The newest water heater in the Rheem inventory is the Rheem HP40RH Hybrid Electric Water Heater With Heat Pump Technology. The Rheem Hybrid Electric Water Heater was created with the most advanced technology; using this new technology this Hybrid Electric Water Heater is twice as effective and efficient than the traditional electric water heaters. This new water heater is the HP series and it has a 2.0 energy factor rating and it is eco friendly. This new heat pump water heater is also rated Energy Star. You can almost guarantee that you will see savings when you find an Energy Star product.
The Rheem HP40RH Hybrid Electric Water Heater With Heat Pump Technology operates as the fan is pulling the air through the top of the air filter system. Then the heat in the air is absorbed by the refrigerant, which of course is eco friendly. The refrigerant located inside the evaporator coil is cooled and then exhausted. The refrigerant is then pumped through the compressor, which will then increase the temperature. The water is then cooled from the bottom of the tank, which is then pumped through the top, and it will circulate through the condenser coil. The hot refrigerant will transfer the heat to the water inside the coil and heated water is then returned to the top of heater.
The Rheem HP40RH Hybrid Electric Water Heater has three modes of operation, the energy saver mode, the normal mode and the electric heat only mode. The unit is protected by 2-1/2 Non CFC Foam Insulation. The lining of the water heater is equipped with factory installed Rheemglas. Some of the other features of the Rheem Hybrid Electric Water Heater are the standard ¾ inch NPT water inlet, outlet and condensate drain connections. There are factory installed T&P, brass drain valve and easy to access side connections.
The Rheem Hybrid Electric Water Heater was designed with a heat pump technology, easy to access LED touch pad controls making it easier than ever to operate and maintain. Model HP40RH offers a 40 gallon capacity. It has a 50 first hour rating for gallons per hour. It has a 21 gallons per hour on recovery rise on a 90 degrees Fahrenheit. By purchasing the HP40RH or the HP50RH you are eligible for up to $ 1500 in Federal Tax Credits. You may be eligible for other tax rebates through local and state incentives.
The Rheem HP40RH Hybrid Electric Water Heater With Heat Pump Technology is one of the best ways to start saving money on water and on your energy bills. For example, if you are spending $ 500 a year on energy in your home by installing the HP40RH you are saving half. There is a warranty on the HP40RH, you will need to call customer service and verify your product or log onto the Rheem website and click on the Warranty button on top of the page.