Encore Powered Damper gas water heaters are energy efficient and offer a 12-year warranty


  • .65 - .70 UEF
  • ENERGY STAR® rated


  • FHR: 69 - 85 gallons
  • Recovery: Up to 40.4 GPH at a 90° F rise, depending on model

Self-Diagnostic System

  • Electronic gas control for improved monitoring and service

Low Emissions

  • Eco-friendly burner, low NOx design
  • Meets 40 ng/J NOx requirements


  • 24 VAC flue damper, 110 VAC outlet required
  • Includes 19-foot cord, 3-prong plug
  • Standard Cat. I, double-wall, B-vent, 3” (4” adaptor included)

Flammable Vapor Detection System

  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device for double protection
  • Maintenance free – no filter to clean
  • Disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation

Longer Life

  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection

High Altitude Compliant

  • Certified to 10,100 ft. above sea level (50-gallon 50K Btu/h model certified to 5,999 feet above sea level)


  • EcoNet™ enabled WiFi-connected technology gives users control over water systems, allowing for customizable temperature, energy savings and system monitoring at home or away. Visit Rheem.com/EcoNetConnect
  • Dual certified for both potable water and space heating
  • Enhanced-flow brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Standard replacement parts


  • .65 - .70 UEF
  • ENERGY STAR® rated
  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device for double protection
  • 38, 40 and 50-Gallon Capacities

Energy Guide Details


AHRIEnergy StarLEED Points = 1US CSA (Star)


EncoreĀ® Powered Damper


Tank - 12 Years limited

Parts - 12 Years limited