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Spotlight on Women in Engineering at Rheem

June 20, 2024
Rheem women in engineering

Our engineers are integral to our innovative spirit, and this is a special feature on the women for Women in Engineering Day 2024.

Q & A with the Engineers

Why did you decide to become an engineer?

Shruti S. – Choosing to become a materials engineer was a diverse path for me, driven by a desire to gain knowledge and enhance my skill set. My aspiration is to pave the way for future opportunities for society.

What Is a Heat Pump Water Heater and How Does It Work?

June 10, 2024
heat pump water heaters

A heat pump water heater is beyond impressive. To many people, how it works is somewhat of a mystery. Once you understand how it heats water, it will make sense that it is the ultimate in efficiency. It helps homeowners qualify for tax credits, earn utility company incentives and enjoy energy cost savings.

What It Is

We’ll start with the Rheem® ProTerra® Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater. It’s a heat pump and electric water heater in one.

Introducing Rheem’s Partnership with Renew Home

May 22, 2024
OhmConnect program and smart water heaters

Rheem® is always looking for ways to help you get the most out of your water heater. We’re proud to introduce our partnership with Renew Home and OhmConnect, a new no-cost program that can help you lower your electric bills and contribute to a stable energy grid. Eligible customers in California and New York can save energy when it’s most expensive and get rewarded automatically all year long for their energy efficiency.

Rheem HotWave Tackles Farm Tasks Like Goat Baths

May 22, 2024
Rheem HotWave Multipurpose Hose Sprayer

Kerry owns Rafter O at Cordova Creek, a 10-acre farm in Canyon Lake, Texas. With 15 Miniature Nubian goats and Maremma and Kangal livestock guard dogs, she’s found a new way to keep them clean – Rheem® HotWave®. She likes HotWave a lot, but she said that her goats love it even more than she does.

Great for All Animals

It’s great to have a versatile bathing option when you run a farm.

Rheem Celebrates a Significant Month with the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program

April 25, 2024
Rheem ENERGY STAR Blog Post

Showing the Way to a Clean Energy Future

In honor of Earth Day, Rheem® is delighted to declare its fourth consecutive win as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence. Rheem is leading the way to a clean energy future, not just on Earth Day, but every single day.

What This Means for Homeowners

Cutting down on those hefty energy bills can be a real relief.

Shining a Light on Rheem ENERGY STAR Certified Water Heaters for Earth Day

April 19, 2024
Rheem ENERGY STAR certified

Earth Day is once a year, but many people—like us—think about energy efficiency all year long. We’ve made it easy to access information about Rheem® ENERGY STAR® certified water heaters.

Saving the Planet While Saving on Energy Costs

Efficient water heaters reduce carbon emissions. For example, our heat pump water heaters are up to 5X the efficiency of a standard tank1. They produce no greenhouse gas emissions on site and reduce energy costs.

Optimize Your Home with Rheem IKONIC Smart Technology

April 16, 2024
Using smart features

Add Rheem® IKONIC® SR-Series Condensing Tankless Water Heater to your smart home product lineup. It’s the new standard in tankless water heating. The recirculation model offers the ultimate in convenience with no-wait hot water. Along with continuous hot water, Rheem IKONIC is powered by EcoNet® technology and is compatible with Amazon® Alexa® smart home devices. Get real-time service alerts and enjoy ultimate control from home or away on your smartphone using the Rheem EcoNet app.

Rheem Maximus Family Delivers Maximum Efficiency, Powerful Performance and Smart Control

March 14, 2024
Maximus

Designed to give the efficiency, performance and smart features you deserve, Rheem® now offers three Maximus® models. The Maximus family provides a comprehensive selection of super high efficiency condensing gas-fired water heaters that all meet ENERGY STAR® 5.0 requirements. With energy cost and installation savings, tax credits and powerful performance, everything about Maximus is a win-win. There’s no need to choose between sustainability goals and enjoying hot water.

Review of Maximus Water Heater Models

With a recently expanded line,

Water Heating Plumbing Terminology 101

February 23, 2024
Water heater cutouts

Plumbing may seem intimidating at first. After all, plumbers have trained to work with complex systems that keep your home running. Here at Rheem®, we leave plumbing to the professionals, but we encourage homeowners to be familiar with plumbing terminology. This guide makes understanding and communicating with your plumber easier.

We recommend looking at our water heating mini-glossary first to learn the basics of water heaters and water heating measurements.

A Guide to Plumbing Terms

Reviewing the different water heater components can help you communicate with your plumber and understand how a water heater works.

Celebrating Creativity and Progress for National Innovation Day

February 16, 2024
Innovation Learning Center

Innovations are new ideas that improve, advance or simplify the world. Innovation is at the heart of what we do at Rheem®. Thanks to water heating innovation, we’re able to safely heat more water at a faster rate – and at the turn of a faucet.

Without present-day water heating solutions and technologies, we would have to spend hours heating small amounts of water over a fire. Thankfully those long, cumbersome processes are a thing of the past.