THE POLARIS HIGH-EFFICIENCY CONDENSING WATER HEATER from A. O. Smith operates at a thermal efficiency of up to 96%, easily installs and pairs with recirculating systems or domestic space-heating systems. Available in 34- and 50-gal. models, it features an enhanced ultra-low NOx modulating gas burner, a durable tank and heat exchanger built of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, a power direct vent design that fits with PVC, CPVC or Polypropylene (solid core only) through a sidewall or roof. Two front-access panels give contractors simple access to all serviceable components.
A. O. Smith
BRUTE SERIES LINE OF BOILERS AND VOLUME WATER HEATERS
THE BRUTE SERIES LINE OF BOILERS AND VOLUME WATER HEATERS by Bradford White includes residential and commercial boilers, from 50 to 2,400 MBH, and up to 98% AFUE. The Brute series includes the 50-225 MBH chimney-vented Brute Mini; the modulating-condensing 80-850 MBH Brute Elite; the 95% AFUE, 125 MBH wall-mounted Brute Elite with optional DWH Combi models; the 1,000-1,700 MBH mod-con Brute Elite offering 10:1 turndown; the 200-2,000 MBH Brute Deluxe; the multi-stage 200-2,000 MBH Copper Brute II; and the 1,200-2,400 MBH Brute Magnum.
Bradford White Corp.
PRESTIGE SERIES HYBRID ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
THE PRESTIGE SERIES HYBRID ELECTRIC WATER HEATER from Rheem exceeds Energy Star requirements. At 3.50 EF, it is the most efficient water heater on the market. It delivers hot water dependably with a 70-gal. FHD. At 49 dBA, it is the quietest in its class. The water heater is Tier 3-compliant and duct-ready units (no adapter required) can fit in smaller install locations. Electrical connections are easily accessible. The heater is compatible with the company's EcoNet Smart Home system, which monitors performance and sends automatic alerts for leak detection, high pressure/temperature and major component issues.
SMART TOUCH CONTROL
THE SMART TOUCH CONTROL from Lochinvar has been added as a standard feature on the company's Power-Fin boilers and water heaters from 500,000 to 2,000,000 Btuh. This enhancement includes the CON-X-US remote connect platform. The control offers an 8" touchscreen with easy-to-understand infographics for quick set-up, while the CON-X-US platform allows users to monitor and manage the unit from any internet-capable device. The platform also sends alerts via text or email, notifying the user of changes in the system status and allows for the modification of settings from almost anywhere when connected to Wi-Fi or Cat 5 Ethernet.
ELECTRA-THERM VERTICAL ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS
ELECTRA-THERM VERTICAL ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS by Laars are designed for commercial use. They are offered in sizes from 250 to 2,500 gal., from 12 to 360 kW. They feature 150 psi ASME code glass lining, ASME temperature and pressure relief valves, internal fusing (above 120 amps) and magnesium anode rods. The heaters also offer immersion thermostats, manual reset high limit, hinged and locking door and channel iron skid base. Options include BMS contacts, low water cut-off, electric step controller (for 36 kW and higher), low and high pressure switches, time clocks and lifting lug access.
OPTITHERM FAMILY OF WATER HEATERS
THE OPTITHERM FAMILY OF WATER HEATERS are gas-fired, condensing, modulating high-efficiency units that produce ultra-low NOx emissions. Offered in 100-gal. models, with capacities from 199,999 to 500,000 Btu, the heaters use a blue-flame burner that provides optimal thermal efficiency. Features include an automatic ICCP corrosion protection system that eliminates sacrificial anodes.
Bock Water Heaters
RH180 HYBRID TANK-TANKLESS WATER HEATER
THE RH180 HYBRID TANK-TANKLESS WATER HEATER offers the easy installation of a tank-type water heater, making it ideal for use in remodeling applications or as an emergency replacement. It uses a ½” gas line connection, and all standard water connections.