ATLANTA — Rheem, a global manufacturer of water heating and HVACR products, is being recognized for innovation and product design by the IoT Breakthrough Awards and the Good Design Awards.
Rheem received the "Overall Company of the Year” designation from the IoT Breakthrough Awards, which provides market intelligence and recognition programs in technology such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, digital health and FinTech, as well as IoT.
“The IoT awards programs spotlight the ‘breakthrough’ leaders in the world’s most competitive categories of technology,” said Christopher Freeman, senior manager of smart products at Rheem. “This is an area that receives a high volume of nominations, which makes the honor particularly significant and rewarding for our team at Rheem.”
Rheem’s global air division earned two Good Design Awards. Rheem Classic Plus Series System won in the building materials category, while Rheem Renaissance 3-6 Ton Commercial HVAC units received recognition in the industrial category. The Rheem Classic Plus Series System units offer solutions for homeowner challenges such as small spaces, excess noise, and outdated energy use, ensuring access to high-quality air. Rheem Renaissance 3-6 Ton Commercial HVAC units offer heating and cooling solutions that suit customer’s business needs, design, and application requirements.
“We are honored that the Good Design Awards included Rheem in its selection of best products,” said Chris Day, vice president product strategy and engineering, Rheem air division. “It is important recognition for our team members who work diligently to innovate and ensure that our products are leaders in the world marketplace.”
Additionally, Rheem’s water heating division’s ProTerra Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater earned a Good Design Award in the building materials category. ProTerra combines efficiency, innovation, and easy serviceability features packed into an aesthetically pleasing design.