TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - Sep 20, 2013) - AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON), a leading manufacturer of heating and cooling products, announced that its SB Series indoor self contained unit (3-18 tons) has been named 2013 Product of the Year - Bronze in the HVAC/R category by the readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer.

This award adds to the company's previous Product of the Year successes including the RN Series packaged rooftop unit (55-140 tons) -- 2012 Bronze award winner, the RQ Series geothermal rooftop unit -- 2011 Silver award winner, the RN Series rooftop unit (6-70 tons) -- 2010 Silver award winner, the LC Series chiller -- 2010 Bronze award winner and the 2008 announcement that its rooftop product with Digital Precise Air Control (D-PAC) had been voted Product of the Year - Gold in the HVAC category, as well as, Most Valuable Product (MVP) for the overall competition.

"We are delighted that the readers of this leading trade journal have recognized our equipment by honoring us with this award," says Norm Asbjornson, President and CEO of AAON. "We greatly appreciate this vote of confidence. It speaks to the great work of our employees and sales representatives who are committed to providing innovative HVAC products of the highest quality and performance."

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Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a monthly publication with a circulation of over 46,000 mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineers.

About AAON

AAON is engaged in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sale of air conditioning and heating equipment consisting of standard, semi-custom and custom rooftop units, chillers, packaged mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, and coils. Since the founding of AAON in 1988, AAON has maintained a commitment to design, develop, manufacture and deliver heating and cooling products to perform beyond all expectations and demonstrate the value of AAON to our customers. For more information, please visit www.aaon.com.

Contact Information:

Eric Taylor
Phone: 918-583-2266
Email: marketing@aaon.com