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AAON RN Series is Winner in ACHR News 2018 Dealer Design Awards


TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) was recognized for excellence in product design in the 15th 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 98 entries. The company's RN Series rooftop unit was the Bronze 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 RN Series Rooftop Units with Two-Stage Scroll Compressors combine energy savings with simple control, for a unit with up to 20.2 IEER, part-load efficiency. This configuration is available with all of the same premium features and options of a standard AAON RN Series unit. Energy efficient features include double wall rigid polyurethane foam injected panel construction, microchannel aluminum condenser coils, factory installed AAONAIRE energy recovery wheels, and direct drive backward curved plenum fans. Modulating hot gas reheat available for dehumidification. Isolated compressor and control compartments with lockable, hinged service access doors provide for easy service access of all sections of the unit.

"The recognition of the AAON RN Series in the 2018 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, CEO of AAON.

Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards are featured in the July 23, 2018 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals. For more information and further coverage, visit

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

Contact: Eric Taylor
Phone: 918-583-2266

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