Press Release Summary:
With fully condensing, sealed combustion chamber, tank type TurboCharger(TM) is suited for tight mechanical rooms. Unit offers direct vent design, which draws all combustion air from outside and vents all byproducts outdoors. Submerged combustion chamber, premix power burner, and triple pass flue system create thermal efficiencies to 98%. Single model configuration is offered with storage capacity of 100 gal and firing rate of 200,000 Btu/hr in natural gas.
Original Press Release:
LOCHINVAR® Introduces the New TurboCharger(TM)
The Ultimate in Tank Type Commercial Gas Water Heaters
LEBANON, Tenn. (January 27, 2003) - Lochinvar® Corp. introduces the TurboCharger(TM) gas water heater. Its small footprint and sealed combustion chamber make the TurboCharger ideal for tight mechanical rooms and installations with negative air conditions.
The TurboCharger features a fully condensing, sealed combustion, direct vent design, which draws all combustion air from outside and vents all byproducts outdoors. The flexible venting options include vertical or horizontal venting with ABS, CPVC or PVC pipe, up to 100 equivalent feet with 3" vent pipe and 150 equivalent feet with 4" vent pipe.
The Submerged combustion chamber, premix power burner and unique triple pass flue system create a heater with a thermal efficiency rating of up to 98 percent. The premix power burner precisely mixes gas and air for optimum efficiency while producing low NOx emissions that meet all air quality standards.
The TurboCharger will initially be offered in a single model configuration, with a storage capacity of 100 gallons and a firing rate of 200,000 Btu/hr in natural gas only. Additional models are expected by summer of 2003.
For more information regarding Lochinvar's line of high efficiency water heaters, boilers and pool heaters, contact: Lochinvar Corp., 300 Maddox Simpson Parkway, Lebanon, Tenn. 37090; Phone: (615) 889-8900; Fax: (615) 547-1000; www.Lochinvar.com.