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Rheem Awarded for Internet of Things, Design Advances

May 16, 2022
Rheem was recognized for innovation and product design by the IoT Breakthrough Awards and the Good Design Awards.

ATLANTA – APRIL, 2022 – Rheem® was recently 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Rheem Classic Plus series system units offer solutions for homeowner challenges such as small spaces, excess noise, and outdated energy use, ensuring access to high-quality air.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 what sources describe as unparalleled efficiency, first-of-its-kind innovations for the category, and easy serviceability features packed into an aesthetically pleasing design.