What's New

Rheem Water Heating: Heat Pump Water Heater

The HP-40 hybrid is a 40-gallon hybrid heat pump water heater for smaller residential applications. It has twice the efficiency of a standard electric water heater, says the company. The unit offers three separate modes of operation. According to the manufacturer, the heat pump-only Energy Saver mode is the most energy-efficient setting; it works by extracting warmth from the surrounding air, concentrating the heat, and delivering it to the water. High Demand mode can be used when peak hot-water demands are very high, using the combination “heat pump/electric elements” mode. The third mode, Electric Heat Only, has a temporary “electric heat only” setting available to ensure hot-water availability without operating the heat pump. If not reset by the user, the HP-40 hybrid will revert back to its previous setting (either Energy Saver or High Demand) after two weeks.

Rheem Water Heating, Montgomery, AL; www.rheemhpwh.com

eProduct 183

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Leslie McDowell

Leslie McDowell, director of communications at the Building Performance Institute Inc., discusses the nonprofit organization's new homeowner centric website. Posted on April 10.

More Podcasts


NEWS 04-13-15 cover

2015 April 13

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Global Warming

Do you believe in man-made global warming?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con