RHEEM ANNOUNCES RHEEM TEAM TOP 10 TOP CONTRACTORS

Outstanding Performance Earns Contractors National Recognition

Rheem is pleased to announce its Rheem Team Top 10
Top Contractors for 2009. The Rheem Team Top 10 Top Contractors for 2009 surpassed hundreds of other contractors across the country in sales, customer support and overall performance with local homeowners. Taking the top spot for another year is Air Around The Clock, a Coral Springs, Fla. based contractor.

"The companies on the 2009 Rheem Team Top 10 Top Contractors list have demonstrated an outstanding dedication to providing dependable, professional services to their clients," said Gary Wehunt, Rheem manager of contractor retention and development. "Each of them is recognized for their industry expertise, fantastic customer service and commitment to providing quality comfort systems."

The 2009 Rheem Team Top 10 Top Contractors are:

 Air Around The Clock, Coral Springs, Fla.
 Alaskan Home Services, Tempe, Ariz.
 All Year Cooling, Plantation, Fla.
 Aztil Air Conditioning & Heating, West Palm Beach, Fla.
 Chancey & Reynolds, Inc., Knoxville, Tenn.
 Estes Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., Theodore, Ala.
 Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Rochester, N.Y.
 Thiele Heating & Air Conditioning, Indianapolis
 U.S. Air Conditioning & Heating, New Port Richey, Fla.
 Vickrey Heat & Air, Inc., Claremore, Okla.

"We're incredibly honored to be the number one Rheem Team Top Contractor once again," said Lenny Pereira of Air Around the Clock. "I'd like to thank my team for their dedication to the HVAC profession, our Distributor partner Gemaire for their support and Rheem for the product and training opportunities."

For more information about the Rheem Team, visit www.rheem.com.

About Rheem Team Top Contractors
Rheem Team Top Contractors are a North American network of elite heating, ventilating and air conditioning contractors committed to high business standards and outstanding customer service. Rheem Team Top Contractors recommend Rheem products to their customers, but service all heating and cooling brands. Qualifying Rheem Team Top Contractors can select from a customizable menu of business-building advantages such as, Rheem DesignStar, new Web-based consumer lead generation programs, and other valuable products, programs and services all designed to keep them competitive in local markets. Other benefits include industry-leading training and educational resources.