Your Smart Home Deserves a Smarter Water Heater

You have smart TVs, smart locks, maybe even a smart refrigerator. Now it’s time to add the pioneering Ruud® Smart Electric Water Heater. It offers smart detection, smart operation and smart protection. Adding one to your smart home makes you, well, pretty smart.



Intelligent leak detection system provides real-time notifications that prevent catastrophic failure1



Exclusive technology provides performance updates and alerts via mobile device2



All-inclusive leak detection and prevention system with proprietary auto shut-off valve limits leakage to no more than 20 ounces of water1,3



Because this model installs like a standard electric water heater, installation is hassle-free, making it perfect for replacement—and it’s simple to service


One Smart
Water Heater

The Ruud Smart Electric Water Heater is smart—from the way it detects issues to the way it protects the home from water leak damage. And the smart operation makes it easy to live with day after day.

  • Auto Water Shutoff Valve

    Protect your home from water damage with this all-inclusive leak prevention system that limits a leak to no more than 20 ounces of water2

  • Protect Your Home

    By shutting off the flow of water, the Ruud Smart Electric Water Heater with LeakGuard can help you avoid an average of $4,000 in water leak damage4

  • Smart Protection1

  • Built-in EcoNet Technology

    Complete control of your water heater—from adjusting water temperature and tracking energy usage to setting vacation mode—all from a smart phone2

  • Water Temp Control

    Adjust water set temperature to balance your family’s hot water needs via the EcoNet App2

  • Set Vacation/Away Mode

    Save energy on water heating costs while you are away for a week or just for the day—it’s easy to set from your phone even if you have already left home!2

  • Energy Usage Tracking

    View weekly, monthly and yearly energy usage reports from your phone to help you better manage consumption2

  • Smart Operation

  • Integrated EcoNet Monitoring with WiFi

    Receive immediate notification of leaks and service needs through your phone and via EcoNet App1

  • Hot Water Availability Indicator

    Know you have enough hot water before you jump into the shower2

  • Element Health

    Know if an element is failing so you can proactively replace it before it becomes a problem1

  • Diagnostic Mode

    Allows plumber to view diagnostic information via the EcoNet App while at the water heater to expedite service5

  • Smart Detection1

Knowledge is Power

With integrated WiFi, homeowners can avoid cold showers, detect leaks and more. It’s all possible with Ruud Hybrid Electric Water Heater and the EcoNet® App.2

Ruud Smart Electric Water Heater Options

Ruud® Ultra Smart Electric Water Heater with LeakGuard

40, 50 & 55 Gal Sizes Available

Ruud® Achiever Plus® Smart Electric Water Heater with LeakSense

40, 50 & 55 Gal Sizes Available

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Smart Inside and Out

Explore the water heater’s key components1

  • LeakGuard Auto Shut-Off Valve

    In the unlikely event of a water leak, it shuts off the flow of water

  • EcoNet Smart Monitoring System

    Control temperature, set Vacation or Away Mode, view energy usage and know immediately about leaks and service alerts from anywhere with built-in EcoNet WiFi Technology and the EcoNet App2

  • Built-in 360° LeakSense Leak Detection

    Find out about an issue before there’s no hot water with a built-in leak detection system that detects any leak—large or small, internal or external—in as little as 15 seconds6

  • Stainless Steel Heating Elements

    More durable than standard heating elements, stainless steel elements deliver longer service life

  • Porcelain Tank Lining

    This coating technology protects the tank and limits the chances of an internal water leak

  • Brass Drain Valve

    Enjoy simplified maintenance and easier draining than with a standard plastic drain valve

  • Premium Grade Anode Rod

    This upgraded rod helps protect the tank from corrosive minerals in your water


Bring home the control of a Ruud Smart Electric Water Heater today.

1LeakSense is built in for both Ruud Smart Water Heater with LeakSense and Ruud Smart Water Heater with LeakGuard models; LeakGuard is built in for Ruud Smart Water Heater with LeakGuard models only and available as an accessory for other models. 2WiFi broadband connection and EcoNet App required; notifications are dependent on external factors beyond Ruud’s control. EcoNet is a registered trademark of Rheem Manufacturing company. 3Source: Ruud leak-sensing data; testing under a vacuum lock using 50 gallon tank, no expansion tank, average tank pressure of 40 psi, assuming no additional faucets are opened. 4Source: According to The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, water heater failures cost an average of $4,000 per incident after the deductible is paid. 5WiFi broadband connection and Ruud® Contractor App required; connection between water heater and app dependent on external factors beyond Rheem’s control. 6Source: Ruud Leak-Sensing Data: Time starts when leak begins and ends when sensor alarm is triggered.