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Rheem EcoSense RETE-7 - 7kW 0.21 GPM Point of Use Tankless Electric Water Heater
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Rheem EcoSense

RETE-7 - 7kW 0.21 GPM Point of Use Tankless Electric Water Heater

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$171.00 /each

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The Rheem EcoSense RETE-7 Point of Use Tankless Electric Water heater features a rugged brass and copper heat exchanger that is designed to withstand tough water conditions for long life. Its lightweight and compact design saves space and enables simple installation in a variety of locations. It is designed to provide hot water a single bathroom in warmer climates. Please click the "More Info" Tab and the "Specifications" to view the Rheem Brochure Guide to assist you in your purchasing decision.

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  • Provides a maximum of 1.37 GPM continuous flow at a 35°F temperature rise
  • Designed to provide continuous hot water at a single point-of-use faucet
  • Flow rate provided by a tankless electric water heater is dependent on the difference in temperature of the incoming cold water supply and the desired hot water delivery temperature
  • 7kW water heater requires a 240-Volt electrical service, a dedicated 30 Amp breaker and 10-Gauge copper wiring
  • Energy efficient, uses hot water only when needed
  • On-unit temperature controls and LED lights indicate active elements and system operation
  • Modulating control adjusts power consumption to meet the required hot water temperature and flow rate
  • Rugged brass and copper heat exchanger is designed to withstand tough water conditions for long life
  • Lightweight and compact design saves space and enables simple installation in a variety of locations
  • Requires 240-Volt electrical connection
  • Equipped with 1/2 in. water connections for easy installation
  • Modulating Control adjusts power consumption to meet the required hot water / temperature flow rate

    How to Choose Your Rheem EcoSense Tankless Electric

    Choose your application, ie. shower, bath tub or vanity sink-faucet, kitchen sink faucet or washer. See chart below.

    For example: you choose a kitchen sink faucet.


    See application chart below and locate your flow rate. For example: your flow rate is 1.5 gpm.


    On the map, locate the average water temperature in your area.

    For example: your water temperature (in Atlanta) is 55°


    Use the water temperature and flow rate chart to determine the model you need.

    For example: 1.5 gpm flow rate + 55° = RETE 9.



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Water Heater Features No Additional Features Overheat Protection,Wall Mountable No Additional Features Overheat Protection,Wall Mountable
Part Warranty 1 Year 3 Year 1 Year 3 Year
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Is this heater 110v/220v? or atomic volts

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This water heater requires a 240-Volt electrical service.
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220v
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July 25, 2015
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This is a 240-v unit.
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How long is the attached power cord?

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The chord is approximately 2 to 3 FT long.
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March 17, 2016
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This unit comes with a Pre-wired 2-foot power supply cord.
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can this work for two bathrooms

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If this tankless unit is just used for hand washing in sinks this will work. If trying to supply a shower or bath you would need a much larger unit.
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If your existing Water Heater is supplying both, then yes.
However, it is a 1/2" pipe and a gallon per minute restriction.
The shower running in both bathrooms at once will be sketchy.
I would NOT do it.
I would put one in each bathroom, and never run out of hot water.
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How I Get Hot Water From My RETE-7.

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Green Light (standby ) Is On & There Is No Hot Water. What Shall I Do.? Please Help.
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Unfortunately, the issue could be somewhat involved and any resolution will depend on the answers to questions I have for you. My best recommendation is for you to speak to one of the technical analysts at the number below.
800-431-1549 – 7 to 7central time, 7 days a week, this includes weekends and holidays.
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Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 28 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product compact and easy to installed Is a great tankless water heater, compacta for installation in confine sapce. For used in a samall area is great. June 8, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don't buy this ! Power sucker and it only heats the water about 40 deg over tap water temp, so if your water temp is 47 your hot water will be 87 ,7k and 30 amps you going to need 6/3 or 6/4 cable March 29, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Rheamed This is second Rheem tankless I have bought. The first required 54 AMP circuit breaker. My circuit breaker is only 30AMP. The unit would immediately break the circuit as it should. I didn't know any better and that was my mistake. So I sucked it up and bought the smaller model requiring 29AMPS. Now this smaller model Rheem requiring 29 AMPS still blows my 30AMP circuit breaker after a short time. So now I have 2 Rheem tankless heaters and no hot water. December 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hot water heater Purchased this hot water heater for our church to be used in the kitchen of the fellowship hall. The hot water heater works great. February 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Better than expected. I live in Orlando FL and I installed this in my main bathroom. I was told it was NOT going to work. My power service is only 240/30 so I could not go larger. I have it set to the highest heat level. In the dead of winter (Freezing Temps.) you can hold your hand under full hot water and not burn you. But still take an unlimited length shower with the faucet half way between hot & cold, enjoying the warmth. September 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Line water heater I am pleased with the tankless water heater, it works perfectly. December 8, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Delivers warm water at reduced volume I purchased this product because I wanted to do a simple replacement of the old water heater without wiring in a new line for a higher amperage requirement tankless water heater. This was rated at 30 amps, which is the same as my old one. Installation was easy, but you need to buy adapters because this has a 1/2" feed while the standard water heater uses 3/4" pipe. The water is mildly hot at the highest setting of the thermostat. I live in Hawaii, so if you live in a cold clime don't expect to get hot water. Also, the water flow is reduced because of the smaller pipe. If you have a large family, this is not the right choice. Overall, I would rate it as average. October 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by So far, excellent Small, light weight, easy to install. Time will tell whether or not it hold up to use. Additionally, the real test of whether or not it can provide a high enough temperature will come in the winter months. Only negative was one missing part - one of two metal "flanges" to attach the unit to a surface. June 30, 2015
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