Single-Wall, Flex, and Concentric PolyPro Authorized For Rheem’s New 90%+ Gas Furnace Multi-poise Units

Date: Nov 01, 2013

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Vacaville, CA – M&G DuraVent announced today that it has obtained a key approval for PolyPro Venting Systems. Rheem has approved the use of Single-Wall, Flex and Concentric PolyPro for the multi-poise units in its new 90%+ Gas Furnace platform. Available under the Rheem and Ruud brands, this new furnace platform has many industry firsts and leading technology, including a patent pending blocked drain sensor and a 7-segment LED display on all units. Plus, Rheem is only OEM in the industry’s to use of Direct Spark Ignition on residential furnaces. The following models are approved for PolyPro Venting Systems: R92P, R95P, R95T, R96P, R96V and U96V.

PolyPro: An engineered system specifically designed for venting heating appliances. Gasketed joints require no primers or adhesives and easily assemble in seconds with just a splash of water. Terminations are designed for superior performance in poor environmental conditions. PolyPro is tested and listed to the ULC S636 standard in Canada and rated as a Class IIA, IIB, and IIC vent system. PolyPro offers the only double-wall polypropylene flex in the U.S., making it durable for relining masonry chimneys and factory-built chimneys. The product is also useful for relining B-vent pipe when retrofitting it to use as a chase. PolyPro is superior in performance and easier to install than PVC or CPVC pipe, which were designed for irrigation, not venting. PolyPro has been successfully venting appliances in Europe for over 15 years.

About M&G DuraVent
M&G DuraVent is a recognized technological leader in the venting industry. All M&G companies, including DuraVent, exclusively develop, manufacture and market a wide range of flue and vent products in aluminum, stainless steel and plastic for the HVAC and hearth industry. M&G is the largest supplier of engineered venting systems for the high-efficiency heating market in Europe for 20 years. For more information, please visit www.duravent.com.

About Rheem
Rheem is privately held with headquarters in Atlanta and U.S. operations in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Indiana, North Carolina and Texas. In its 88th year of operation, the company manufactures a full-line of eco-friendly, technologically advanced residential and commercial heating and cooling systems; tank, tankless, solar and hybrid heat pump water heaters; whole-home standby generators, controls, swimming pool and spa heaters; indoor air-purification products; and commercial boilers throughout North America and world markets. The company’s premium brands, including Rheem, Raypak, Ruud and Richmond have been recognized with countless industry and consumer awards for reliability, innovative design and high quality. For more information, please visit www.rheem.com.

To learn more about this approval, please contact
M&G DuraVent
Tim Rothgeb, VP of Commercial and OEM Sales
Office: (800) 835-4429
trothgeb@duravent.com