State Water Heater Company was founded in 1946 in Nashville, Tennessee, US. Two years after, in 1948, State manufacturer produces its first electric water heater and in 1954 first gas-fired water heaters.
With seven manufacturing plants and hundreds of distribution centers and contractors across US, State hot water heater manufacturer provides solid customer and technical support, parts availability and warranty.
Today State Industries offers over 500 products of residential and commercial water heaters, tank type and tankless, and other water heating equipment like pump tanks, expansion tanks...
Premier and Select State water heaters are the most popular brands, found among residential gas and electric units, where Select offers the widest selection. State produces models which are high efficiency, high recovery and variety of other customized models.
Since the State water heater company is owned by AO Smith, there are many quality features that both brands are sharing... Blue Diamond glass coating is one of them.
Blue Diamond is the high quality glass coating used to protect the tank from corrosion.
Green Choice is eco-friendly burner designed to reduce NOx emission and comply with regional standards for low NOx requirements.
FVIR or flammable vapor ignition resistance design, for protection of accidental ignition of flammable vapors outside the combustion chamber.
Stainless steel core anode rod is used to protect the metal tank from corrosion.
State Industries, as the major player in the heating industry, manufactures gas fired water heaters that are using both natural gas and propane.
There are four groups of State residential gas water heaters you can choose from. Three of them are storage tank type and one, Aurora, is tankless:
Scout series are for manufactured housing.
Gas-powered State water heater from the Premier group is available in three different models, based on the efficiency, size and venting options; or how products of combustion are extracted out and fresh air drawn in.
Power Vent DV
Premier Power Vent DV model is State's super high efficiency model with 96% thermal efficiency. This State water heater is very similar to AO Smith Vertex 100 Power DV, high efficiency model also. Another model, Premier Power Vent is also high efficiency but with slightly lower thermal efficiency, 90%.
Select water heater group is providing the widest selection of residential heaters. These models are designed as atmospheric, direct and power vent units, and produced in variety tank sizes; from 40 gallons to 100 gallons capacity and for different applications:
State water heater from Select High Output series is ideal for large families and high-demand homes, and there are models from 40 to 100-gallon tank size and recoveries up to 81 gallons per hour.
Select High Efficiency is designed with minimum EF 0.62 and therefore is eligible for the rebate program.
Select tall and short atmospheric models offer 30, 40 and 50-gallon tank size.
Select Power Direct Vent is using a two-pipe venting system with a closed combustion and offers 40, 50 and 75-gallon models.
Select Power Vent is using electrically powered blower so it can run vents up to 120 feet.
Select Direct Vent water heaters are using one pipe venting system available in sizes from 40 to 75 gallons.
Select water heaters for manufactured housing installations, with standard and direct vent option, and from 30 to 50 gallons tank size.
Select Ultra-Low NOx is specially designed if there is low NOx emission requirement.
From electric brands, State Ind. produces three groups of tank type:
Scout water heaters are designed for manufactured housing only.
State Premier electric water heaters are designed as the most energy efficient residential electric units that are using a self-cleaning system.
State Select Electric group, like Select gas family, is the widest group of water heating models, available in different sizes and efficiency. Models like high-efficiency, tall, short and Lowboy, Tabletop, Junior and Point-of-Use models can cover almost every residential application and family needs.
Tankless water heaters from State Industries can be found as the interior or exterior models under the Aurora name. All models with the maximum gas input of up to 199,900 are high efficiency and Energy Star qualified as their EF is 0.82 or higher. State water heater are heating water on demand can be used for small to large houses, as they provide up to 9.8 gallons per minute max.
Official website: State Industries Company
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