NuComfort Supply, Inc., Forms Partnership with Ruud in Chicago

NuComfort Supply to sell Ruud HVAC equipment and parts

CHICAGO—October 25, 2012–Ruud, part of the Rheem family of quality brands, has formed a new partnership with Chicago-based HVAC distributor, NuComfort Supply, Inc. Through this relationship, NuComfort Supply will sell Ruud residential and commercial, heating and cooling systems, as well as Ruud replacement parts, indoor air quality products and home generators.

“We are so honored to be associated with the dependable Ruud brand,” said Marty Nuzik, owner, NuComfort Supply. “We worked with Ruud in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and we were pleased with the products’ quality and reliability. The team here at NuComfort Supply is excited to be partnering with Ruud again and we know our customers will be thrilled to have access to these trusted products.”

“Our partnership with NuComfort Supply will help Ruud and Rheem have a stronger presence in Chicago, and we are pleased to be collaborating with a ‘home-grown’ distributor like NuComfort Supply,” said Nitish Singh, director of marketing and product management, Rheem Heating & Cooling Division. “NuComfort Supply goes above and beyond to serve its customers, and its team members have substantial technical expertise in the HVAC sector. We’re confident that our products will help them better address the company’s growing customer needs.”

Ruud has teamed up with NuComfort Supply to provide an exciting promotion called “Dash for Cash,” which helps NuComfort Supply offer its customers rebates on qualifying equipment. A number of Ruud condensing units, heat pumps and furnaces, as well as residential package air conditioners, heat pumps and package gas electric units, quality for the “Dash for Cash” program, which will run for a limited time only.

NuComfort Supply offers contractors, consulting engineers and property owners in the Chicago area design assistance and energy optimization based on value engineering. The company operates distributorships in Chicago and Glendale Heights. Both locations offer extended hours during weekdays, and are also open on Saturdays. For more information, please see www.nucomfortsupplyinc.com.

About NuComfort Supply (www.nucomfortsupplyinc.com)
NuComfort offers contractors, consulting engineers and property owners design assistance and energy optimization based on value engineering. Our services are to aid in optimal design with lowest carbon emission within the clients' budget providing peak payback on heating, ventilating and air conditioning needs. NuComfort fosters long-term contractor and consulting engineer relationships by offering tailored solutions to help our clients' achieve their unique design for optimum comfort. The company is built on generating original insights on HVAC design assistance that translates into energy efficient savings. Our advice, insight, and intellectual capital drive a growing array of innovative heating, cooling and ventilating ideas.

About Ruud (www.ruud.com)
Ruud, part of the Rheem family of quality brands, provides heating, cooling and water heating products for residential and light commercial use. Founded more than 100 years ago by the inventor of the water heater, Edwin Ruud, Rheem acquired the Ruud Company in 1960. Today, Rheem continues developing Ruud products in its tradition of quality, reliability and durability.

About Rheem (www.rheem.com)
Rheem is privately held with headquarters in Atlanta and U.S. operations in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Minnesota and North Carolina. In its 87th 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.

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