IRVINE, April 30, 2013 - April 30th marked Navien's 35th year in business. Navigator / Energy / Environment are the three words from which the company name was created. Chairman Sohn congratulated company members for their contributions and dedication to furthering the corporate mission: to provide customers with the ultimate comfortable living environment through energy efficient products by using innovative technology to create a healthier environment for our future generations.
"Navien is proud to be a leading global green company", said CEO Harrison Kim. "2013 has been an outstanding year for Navien, continued Kim." Our NPE series condensing gas water heater won the prestigious International Forum (IF) award for Product Design. The NPE series, with its 2" PVC venting capability, utilization of existing 1/2" gas lines, field gas convertibility and the industry's longest warranty (15 years) for the dual stainless steel heat exchangers, among other features, also won the plumbing Innovation Award at the AHR Expo this year. Additionally, one of our condensing gas water heaters, was selected a "Best Buy" product in Premium Selection by Consumers Digest. Navien's CH, Combi-Boiler / Water Heater is recognized as the most efficient and economical combination boiler/water heater on the market today."
Eric Moffroid, VP Sales and Marketing, thanked Chairman Sohn for his acknowledgement and added, "We want to recognize, in turn, our partner Reps, Wholesalers and Installing Contractors for their part in Navien's success to date. I particularly want to honor the Navien Service Specialists (NSS) and Navien Dealers who have attended our training classes and educated themselves, on their own time, in order to understand and participate in the benefits of the Navien product line."