Chicago-based Able Distributors has doubled the size of its Evanston, Ill.-facility to 14,000 sq. ft., including a 2,000 sq. ft. HVAC showroom area with radiant-heated floors and working European radiators.

"We want our contractors/customers to see, feel, touch and understand the products we offer," said Michael Bleier, co-owner of Able Distributors.

"We now have more boilers, water heaters, controls, pipes, parts and employees," said Jeff Dunn, manager of Able Distributors/Northshore.

Contractors, engineers, architects and end users are invited to visit the showroom at 2423 Main Street in Evanston. Brands featured include Tappan furnaces and condensers, Weil-McLain boilers, Viessmann boilers, Runtal radiators, Bisque radiators, Watts Radiant, Stadler Radiant, SpacePak high velocity systems, HPS pumping panels, Empire fireplaces, and Fantech fans and filtration systems.

The company also has locations in Chicago and McHenry, Ill.