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Centrotherm system approved by A.O. Smith and Bradford White

March 5th, 2012

Albany, New York — Centrotherm Eco Systems® InnoFlue® can now be utilized on all A.O. Smith residential Power Direct Vented (PDV) tanked water heaters that accept PVC or CPVC. This includes units under the A.O. Smith, GSW, State and John Wood brands.

“A.O. Smith’s approval of InnoFlue® will provide a significant competitive edge for the A.O. Smith product lines. This will provide owners of A.O. Smith Power Direct Vented residential tanked water heaters with a flue gas delivery system that will eliminate restrictions associated with flue gas temperatures. Our flexible venting options allow for the reuse of an existing B-vent to be used as a chase.” notes Joel Dzekciorius, vice president of operations.

Bradford White has approved InnoFlue® for their High Efficiency Condensing Commercial, Power Direct Vent Commercial, Residential Power Direct Vent, and Residential Power Vent Model series.

“The addition of Bradford-White’s commercial and residential lines to the InnoFlue® family accentuates the equipment manufacturer’s confidence in InnoFlue® as the undisputed leader in polymeric venting options. We are confident that Bradford-White customers will be excited, knowing they can now be provided with a safe, economically feasible and environmentally friendly venting option that has been certified to the UL-1738 & ULC-S636 safety standards.” states James Molloy, vice president of business development.

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