Rheem, a global manufacturer of water heating and HVAC products, received top honors in the plumbing category for its Triton Light Duty (50- and 75-gallon) product in the AHR Expo’s 2024 Innovation Awards. Developed as a solution for small business owners seeking maximum hot water delivery, Triton Light Duty commercial units provide up to 97% thermal efficiency.

“Rheem is committed to leading the industry with innovative, sustainable and smart products,” said Michael Lloyd, senior manager, Global Product Management, Rheem. “Guided and influenced by plumbers and perfected by Rheem Engineering, Triton Light Duty provides unprecedented value in the commercial marketplace.”

Rheem Triton Light Duty (50-and 75-gallon) is the most intelligent, high efficiency commercial gas water heater on the market. Boasting built-in smart monitoring and precise leak detection, the unit prevents downtime, is easy to install and keeps businesses running smoothly. The unit is designed to promote environmental responsibility and holds the potential to drive transformative changes in water heater design and manufacturing.

The Innovation Awards recognize and honor the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo. All nominations are reviewed by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluate all award entries based on innovative design, creativity, application, value, and market impact. Each year, one of the category winners is selected as the prestigious Product of the Year winner, which is announced during the AHR Expo, Jan. 22-24, 2024, in Chicago.

For more information about Rheem and Triton Light Duty, visit www.rheem.com/Triton, and for additional details on the AHR Expo Innovation Awards, please visit www.ahrexpo.com/innovation