Rheem Tankless Water Heater Reviews

 The feedback Rheem tankless water heaters receieve can be immensely helpful if you are planning to purchase one for your home. Founded in the 1920’s, Rheem is one of the most established brands in the world when it comes to water heater products. The company is proudly the only manufacturer in the world who offers a complete line of innovative water heaters, including solar water heater products, traditional water heaters and tankless water heaters. Rheem has headquarters in the U.S., Mexico and Canada but its products are well-known throughout the world. The company’s tankless water heaters are particularly known for their convenient and worry-free operation.

 

Pros and Cons

Rheem prides itself on being able to provide tankless water heaters that are able to meet the different hot water demands of different homes. Whether you have a vacation home with several luxury bathrooms or a modest apartment with two bathrooms, there is a Rheem tankless water heater for you. Rheem features two lines of tankless heaters: the Professional Line and the Performance Line, with the latter being available to U.S. customers only.

Rheem understands the need of most homeowners for compact tankless water heaters. After all, one of the most obvious benefits of going tankless is doing without the massive and space-consuming water tanks that traditional water heaters have. Rheem tankless heaters are roughly the size of a regular medicine cabinet so they free up a lot of floor space regardless of where you wish to install them.

Rheem Tankless Water Heater Reviews

Tankless water heaters have built-in condensing heat exchangers made of durable stainless steel which prevents heat loss and leads to up to 94% thermal efficiency. At its maximum performance, some of Rheem’s tankless heater products can supply more than 9 gallons of hot water per minute. Rheem also boasts a self-diagnostic system which allows for easier installation and operation. Temperature setting is shown on a digital display so you can prevent overheating.

Like any water heater product, Rheem’s tankless heaters have their share of complaints. Some customers, particularly those who lived in colder climates, complained about not getting a consistent supply of hot water and instead received tepid or lukewarm water at times. Some consumers were also displeased by the fact that they had to go through a complex process of inspecting the water heater in order to qualify for a warranty.

Despite the minimal negative feedback, the reviews Rheem’s tankless water heaters received have been generally glowing.

 

Most Popular Models

Model Max GPM Max BTU/KW Type
Model Max GPM Max BTU/KW Type
Rheem RTE 3 1.5 3 KW Electric
Rheem RTE 7 2.5 7KW Electric
Rheem RTE 9 3 9KW Electric
Rheem RTE 13 4 13KW Electric
Rheem RTE 18 5 18KW Electric
Rheem RTE 27 5 27KW Electric
Rheem EcoSense 6.4 6.4 150,000 BTU Indoor Natural Gas

Outdoor Propane

Rheem Ecosense 8.4 8.4 180,000 BTU Outdoor Propane
Rheem Prestige 84 8.4 157,000 BTU Indoor Natural Gas

Indoor Propane

Rheem Prestige 90 9 180,000 BTU Indoor Natural Gas

Indoor Propane

Outdoor Natural Gas

Outdoor Propane

Rheem Prestige 95 9.5 199,000 BTU Indoor Natural Gas

Indoor Propane

OUtdoor Natural Gas

Outdoor Propane