Professional Achiever™ Direct Vent gas water heaters use outside air for combustion, offer longer venting options and a coaxial vent for easy installation

Efficiency

  • .51 - .56 UEF
  • Well insulated for reduced stand-by heat loss

Performance

  • FHR: 80 gallons for 50-gallon and 62 gallons for 40-gallon model
  • Recovery: 30.3 to 36.4 GPH at a 90° F rise, depending on model

Technology

  • Adjustable coaxial vent allows flexibility of installation, can swivel 360 degrees and uses outside air for combustion and requires no electrical power
  • Aluminum vent and cap base to prevent staining of building exterior

Longer Venting

  • Longer venting options available, see chart on reverse
  • Order Horizontal Vent Kit: #SP20131
  • Order Vertical Vent Kit: #SP20132

Guardian System™ & Sensor

  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device
  • Maintenance free – no filter to clean
  • Disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation

Low Emissions

  • Meets 40 ng/J NOx requirements

Longer Life

  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection
  • Enhanced flow brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Exclusive Rheemglas® tank lining resists corrosion and prolongs tank life
  • Heat saving flue baffle design
  • Gas control and combination thermostat
  • Piezo ignition
  • High temperature silicone bands reduce venting installation time
  • Internal air tube for reduced footprint
  • EverKleen™ patented system fights sediment build-up
DESCRIPTION ENERGY INFO
 PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVER DIRECT VENT MODELS
TYPE GAL CAP. MODEL NUMBER
ENERGY FACTOR
ENERGY STAR®
NAT. 
LP 
 TALL 40 PROG40-36N RU62 DV 0.62 
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40 PROG40-30P RU62 DV - 0.62 --
50 PROG50-36N RU60 DV 0.60 
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50 PROG50-33P RU60 DV
- 0.60 --

Specifications

  • .51 - .56 UEF
  • SCAQMD Rule 1121 compliant
  • Flexible venting options
  • 40 and 50 gallon capacities

Energy Guide Details

Certifications

  • Propane Gas
  • AHRI
  • US CSA (Star)
  • Natural Gas

Documents

Professional Achiever Direct Vent

Warranties

Tank 6 Years Limited

Parts 6 Years Limited

With ProtectionPlus™ the 6-year limited tank warranty becomes 10 years!

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