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Rheem’s 2021 Sustainability Progress Report Is Available Now

April 22, 2022
sustainability report people-powered innovation

Three years into our sustainability program, we know more than ever that people are our greatest resource. Our global employees are the key to making progress towards our ambitious goals. By working together, we’ve created results that are already changing our industry for the better. We’re proud to share these accomplishments in our 2021 Sustainability Progress Report, People-Powered Innovation.

How We Delivered A Greater Degree of Good™ in 2021

Rheem’s sustainability program,

How Rheem Employees Drive Sustainability Progress

April 18, 2022
GoodWorks

At Rheem, we’ve made a genuine commitment to protect the environment. This commitment comes with big goals, and our progress on these goals is driven by the passion that our leadership and employees have for sustainability. Rheem’s sustainability engagement program, called GoodWorks, activates the power of the more than 11,000 people in the global Rheem family, giving every employee the ability to do good and make a huge impact, no matter what their role is.

Rheem Water Heating Sustainability Goal Progress

December 16, 2021
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Rheem® is committed to reaching some big sustainability goals by 2025. The goals revolve around three pillars:

  • Degrees of Innovation – Intelligent Products – Launch a line of products that have a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas footprint
  • Degrees of Innovation – Responsible Processes – Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% and achieve zero waste to landfill in our global manufacturing operations
  • Degrees of Leadership – Inspired People – Train 250,000 plumbers,

Reflecting on Milestones for the 50th Anniversary of the Rheem Montgomery Plant

December 16, 2021
Rheem Montgomery plant 1970s

1970s

Fifty years ago, in October 1971, Rheem® broke ground on a 200,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Montgomery, Alabama to produce water heaters for households in the Southeastern United States. Since opening in 1972, the plant has undergone two major expansions and now ships both residential and commercial water heating systems to households and businesses across North America. Rheem has grown to be the largest manufacturer of water heaters worldwide with the Montgomery plant shipping to Canada,

Department of Energy Policy Enforcement – Electric Storage Water Heaters

December 14, 2021
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EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022 – Impacted Products Update
Department of Energy Policy Enforcement – Electric Tank Water Heaters
Effective January 1, 2022, electric tank water heaters with inputs less than or equal to 12kW will:
– require their efficiency be rated in terms of Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) and
– meet applicable NAECA III consumer (residential) efficiency requirements.
This will result in changes to our residential and commercial electric tank water heater offerings.

Celebrating Black History Month

February 9, 2021
recognizing trailblazing innovators

In honor of Black History Month, we’re celebrating history-making individuals in the plumbing and water heating space, recognizing the innovation and achievements of these trailblazers that made and continue to make an impact on our industry today.

Read on to learn more about three Black plumbing and water heating pioneers:

Adrienne Bennett, the First Black Female Master Plumber in the U.S.

Even when Adrienne Bennett was a young girl, she had a passion for figuring out how things work,

There’s a New Home for Rheem Water Heating on Social Media

September 9, 2020

Rheem® Water Heating is moving to a new home (on social media). We have created new pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter just for water heating content. So head over to our new social media pages to learn about new products, energy-saving tips, installation photos, plumber profiles, innovative solutions and inspiring stories focused on water heaters and plumbing.

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Join us for the exciting launch of our pages and stay tuned for what’s to come.

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