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RP17 (EcoNet Enabled)

Model # RP1724AJVCA
RP17 (EcoNet Enabled)
RP17 (EcoNet Enabled)
RP17 (EcoNet Enabled)
Model # RP1724AJVCA
Limited warranty may be conditional and require registration. Please refer to product warranty certificate for full details.
Tonnage 2
SEER Up to 18.5
Warranty 10 Yrs
  • Efficiencies up to 18.5 SEER/13 EER
  • EcoNetenabled
  • Three-stage operation


  • EcoNet Enabled product. The EcoNet Smart Home System provides advanced air & water control for maximum energy savings and ideal comfort [1].
  • Energy Efficiency - Feature 17-SEERcooling rating across all capacities [2].
  • Copeland Scroll variable speed compressor. This inverter driven compressor provides three stages of heating and cooling operation for maximum comfort and energy savings. The overdrive feature in heating provides heating down to 7F.
  • Equipped with electronic expansion valve to precisely control variable refrigerant flow.
  • New composite base pan dampens sound, captures louver panels, eliminates corrosion and reduces number of fasteners needed
  • Improved tubing design reduces vibration and stress, making unit quieter and reducing opportunity for leaks
  • Optimized defrost characteristics - decrease defrosting and provide better home comfort
  • Powder coat paint system for a long lasting professional finish
  • Optimized reversing valve sizing improves shifting performance for quieter unit operation and increased life of the system
  • Enhanced mufflers help to dissipate vibration energy for quieter unit operation
  • Modern cabinet aesthetics increased curb appeal with visually appealing design
  • Curved louver panels provide ultimate coil protection, enhance cabinet strength, and increased cabinet rigidity
  • Optimized fan orifice optimizes airflow and reduces unit sound
  • Rust resistant screws confirmed through 1500-hour salt spray testing
  • PlusOne Expanded Valve Space 3"-4"-5" service valve space provides a minimum working area of 27-square inches for easier access
  • Integrated heat pump lift receptacle allows standard CPVC stands to be inserted into the base
  • PlusOne Triple Service Access 15" wide, industry leading corner service access makes repairs easier and faster. The two fastener removable corner allows optimal access to internal unit components. Individual louver panels come out once fastener is removed, for faster coil cleaning and easier cabinet reassembly
  • Diagnostic service window with two-fastener opening provides access to the TXV valves and the heat pump reversing valve before opening the unit.
  • External gauge port access allows easy connection of low-loss gauge ports
  • Single-row condenser coil makes unit lighter and allows thorough coil cleaning to maintain out of the box performance
  • 35% fewer cabinet fasteners and fastener-free base allow for faster access to internal components and hassle-free panel removal
  • Service trays hold fasteners or caps during service calls
  • QR code provides technical information on demand for faster service calls
  • Fan motor harness with extra-long wires allows unit top to be removed without disconnecting fan wire

[1] Purchase and installation of EcoNet WiFi Kit and EcoNet Control Center required. WiFi broadband Internet connection required. Must be paired with EcoNet Enabled furnace or air handler.

[2] Refers to the full range of 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-ton capacity Classic Plus Series Three-Stage Heat Pumps offered by Rheem.

Product Info

Product Depth (in.) 33.75"
Product Height (in.) 35"
Product Width (in.) 33.75"
EcoNet Enabled Yes
Fuel Type Electric
SEER Up to 18.5
Volts Hz Phase 208-230/1/60
Tonnage 2
Install Location Outdoor
Primary Warranty 10 Yrs
Conditional Unit Replacement - 10 Years (Registration Required)
Parts - 10 Years