American Hybrid Water Heater Review

American Water Heaters is one of the leaders when it comes to manufacturing high quality and high performance water heaters. This American company is located in Tennessee and employs over 1,000 employees. American Hybrid Water Heater American Water Heater has a huge production line and can produce thousands of water heaters a day. In addition to high quality and high performance products, the company cares about the customers. The staff is trained with all of the knowledge they need to help any customer answer any questions they may have.

Homeowners are always looking to save money anywhere they can. Energy and utility bills are a great place to start. Did you know that if you were to combine the energy use of a refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer you still would be using less than the energy you are now using with your water heater. American Water Heaters has the answer for you.
American Hybrid Water Heater Review
American Hybrid Water Heaters are Energy Star rated so that means that by replacing your old unit with a new Energy Star rated model, you can be sure to save money on a monthly and a yearly basis. By choosing an Energy Star rated water heater, you are saving money but you are also reducing the carbon dioxide emissions, making this system environmentally friendly.

There are two different models offered for American Hybrid Water Heaters, the HPE102-60-H045 DV and the HPE102-80-H045 DV. The HPE102-60-H045 DV has a 60 gallon tank capacity and it has a first hour rating of 51 gallons per hour and 68 gallons per hour. The energy factor is 2.40, in hybrid mode the energy efficiency is 2.33 and on electric only the energy efficiency is .88. This unit measures in at 67-1/3 inches in height and 24-1/2 inches in diameter.

The American Hybrid Water Heater Model HPE102-80-H045 DV has a tank capacity of 80 gallons. The first hour ratings are 70 gallons per hour and 84 gallons per hour. The energy efficiency is 2.30 but when used on hybrid mode the efficiency is 2.33 and on electric mode only the energy efficiency is .85. This water heater measures in at 81-1/2 inches in height and 24-1/2 inches in diameter.

Some of the features on the American Hybrid Water Heaters are the user friendly Touch Pad, it has an LCD screen that is easy to read and easy to program. The unit offers a safety lock feature that stops any unwanted access to the system. The electronic control system has a three line display that communicates the current status of the heater’s operation in English.

The Unit has 4 operating Modes, the Efficiency, Hybrid, Electric and Vacation. The Efficiency and the Hybrid are the most energy efficient , the electric will get you water faster but it will save you any money and vacation setting is great for when you are not going to be home for a bit and you want to save money on your energy bills. American Water Heaters is offering a 10 Year Limited Warranty on these hybrid water heaters. Now is the time to start saving money on your energy bills and stop wasting it. You can find American Water Heaters at local home improvement stores.

A.O Smith Heat Pump Water Heater Voltex PHPT-80 Hybrid Review

AO Smith Voltex Hybrid Electric Water Heater model PHPT-80 A.O Smith has a long history in the heating industry. The company was started by in 1874. Since the company’s inception, they have brought to the public and private sector heating products that are high quality and high performance. One of the company’s early innovations was the metal tubular shoe last. The company has lasted through two world wars making contributions to both. Today, they are one of the world recognized leaders in the industry.

AO Smith Voltex Hybrid Electric Water Heater model PHPT-80
One of their popular water heaters is the Voltex Hybrid Electric Water Heater. The Voltex PHPT-80 Hybrid offers double the efficiency than a standard electric water heater. The Voltex Hybrid Electric offers an easy to use and easy to understand LCD display for the control panel. This water heater has an 80 gallon tank; this system offers more energy that is created via the heat pump technology.

This unit can actually conserve energy due in part to the 2.3 Energy Factor rating.
Basically the Voltex Hybrid Electric works is the integrated system that uses the heat pump technology to offer more energy efficiency to heating up the water through electricity. The Voltex will take the heat from the surrounding air and deposit the heat into the tank. At the end is an extremely efficiency production of hot water along with a cooler and dehumidified air.

Some of the features of the A.O Smith Heat Pump Water Heater Voltex PHPT-80 Hybrid are the increased storage, with a higher storage tank capacity; the system lets the heat pump run more consistently than the heating elements. This water heater has a 3 lines and 13 character backlit display that allows the homeowner to see current set points as well as status and operation information. In the event of a problem you will be able to see it before it become a bigger more expensive problem.

There are 4 different settings on the Voltex PHPT-80, the Efficiency, Hybrid, Electric and Vacation. Take the Efficiency Mode, this mode will use the heat pump for all of the hot water needs. It will automatically revert to the heating elements if any ambient air or water temperatures are outside of the normal range. The Hybrid Mode also uses the heat pump technology or the heating elements all depending on the demands of hot water.

The Electric Mode will only use the standard electric water heater operation and the Vacation Mode is a simple one touch operation that will hold the tank temperature at 60 degrees Fahrenheit while the vacation setting is one. This will help reduce the cost when you are not home. The PHPT-80 as we mentioned has 2.30 energy efficiency, when the unit is on hybrid the efficiency is 2.33 and on electric 0.85.

Some of the other features of the A.O Smith Heat Pump Water Heater Voltex PHPT-80 Hybrid are the powered anodes which are used to protect the tank against corrosion. The system is protected with 2 inch environmentally friendly Non CFC foam Insulation. There is a built in child resistant brass drain valve. When you need to replace that old water heater, you want to think cost effective and energy efficient the A.O Smith Heat Pump Water Heater Voltex PHPT-80 Hybrid can do that for you. Contact you’re A.O Smith sales representative for more information.