At its annual awards dinner in Hershey, Pa., Lebanon, Pa.-based APR Supply named Navien its Innovation Partner of the Year. Jeff MacDowell, APR Supply vice president of marketing and emerging markets, presented the award to Gary Eklof of Navien manufacturers representative Harry Eklof & Associates.

In his presentation, MacDowell noted “Navien distinguished itself with its outstanding products and support while simultaneously meeting the needs of APR, the contractor and the consumer.”

MacDowell talked about Navien’s NPE Series condensing tankless water heaters with energy factors up to 0.99 EF and cascading capabilities for both residential and commercial applications; and the NHB boilers with up to 15:1 turndown ratio and NCB combi units with heating capacity up to 120,000 Btu/hr., and DHW of 199k Btu/hr. “Navien offers the support and innovation that APR Supply Co. needs to be successful,” MacDowell said.