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Hubbell Electric Heater Co. offers manufacturing of electric water heaters for residential, commercial, industrial and marine applications. Manufacturer of cement lined storage tank water heaters utilizing electric or solar power. Indirect type water heaters with high efficiency copper heating coil for use with boilers.
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Factors that raised the rating for The Electric Heater Company include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
- Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
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|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||1|
|Total Closed Complaints||1|
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|Total Customer Reviews||0|
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. William E. Newbauer III, CEO Mr. Sean Clarke, VP of Sales Ms. Gina Kalander, Contract Administrator
Water Heaters - Wholesale & Manufacturers Water Heaters - Dealers Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS: 423620)
Alternate Business NamesHubbell Electric Heater Co
45 Seymour St
Stratford, CT 06615 (203) 378-2659 (877) 649-8589 Directions
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|Positive Review||5 points per review|
|Neutral Review||3 points per review|
|Negative Review||1 point per review|
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Problems with Product/Service
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Complaint: Multiple attempts have been made to contact Hubbell in order to get an answer to a simple question; can the heater we purchased have a larger heating element installed in it. Every attempt to resolve the situation has been met with a brief discussion and then ended with "I will get back to you" only to never hear from that representative again.
Desired Settlement: We would simply like an answer to our question.
Upon notification of this complaint ***** ***** from our Sales Department contacted the customer, February 14. Customer indicated he spoke to someone last week but could not recall that persons name. Customer also sent an email to *** ********** in our Technical Support Department. Unfortunately, *** has been travelling out of the country since February 8 and has limited/no access to email, hence the lack of response from ***.
Hubbell Salesperson (***** *****) contacted customer today and answered his question, offering the customer a solution to his problem. In fact, we have advised the customer that it is possible to increase the wattage on his heater by changing the size of the heating element. Hubbell offered to ship the replacement element to the customer at no charge. Customer accepted and the heater is shipping today.