Rheem gas water heaters review of the tank and tankless type for the efficient residential hot water heating. Best models to buy. Check out different models, including the ultra-low NOx, condensing, tankless, and Energy Star models with high energy efficiency.
Rheem gas water heaters, both tank and tankless, are powered by natural gas and propane gas and are divided into three groups; Professional line, Performance line (available in the USA only), and Specialty line.
The tank-type group of heaters provides a large volume of hot water with a maximum capacity of 80 gallons, while tankless provides environment-friendly and on-demand water heating with an endless supply of hot water to a single or multiple fixtures.
As the Rheem gas water heaters are available in a wide variety of types, models, and sizes, here is an overview of the top features to look for when shopping with the benefits you can expect for enhanced comfort, savings, and years of reliable operation:
The best Rheem gas water heaters with the storage tank utilize professional-grade components resulting in a longer warranty of 12 years, self-cleaning system, also condensing technology for ultra-high energy efficiency, advanced diagnostic system, high first-hour rating, recovery rate, and ultra-low gas emission.
Professional Prestige High-Efficiency RHE50
Performance Platinum Ultra-low Nox Powered Damper (XG50T12DU36UOW)
Professional Classic Plus Induced Draft (PROG29T60NCN70ID)
Best tankless water heaters are designed with two heat exchangers that make the condensing technology possible, providing ultra-efficient water heating for the highest energy savings.
The largest and most advanced model from Rheem is tankless water heater RTGH-95DVLN that has the highest efficiency of 0.94 and a water flow of 9.5 GPM, making it ideal for homes with up to 4 showers. Its secondary condensing heat exchanger is made of durable and strong stainless steel. As it is Energy Star compliant, the unit easily qualifies for different incentives.
This tankless model is equipped with the remote controller for convenient temperature set up, EZ-Link to connect two units for higher hot water demand, and the option to manifold up to 20 units. The hot start programming reduces the temperature fluctuation and "cold water sandwiches," increasing comfort.
Good alternatives to the above model are RTGH-90DVLN and RTGH-84DVLN both built for houses with up to 2-3 bathrooms and water flow of up to 8.4 GPH, utilizing the same advanced features as mentioned above, but with the lower power.
Either one you choose, the tankless models are equipped with several safety elements making them well protected from extreme conditions (high temperature or freezing), and also backed by the 12-year factory warranty.