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Troy E. Trant
Director, R&D Engineering at Rheem Manufacturing Company


Troy Trant represents Rheem Manufacturing Company, a leading supplier of water heaters, HVAC and boiler systems in North America. In his present role, Troy leads the Research and Development group for the Water Heater Division of Rheem focused on residential and commercial water heating solutions encompassing gas, electric, and tankless water heating type systems. He has been active in the industry for over 23-years serving much of his time in a research and development capacity, early stage technology development, translating voice of the customer (VOC) studies into new concepts, commercialization of new products within a manufacturing environment, and engagement on government regulatory working groups. Troy is an inventor on several U.S. patents and is an active member of ASME and ASHRAE. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering awarded by the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB).

Agenda Sessions

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