Rheem 42VR40-40F high efficiency natural gas water heater 40 gallon is a residential tank type. Built with the Rheem's patented Guardian System which is a unique and innovative flammable vapor ignition resistance technology, this unit exceeds the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)'s requirements for flammable vapor ignition resistance (FVIR). This model offers performance and protection, and most of all, it is affordable and easy to maintain.
Model Number: 42VR40-40F
Type: Gas, Tall Tank
Capacity: 40 Gallons
Gas Type: Natural Gas
First Hour Rate: 68 Gallons Per Hour
Energy Star Rating: Yes
Energy Factor: 0.62
Average Annual Operating Cost: $294
Detailed Product Description:
Rheem 42VR40-40F high efficiency natural 40 gallon tank water heater is designed with environmentally friendly burner, low NOx which meets the 40ng/J NOx low nitrous oxide emissions requirements. The Guardian System™ & Sensor technology, its double action air/fuel shut-off device not only provides protection but ensures that this unit is maintenance free since there is no filter to clean. Its high efficiency and First Hour Rate of 68 gallons per hour means more hot water at less water heating cost. While the patented magnesium anode rod with resistor protects the tank from rust, the EverKleen patented system fights sediment build-up, making the unit one of the most durable and the best tank water heaters in the market today. And did I mention that no matches is required to light this heater.