Most Valuable Product 2014 awarded to Xylem by Consulting-Specifying Engineer. Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 pump takes top honor in annual reader’s choice program.

Morton Grove, Ill. – Sept. 17, 2014 – Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, was recently recognized as the winner of Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2014 Product of the Year award for its Bell & Gossett brand Series e-1510 single stage end suction centrifugal pump. The product earned the coveted Most Valuable Product of the year title by receiving more votes than any product in any category.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s Product of the Year is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire/life safety, electrical and plumbing systems engineering markets. The annual reader’s choice award program was created to provide readers of the publication information on top new products in their fields.

“The e-1510 is built on the best-in-class 1510 pump to provide the highest overall efficiency in the end-suction market for HVAC and plumbing applications,” said Mark Handzel, Vice President, Product Regulatory Affairs, and Director, HVAC Commercial Buildings, Bell & Gossett, a Xylem Brand.“The value of this product is apparent to Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers – a key audience for us – and we’re pleased they recognize the outstanding benefits of the e-1510 and the superior Efficiency Island it offers.”

The e-1510’s benefits include:

  • Largest efficiency sweet spot/Efficiency Island in the industry achieved through advanced computational fluid dynamics technology.
  • Stainless steel impellers for corrosion resistance from varying water quality.
  • True back pullout design for low-cost service and maintenance without moving motors
  • Backward dimensional interchangeability for easy retrofitting.
  • Variety of configuration options for product customization.
  • Compliance with lead-free regulations.
  • Part of Bell & Gossett’s ESP Plus selection software.

To learn more about the e-1510, visit More technical detail on the e-1510’s Efficiency Island can be found here

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2013 revenues of $3.8 billion and more than 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at


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