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Weil-McLain Introduces Advanced, Energy Efficient Stainless Steel Vertical Firetube Commercial Boiler

October 18, 2018

New State-of-the-Art Boiler Line Features Industry-Leading Thermal Efficiencies, Contractor-Friendly Controls, Durable Design for All Commercial Applications

Burr Ridge, Ill. – (October 18, 2018) – Hydronic comfort heating leader Weil-McLain® now offers its most advanced commercial stainless steel boiler. The new Stainless Steel Vertical Firetube (SVF) features industry-leading thermal efficiency between 96.3% to 97.1%, unrivaled ease of installation and maintenance, the intuitive and user-friendly Unity™ control system, and Weil-McLain boiler design reliability and longevity. 

“The SVF boiler line was developed with the contractor in mind and utilizing extensive market research and testing to help shape design and functionality,” said John Miller, senior product manager with Weil-McLain. “The new SVF showcases the quality, durability, serviceability and innovation that contractors have come to expect from Weil-McLain, and demonstrates our commitment to industry-leading hydronic heating performance.”

Available in 750 and 1100 models, the SVF line features a stainless steel firetube heat exchanger for best-in-class corrosion resistance, a new and bold exterior look, and simple, user-friendly controls to make installation and operation easy for contractors. With superior thermal efficiencies, the SVF line offers cost savings and energy efficiencies that could allow building owners to qualify for local utility rebates, where available.

The unit meets all market-driven bid specifications, and is designed for most heating needs including applications in schools and other educational facilities, public institutions, healthcare buildings, offices, hotels, multi-family homes, churches and more.

Time-saving installation features include heavy-duty roller casters for improved maneuverability in confined spaces, industrial-grade leveling legs, an end-shot burner design requiring only 18 inches overhead space, and the advanced Unity control set-up wizard. 

“The Unity Controller is designed to reduce installation and set-up time for contractors, simplify boiler system design for specifying engineers, and improve control interface commonality and communication across the entire Weil-McLain high efficiency boiler line,” said Miller.

For ease of service, the SVF features a hinged cover plate with quick access to the burner and fire-tubes for simple heat exchanger wash-down with no need for additional disassembly, and an open back panel design with no side access required for service. The unit also features a removable and replaceable condensate base.

Other key features include:

  • 160 psi working pressure
  • Natural gas or propane fuel options
  • Modbus communication with BACnet/LonWorks compatibility
  • Low NOX
  • Full line of venting options

To learn more about Weil-McLain’s journey to create and deliver sustainable heating solutions, watch the attached video.  

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