A. O. Smith’s updated line of Voltex hybrid electric heat pump water heaters features a duct kit attachment compatible with all models, allowing users greater versatility in installation. It eliminates the space requirements by allowing contractors to pipe air in and exhaust air out of adjacent rooms. The northern climate engineering and duct kit accessory will enable installers to recommend the energy-efficient heat pump in more residential applications with fewer limitations tied to space and local temperatures.

A. O. Smith Corp. www.hotwater.com