Bradford White ranks highest among water heater and boiler manufacturers in satisfying subcontractors, according to the J.D. Power and Associates/McGraw-Hill Construction 2006 HVAC and Water Heater/Boiler Subcontractor Satisfaction StudySMreleased recently. The first ever study of the category focused on how subcontractors evaluate and rate manufacturers of HVAC and water heater/boiler systems.

"Warranty and repair service play a particularly important role in customer satisfaction in these industries, due in part to the fact that both types of systems are complicated and need ongoing maintenance and replacement of parts,"