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Professional Ultra Series: Hybrid Heat Pump

Ruud Prestige™ Series Hybrid Heat Pump is our most advanced, energy-efficient electric water heater – its 2.45 Energy Factor lowers energy costs

  • High 2.45 EF reduces operating cost $329 annually compared to a standard 50-gallon electric model
  • 8700 Btu/h compressor: the most powerful in its class – more heat can be created by the heat pump and less by the costly electric elements. This translates into significant fuel saving in real life applications. For still more savings, the Rheem hybrid has a wider temperature operating range, which means the heat pump can be used to heat water more days throughout the year.
  • Ambient operating range: 37-120° Fis widest in class, offering more days of HP operation annually; designed to meet Northern Climate Spec (Tier 1)
Operation Modes
  • Energy Saver
  • Heat Pump Only
  • High Demand
  • Electric Heat Only
  • Vacation: 2-28 days (or placed on hold indefinitely)
Full-Color LCD Display
  • Intuitive, back lit touch screen with diagnostics
Easy Installation
  • Easy access side connections
  • Narrow 21" diameter, fits through access doors
  • Easily replaces a standard electric water heater
  • EcoNet™ compatible for future integration with home automation, energy management and demand response systems
  • Patented magnesium anode rod with resistor extends the life of the tank
  • 3/4" NPT water inlet, outlet and condensate drain connections
  • Incoloy stainless steel resistor elements; dry-fire protection
  • Easy access, top mounted washable air filter
  • 2-1/2" Non-CFC foam insulation
  • Brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve



50 HB50RU 2.45

  • Super efficient – 2.45 energy factor, over TWICE the efficiency of standard electric water heaters
  • Fast recovery, easy installation
  • Easy-to-use LED touch pad
  • Qualifies for federal tax credit 


Professional Ultra Series: Hybrid Heat Pump
Spec Sheet
Use and Care Manual


Tank - 12 Years
Parts - 12 Years

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