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A. O. Smith condensing tankless water heater

A. O. Smith expands its line of residential high-efficiency, gas-fired tankless water heaters with the compact 120,000 Btu/hr. Condensing Tankless Water Heater.

The unit operates on a 1/2” gas line, features accessible temperature controls and vents with PVC.


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Eemax small tank for on-demand hot water

With the Eemax Electric Mini Tank, simply tap into the hot water line and install the heater directly at the sink for instantaneous hot water.

The mini tank is wall- or floor-mountable, has a glass-lined tank for longer life and quick recovery time.


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Viessmann condensing wall-mount boiler

The Vitodens 200 from Viessmann is an energy-efficient, wall-mounted, gas-fired condensing boiler.

Key features include a 316TI stainlesss-steel heat exchanger for a longer life expectancy; simple control of three different temperature heating circuits and up to four pumps, ideal for mutiple radiant heating applications


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Stiebel Eltron heat pump water heater

Stiebel Eltron Accelera 300 heat pump water heater can extract up to 80% of its energy requirements from the energy around it.

The water heater is Energy Star-certified and eligible for available tax credits or rebate incentives.


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Laars boiler or volume water heater

The MagnaTherm is a 95% thermal-efficient modulating-condensing boiler or volume water heater available in 2 million, 3 million and 4 million Btu/hr. sizes.

The system has a sealed condensate trap that doesn’t need to be primed at startup, can accommodate up to 100’ of vent and meets NOx emission requirements.


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Onset building performance data logger

Onset’s HOBO UX120-006M Analog Logger provides a deployment-friendly LCD and support for up to four external sensors for measuring temperature, current, CO2, voltage and more.

On-screen alarms can be set for each channel to notify users when a sensor reading exceeds high or low thresholds.


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Taco whole-house leak detection system

Taco’s FloodBreaker whole-house, adjustable leak detection system monitors all water use in the home and shuts off the main water supply if any of the user-programmed settings are reached.

It operates on 9V DC power supply, with four AA batteries as backup. It also features an audible alarm, a special vacation mode and a push-button reset. It is NSF 61-certified, and is available in 3/4”, 1” and 1 1/4” NPT connection sizes.


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NEOPERL silicone-tipped spray

NEOPERL’s PCA SLC saves 70% on water and sewer bills, as well as conserving energy.

Available in regular and small sizes — 0.5 gal. per min., 1.0 gpm and the new 0.35 gpm for maximum LEED points in U.S. Green Building Council projects.


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Energy Conservation Services solar hot water guidebook

Energy Conservation Services’ newly revised book, “Solar Hot Water Systems: Lessons Learned 1977 to Today,” includes practical knowledge to successfully install residential and commercial solar hot water and pool heating systems.

The Study Guide version to pass the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Solar Thermal Exam includes a PowerPoint and more than 500 questions in the same multiple-choice style of the exam.


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