Essential Power Vent gas water heaters offer up to 100 foot vent runs, energy efficiency and the flammable vapor detection system


  • .65 - .69 UEF
  • Energy Star® rated


  • FHR: Up to 78 gallons for 50-gallon models and up to 86 gallons for 40-gallon models
  • Recovery: 32.4 to 42.4 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


  • Uses indoor air for combustion; blower exhausts the flue gases
  • Standard 120 VAC electrical connection
  • Whisper quiet blower

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

Flexible Venting Options

  • Long venting lengths up to 100 equivalent feet
  • 2” or 3” PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe options
  • Vertical or horizontal termination

Longer Life

  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection

High Altitude Compliant

  • Tall models certified for applications up to 7,700 ft. above sea level and short models up to 5,999 feet above sea level


  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Durable Silicon Nitride Ignitor (HSI)
  • EverKleen™ patented system fights sediment build-up
  • Standard replacement parts


  • .65 - .69 UEF
  • ENERGY STAR® rated
  • 40 and 50-Gallon Capacities

Energy Guide Details


Propane GasEnergy StarNatural GasLEED Points = 1AHRIUS CSA (Star)


Essential 6 Year Power Vent


Tank - 6 Years limited

Parts - 6 Years limited