Get To Know Tankless
Explore the differences between high efficiency, mid efficiency and traditional tank-type water heaters.
Standard Tank-Type vs.
Ruud-Brand Tankless Solutions
The new, improved Ruud® Tankless line not only makes replacement as easy as a traditional tank-style, but also delivers greater energy efficiency, exceptional cost savings, and long-term reliability.
Ruud Tankless Choices
Tankless Features & Benefits
Ruud Tankless solutions help you sell more, save time and grow your business. Here’s how:
How it Works
The Ruud Difference
|BUILT-IN CONDENSATE NEUTRALIZERSaves time and install costs (non-recirculating condensing models)||PVC VENTINGLow-cost, easy-to-work-with PVC compatibility and vent runs up to 60 ft. on 2” and 150 ft. on 3” on our condensing models saves time and money on installation|
|COMPATIBLE WITH ½” GAS LINERuud tankless units are, and have been, compatible with ½” gas line, saving money and time on installation3||RECIRCULATION OPTIONSChoose a Tankless Water Heater with Built In Recirculation Pump or add a recirculation pump kit for faster hot water at the faucet|
|DIAGNOSTICSDigital remote control displays temperature setting and maintenance codes for quick troubleshooting||HARD WATER BUILD-UP INDICATIONAlerts homeowners to call for service check when unit detects scale build up|
|MAINTENANCE NOTICE SETTINGAutomatically alerts homeowners after 500 hours of water heater use (about 1-1½ years) flashing a warning code to call for service check||SIMPLE SERVICEAll components can be accessed with a Phillips head screwdriver for easy repairs|
|ENERGY COST SAVINGSHomeowners can save an estimated $1,100 over 12 years1, and possibly qualify for rebates.||HOT START PROGRAMMINGExclusive feature minimizes the “cold water sandwich” by keeping the water heater in ready-fire state between back-to-back hot water needs|
|LOW FLOW FIXTURE COMPATIBLEIndustry-first minimum flow rate of .26 GPM and minimum activation flow rate of .40 GPM provides hot water even in low-demand situations||OVERHEAT FILM WRAP Exclusive feature shuts down the unit if the heat exchanger overheats|
|AFTER-SALES SUPPORTTech support provided to plumbers, distributors and homeowners 7 days a week, 7AM to 7PM (CST)||EZ-SPEC™ SIZING SOFTWAREAdvanced online tool that takes the guess work out of sizing tankless applications|
|READILY AVAILABLERuud Tankless Water Heaters are available at more than 1,300 locations across the U.S. and Canada6||PROCLUB Easy-to-use online loyalty rewards program for plumbers, offering millions of reward options for purchasing and installing select Ruud products|
Turn A Potential Emergency
Into a Proactive Service Call
EcoNet® is now available in Ruud Tankless Gas Water Heaters or as an accessory for models dating from 20107‐enabling you to drive more service calls, install more units and save time on service appointments.
- Drive Repeat Business ‐ Allows homeowners to store your contact information in the app and forward service alerts to you
- Install More ‐ Attract more customers by offering the newest technology for hot water control, savings and peace-of-mind
- Save Time ‐ Get smart alerts with maintenance details before the service, saving you time and improving service quality
Available Ruud Tankless Accessories
VENT TERMINATION KITOffers a clean installation of the intake and exhaust pipes of the condensing tankless water heaters
services valvesWith valves installed on the piping to the unit, you can flush the system— isolating it, so the flushing fluid does not go to the rest of the house
Tankless Flush KitEasy-to-use kit includes a 5-gallon bucket, submersible pump and two hoses; Connect to the service valves for easy flushing service
NEW! DEMAND PUMP KITWith standard and under-the-sink options, it’s the perfect easy install solution to add instant hot water to retrofit or new construction
Recirculation Pump KitKeeps hot water flowing through the pipes on an automatic timer to provide instantaneous hot water at the tap. Can control settings for best performance and energy savings.
Treatment SystemTreats incoming water to reduce scale build-up in the heater that maintains unit efficiency and prolongs life
Pipe coverInstalls easily on the wall to cover |pipes for indoor and outdoor application for a clean look and protection from tampering and weather conditions
Recess boxesGreat for new construction, boxes install inside the wall with a cover to hide unit
Commercial Upgrade KitMakes conversion of unit for commercial applications fast and easy
EZ RACK KITMakes it easy to hang one or multiple units on a wall or in a free-standing configuration for commercial applications