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ATLANTA,   January 10, 2017—Rheem® is launching a line of efficient, dependable residential HVAC products designed specifically for single-family and multi-family new construction. The new Rheem Builder Select products (and Ruud Builder Advantage line) include single-stage mid efficiency air conditioners, heat pumps, gas furnaces, air handlers, and custom coils and will be shown for the first time at the 2017 International Builders’ Show.

 The Builder Select series is a line of hard-working heating and cooling products that have been value engineered for residential new construction. With the addition of this line, the Rheem and Ruud brands now have one of the industry’s most robust HVAC product offerings for homebuilders.

 The Builder Select line includes:

  • Gas Furnaces, which feature mid efficiency operation up to 95 percent AFUE, multi-poise design, and LED control panel display for ease of service and installation.
  • Air Conditioners that are quiet and offer efficient 13 or 14 SEER operation with an easily accessible control box.
  • Highly reliable and efficient residential 14 SEER Heat Pumps with factory installed low-pressure control, an easily accessible control box, and Demand Defrost Control.
  • Air Handlers, which ensure comfortable air is constantly flowing with quiet and efficient ECM motor technology and factory installed auxiliary electric heat.
  • Custom Coils that are constructed of aluminum fins bonded to internally grooved aluminum tubing.


“We are committed to offering builders quality, easy-to-service, efficient products at a range of competitive price points,” said Randy Roberts, vice president, sales, Rheem Air Conditioning Division. “This new line opens the door even wider to the homebuilding industry.”


Builder Select products will be available for purchase through Rheem or Ruud and our authorized distribution network. Additional incentive programs, along with flexible ordering and prompt fulfillment, make it easy for homebuilders to do business with Rheem.


About Rheem 

Founded in 1925, Rheem is the only manufacturer in the world that produces heating, cooling, water heating, pool/spa heating and commercial refrigeration products. Rheem is headquartered in Atlanta, and it has an international presence in 14 countries. The company’s premium brands include Rheem, Raypak, Ruud, Eemax, Richmond and Splendid, as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell, Witt, ColdZone and Kramer, which are part of the company’s Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG) division. To learn more, visit 




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