Ambler, PA, May 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- For the fifth consecutive year, Bradford White Water Heaters has been named the tank type water heater brand most purchased by contractors according to a 2010 independent water heater study conducted by Clear Seas Research. The study also showed that Bradford White is again the brand most recommended by contractors. The annual report provides an in-depth analysis of the water heater industry including trends in product, installation, replacement & servicing, brand selection factors, brands most often purchased, product information resources and more. Bradford White was also the brand of choice among contractors in the 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Clear Seas Research Studies.
The study also revealed that product quality was the most important factor to contractors when selecting a brand of tank type water heater. Service, technical support, and the fact that Bradford White is not sold in retail stores were other most often cited reasons for the brand preference.
“When you look at the reasons contractors prefer Bradford White, you realize that our philosophy to provide a premium product and to back that product with unequaled service and support is right on target,” said Bradford White’s Bruce Carnevale, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing. “We make a great product, there’s no denying that. Manufacturing those products for wholesale distribution only is a critical reason we enjoy strong brand loyalty from plumbing and heating contractors.”
Bradford White Water Heaters is a full line manufacturer of residential, commercial and industrial products for water heating, space heating, combination heating and storage applications. The company is headquartered in Ambler, PA and has manufacturing facilities is Middleville, MI, Niles, MI, and Rochester, NH and a distribution center in Mississauga, ON Canada.