This Rheem heater is one of the most preferred tankless gas water heater available on the market as it is characterized by 94% of energy efficiency. It is the condensing heat exchanger made of stainless steel, which additionally ensures the high efficiency of the unit. Thanks to its self-diagnostic system, this heater is easy to install and maintain.
There are intelligent electronic controls – designed to increase the efficiency and the safety of the heater. Apart from this, there is a digital display that shows the temperature settings and maintenance codes. Moreover, the heater is equipped with a built-in electric blower.
This unit has a thermostat, so it is the user who determines the temperature of the hot water output. For your convenience, there is also a digital remote control with which you can regulate the temperature. Don’t worry that the unit may get overheated as it is covered with guardian overheat film wrap.
If you need to connect two tankless units to operate as one, you can do it as the heater has an EZ-link cable available for higher demand applications. As this model is a low NOx version and doesn’t produce any harmful emissions, it is an eco-friendly option to consider. Another feature you may be interested in is that this heater is compatible with a two-pipe direct vent system. You will need PVC pipes. If you order an indoor model, it will come with a 120-volt power cord.
What Does It Do?
Like all other Rheem products, this heater also meets all the necessary industry standards for reliability and quality. That’s why it is efficiency listed by AHRI. There is no wonder why this product is highly efficient as it only provides hot water on demand. Thus you will use less energy and pay smaller bills for gas at the end of the month. Reportedly, you can save around 10% on your gas bill.
Don’t worry if your house is situated high in the mountains – this unit has a high-altitude capability. It can operate at up to 9,840 ft—elevation above the sea level. In addition to this, the heater can endure low temperatures. Its freeze protection allows it to function at -30 degrees.
The Content of the Package
- A tankless water heater;
- A digital remote control;
Note that the indoor models have a 120-volt power cord.
Item weight: 79 pounds
Product dimensions: 18, 5 x 9,75 x 27,5 inches
What to Expect?
If your heater is installed at a distance of up to 20 feet away from the faucet, it will take less than a minute for the hot water to come. Respectively, if it is over that distance, the hot water may need a minute to go but not longer than that. Of course, we cannot expect to have instant hot water the very second we turn on the faucet, as hot water is not stored, but it is made on-demand.
Keep in mind that this water heater needs to be plugged into an outlet to work. This means that whenever the power is out, you cannot use the unit.
- This system can be installed without any difficulty as the instructions are very clear and easy to follow.
- Due to its 945 energy efficiency, this product is considered one of the most budget-friendly options in the long term.
- Another benefit is that this heater produces low NOx emissions, so it is eco-friendly.
- Intelligent electronics, a digital display, digital remote control, and a thermostat allow you to operate the unit easily.
- Compared to other products of the same class, this heater seems to be a bit noisier than them.
- You may find it inconvenient that the water’s maximum temperature that can be achieved with this unit is 120 degrees.