Rheem Universal Induced Draft Series

Universal Induced Draft

Universal™ Induced Draft commercial gas water heaters are designed for easy installation in applications requiring large quantities of hot water

Features & Benefits

The tighter the commercial retrofit, the more you will appreciate how the Universal’s compact size and multiple  water connections simplify installations.  Choose from 80% thermal efficiency models that range from 250,000-360,000 Btu/h and have maximum temperature setting of 180 degrees Fahrenheit.

Space Saver Design
The short height and narrow jacket diameter, plus the top, front and rear water inlets/outlets offer the ultimate in installation flexibility.

System Sentinel™ LED Diagnostic System 
Our exclusive diagnostic system, with glowing LED lights, verifies system operation sequence by sequence.

Patented Technology
Universal’s proprietary steel formulation, patented multi-flue design, combined with two coats of porcelain enamel, results in a superior heat exchanger design.

Stainless Steel Burners
Precision burners, raised port design, are formed from high chromium stainless steel. Each burner assembly slides out like a drawer for quick inspection and maintenance.

Factory Installed Draft Inducer
Provides an induced draft allowing higher Btu's to be vented through a 6" vent.

Full-port, Full-flow Drain Valve
Factory installed brass drain valve allows for faster draining and servicing.

Direct Spark-to-Pilot Ignition System
Energy saving ignition that ignites pilot only when there is a call for heat.

Altitude Certifications
Up to 5,200 feet for natural gas and 2,000 feet for LP.

Patented Anode Rods Anode design utilizes multiple
magnesium rods to ensure corrosion resistance for a long tank life.

100 GD100-250(A) 250,000
100 GD100-270(A) 270,000
100 GD100-310(A) 310,000
100 GD100-360(A) 360,000

(A) Indicates available ASME mode


(Not available in Canada)

  • Patented multi-flue tank design
  • 250,000 - 360,000 BTU/HR
  • System Sentinel™ LED diagnostic
  • Universal space saver design system


Universal Induced Draft
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Specification Sheet (US)
Use and Care Instructions (US)


Tank - 3 Years
Parts - 1 Year

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