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F.W. Webb Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Leading, UK-Engineered Boilers

(Bedford, MA) – F.W. Webb Company today announced it is the exclusive distributor in the U.S. of the Ideal line of boilers. Ideal is one of the largest boiler manufacturers in Europe. As part of this new partnership, they have developed a unique range of high-efficiency condensing boilers specifically for North America.

Ideal produces over 400,000 boilers per year from their factories in Europe. They are known for their rigorous manufacturing process, which ensures that a product receives over 200 quality checks before leaving the factory. Each boiler is made from the highest-quality material and sourced from top-of-the-line suppliers.

"Ideal is proud to have F.W. Webb as the exclusive U.S. stocking distributor," said Andy Sutton, Operations Director, Ideal USA. "This new range of boilers adheres to our strict process guidelines and have been designed to meet all current North American standards and regulations for residential gas boilers. As an added step, they are retested via a live fire once they reach the U.S. to confirm proper combustion."

The Ideal line of boilers manufactured exclusively for the U.S., include the Exalt, which is available from 110,000 - 199,000 BTUs and Gallant, which is available from 250,000 - 399,000 BTUs. Both have an industry-leading warranty program with up to six-years parts, three-years labor allowance and 12-year primary heat exchanger warranty.* They are 95 percent efficient and include an inhibitor to preserve the water quality in the heat exchanger.

*This Elite level warranty is offered with registration of the boiler, a submitted combustion analysis and hydronic system treatment. See full warranty details at

F.W. Webb Company

"We are excited to offer heating and plumbing contractors boilers that we believe have one of the lowest failure rates on the market today," said Mike DelConte, Director of Heating Sales, F.W. Webb."For more than 100 years, Ideal has been developing quality products. Their unparalleled warranty program speaks to the confidence in their boilers."

For more information, see the Boiler Piping and Wiring Guide.

About F.W. Webb

An industry pioneer since 1866, F.W. Webb Company is the largest wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, HVAC, refrigeration, pipe, valves and fittings in the Northeast. F.W. Webb has grown from a single location to more than 90 across nine states and proudly offers customers an extensive inventory of products and dedicated services that reach from underground to the rooftop. Covering 15 areas of expertise, specialty markets include process controls, water works, environmental services and more. F.W. Webb also operates more than 45 Frank Webb Home bath, kitchen and lighting retail showrooms. For more information about F.W. Webb, please visit
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