residential heat pump water heater.

“The A. O. Smith Voltex line quickly established an impressive reputation in the industry because of its almost …

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A.O. Smith Water Heater Installed in Nashville Build for Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters

Case Studies, Water Heaters

A product from leading water heater manufacturer, A. O. Smith (www.hotwater.com) provided a Nashville “home in the sky” with hot water on demand through the installation of a brand new A.O. Smith water heater in a recent episode of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters.

The episode, “Country Superstar Speakeasy,” originally aired on Aug. 15 and featured the construction of a tree top oasis for Brian Kelley,one half of superstar music duo Florida Georgia …

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A. O. Smith Cyclone® Mxi Elevates Product Innovation with New Water Heater Design

Water Heaters

In its biggest product launch of the year, leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith (www.hotwater.com) is introducing its first modulating, high-efficiency commercial gas water heater, the Cyclone® Mxi.

The new Mxi design is the latest advancement for the industry leading Cyclone family of condensing gas water heaters. A. O. Smith’s new modulating process adjusts the burner’s firing rate to a specific demand, which further increases energy efficiency and dramatically lowers operating costs.…

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A. O. Smith Introduces Most Energy-Efficient Direct Vent Gas Water Heater to the Market

Water Heaters

Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith (www.hotwater.com) recently introduced an extension of its energy-efficient line of residential gas water heaters with the new ProMax® Direct Vent Gas Water Heater.

Redesigned to utilize improvements to the Power Vent line, the standard input ProMax Direct Vent product is now outfitted with two-inch foam insulation, making it the most efficient product in its category. The improved design offers energy factors (EF) of up to .60.…

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