Eemax was established in 1988 with a line of tankless water heaters for commercial applications ranging in size from .5gpm to about 1.5gpm. The original Eemax technology was patented and quickly emerged as the most flexible technology on the market.
Eemax’s first product, the 9.5 kW Flow Control, was developed in 1989 as a simple on/off device for handwashing applications. This patented modular design led to other units with electronic thermostats, adjustable flow, and up to 277 volt capacities, which expanded the market for electric tankless heaters by the early 1990s.
Eemax expanded its market leadership position throughout the 1990s by introducing the new Eemax line of Series Two and Series Three water heaters, a wider range of hot water commercial applications that covered from 1.5 up to 5 gpm.
In 2000, Eemax introduced a line of residential products so consumers could enjoy the benefits of tankless water heating. Over the last ten years Eemax has established a leadership position in the residential market to complement its commercial business.
In 2003, Eemax further enhanced its position of the dominant supplier for commercial applications with the introduction of its patented Series Six and Series Twelve family of high capacity water heaters. These products are designed for commercial and industrial applications from 6 to 25+ gpm. In addition, there are models within this product category specifically designed for point-of-use emergency safety equipment applications, including safety eye, face and shower systems.
Eemax was purchased by the private equity firm Riverside, in 2008. Giving Eemax the capability to expand its product breadth and hold on the marketplace.
In 2010 Eemax came out with a ASSE 1070 approved electric tankless water heater called Accumix. This products is designed to Turnkey Solution Heater with Code Compliant Integrated Mixing Valve Designed specifically to meet UPC 413.1 code requirements for hand washing single and multi-lav applications.2012 marked an expansion for Eemax as the company moved to Waterbury CT. The new location was doublein size at about 35,000 square feet.
In 2013 Eemax merges with the retail manufacturer Ecosmart.
Eemax introduces a ground breaking new technology through SafeAdvantage and SpecAdvantage product lines. Eemax SafeAdvantage and SpecAdvantage with PHD provide unlimited hot water on demand in various commercial, institutional, industrial and safety applications with unsurpassed efficiency, reliability, precision,and speed. Featuring 18 unique patent pending design claims that enable the use of electric tankless water heating in new hot water applications. The patent pending features, such as a predictive control algorithm, thermo-optical heat guard, data logger and parabolic flow pattern are the components of the Parabolic Heat Design, which produces the best performance in electric tankless water heating. Parabolic Heat Design results in the most precise temperature control, faster speed to temperature, and optimized energy usage – providing peace of mind to the engineer, customer and user.
Eemax introduces an all new residential line HomeAdvantage II in 2014. With its patented self-modulating technology, it only uses the necessary amount of energy to heat the water needed, nothing more. All of these factors come together to create big impact that’s good for you and good for the environment.
In 2018, Eemax® will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary and the successes that have brought us to today and make us the nation’s number one supplier of electric tankless water heating solutions.