Lochinvar® CREST® Awarded For Outstanding Product Design


by Lochinvar Marketing Dept. | 07/11/2011

     Lochinvar Corporation was recognized for excellence in product design in the eighth annual Dealer Design Awards Program, sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. An independent panel of 30 contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 127 entries from more than 80 industry brands. Lochinvar’s CREST Condensing Boiler was named the Gold Winner in the HVAC Commercial Equipment category. The ACHR News is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries.

     News Publisher John Conrad stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry, and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."
     The CREST® Condensing Boiler from Lochinvar brings leading-edge technology and exceptional energy-efficiency to the largest commercial applications, making it the ideal choice for both new construction and energy retrofit applications. Available in five models that range from 1.5 to 3.5 million Btu/hr, CREST offers thermal efficiencies as high as 99 percent. Designed with innovative fire-tube technology integrated with the exclusive SMART TOUCH™ operating control, CREST offers greater design flexibility and distinctive performance characteristics to meet today’s building standards.

      “We’re honored that the CREST Condensing Boiler has been named the top winner in its category in this year’s Dealer Design Awards,” stated Bill Vallett, Lochinvar president. “The CREST Boiler is the result of several years of extensive research and development, so we take great pride in the fact that the industry recognizes its advanced design and cutting-edge technology.” 

     Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards were featured in the July 11, 2011 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to more than 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals.