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New Products Include Tankless Water Heater
Included are the latest innovations including a tankless water heater from Bosch, hardware for the shower from Moen and others.
ProTankless, the latest tankless water heater from Bosch, features an electronic ignition and computerized temperature control. It is available in a natural gas or propane model and boasts an energy factor of .85 at 87 percent average efficiency. The unit is installed outdoors and has a built-in freeze protection to 5 degrees Fahrenheit. It carries a 15-year warranty.
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The LM800 Single-Beam Horizontal Self-Leveling Rotary Laser by Stanley features single speed rotation with dual slope capability up to about10 percent and a 2800-foot range. The laser's Anti-Drift System signals the operator when unit is moved out of position, and it has motorized self-leveling. The enclosed beacon and sealed housing is water- and dust-proof.
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The Ice Edge reciprocating saw blades for metal cutting and other applications from Milwaukee are made with a cryogenic heat process and have precision-ground teeth with deeper gullets for strength, sharpness and blade life. The ½-inch universal tang fits all of the company's Sawzall reciprocating saws and most competitor models.
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The ExactTemp ¾-inch valve from Moen provides thermostatic control and 16 gallons of water flow per minute with individual volume controls. It can be applied in showers, tub/shower combinations and in vertical spa options. It is available with the company's latest 7-inch showerhead. The trim, sold separately from the valve, is offered in several finishes.
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The freestanding wood-burning fireplaces from Tulikivi include the Lightweight Fireplaces, a line of three heat-retentive soapstone-clad stoves that are capable of radiating heat after the fire goes out. The steel firebox is lined with ceramic for a faster heat transfer. The line is EPA certified for air quality standards.
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