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Universal Heavy Duty 72 gal. 250K BTU Commercial Natural Gas Tank Water Heater

  • Delivers hot water in heavy duty, tight retrofit applications
  • Compact size and multiple water connections simplify installation
  • Backed by Rheem's 3 year limited warranty
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Product Overview

Rheem Commercial Universal Gas Water Heaters are designed to fit into tight retrofit applications and have the features and capacity to meet heavy duty demands. The tighter the commercial retrofit, the more you will appreciate how the Universal's compact size and multiple water connections simplify installations. Please Note: This model requires a 120-Volt power source.
  • California and 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
  • Texas residents: this water heater does not meet Low NOx (LN) emissions requirements, regulations prohibit the sale, shipment or installation of this water heater in any air quality district that requires Low NOx water heaters
  • Space saver design: the short heights and narrow jacket diameters, plus the top, front and rear water inlets/outlets offer the ultimate in installation flexibility
  • System sentinel LED diagnostic system: our exclusive diagnostic system, with glowing LED lights, verifies system operation sequence by sequence
  • Strong tank design: universals proprietary steel formulation, patented multi-flue design, combined with two coats of porcelain enamel, results in a superior heat exchanger design
  • Stainless steel burners: precision burners, raised port design, are formed from high chromium stainless steel; each burner assembly slides out like a drawer for quick inspection and maintenance
  • Low profile automatic flue damper: low profile damper minimizes overall product height and heavy-duty vent hood supports are designed to withstand the rigors of installation
  • Easy to service: factory installed full port, full flow brass drain valve allows for faster draining and servicing and hand-hole cleanout for easy removal of lime/sediment deposits
  • Direct spark to pilot ignition system: saves energy by igniting only when there is a call for heat
  • Built-in corrosion resistance: patented anode design utilizes multiple magnesium rods to ensure corrosion resistance for a long tank life
  • Fully insulated: energy saving sag and moisture proof fiberglass insulation surrounds the storage tank and heavy mineral wool insulation surrounds the combustion chamber
  • Insulation: sag and moisture proof fiberglass insulation surrounds the storage tank and heavy mineral wool insulation surrounds the combustion chamber
  • Gas control system: thermostat adjusts from 100°F to 180°F, 24-Volt combination gas valve includes main gas pressure regulation, on-off manual valve, 120/24-Volt transformer and high limit temperature cut-out
  • Need a different configuration, no problem; our universal line offers water heaters in 35 gal. to 100 gal. models available in a range BTU/h in natural gas and liquid propane
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day installation service in most areas, or visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
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  • California residents

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Price
Ratings
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(6)
(2)
(2)
Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)76727272
Application TypeCommercialCommercialCommercialCommercial
Water Heater ProfileTallTallTallTall
Vent TypeAtmosphericAtmosphericAtmosphericAtmospheric
Product Height (in.)68.8125 in71.0625 in71.0625 in71 in
Water Heater FeaturesOverheat Protection,Temperature Pressure Relief ValveOverheat Protection,Temperature Pressure Relief ValveOverheat Protection,Temperature Pressure Relief ValveOverheat Protection,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
BTU Rating199900250000250000300000
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
26.25 in
Product Height (in.)
71.0625 in
Product Width (in.)
26.25 in
Tank Valve Size (in.)
0.75
Water Connection Size (in.)
1.5

Details

Application Type
Commercial
BTU Rating
250000
Commercial/Residential
Commercial
Finish Family
Gray
Fuel Type
Gas
Household Size
5+
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Maximum Temperature (F)
180
Minimum Temperature (F)
70 °F
Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)
72
Pack Size
1
Product Weight (lb.)
590 lb
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
269
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Lining Material
Glass
Tank Warranty
3 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0
Vent Type
Atmospheric
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
Water Heater Profile
Tall
Wattage (watts)
0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed,UL Listed
Labor Warranty
No Warranty
Part Warranty
1 Year

Questions & Answers

10Questions12Answers

Is this water heater Massachusetts Approved? ASME Code. If not what is the cost of an ASME heate...

Asked by Klys June 15, 2020
1
Answer

Thank you for asking. Please contact us directly for assistance 800-432-8373 (opt 2, 1, 3).

What is the efficiency of this water heater?

Asked by tx44 April 6, 2020
1
Answer

Thank you for asking, TX44. Please contact our Commercial Water Heating department at 1-800-432-8373 (opts 2,1,3). Thank you and have a great day.

what is the weight of heater

Asked by Robert April 25, 2019
1
Answer

Thank you for your question.The shipping weight of this water heater is 540 U.S. Pounds.

How long does this heater last until it needs to be replaced?

Asked by Vinh February 10, 2019
1
Answer

Please contact our commercial department (800-432-8373) (opt 2, 1, 3) for information on this product.

Is this good for restaurant use?

Asked by BevL January 28, 2019
1
Answer

Thank you for asking. This unit is a commercial water heater, but for specifics please contact us at 334-203-7372.

I have propane gas can you change kit for propane if I buy

Asked by roger October 15, 2018
1
Answer

Unfortunately, Rheem units only support conversions from Liquid Propane to Natural Gas. It is not allowable to convert it from Natural Gas to Propane

what is the heat recovery in gallons per hour for this water heater.

Asked by arwin July 12, 2018
1
Answer

I recommend contacting our tankless customer support line (866-720-2076) as this depends on many factors including the ground water temperature of your particular area.

can you get this in propane?

Asked by Ross June 19, 2018
1
Answer

Please contact commercial customer support (334-203-7372) for information on this model.

can this water heater be used in Oakland California 94609

Asked by Eric May 17, 2018
2
Answers

Yes, this product can be used in Oakland California 94609.

how tall is this heater

Asked by Eric May 16, 2018
2
Answers

The height is 65.5 inches.

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Customer Reviews

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Great product, arrived on time, I will definitely recommend this to anyone in need of a new comme...
Great product, arrived on time, I will definitely recommend this to anyone in need of a new commercial heater.
by Bill
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Works great! Heats the water faster than expected. ...
Works great! Heats the water faster than expected. No problem providing enough hot water to the washers in my Laundromat.
by JB
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Response from RheemJun 12, 2020
Thank you for choosing Rheem for you water heating needs and for taking time to review this product. We are happy to see you are enjoying your new Rheem Water Heater!


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I order two heater one is working good but other...
I order two heater one is working good but other getting too hot even i set tem. 90 degree bout it almost 150 or higher and its open safety valve, need to replace water heater
by Ajay
Response from RheemApr 25, 2019
Hi Ajay,

We apologize for the inconvenience. If you still need assistance please call Technical Support at 866-279-4566 between the hours of 7 A.M. and 7 P.M. CST and one of our experienced analysts will be happy to assist you.

Jennifer rheem
good product...
good product
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