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Grand Hall donates equipment to ECC Athletics Department

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Grand Hall, the maker of the D-Cleater sports conditioning equipment and the Eternal hybrid water heater, celebrates the holiday season by supporting local athletes. Grand Hall donated one 72" and one 48" D-Cleater resistance training equipment worth $15,444 to Erie Community College’s Athletic Department this week.


The equipment offers year-round strength and conditioning training for a variety of sports such as football, track, wrestling, and basketball. The units are available in two sizes (48" and 72") and can be used indoors and outdoors to improve performance.


“In 1985, Grand Hall opened the U.S. office in Dallas, Texas. Since then, we introduced several products that were well received by the U.S. market. Now, we want to show our gratitude by giving back to the community and donating equipment that promotes a healthy lifestyle and regular fitness,” said Paul Home, Grand Hall’s vice president of products and marketing.


High schools and universities across the nation use the D-Cleater in their athletic departments. The University of Texas at Austin, Plano West High School, Coppell ISD, Decatur High School, and Duncanville High School make up some of the locations where the D-Cleater can be found in Texas.


“We are very excited about the benefits to our student-athletes that now have the ability to utilize the D-Cleater; many of our programs can now increase and extend their strength and conditioning program to a year-round schedule and I am extremely confident that our coaches will see a performance improvement on the fields and courts during their playing season,” ECC Athletic Director Peter Jerebko said.

While Grand Hall has received praise for its sports equipment, it also has gained recognition for its Eternal hybrid water heater. Eternal, the advanced water heating system, was voted the “#1 Cool Product” at the 2010 Pacific Coast Builders Conference, won the EcoHome Magazine Editor’s Choice Award, and made the Top 50 Innovative Products list by Professional Remodeler Magazine. The environmentally friendly product offers 98% energy efficiency and saves consumers money. Eternal hybrid exceeds Energy Star standards and qualifies for Tax and LEED credits. The hybrid delivers a constant supply of hot water even while multiple appliances are used simultaneously. Additional benefits of the Eternal hybrid include:

  • Stainless steel heat exchanger with built-in 2 gallon reserve tank
  • Easy and flexible installation – indoors or outdoors, floor or wall mount, 2” or 3” PVC venting
  • Ultra low emissions (1ppm CO) leaves almost no carbon footprint and is safe
  • Natural gas or propane convertible on the same unit
  • Patented self-cleaning eliminates costly annual heat exchanger flushing
  • 20-year residential and 10-year commercial heat exchanger warranty
  • Available in two sizes GU145 (145,000 BTUs) or GU195 (199,000 BTUs)

Grand Hall USA, Inc. is located at 3838 West Miller Road in Garland, Texas. For more information on the Eternal, call (866) 946-1096 or visit www.eternalwaterheater.com

About Grand Hall:
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Grand Hall opened the US office in Dallas, Texas in 1985 and has served as a leading manufacturer of innovative gas appliances and components for more than 30 years, In addition to manufacturing the D-Cleater sports equipment, Grand Hall owns the Barbeques Galore retail stores, manufacturers barbeque grills with the patented CrossRay cooking system, and produces the Eternal hybrid water heater. For more information on Grand Hall, visit www.grandhall.com.


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