Thousands of products will be on display at this year's AHR Expo in Orlando. Here are some that pme readers will definitely want to check out.

The 2010 AHR Expo will be held Jan. 25-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Thousands of products will be on display. Here are some that pme readers will definitely want to check out.

Gas-Fired Water Heater

The Phoenix gas-fired water heater from Heat Transfer Products, Inc., is a versatile appliance that offers up to 96% thermal efficiency. It is quiet and has a low NOx rating. The unit’s tank is fitted with a combustion chamber submerged in the tank water.
Heat Transfer Products, Inc.
Booth 3569
Circle 1.
www.htproducts.com

Condensing Cast-Iron Boiler

Mestek, Inc. showcases the Ray boiler, the first condensing cast-iron, low-mass boiler engineered and built for the American home. Unlike tubular heat exchangers, in which functionality is dictated by the limitations of the forming process, Ray’s cast-iron sections have a patented design specifically engineered for condensing performance.
Mestek, Inc.
Booth 4243
Circle 2.
www.knowsomethingmore.com

Smart Circulator

The reliable and quiet operation of the Stratos circulator from WILO USA makes it ideal for use in large residential buildings, apartment blocks, housing developments, commercial real-estate complexes, hospitals and schools, as well as industrial and institutional buildings. All essential functions of the WILO Stratos can be controlled by means of one red button.
WILO USA LLC
Booth 4351
Circle 3.
www.wilo-usa.com

Commercial Water Heater

Lochinvar’s Shield commercial water heater offers 96% thermal efficiency, and it comes in five models, from 150,000 to 500,000 Btu/hr. Other features include 5:1 modulation for minimizing short cycling, quiet operation and advanced smart control. Venting up to 100 equivalent feet is possible with this water heater.
Lochinvar Corp.
Booth 1500
Circle 4.
www.lochinvar.com

Fittings

REHAU Inc.’s EVERLOC fittings are designed in accordance with ASTM F 2080 and meet the performance requirements of ASTM F 877. The fittings are NSF/ANSI 14/61-listed for use in potable water systems, listed by ICC and IAPMO, and explicitly approved in the Uniform Plumbing Code, International Plumbing Code and International Residential Code. Available sizes are  3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, 1”, 1-1/4”, 1-1/2” and 2”.
REHAU Inc.
Booth 2359
Circle 5.
www.rehau.com

Tube and Ceramic Heaters

Space-Ray Infrared Heaters will show its complete line of tube and ceramic heaters - including its recently introduced positive-pressure, low-intensity tube heaters with its Tube Integrity Safety System. Heater capacities range from 20,000 to 250,000 Btu/hr with minimum mounting heights of 10 to 18 feet.
Space-Ray Infrared Heaters
Booth 1410
Circle 6.
www.spaceray.com

Corrugated Water Heater Connectors

Watts Water Technologies, Inc., introduces the new Series FFSS Stainless-Steel Corrugated Water Heater Connectors. These new connectors provide a built-in dielectric sleeve to negate the need for a separate dielectric union and are available with standard 3/4” pipe thread connections in the popular lengths of 12”, 15”, 18” and 24”.  Maximum pressure is 125psi/8.62 bar, and maximum temperature is180F. Connectors are NSF- and IAPMO-listed.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
Booth 2542
Circle 7.
www.wattswater.com

Fore more AHR Expo products, read here for Part 2.