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Professional ClassicTM Power Vent gas water heaters offer up to 100 foot vent runs, energy efficiency and the Guardian System 



  • .67 EF
  • ENERGY STAR rated


  • FHR: Up to 87 gallons for 50-gallon models and up to 71 gallons for 40-gallon models
  • Recovery rate is 32.4 to 42.4 for 50- gallon models and 32.4 to 40.4 for 40-gallon models at a 90 degree rise

Self-Diagnostic System

  • Electronic gas control for improved monitoring and service


  • Uses indoor air for combustion; blower exhausts the flue gases
  • Standard 120 VaC electrical connection
  • New whisper quiet blower

Guardian SystemTM & Sensor

  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device
  • Maintenance free–no filter to clean
  • Disables the heater in the presenec of flammable vapor accumulation

Low Emmisions

  • Eco-friendly burner, low nOx design

Flexible Venting Options

  • Long ventings lengths up to 100 equivalent feet
  • PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe optoins
  • Vertical or horizontal termination

Longer Life

  • Rheem exclusive R-Tech (resistored) anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection


  • Enhanced flow brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included L
  • ow lead compliant
  • Durable Silicon nitride Ignitor (HSI)
  • EverKleenTM patented system fights sediment build-up
  • Standard replacement parts


  • 6-Year Limited Tank and Parts Warranty


  • 40 and 50 Gallon Capacities
  • Up to 42,000 Btu/h
  • Natural and LP Gas


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