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


  • Side water connections for space heating available on select models
  • Quality anode rod helps protect against tank corrosion
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Durable Silicon Nitride Ignitor (HSI)
  • EverKleen™ patented system fights sediment build-up
  • Models can operate at high ambient temperatures above 100º F and up to 175º F with special venting requirements (see Use & Care manual for more information)
  • High Ambient Temperature Service Kit available for installations from 100-175ºF. See chart on page 2 for more information
  • Standard replacement parts


  • .65 - .69 UEF
  • ENERGY STAR® rated
  • 40 and 50-Gallon Capacities
  • Side water connections for space heating applications available on select models

Energy Guide Details


Propane GasNatural GasLEED Points = 1AHRIUS CSA (Star)


Essential 6 Year Power Vent


Tank - 6 Years limited

Parts - 6 Years limited