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Top manufacturer continues its tradition of American-made quality and performance with introduction of Powered by Keltech™ commercial and industrial electric tankless products Laars® Heating Systems, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial heating products, announces the launch of its new Powered by Keltech™ family of fast, reliable and durable commercial and industrial electric tankless water heaters.  “Products Read more

Top manufacturer continues its tradition of American-made quality and performance with introduction of Powered by Keltech™ commercial and industrial electric tankless products

Laars® Heating Systems, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial heating products, announces the launch of its new Powered by Keltech™ family of fast, reliable and durable commercial and industrial electric tankless water heaters.

 “Products with the Powered by Keltech label are manufactured in the United States to the highest quality standards and are recognized throughout the industry for delivering performance, resilience and energy and space savings,” said Chuck O’Donnell, director of marketing for Laars Heating Systems. “Laars Powered by Keltech products are suitable for a wide range of applications, and with custom design options can be fitted for unique environments.”

Bradford White Corporation, the parent company of Laars Heating Systems, completed its acquisition of the Keltech product line in January.

“Our Powered by Keltech tankless electric water heaters are a critical extension of the existing Laars portfolio of products,” O’Donnell said. “With their proven track record of long-lasting performance and innovation, they help ensure that Laars will continue to meet emerging demand related to the ongoing adoption of electrification initiatives in communities throughout North America.”

Features of the Powered by Keltech family of products include a PID infinitely modulating control which holds temperature as demand changes; Incoloy 800 low-watt density elements that enhance durability, heat transfer and resistance to scaling; low water flow activation; low water pressure drop; brass/copper heat exchangers that are NSF/ANSI 372 certified for lead free; and space saving size, with only three square feet of space needed for 144 kW (491,000 BTU/hour).

Laars Commercial Electric Tankless Water Heaters, Powered by Keltech, are available in four different models and configurations for commercial and light industrial use:

  • H Series (Commercial)
    • 5-25 kW (17,000-85,300 BTU/hour)
    • Wall mounted
  • G Series (Light Industrial)
    • 18-25 kW (61,400-85,300 BTU/hour)
    • Wall mounted with floor mount kit option
  • F Series (Light Industrial)
    • 36-50 kW (122,800-170,600 BTU/hour)
    • Wall mounted with floor mount kit option
  • N Series (Large Industrial)
    • 36-144kW (122,800-491,300 BTU/hour)
    • Floor mounted
    • Available as two-unit skid mounted model

For more information about Laars Commercial Electric Tankless Water Heaters, Powered by Keltech, visit http://www.laars.com.

The new floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater is the only residential combi boiler that delivers uninterrupted home heat and on-demand hot water simultaneously. Laars Heating Systemsannounces the launch of its powerful, ultra-high efficiency floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater, the only residential combi boiler that simultaneously supplies abundant home heat Read more

The new floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater is the only residential combi boiler that delivers uninterrupted home heat and on-demand hot water simultaneously.

Laars Heating Systemsannounces the launch of its powerful, ultra-high efficiency floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater, the only residential combi boiler that simultaneously supplies abundant home heat and endless hot water without interruption.

LAARS Heating Systems, boilers, water heaters, combiner's boilers, hydronics, plumbing, heating, HVAC, bradford white, LAARS“Home heat and hot water are critical to health and comfort in our daily lives,” said Chuck O’Donnell, director of marketing for Laars Heating Systems. “The Laars floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater, like the rest of the FT Series of products, is built to meet the needs for space heating and domestic hot water reliably, efficiently and economically.”

The FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater includes a unique, integrated domestic hot water mini-indirect tank that delivers stable hot water on demand. Advanced smart technology coordinates uninterrupted space heating with domestic hot water demand and ensures continuing hot water supply for multiple heating events.

With industry-leading capacity, the FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater can deliver six gallons per minute of hot water in the first minute and 5.2 gallons per minute continuous delivery at a 70°F temperature rise. Other features include domestic hot water recirculation compatible; built-in low loss header for ease of installation; robust stainless-steel fire-tube heat exchanger; top piping connections for flexible installation; and large front access for service and maintenance.

“The Laars floor-standing FT Series Combination Boiler and Water Heater offers a unique combination of performance, efficiency and convenience,” O’Donnell said. “Based on extensive feedback from heating professionals, multiple features have been incorporated that make installation and service straightforward and accessible, and also provide options for homeowners.”

For more information, visit http://www.laars.com.

Bradford White Corporation subsidiary recognizes the experienced executive’s contributions to the company and industry with promotion to senior VP and general manager post Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of commercial, residential and industrial water heating and storage applications, has named Rich Simons senior vice president and general manager of Laars® Heating Systems Company. “I’ve Read more

Bradford White Corporation subsidiary recognizes the experienced executive’s contributions to the company and industry with promotion to senior VP and general manager post

Bradford White CorporationRich Simons, Bradford White, LAARS, boilers, water heaters, hydronics, water heating, Laars Heating Systems Company, an industry-leading manufacturer of commercial, residential and industrial water heating and storage applications, has named Rich Simons senior vice president and general manager of Laars® Heating Systems Company.

“I’ve often said that Rich is the epitome of a general manager, because he can bring insight and ideas to every facet of the Laars Heating System’s business,” said Bruce Carnevale, president and CEO of Bradford White Corporation. “His broad knowledge base, tireless work ethic and industry experience have made him an invaluable part of our corporate leadership team.”

Simons, a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business, joined Laars in 2016 as vice president and general manager. His responsibilities encompass the overall operation of the business as well as its strategic direction and financial results. Simons has more than 30 years of experience in the boiler industry.

“The opportunities that we are taking to deliver innovative customer solutions have never been better and we are excited about our future,” Simons said.  “It’s about our customers and our people, and as a member of the Bradford White family, I am very proud of what we have accomplished. I believe we embody a customer commitment that is second to none as one of the industry’s premier boiler manufacturers.”

In January, Simons was appointed to the board of directors of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association.

“When Rich arrived at Laars, his priority was to spend time with our customers and manufacturers’ representatives so he could truly understand their needs and learn about any challenges they were experiencing,” Carnevale said. “Under his leadership, the Laars team has brought new products to market in record time and implemented improvements across the major functional areas of the company.”

The new OmniTherm series of near condensing boilers and volume water heaters includes industry leading electronic air-to-fuel ratio control, long-life stainless steel heat exchangers, and the Laars Linc® icon-driven control system. OmniTherm units can easily be installed in Category I, II, III or IV vent systems for new or replacement applications. Laars Linc intuitive control Read more

LAARS® OmniTherm™ Near Condensing Boilers, Laars, Bradford White, hydronics, heating, HVAC, plumbing, stainless steel heat exchangersThe new OmniTherm series of near condensing boilers and volume water heaters includes industry leading electronic air-to-fuel ratio control, long-life stainless steel heat exchangers, and the Laars Linc® icon-driven control system. OmniTherm units can easily be installed in Category I, II, III or IV vent systems for new or replacement applications.

Laars Linc intuitive control system with color touchscreen has an easy to navigate control structure that displays key performance measures, a quick start option, and a USB input for parameter upload. It easily connects to building automation systems via BACnet, and has many other features including the ability to cascade up to 8 units.

Available in six sizes from 1250 to 3000 MBH, Laars OmniTherm units offer up to 7:1 turndown, thermal efficiencies as high as 87%, and can be installed in low return water temperature applications.

Learn more at www.laars.com

Includes MagnaTherm® HTD with Tru Trac™ O2 Trim and LAARS LINC™ Controls    The new MagnaTherm HTD series of condensing boilers and volume water heaters boasts real time O2 trim compensation that maintains ideal air-to-fuel ratios, full 20:1 turndown on all sizes to match varying load profiles, and the Laars Linc icon-driven control system. On board Read more

Includes MagnaTherm® HTD with Tru Trac™ OTrim and LAARS LINC™ Controls 

 

The new MagnaTherm HTD series of condensing boilers and volume water heaters boasts real time O2 trim compensation that maintains ideal air-to-fuel ratios, full 20:1 turndown on all sizes to match varying load profiles, and the Laars Linc icon-driven control system. On board each boiler is the Laars Vari-Prime® pump control that seamlessly matches firing rate to boiler pump flow.

Laars Linc intuitive control system with color touchscreen has an easy to navigate control structure that displays key performance measures, a quick start option, and a USB input for parameter upload. It easily connects to building automation systems via BACnet, and has many other features including the ability to cascade as many as 8 units for up to 32 million BTU/hr. and a combined 160:1 turndown.

Available in six sizes from 1600 to 4000 MBH, Laars MagnaTherm HTD units have stainless steel heat exchangers and deliver AHRI certified 95% thermal efficiency.

Learn more at www.laars.com