Encore® Smart electric water heaters with LeakGuard is engineered for longer life with built-in leak detection and auto water shutoff

Smart Technology

  • Integrated leak detection and prevention system with factory installed auto water shut-off valve limits leaks to no more than 20 ounces of water
  • LeakSense™ Built-in Leak  Detection System detects any leak large or small, internal or external
  • Built-in EcoNet® WiFi technology for temperature control and immediate notification about leaks and service needs from anywhere
  • Know before hot water runs out with the Hot Water Availability indicator in the EcoNet® app
  • Hands-free voice control with Alexa and Google Nest to easily adjust set temperature
  • Element Health Indicator shows exactly which element needs to be replaced and when

Easy to Install & Service

  • Diagnostic mode gives diagnostic info while at the water heater to expedite service
  • Durable brass drain valve helps drain the tank faster to reduce time on the job


  • .92 - .93 UEF
  • Dual 5500 watt stainless steel heating elements


  • FHR: 55 - 72 gallons based on gallon capacity
  • Recovery: 25 GPH at a 90° F rise

Longer Life

  • Self cleaning fights sediment build-up to prolong tank life and maintain efficiency and tank capacity
  • Premium upgraded anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection


  • High performance and lower operating cost
  • Compliant with many electric utility incentive programs
  • Electric junction box located above heating elements for easy installation
  • Over-temperature protector cuts off power in excess temperature situations
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included

Installation Note

  • 5500 watt models require a 30A circuit breaker and 10AWG wire size; please refer to the Use and Care document for additional circuit sizing guidance as well as other helpful installation information.  


  • Designed to protect your home, allow remote temperature control and alert you of potential issues
  • Smart water heater with built-in leak detection, auto water shutoff valve and WiFi
  • High efficiency with .92 - .93 UEF
  • 40, 50 and 55-Gallon Capacities

Energy Guide Details




Encore Smart Electric with LeakGuard


Tank - 12 Years limited

Parts - 12 Years limited

In-home Labor - 2 Year