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Performance 55 Gal. Tall 6 Year 50,000 BTU Natural Gas Tank Water Heater

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Product Overview

The Rheem Performance 55 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 50,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly low NOx burner that provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people. The push button ignition system ensures safe and easy startup. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. The self-diagnostic gas control valve monitors system performance. A premium grade anode rod provides long lasting tank protection. Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve and 3/4 in. water connections are included with the water heater for easy installation.
  • California & Utah Residents (Utah Effective 7/1/18): THIS WATER HEATER DOES NOT MEET ULTRA LOW NOX (ULN) EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THE SALE, SHIPMENT OR INSTALLATION OF THIS WATER HEATER IN ANY AIR QUALITY DISTRICT THAT REQUIRES ULN WATER HEATERS. Please refer to the maps below to confirm if your home is in a district that requires ULN emission water heaters, and if so please select an approved ULN model.
  • 55 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 97 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 55 Gallon tank provides hot water for high demand applications and is ideal for large families
  • 6-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 1 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.62 uniform energy factor indicates an energy efficient water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Push button ignition system simplifies the startup process
  • Self-diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Rated for installations up to 5,200 ft.
  • Designed for easy replacement of your existing water heater
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day service in most areas, or Visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
  • Meets 2015 NAECA standards



  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

Model #: XG55T06EC50U0
Sku #: 1001300185
Internet #: 205811156

The Rheem Performance 55 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 50,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly low NOx burner that provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people. The push button ignition system ensures safe and easy startup. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. The self-diagnostic gas control valve monitors system performance. A premium grade anode rod provides long lasting tank protection. Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve and 3/4 in. water connections are included with the water heater for easy installation.

  • California & Utah Residents (Utah Effective 7/1/18): THIS WATER HEATER DOES NOT MEET ULTRA LOW NOX (ULN) EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THE SALE, SHIPMENT OR INSTALLATION OF THIS WATER HEATER IN ANY AIR QUALITY DISTRICT THAT REQUIRES ULN WATER HEATERS. Please refer to the maps below to confirm if your home is in a district that requires ULN emission water heaters, and if so please select an approved ULN model.
  • 55 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 97 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 55 Gallon tank provides hot water for high demand applications and is ideal for large families
  • 6-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 1 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.62 uniform energy factor indicates an energy efficient water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Push button ignition system simplifies the startup process
  • Self-diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Rated for installations up to 5,200 ft.
  • Designed for easy replacement of your existing water heater
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day service in most areas, or Visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
  • Meets 2015 NAECA standards



  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Key Features

Product Overview
Key Features
The Rheem Performance 55 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 50,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly low NOx burner that provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people. The push button ignition system ensures safe and easy startup. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. The self-diagnostic gas control valve monitors system performance. A premium grade anode rod provides long lasting tank protection. Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve and 3/4 in. water connections are included with the water heater for easy installation.
  • California & Utah Residents (Utah Effective 7/1/18): THIS WATER HEATER DOES NOT MEET ULTRA LOW NOX (ULN) EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THE SALE, SHIPMENT OR INSTALLATION OF THIS WATER HEATER IN ANY AIR QUALITY DISTRICT THAT REQUIRES ULN WATER HEATERS. Please refer to the maps below to confirm if your home is in a district that requires ULN emission water heaters, and if so please select an approved ULN model.
  • 55 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 97 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 55 Gallon tank provides hot water for high demand applications and is ideal for large families
  • 6-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 1 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.62 uniform energy factor indicates an energy efficient water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Push button ignition system simplifies the startup process
  • Self-diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Rated for installations up to 5,200 ft.
  • Designed for easy replacement of your existing water heater
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day service in most areas, or Visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
  • Meets 2015 NAECA standards



  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

Model #: XG55T06EC50U0
Sku #: 1001300185
Internet #: 205811156

The Rheem Performance 55 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 50,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly low NOx burner that provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people. The push button ignition system ensures safe and easy startup. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. The self-diagnostic gas control valve monitors system performance. A premium grade anode rod provides long lasting tank protection. Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve and 3/4 in. water connections are included with the water heater for easy installation.

  • California & Utah Residents (Utah Effective 7/1/18): THIS WATER HEATER DOES NOT MEET ULTRA LOW NOX (ULN) EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THE SALE, SHIPMENT OR INSTALLATION OF THIS WATER HEATER IN ANY AIR QUALITY DISTRICT THAT REQUIRES ULN WATER HEATERS. Please refer to the maps below to confirm if your home is in a district that requires ULN emission water heaters, and if so please select an approved ULN model.
  • 55 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 5 or more people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 97 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 55 Gallon tank provides hot water for high demand applications and is ideal for large families
  • 6-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 1 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.62 uniform energy factor indicates an energy efficient water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Push button ignition system simplifies the startup process
  • Self-diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Rated for installations up to 5,200 ft.
  • Designed for easy replacement of your existing water heater
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day service in most areas, or Visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
  • Meets 2015 NAECA standards



  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Info & Guides

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Ratings (1573) (47) (1278) (414)
Water Heater Features LoNox,Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve,Ultra LoNox
Gas Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Natural Gas Natural Gas
Water Heater Profile Tall Tall Tall Tall
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
23.75
Product Height (in.)
55.875
Product Width (in.)
23.75
Tank Valve Size (in.)
.75
Water Connection Size (in.)
.75

Details

Application Type
Residential
Finish Family
Gray
Fuel Type
Gas
Gas Type
Natural Gas
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Maximum Temperature (F)
160
Minimum Temperature (F)
45
Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)
55
Product Weight (lb.)
175lb
Rated Tank Capacity (gallons)
55
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
51
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Lining Material
Glass
Tank Warranty
6 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0.62
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
Water Heater Profile
Tall
Wattage (watts)
0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified,FVIR Certified
Labor Warranty
1 Year
Part Warranty
6 Year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
23.75
Product Height (in.)
55.875
Product Width (in.)
23.75
Tank Valve Size (in.)
.75
Water Connection Size (in.)
.75

Details

Application Type
Residential
Finish Family
Gray
Fuel Type
Gas
Gas Type
Natural Gas
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Maximum Temperature (F)
160
Minimum Temperature (F)
45
Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)
55
Product Weight (lb.)
175lb
Rated Tank Capacity (gallons)
55
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
51
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Lining Material
Glass
Tank Warranty
6 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0.62
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
Water Heater Profile
Tall
Wattage (watts)
0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified,FVIR Certified
Labor Warranty
1 Year
Part Warranty
6 Year

Questions & Answers

M house is 3300 square feet will this water heater be enough?

Asked by: Cj
At a first hour rating of over 95 gallons, it would be hard for this unit not to meet demand unless you were filling a massive tub or had an extremely high demand shower.
Answered by: Beast
Date published: 2019-05-28

Does this unit require outside ventilation besides the normal flue ?

Asked by: Rsb45
No. I just replaced my old regular 50 gal heater with this one. My friend helped me (who is a HVAC engineer with a local company) but one just replaced the other. I did purchase a new stand as this was slightly larger in diameter (and heavier) than my old tank. It is brilliant! 5 people in the family and no issues with hot water all the time (even with it set at about 70%. Wish I had replaced my 20 year old boiler sooner. Dave (Richland WA)
Answered by: David
Date published: 2019-01-19

How much does the unit weigh empty?

Asked by: Mike
175 lbs
Answered by: Familyman68
Date published: 2018-08-08

vent size

Asked by: Tevye
4"
Answered by: Hplumber
Date published: 2019-06-11
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Customer Reviews

Performance 55 Gal. Tall 6 Year 50,000 BTU Natural Gas Tank Water Heater is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 47.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded expectations, very fast recovery rate, quite easy to... Exceeded expectations, very fast recovery rate, quite easy to install just by myself, little bit larger tank than usual so make sure you have adequate spacWould definitely buy again. Get the Home Depot extended warranty as less expensive than the higher priced longer warranty model from Rheem.
Date published: 2019-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This 55G unit with 50k BTU is working like a champ after 2 weeks. We can take several hot shower... This 55G unit with 50k BTU is working like a champ after 2 weeks. We can take several hot showers and run laundry and dishwasher all at once now, versus the previous 50G unit with 40k BTU. The old unit was failing (probably the dip tube was disintegrated), but I think the increased capacity and BTU strength of this new unit is also helping considerably. Home Depot delivered it to my local store for free, and I picked it up in my Honda Element without issue. The guys at the loading dock were great. It was heavier than I thought (175lbs empty) but OK with a hand truck. Installed it myself in about 2 hours, saving the stupid-high cost of professional install. Previous cold line was soldered, and previous hot line was short to reach the new unit, so I used a pipe cutter and bought new sections. The new press-fit tech is great. See pic. Previous flue was 3" for the first 18", and this unit is 4", so I also replaced that. It turns out, the universal Selkirk vents fit over the Simpson just fine. See pic.
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rheem 55 Gallon Hot Water Heater Review I chose this water heater based on similar dimensions to my prior 50 gallon hot water heater but with this model it holds 5 more physical gallons but puts out nearly 25 gallons more hot water in the first hour than my existing unit. It also runs up to 10,000 btu's hotter. Running it on normal mode, it certainly has more fire under it than my old unit (which I always ran fully cranked up) when I look through the glass. It puts out more than enough water to finally fill my master bath tub. We can run the dish washer, take a shower, run the laundry and everyone is happy in the house FINALLY! It was a little extra money than the 50 gallon model and a bit of a wait because the stores don't seem to stock this model but it was worth the wait! I considered other 75/80 gallon models but the ability to re-use the existing infrastructure and not have to pay a plumber to redo everything made it easy to do myself.
Date published: 2016-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Water Heater works like a charm haven't had and... Great Water Heater works like a charm haven't had and problems with it water is nice and hot
Date published: 2019-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased Have had this hot water heater in for a week and couldn't be happier. Granted a week isn't a long time but I noticed a significant difference right away over the old 50 gal tank that it replaced. Installation took about 3 hours tops and that was taking it slow. It really just popped into the spot where the old one was. Bought some hose with compression fitting to connect to the water pipe but that was it. It connected with all the other previous equipment from the old one. Firing up the pilot was a snap and it roared to life the second I cracked open the water valve to fill it up. We had hot water, and I mean HOT water in about 45 minutes tops. A quick adjustment and the water temp was ideal for our family that includes a 17 month old that likes to turn on faucets. Still need to see how it impacts our energy bill but I can imagine it will be much worse then the 17 year old hot water heater it replaced.
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rheem makes very good water heaters. For some reason the similar "Professional" version of this u... Rheem makes very good water heaters. For some reason the similar "Professional" version of this unit is much higher in price. This one has a plastic drain valve which I swapped out for a brass valve. The extra 5 gallons capacity and the larger burner make this a good choice for those who need a bit more than a 50 gallon but don't want to spend the extra money for a 75 gallon.
Date published: 2019-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Having just moved into a home with a 17 year old water heater, replacement was high on the list o... Having just moved into a home with a 17 year old water heater, replacement was high on the list of "to-dos". We have a high demand shower and the current heater would only heat one shower at a time. I was looking for something purely with a high first hour rating and this was the perfect balance of a high rating vs price before stepping up to a 75 gallon. From my standpoint, installation was easy. Fired right up. MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR DUCT WORK. Once you move into this size BTU territory you need to step up to 4" venting. This is only an issue for those of you upgrading in size. For me it was easy and everything was very accessible but some setups are not that forgiving. Took a few hours to heat the entire tank from cold but since that point I have never run out of hot water. My highest use was 3 straight showers (not short) with the washing machine and dishwasher going and the water was still very hot. This is on the lowest heat setting too as i have little ones. Take it for what it is. Its a water heater. All you want out of these is durability and performance (they all install the same). If you really want to see how this thing does, scan the reviews for someone that has multiple teenagers in the house for the true test but i have no doubts that this unit will be able to keep up. Well worth the money. I was also somehow able to get this into my basement by myself. I say that because, while I don't recommend it, the weight is manageable for one person with some planning.
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! I haven’t ran out of hot... So far so good! I haven’t ran out of hot water in the shower or tub with this unit! Went from two 40 gallon tanks to this one 55 gallon tank and with it having the capacity of 97 gallons of hot water within the first hour it was a no brainer!
Date published: 2019-04-16
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