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Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. Expands Furnace Offering with First-Ever Condensing Gas Unit

February 09, 2019

Bosch Thermotechnology introduces its first condensing furnace with the BGH96 Series. This Energy Star-rated furnace offers a two-stage gas valve that switches between high- and low-fire settings for added comfort and up to 96 percent AFUE heating efficiency, lowering homeowners’ energy bills.

The BGH96 Furnace can be integrated with Bosch’s Inverter Ducted Split (IDS) Heat Pump Outdoor Unit and Cased Coils for a highly efficient dual fuel heating and cooling system — the ideal solution to maximize homeowner comfort and unit efficiency. In the summer, the Bosch IDS cools and dehumidifies the home, while in colder months, the system senses when it’s more economical for the IDS heat pump to shut off, allowing the BGH96 gas furnace to take over. The BGH96 is also compatible with the Bosch Connected Control BCC100 Thermostat, which simplifies controls for the homeowner.

The unit’s low-profile cabinet height and three-way multipurpose design make it easy to replace existing furnaces, creating flexibility in multiple types of installations. Its fully insulated, anti-rust cabinet minimizes indoor noise levels, while the multi-speed ECM motors offer quiet and efficient operation.

“Furnace selection varies depending on existing equipment, the climate and a home’s load,” said Goncalo Costa, director of air conditioning at Bosch Thermotechnology. “Bosch understands the importance of options, and the release of its 96 percent AFUE condensing furnace fulfills the majority of homeowners’ requirements.”

With the introduction of the BGH96 furnace, the Bosch dual fuel system is now rated up to 18 SEER, 12.5 EER and 9.5 HSPF, allowing some combinations to qualify for Energy Star. The furnace offers numerous installation conveniences for contractors, and all units come standard with a natural gas-to-LP conversion kit, making the unit field configurable.

About Bosch Thermotechnology Corp.

Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. is a leading source of high quality heating, cooling and hot water systems. The Company offers Bosch tankless, point-of-use and electric water heaters, Bosch and Buderus floor-standing and wall-hung boilers, Bosch and FHP water-source, geothermal and air-source heat pump systems, as well as controls and accessories for every product line.

Bosch Thermotechnology is committed to reinventing energy efficiency by offering smart products that work together as integrated systems that enhance quality of life in an ultra-efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

Bosch strives to bring the most energy-efficient and environmentally responsible products to global consumers. In delivering the best products at affordable prices to our markets, Bosch has established multiple collaborations and joint ventures on a global scale to bring the latest technologies to North America. All global manufacturing facilities must adhere to stringent quality standards in order to provide the trusted Bosch brand.

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About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 34,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2017. In 2017, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). The company generated sales of $88.2 billion in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs roughly 64,500 associates in research and development.</span

The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

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