Newsline / News

A. O. Smith Donates Water Heaters to Joplin

A.O. Smith Habitat for Humanity IBASHLAND CITY, Tenn. — Water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith donated 40 water heaters to the Joplin, Mo., area Habitat for Humanity® to be used in 40 habitat homes benefiting the victims of the 2011 storms.

In May 2011, tornados ravaged Joplin, killing 161, destroying one-third of the city, and affecting 7,000 households. Since then, habitat has completed 20 homes for displaced families, with an additional 40 under construction. So far, 13 A. O. Smith ProMax® 50-gallon electric water heaters have been installed in these homes.

“As someone who grew up in the area, our hearts go out to our neighbors in Joplin,” said Paul W. Jones, chairman and CEO of A. O. Smith.

“A. O. Smith stands by Habitat for Humanity’s mission to provide safe housing for all and is honored to provide Joplin’s storm victims with the best water heating technology available.”

A. O. Smith has made past donations to various Habitat for Humanity chapters. This year’s Joplin donation is among the largest, matched only by one other 40-heater donation in 2011 to the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.

“As we work to rebuild our community, we are truly grateful for the assistance provided by our partners like A. O. Smith,” said Scott Clayton, executive director for the Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity. “Their help is essential to our rebuilding efforts.”

For more information, visit www.hotwater.com.

Publication date: 1/21/2013

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: John Missell

John Missell, vice president and COO of Spectrum Design, joins the program to discuss how his company has utilized geothermal technologies, and we examine the future of renewable energy resources. Posted on Aug. 15.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 08-18-14 cover

2014 August 18

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Prohibiting HFCs

EPA is proposing a rule that would prohibit some HFCs in select refrigeration applications. Do you agree with this move?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con