September 17, 2015 15:16 ET

AAON Voted "Product of the Year" by Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - September 17, 2015) - AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON), a leading manufacturer of heating and cooling products, announced that its Low Leakage Dampers and M2 Series Modular Geothermal Heat Pump have each been named 2015 Product of the Year -- Gold by the readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer.

AAON Low Leakage Dampers, Gold award winner in the Air Movement category, are Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) Class 2 Certified and allow no more than 10 cfm/sq. ft of leakage at 1 in. wg of pressure. These gear driven economizer dampers are standard on AAON rooftop units. Energy savings can be achieved with AAON Low Leakage Dampers by reducing unconditioned air leakage into the building.

AAON M2 Series Modular Geothermal Heat Pumps, Gold award winner in the HVAC category, are available from 3 to 70 tons and include energy saving double wall foam injected panel construction and high efficiency backward curved plenum supply fans. A few of the selectable features include variable capacity scroll compressors, modulating hot gas reheat humidity control, high efficiency filtration, variable speed fans, fixed plate heat exchanger energy recovery, and modulating gas, electric, steam, or hot water dual-fuel heating.

These awards add to the company's previous Product of the Year successes including the SB Series indoor self-contained unit -- 2013 Bronze award winner, the RN Series packaged rooftop unit (55-140 tons) -- 2012 Bronze award winner, the RQ Series geothermal rooftop unit -- 2011 Silver award winner, the RN Series packaged rooftop unit (6-70 tons) -- 2010 Silver award winner, the LC Series chiller -- 2010 Bronze award winner and the Digital Precise Air Control system (D-PAC) -- 2008 Gold award winner and Most Valuable Product.

"We are delighted that the readers of this leading trade journal have recognized our equipment by honoring us with these awards," says Norm Asbjornson, President and CEO of AAON. "We greatly appreciate this vote of confidence. It speaks to the great work of our employees and sales representatives who are committed to providing innovative HVAC products of the highest quality and performance."

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Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a monthly publication with a circulation of over 47,000 mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineers.

About AAON

AAON is engaged in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sale of air conditioning and heating equipment consisting of standard, semi-custom and custom rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal heat pumps and coils. Since the founding of AAON in 1988, AAON has maintained a commitment to design, develop, manufacture and deliver heating and cooling products to perform beyond all expectations and demonstrate the value of AAON to our customers. For more information, please visit

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