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Bosch California Solutions Center Offers Industry-Leading Product Training

New Solutions Center Features Innovative Water Reclamation System Designed to Conserve 75,000 Gallons of Water Annually
IRVING, Calif. – Bosch Thermotechnology North America, a leading provider of high quality water heating and comfort heating/cooling systems for homes and businesses, today announced the opening of its newest Bosch Solutions Center for education and training of HVAC professionals in the latest sustainable technology advancements from the company. The 3,000-square-foot facility offers hands-on application training on Bosch geothermal heat pumps, tankless water heaters, solar thermal water heaters and Buderus boilers.

“Technologies like geothermal and solar thermal are an essential component for sustainably addressing future residential and commercial energy needs. It is critical that today’s HVAC professionals learn first-hand how to utilize them,” said Ervin Cash, President and CEO, Bosch Thermotechnology N.A. “Not only will these professionals install the components, but they’ll often be the first line in consumer education. Our Solutions Centers are dedicated to providing the necessary practical and technical information to help the trade effectively drive the consumer adoption process.”

Sustainability is present throughout the facility. To comply with California’s strict water conservation codes, the center features a water reclamation system that will save up to 75,000 gallons of potable water per year.

“In southern California where water conservation is critical, this is a huge accomplishment,” said Taylor Shaw, California Solutions Center Manager and Western Regional Sales Manager for Bosch and Buderus. “This closed-loop reclamation system includes a large storage unit, high-head pump and evaporative rooftop chillers that regulate temperatures for the center’s five tankless demo units used for training.”

Other features of the center include an 850-square-foot education classroom, a 1200-square-foot solar thermal installation education center and a 952-square-foot tankless water heater training and demonstration center.

The Irvine, Calif. location joins two other Bosch Solutions Centers operating in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Londonderry, NH – home to Bosch North America.

About Bosch Thermotechnology
Bosch Thermotechnology is a leading source of high quality water heating and heating/cooling comfort systems. The company offers Bosch tankless and point-of-use water heaters, Bosch solar thermal systems, Buderus floor-standing and wall-hung boilers, FHP geothermal systems as well as controls and accessories for every product line. Bosch Thermotechnology is committed to reinventing energy efficiency by offering smart products that work together as integrated systems that enhance quality of life in an ultra-efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

About Bosch
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 275,000 associates generated sales of $53 billion (38.2 billion euros) in fiscal 2009. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is repre¬sented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for growth. Each year, Bosch spends more than $5 billion (3.5 billion euros) for research and development, and applies for some 3,800 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy and healthcare products. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 20,000 associates in more than 70 locations, with reported sales of $7.3 billion in fiscal 2009.

Bosch Solutions Center - October 2010


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