LEBANON, Tenn. - Lochinvar Corp. announced that Nathan White of White’s Plumbing & Heating in Kenai, Alaska, has been named the grand prize winner in the 2010-2011 VIP Installation Showcase. In addition, four other VIP contractors have been recognized as this year’s finalists for their impressive entries and outstanding accomplishments. 

The annual VIP Installation Showcase, which kicks off in November and runs through March, offers enrolled contractors the opportunity to compete on a monthly basis to showcase their installations of Lochinvar boilers at www.knightheatingboiler.com. After the entries are reviewed by a panel of Lochinvar judges, one contractor each month is awarded a $250 prize.

From these monthly finalists, one contractor is selected as the overall grand prize winner, earning a spot on Lochinvar’s King’s Court rewards trip. As this year’s grand prize winner, White will join nine other VIPs, each of whom is selected based on exemplary performance, for an all-expenses-paid, three-day trip to Nashville, Tenn., for the Country Music Association (CMA) Music Festival, a tour of the Jack Daniels distillery, and a visit to Lochinvar headquarters for a roundtable discussion.

White’s grand prize-winning entry outlined a recent installation of a radiant heating system at an area residence.  This high-efficiency system features a Knight Heating Boiler® and a Squire™ Indirect Water Heater. White was  selected as a finalist in 2008 and 2009 as well.

The four other finalists, each of whom was named as a monthly winner in the 2010-2011 VIP Installation Showcase, includes:

• Kevin Vail of Team Vail Inc., Oakdale, Minn.;

• David Dill of Western Montana Plumbing & Heating, Missoula, Mont.;

• Derek Lee of Lee Plumbing & Heating Inc., Thief River Falls, Minn.; and

• Don Headrick of Custom Gas & Mechanical LLC, Boise, Idaho.

Publication date:06/13/2011