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50 Gal. Short 6 Year 36,000 BTU Natural Gas Power Vent Tank Water Heater

  • Provides ample hot water for households with 3-5 people
  • CA, UT Residents – see disclaimer below before purchasing
  • Same-day installation in most areas. Call 1-855-400-2552 by noon.
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Product Overview

The Richmond 50 Gal. Short Natural Gas Power Vent Water Heater comes with a 36,000 BTU/hour low NOx burner. Flexible venting options up to 100 ft. using PVC, ABS or CPVC vent pipe options. The unit is high altitude compliant up to 6,000 ft. above sea level.
  • 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.
  • Gas power vent water heaters offer flexible venting options using PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe options with either vertical or horizontal termination
  • Delivers 80 gallons of hot water in the first hour
  • 6-year tank and parts limited warranty
  • 0.65 uniform energy factor indicates an ENERGY STAR qualified water heater
  • ENERGY STAR qualified
  • New quieter blower motor
  • Unit equipped with a flammable vapor detection sensor that disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation
  • Installed temperature and pressure relief valve
  • Environmentally friendly low NOx burner
  • Click here to learn more about Eco Options and Energy Efficiency
  • Meets 2015 NAECA Standards



  • California residents

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Ratings
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Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)50 gal50 gal50 gal50 gal
Application TypeResidentialResidentialResidentialResidential
Water Heater ProfileShortTallShortTall
Gas TypeNatural GasNatural GasNatural GasNatural Gas
Product Height (in.)51.25 in59.5 in51.25 in58 in
Efficiency LevelHighStandardHighHigh
Vent Type Direct VentPower VentPower Vent
BTU Rating 360003600042000
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
23.75 in
Product Height (in.)
51.25 in
Product Width (in.)
23.75 in
Tank Valve Size (in.)
0.75 in
Water Connection Size (in.)
3/4 in

Details

Application Type
Residential
Commercial/Residential
Residential
Efficiency Level
High
Finish Family
Gray
Fuel Type
Gas
Gas Type
Natural Gas
Household Size
3-5
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Maximum Temperature (F)
160 °F
Minimum Temperature (F)
90 °F
Nominal Tank Capacity (gallons)
50 gal
Product Weight (lb.)
175 lb
Rated Tank Capacity (gallons)
48 gal
Recovery Rate at 90F Rise (gallons/hour)
36.4
Returnable
90-Day
Tank Lining Material
Glass
Tank Warranty
6 Year
Uniform Energy Factor
0.65
Water Heater Features
LoNox,Overheat Protection,Self Cleaning,Temperature Pressure Relief Valve
Water Heater Profile
Short
Wattage (watts)
0 W

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified
Labor Warranty
No Warranty
Part Warranty
6 Year

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 82 reviews
  • 93%recommend this product
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Easy to assemble and install.
Easy to assemble and install.
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I like the quiet motor on the power vent. My previous water heater had a loud power vent motor.
I like the quiet motor on the power vent. My previous water heater had a loud power vent motor.
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1 person found this helpful
5 Star Review
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Response from RheemMay 22, 2019
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!


Thank you,
Jennifer rheem
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4 Star Review
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Response from RheemMay 22, 2019
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!


Thank you,
Jennifer rheem
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I installed this water heater 2 weeks ago with no problem.
I installed this water heater 2 weeks ago with no problem.
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Great performance but blower housing started leaking water within the...
Great performance but blower housing started leaking water within the first week.
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works great easy installation...
works great easy installation
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Did not last less then a year...
Did not last less then a year
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no issues at all
I bought this water heater February 2016 and I waited to do the review seeing I have bought things and they worked great for awhile then they didn't work anymore so I wanted to make sure I knew what this would be after owning and using it for some time now I can truly say after 3 years this water heater works great no issues at all very pleased with this product
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    1 person found this helpful
    Everything should be "Excellent" for the first few weeks,...
    Everything should be "Excellent" for the first few weeks, check back in 4 or 5 years, then I will give you a REAL rating. So far Excellent
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