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Product Must Haves: June 2021

Posted on 06/14/2021 at 06:01PM in Spring 2021: Industry Newsletter


We're shining a spotlight on the American Standard GN  - Ultra Low NOx Gas Water Heater! Check out some features below: 

VAPORSHIELD TECHNOLOGY – Shuts off gas and air supply to heater to prevent prolonged vapor burn in combustion chamber should accidental or unattended ignition of flammable vapors occur outside the water heater.

SPARK IGNITER – Affords push button pilot lighting in lieu of matches.

MAINTENANCE FREE – No periodic cleaning of combustion air inlet necessary under normal conditions.

STANDARD THERMOCOUPLE – Design provides for use of either factory supplied thermocouple or standard replacement thermocouple.

SELF-CLEANING – Turbulence inducing cold water inlet-tube engineered to diminish hard water area sediment deposits.

NON-CFC FOAM INSULATED – Saves energy and reduces fuel costs by maximizing heat retention.

HEAVY GAUGE STEEL TANK – For extra years of trouble-free service.

GLASS-LINED TANK – Inner tank glass-lined with Dura-Glas™ and fired at 1600° F for optimum protection from the effects of corrosion.

MAGNESIUM ANODE ROD – To protect tank life.

FACTORY INSTALLED DIELECTRIC HOT AND COLD WATER CONNECTIONS – 3/4” NPT water connections to extend tank life and for easier installations.

BRASS DRAIN VALVE – Durable to prevent unintentional breakage.

FACTORY INSTALLED HEAT TRAPS – Reduces standby heat loss in water piping.

TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE – Factory provided T & P Valve can be relocated from side to optional top opening.

FACTORY INSTALLED ENERGY CUT-OFF SYSTEM – Automatic thermostat with built-in gas pressure regulation also incorporates energy cutoff switch to prevent abnormally high water temperature for added safety.

DESIGN CERTIFIED BY CSA INTERNATIONAL – To meet or exceed ANSI requirements. Tested in accordance with D.O.E. test procedures and meets or exceeds the energy efficiency requirements of ASHRAE and all state energy efficiency standards.

CHOICE OF 6 OR 12 YEAR LIMITED TANK WARRANTY – Includes 6 or 12 Year Limited Warranty on Component Parts.


With an increased focused still remaining on sanitization, touchless faucets are a great potential faucet choice for both residential and commercial jobs. Who wouldn't want more convenience and less germs from their faucets?? As a combination of three core Symmons products, the Origins Collection combines legendary quality with a fresh stylings for faucets and showers. Powered by Temptrol®, this collection offers easy installation and proven durability with an attractive new design.Check out these two products and their features below: 

SD6960BL Symmons Origins Sensor Soap Dispenser with Touchless ActivSense Technology - Chrome

-Origins Soap Dispenser, Liquid

-Single hole mount

-Battery powered

-Position Sensitive Detection (PSD) infrared sensor 

S6960B Symmons Origins Lavatory Sensor Faucet with Touchless ActivSense Technology - Chrome

-Origins ActivSense sensor faucet

-Single hole mount, optional 4" deck plate included

-Battery powered

-Single supply for cold or tempered water

-Position Sensitive Detection (PSD) infrared sensor

-Vandal resistant aerator

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