Rheem is one of the most well-known names when it comes to heating your home. One of their more popular items is the Water Heater. One of the newest water heaters to the Rheem family is the Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater. This water heater was created with energy efficiency in mind. It is part of the highest efficiency classes on water heaters. It is also Energy Star rated; this means that you can almost guarantee that you will see money savings on a monthly as well as a yearly basis.
According to the Department of Energy and the United States Protection Agency, just by changing from a traditional electric water heater to a heat pump water heater you could save an average of $ 300 a year. Wouldn’t it be nice to spend that kind of money on something else besides a water heater that is working overtime to bring you hot water? Since the Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater is new to the market, it has been a popular choice of electric water heater.
The Rheem Company has been in business since the early 1920’s and they have been growing ever since, with innovative technology Rheem is the number one in heating appliances for a reason. The Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater has some really great features. One of these features is that the heat pump water heater is a top mounted water heater ; the heat pump will remove the warm air out of the ambient air that encases the water heater and pumps that air back into the system. The heat pump will take away the cold air from the bottom of the unit and then re-circulate it back into your home.
The system comes with a 50 gallon tank, a resistored anode rod protection which prevents corrosion and sediment build up. The heat pump water heater itself is encases in a 2-1/2 inch Non CFC Foam Insulation, this will help keep the heat in the tank when the tank is in standby. The first hour delivery on this unit is 67 gallons per minute. Rheem offers a 10 Year Limited Warranty as well. The Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater offers three different settings, the Energy Saver which is the most energy efficient, the Normal Setting which will work with the heat pump and a backup element. Then we have the Electric Setting, this setting is the least efficient since it uses two elements to operate.
The Energy Saver Rating on this unit is 2.0 which means that it does qualify for the Federal Tax Credit. By applying for this tax credit you can save 30% on up to $ 1500 on your purchase. You will need the original receipt as well as a Manufacturer’s Certification Statement; this certifies that the Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater does indeed qualify for the tax credit. You can get this statement on from the manufacturer’s website or by calling their customer service line.
You must file the IRS Form 5695 and include the attached receipts and statements. To receive the tax credit, the Rheem HP50RH Heat Pump Water Heater must be installed by December 31, 2010. Contact your local Rheem Sales Representative for more information and with any questions that you may have.