Professional Achiever Power Vent gas water heaters offer up to 150 foot vent runs, energy efficiency and the Guardian System


  • .65 - .70 UEF


  • FHR: 66 - 86 gallons
  • Recovery rate is 32.4 to 42.4 GPH at a 90 degree rise

Self-Diagnostic System

  • Electronic gas control for improved monitoring and service

Low Emissions

  • Eco-friendly burner, low NOx design


  • Uses indoor air for combustion; blower exhausts the flue gases
  • Standard 120 VAC electrical connection
  • New whisper quiet blower

Guardian System™ & Sensor

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

Flexible Venting Options

  • Long venting lengths up to 150 equivalent feet
  • PVC, ABS, or CPVC vent pipe options
  • Vertical or horizontal termination

Longer Life

  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection

High Altitude Compliant

  • Tall models certified for applications up to 7,800 ft. above sea level and short models up to 6,000 feet above sea level


  • Side water connections for space heating available on select models
  • Quality anode rod helps protect against tank corrosion
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Durable Silicon Nitride Ignitor (HSI)
  • EverKleen™ patented system fights sediment build-up
  • Models can operate at high ambient temperatures above 100º F and up to 175º F with special venting requirements (see Use & Care manual for more information)
  • High Ambient Temperature Service Kit available for installations from 100-175ºF. See chart on page 2 for more information
  • Standard replacement parts

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50 PROG50-42N RU67 PV 0.67 EnergyStar
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50 PROG50S-36N RU67 PV 0.67 EnergyStar
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  • Induced draft with the Guardian FVIR System
  • Flexible venting options up to 150 feet
  • 40 and 50 gallon tall and short capacities
  • Integrated self-diagnostic system control, thermostat and gas valve
  • Side water connections for space heating applications available on select models

Energy Guide Details


  • US CSA (Star)
  • Energy Miser (Globe)
  • LEED Points = 1
  • AHRI


Professional Achiever Power Vent


Limited Tank Warranty - 6 Years

Limited Party Warranty - 6 Years

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

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