In June 2005, Bradford White Corporation acquired LAARS HEATING SYSTEMS. LAARS has been a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential gas and gas-fired boilers and commercial pool heaters for over sixty five years. Recent cover articles in national trade publications focus on LAARS' PENNANT, ENDURANCE, RHEOS and RHEOS+ boilers. New offerings from Laars include the MIGHTY THERM2 and the NEOTHERM.
The PENNANT line of fan-assisted, modular boilers/heaters is available in 7 sizes from 500 to 2000 MBTU/h and deliver 85% efficiency with NOx emissions below 10 ppm. The PENNANT is also available as a commercial pool heater ideal for Olympic swimming pool and theme park applications.
The ENDURANCE hydronic boiler and combination boiler/water heater is available in two sizes – 110 and 175 MBTU/h – and is a fully modulating to assure performance and efficiency. The ENDURANCE is the contractor's choice for new residential and retrofit applications and is ideally suited for radiant heating.
The RHEOS is a sealed combustion, 87% efficient boiler/water heater for commercial installations requiring up to 2400 MBTU/h. The RHEOS boiler was recently installed in a large snowmelt installation at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort in Mammoth, CA. The Rheos' low NOx levels of under 10 ppm made it ideal for an environmentally friendly application.
The RHEOS+ is the first of its kind boiler developed expressly to provide ‘plug and play' ease of installation and operation, combined with low maintenance and high reliability.
Mighty Therm2 commercial boilers and water heaters feature straightforward controls with 2-stage firing and convenient modular construction. These versatile and environmentally friendly (NOx emissions below 10 ppm) commercial systems are built for the most demanding indoor and outdoor applications. Available in 7 sizes from 500 to 2000 MBTU/h, Mighty Therm2 boilers and water heaters deliver efficiency levels up to 85%. Their high-efficiency combustion can cut fuel costs significantly compared to conventional water heating systems.
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The new NeoTherm® condensing boiler from Laars Heating Systems is a fully packaged, space-saving hydronic solution. The direct vent, sealed combustion, 90+% AFUE boiler modulates with a 5 to 1 turndown. Zero clearance to combustibles tolerance and the convenient top connections (horizontal or vertical direct vent), mean NeoTherm is perfect for installations in tight spaces. Featuring an ASME stainless steel heat exchanger, integrated boiler pump and low NOx emissions, NeoTherm's easy-to-use, and easy on the environment.
In addition to gas-fired boilers, LAARS also offers a line of residential oil-fired products. To read more on recent installations and to obtain further information on LAARS, visit www.laars.com.