AAON LZ Series Packaged Outdoor Mechanical Room Is Winner in ACHR News 2016 Dealer Design Awards

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - July 18, 2016) - AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON) was recognized for excellence in product design in the 13th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. An independent panel of contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 88 entries. The company's LZ Series was the Gold Award Winner in the HVAC Commercial Equipment category. The ACHR News is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries.

News Publisher Mike Murphy stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."

AAON LZ Series air-cooled or evaporative-cooled condenser chillers and outdoor mechanical rooms are an energy efficient solution for chilled water systems. A large walk-in service access vestibule allows a complete hydronic system with pumping package to be factory installed and serviced in the outdoor mechanical room. Available from 45-540 tons, the high performance LZ Series is available with VFD controlled variable speed scroll compressors or Turbocor variable capacity oil-free magnetic bearing centrifugal compressors. Factory installed 98% efficiency condensing boilers with pumping packages are available in the LZ Series outdoor mechanical room for applications that require a hot water system. Energy saving waterside economizers are also available factory installed for chilled water systems that require cooling at low ambient conditions.

"The recognition of the AAON LZ Series in the 2016 Dealer Design Awards highlights the great work of our employees and demonstrates our continuing commitment to designing and engineering innovative and high value HVAC equipment," said Norm Asbjornson, President and CEO of AAON.

Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards are featured in the July 18, 2016 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals.

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, condensing units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, geothermal/water-source 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 www.aaon.com.

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Contact Information:

Eric Taylor
Phone: 918-583-2266
Email: marketing@aaon.com

AAON LZ Series Packaged Outdoor Mechanical Room