Model # XG50T12DU36U0

Internet #204318423

Store SKU #1000035021

Rheem Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Tall 12 Year 36,000 BTU ENERGY STAR Ultra Low NOx Natural Gas Water Heater
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Rheem

Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Tall 12 Year 36,000 BTU ENERGY STAR Ultra Low NOx Natural Gas Water Heater

  • Provides ample hot water for households with 3-5 people
  • California Residents – See disclaimer below before purchasing
  • Same-day installation in most areas. Call 1-855-400-2552 by noon.
$83000 /each
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Product Overview

  • Provides ample hot water for households with 3-5 people
  • California Residents – See disclaimer below before purchasing
  • Same-day installation in most areas. Call 1-855-400-2552 by noon.
The Rheem Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 36,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly ultra Low-NOx radiant burner that provides ample hot water for households with 3 to 5 people. The electronic ignition system eliminates the standing pilot light, saves energy and monitors system performance. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. 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. The water heater is ENERGY STAR qualified. This Rheem Performance Platinum model is Wi-Fi compatible allowing for remote monitoring of the water heater's operation (Wi-Fi Module REWRA631GWH sold separately).
  • California residents: this water heater meets or exceeds Ultra Low NOX (ULN) emissions requirements for all air quality management districts
  • Requires standard 110-Volt electrical outlet (3-prong grounded) for installation
  • 50 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 3 to 5 people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 86 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 12 year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 3 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.70 uniform energy factor indicates an ENERGY STAR qualified water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Electronic ignition system simplifies the startup process and eliminates the need for a pilot light
  • Electronic diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Ultra low-NOx burner reduces emissions and meets California air quality management district requirements
  • Rated for installations up to 10,200 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



  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • Provides ample hot water for households with 3-5 people
  • California Residents – See disclaimer below before purchasing
  • Same-day installation in most areas. Call 1-855-400-2552 by noon.
Model #: XG50T12DU36U0
Sku #: 1000035021
Internet #: 204318423

The Rheem Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Natural Gas Tall Water Heater comes with a 36,000 BTU/hour environmentally friendly ultra Low-NOx radiant burner that provides ample hot water for households with 3 to 5 people. The electronic ignition system eliminates the standing pilot light, saves energy and monitors system performance. Its maintenance free combustion air intake system means there are no filters to clean and replace. 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. The water heater is ENERGY STAR qualified. This Rheem Performance Platinum model is Wi-Fi compatible allowing for remote monitoring of the water heater's operation (Wi-Fi Module REWRA631GWH sold separately).

California residents: see   Proposition 65 information

  • California residents: this water heater meets or exceeds Ultra Low NOX (ULN) emissions requirements for all air quality management districts
  • Requires standard 110-Volt electrical outlet (3-prong grounded) for installation
  • 50 Gallon tank provides ample hot water for households with 3 to 5 people
  • Natural gas water heater costs less to operate than electric models
  • Delivers 86 Gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 12 year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 3 year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.70 uniform energy factor indicates an ENERGY STAR qualified water heater
  • Maintenance free - no filter to clean or replace
  • Electronic ignition system simplifies the startup process and eliminates the need for a pilot light
  • Electronic diagnostic gas valve monitors system performance
  • Ultra low-NOx burner reduces emissions and meets California air quality management district requirements
  • Rated for installations up to 10,200 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



  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Ratings (625) (256) (200) (517)
Water Heater Features LoNox,Overheat Protection,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve,WiFi Overheat Protection,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve,Ultra LoNox,WiFi Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve LoNox,Overheat Protection,Pilot Light Window,Pilot Reset Button,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
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
Product Height (in.)
59.75
Product Width (in.)
23
Tank Valve Size (in.)
.75
Water Connection Size (in.)
.75

Details

Application Type
Residential
Energy Factor
0
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)
50
Product Weight (lb.)
180lb
Rated Tank Capacity (gallons)
48
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
36.4
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Warranty
12 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0.70
Water Connection Location
Top
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve,Ultra LoNox,WiFi
Water Heater Profile
Tall

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified,FVIR Certified
Labor Warranty
3 Year
Part Warranty
12 Year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
23
Product Height (in.)
59.75
Product Width (in.)
23
Tank Valve Size (in.)
.75
Water Connection Size (in.)
.75

Details

Application Type
Residential
Energy Factor
0
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)
50
Product Weight (lb.)
180lb
Rated Tank Capacity (gallons)
48
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
36.4
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Warranty
12 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0.70
Water Connection Location
Top
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve,Ultra LoNox,WiFi
Water Heater Profile
Tall

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified,FVIR Certified
Labor Warranty
3 Year
Part Warranty
12 Year

Questions & Answers

How far does the gas control unit extend away from the outside of the cylinder? I have a tight ...

How far does the gas control unit extend away from the outside of the cylinder? I have a tight closet, and this is important -- and nowhere do the specs even mention this depth.
Asked by: DIY5088
The gas control unit extends 5 1/2 inches away from the outside of the unit. The "Front Clearance" specified in the Use and Care instructions are DEAD WRONG. I relied on the published 3" value, and after purchasing and unboxing the unit, I can see that installation is going to be far more difficult. Front Clearance should specify 6" in the manual. SOMEBODY tell Rheem to correct their specs!!!
Answered by: DIY5088
Date published: 2017-11-21

Can this unit be installed in a crawl space underneath the house? The crawl space is not insulated.

Asked by: JW
As long as this unit is not exposed to freezing temperatures or water when it rains, I don't see a reason why you would not be able to be installed in a crawl space.
Answered by: Rheem
Date published: 2017-07-11

What's the Annual Fuel Utilization? At least 95?? - for $150 IRS money..

What's the Annual Fuel Utilization? At least 95?? - for $150 IRS money..
Asked by: NIck
To: ' Nick' - Re:{average fuel utilization efficiency? ....at least 95?} NOT EVEN CLOSE!!! - - - try 0.68, instead ....that requested [ 95 ] number of extreme, maximum efficiency is reserved strictly for Condensing Boilers with additional heat exchangers for "wringing-out" the very last BTU from the otherwise very HOT exhaust gases!......domestic hot water heaters with this condensing design are on-the-market BUT relatively brand-new, available herein from home depot.com, offered by Westinghouse & Others.....much, much more costly, as well....be prepared to contend with that very-acidic drain liquid, too....eli2
Answered by: eli2
Date published: 2017-11-21

Does the diameter of 23 inches include attachments or is this for the tank only?

Are there legs on this water heater and if so what is their height?
Asked by: RM
To; 'RM' - Re:{..diameter of 23" includes 'attachments?'}... Not quite certain "IF" there might be a worry of your Heater Closet being too small??? ....once the new Heater has been removed from the shipping carton, that's ALL there is, since those Controls must be oriented for both Installation as well as future Servicing. Your 'Equipment Closet' must have sufficient size to permit the licensed Installer to connect both the natural gas as well as those (2) water lines atop the Tank. AND, the included safety Tempt / Pressure Relief Valve will need plumbing to an appropriate sewer connection with hard plumbing {metal, never plastic}. So, any Enclosure will have to be sufficiently-larger.{...than 23"}....eli2
Answered by: eli2
Date published: 2017-11-21
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Customer Reviews

Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Tall 12 Year 36,000 BTU ENERGY STAR Ultra Low NOx Natural Gas Water Heater is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 256.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from MY FIRST CONTACT EMAIL TO RHEEM via their website on AUGUST 16,2016. Hello. For the past 6-9 mon... MY FIRST CONTACT EMAIL TO RHEEM via their website on AUGUST 16,2016. Hello. For the past 6-9 months I have been experiencing some issues with this Rheem water heater Model Number:M461412891 Serial Number:XG50T12DU36U0 MFG. DATE; 13NOV2014 I had a local licensed plumber install this water heater from Home Depot in end of November or beginning of December of 2014. For some odd reason I need to constantly reset it by turning it off electrically as it has a 110 plug on it for something. I guess this is for the Honeywell LED gas control valve, which seems to be the weakest link. I do this for about a minute then turning it back on from the switch on the front. This sometimes corrects the issue as it will cycle through and I hear it beeping then igniting then firing up to heat most times but not always. The LED has a constant blink heartbeat that gives no indication of any problems detected. I do this as it won't always fire up and reheat on it's own and once we all realize the water in the house is lukewarm to cold we now know the water heater needs to be reset. Is this due to some faulty part you think or is there another reason you may be aware of? My guesses are, the Honeywell gas control valve and or the flame sensor rod. I have since learned that a lot of other plumbers use nothing but Bradford-White or A.O Smith water heaters as most of them tell me Bradford-White and A.O. are the best. I am sorry to say most plumbers do not care for Rheem at all as a brand. But as I spent a whole lot of money on parts (this 12 year Rheem over $800) and labor $325 and I am thinking the plumbers may just be biased as they may just be brand loyal. I do sincerely hope Rheem makes a great product in your opinion as well as the opinions of all that work for Rheem. If you need further information and or explanation, please email me back at your earliest convenience. THE ABOVE EMAIL is from August of 2016 I had to call Rheem to follow up and as they only warranty parts so they sent me another Honeywell LED replacement gas control valve. I had that installed by a licensed plumber at my expense. ($150) MY LATEST CONTACT EMAIL to Rheem on Feb 09, 2017 via their website an so far as of March 18, 2017 no RESPONSE as this terrible water heater is doing the same thing like before, now for over a month. I am writing this review as I tried to call today but alas they are not working weekends like I am. I am so dissatisfied with this inferior product you cannot even imagine. Feb 09,2017 email below; I currently have this 50 gallon gas Rheem water heater from Home Depot, not even 3 years old and it seems Rheem is one of the worst brands I have yet to encounter... My issue is that we have to reset the electronic pilot light nearly all the time as the ignitor will not fire until reset and this is if we only realize if we lack hot water. This silly water heater requires a 110 outlet to work, I hope the new ones have no such need. Rheem has last year already sent me another Honeywell valve that I had replaced at my expense and it is doing the same exact thing as before. The model# is XG50T12DU36U0 and serial#M461412891, MFG. DATE,13NOV2014. Rheem Performance Platinum 50 Gal. Tall 12 Year 36,000 BTU High Efficiency Ultra Low NOx Natural Gas Water Heater-XG50T12HN36U0 - The Home Depot 1. What are my options? 2. Is there a non Honeywell LED electrical gas valve available? I think the ones from years ago even with a standing pilot were far superior to this problematic to sophisticated new type... I am am not very happy with needing a 110 electrical outlet for a gas water heater, I hope that is not needed for all new water heaters as once we lose power we also lose the ability to heat water via the Home Depot Rheem. END OF EMAIL to Rheem on Feb 09, 2017. Since there has been no response from Rheem via their website I am ready for a refund. I AM NOW READY FOR A FULL REFUND AS I AM ALREADY IN CONTACT WITH LOCAL LISCENSED PLUMBERS FOR A REPLACEMENT.I WILL NOT CONSIDER RHEEM EVER.
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from My previous Rheem manufactured water heater broke just 4 years... My previous Rheem manufactured water heater broke just 4 years after installation is a red-flag toward any Rheem's water heater; but waiting a week for replacement parts was not an option. This water heater is easy to set up, the electrical plugged-in starter which eliminate pilot light is especially helpful but time will tell if this heater will last til the end of its warranty period. As of now, I cant say Rheem is trustworthy quality wise; and my experience with Rheem while trying to get replacement parts for the defective heater was not helpful either. No, I do not recommend this product or any other Rheem products. Just because they are not very helpful when their product are defective.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Water heater failed to light upon initial installation. Home Depot would not remove, pick it up... Water heater failed to light upon initial installation. Home Depot would not remove, pick it up and exchange it for another one. Cost for my plumber to uninstall it and re-install another one was $400. Rheem sent out repair person who had to order a new control module and new damper. We had to be without hot water for 4 days while waiting for parts. Repair person said this model is notorious for failure. He recommended a standard, non electronic water heater with pizzo electric igniter. It would be cheaper in the long run to spend monthly on a pilot light than to pay for high labor and parts costs for electronics that will break long before the water heater rusts out.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had a plumbing and heating business for thirty one years. This... Had a plumbing and heating business for thirty one years. This has to be the best H/W heater to date I have installed. Starting from a static start up it took the heater less than four minutes to produce hot water. NOW THATS A HOT WATER HEATER !!!
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from We will never know cause it arrived with a great... We will never know cause it arrived with a great big hole in it! We cancelled order upon discovery of damage while at the store for pick up. We had to order another one from a plumber. The hot water heater was received at the store weeks before pick up we were away. No one notified/replaced!
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As a product, exactly what I expected. After a month... As a product, exactly what I expected. After a month of use, the house has plenty of hot water, and no leaks. The unit is extremely heavy and I should have had assistance picking it up, however everything else was easy to connect and the unit started right up, no issues.
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This water heater was easy to install, the water is... This water heater was easy to install, the water is hot faster and seems to last longer.
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Tank Great product. Very satisfied and impressed with this water heater.
Date published: 2017-08-01
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