High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent

The High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent is now available as part of the Rheem Professional Series. You can find information about the product here.

High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent induced draft gas water heater is a perfect choice when indoor air quality is a concern

Efficiency
  • 0.82 EF exceeds ENERGY STAR®
  • Low operating costs: $223 annually for natural gas models
  • Qualifies for federal tax credit (Tax Certification)
Performance
  • FHR: Up to 93-gallons for natural and LP gas
  • Recovery: 43.6 to 48.5 at a 90° F rise, based on model
Self-Diagnostic System
  • Integrated system control for easy installation and service
  • Diagnostic system control can be replaced without draining the water heater
Low Emissions
  • Eco-friendly burner, low NOx design
Features
  • Power direct vents are an ideal choice when either indoor air quality or negative air pressure are concerns
  • Two-pipe system: one pipe pulls in outside air for combustion and the other exhausts combustion gases
  • 120 VAC, 60Hz, induced draft blower
  • New whisper quiet blower
Innovative Technology
  • Proven center flue design with submerged coil type condensing heat exchanger
  • Heat exchanger is porcelain coated inside and out for increased product life
Flammable Vapor Detection System
  • FVIR compliant protective
  • Control system that disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation
Flexible Venting Options
  • Long venting lengths up to 60 feet
  • Use 2 or 3 inch diameter PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe options
  • Vertical or horizontal termination
  • Concentric vent kit available
Longer Life
  • Dual anode rods protect the tank from corrosion
High Altitude Compliant
  • Models are certified for applications up to 9,000 feet above sea level
Plus
  • Brass drain valve and temperature and pressure relief valve are included
  • Durable silicon nitride igniter (HSI)
  • Inlet tube with diffuser enhances heat transfer
  • Front access to condensate trap and vent pipe
  • Condensate neutralizer option
  • Standard replacement parts

  DESCRIPTION ENERGY INFO
   HIGH EFFICIENCY CONDENSING POWER DIRECT VENT MODELS
  TYPE GAL CAP. MODEL NUMBER ENERGY
FACTOR
ENERGY STAR®
  NAT. LP
  TALL 48 RHE50 0.80 0.80 EnergyStar
  SHORT
38 RHE40S 0.80 0.80 EnergyStar
             
TALL  48  CN RHE 50 0.80   EnergyStar
SHORT  38 CN RHE40S 0.80   EnergyStar


  • 0.82 EF exceed ENERGY STAR®
  • Use 2 or 3 inch diameter PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe options
  • FVIR compliant protective
  • Qualifies for federal tax credit




Documents

High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent
Spec Sheet (Canada)
Spec Sheet - After 5.31.2013 (US)
Spec Sheet - Before 6.1.2013 (US)
Tax Certification (US)
Use and Care Manual (US)

Warranties

Tank Warranty - 6 Years
Parts Warranty - 6 Years