Lochinvar announced the expansion of its commercial gas water heater family SHIELD. Available in standard and ASME construction, the models now range from 125,000 to 500,000 Btu/hr and offer up to 96% thermal efficiency. Designed to minimize lime scale buildup in the tank and on heating surfaces. Feature a fully modulating burner with a 5:1 turndown ratio. Can fire as low as 20% of maximum input when water heating demand is lowest and increases to 100% for peak demand periods. Feature Lochinvar’s advanced SMART CONTROL System.