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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 RTG Non-Condensing Tankless Gas Water Heaters Offer Easy Installation and Venting

May 6, 2024
RTG tankless water heater installation

Rheem® is excited to introduce the next generation of its RTG Series High Efficiency Non-Condensing Tankless Gas Water Heaters. With the same proven performance both plumbers and homeowners have come to trust, these water heaters offer a new, modern design. The smaller, lighter units were designed with contractors in mind to make one-person installation and servicing even easier while saving homeowners money and energy. Homeowners get the best of both worlds with continuous hot water and energy efficiency while plumbers get a simplified,

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.

Start Your Year with a Water Heater Refresh

January 23, 2024
2024 water heater questions

Happy 2024! A new year calls for new beginnings. Ring in the year with a brand-new Rheem® water heater or a water heater tune-up. It’s always a good idea to be proactive and regularly check your water heater to ensure it’s meeting your household needs. Read below for some questions to get started.

Quick Annual Review of Your Water Heater – Top Questions You Should Know

  1. How old is your water heater?

Wireless Cascading Meets the Most Demanding Water Heating Needs

January 2, 2024
Wireless cascading configuration

Need to satisfy large space heating or domestic hot water demand? The Rheem® ThermaForce™ super high efficiency whole home heating solution includes unique, first to market wireless cascading capabilities. Thanks to this innovative technology, you can easily meet high demand space and water heating needs in larger homes. Read on to find out how wireless cascading works and unlock ultimate flexibility and reliability.

Key Features and Benefits

Wireless cascading offers multiple benefits:

Flexible Configuration – You can wireless cascade up to eight boilers,

Rheem Commercial Application Engineering Team Selects Products for Optimal Water Heating

December 18, 2023
Application engineering

Ensuring a reliable and efficient process for accurately sizing and selecting the appropriate water heating equipment for a commercial facility is paramount. This is where Rheem® steps in. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, our Rheem Commercial Water Application Engineers Consulting Team is your resource for water heating and system design.1

Benefits of Proper Design

When choosing water heating equipment for commercial facilities, numerous design considerations come into play.

Explore LeakGuard in Tankless with RTGH Indoor Wi-Fi Models

November 7, 2023
Tankless leak detection

Going tankless is a great way to enjoy the comfort of continuous hot water. Now, you can also enjoy enhanced convenience and control with our newly designed condensing tankless water heaters. The new Rheem® RTGH Series Super High Efficiency Condensing units are ideal for tankless replacements and are available with built-in Wi-Fi and LeakGuard™ Leak Detection and Prevention.

Smart, Connected Water Heating

New features like the integrated digital display and built-in Wi-Fi give you a new level of protection,