Vertex Power Vent 50-Gallon Gas Water Heater

The GPHE-50 Vertex™ Power Vent gas water heater is designed specifically to generate a constant flow of 3 gallons per minute, resulting in continuous hot water for your home.

Featuring a 50-gallon (nominal) tank and a 76,000 BTU gas burner, the GPHE-50 Power Vent delivers a thermal efficiency of 94%, a Uniform Energy Factor of 0.88, and a recovery rate of 95 gallons per hour. It carries a 6-year limited warranty, and meets Low NOx emission requirements.

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  • Helical Coil Heat Exchanger
  • Spiral heat exchanger keeps hot combustion gases in the tank longer to lengthen the heat transfer cycle. It's positioned in the center of the tank for more even and efficient heat distribution, which saves money on operating costs compared to a standard gas water heater.
  • Intelli-Vent™ Gas Control*
  • Advanced electronics for more precise control of water temperature and easy to understand system diagnostics. *Intelli-Vent™ is a trademark of Emerson Electric Company
  • Brass Drain Valve
  • • Solid brass, tamper resistant, enhanced-flow, ball type, valve.
  • • Uses a standard female hose fitting that allows for fast and easy draining during maintenance.
  • • Screwdriver slot features a 1/4 turn radius, for straight-through water flow and a quick and positive shut off.
  • Green Choice® Gas Burner
  • Patented eco-friendly burner design reduces NOx emissions by up to 33% and complies with Low-NOx emission requirements of less than 40 ng/J.
  • Tech Specs
  • Nominal Capacity: ? 50
  • Rated Storage Volume ? 48
  • UEF 0.88
  • Maximum BTUs: 76,000
  • Standby Loss BTUs per Hour: 364
  • Power Source: Natural Gas
  • Limited Tank Warranty: 6 Years
  • Limited Parts Warranty: 6 Years
  • Anode: Standard Anode
  • Anode 2: Standard Anode
  • T&P Relief Valve: Yes
  • Pilot Reset Button: Yes
  • Ignition Type: Electronic
  • Water Connection Location: Top
  • Water Connection Size: 3/4"
  • Emissions: Low NOx
  • LEED Rating: 1
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified: Yes
  • First Hour Rating: 124
  • Dimensions & Venting
  • Type: Tall
  • Height: 68 5/8"
  • Height w/Draft Hood: 71 1/8"
  • Diameter: 22"
  • Width: 22"
  • Depth: 27"
  • Shipping Weight: 225
  • Vent Type: Power Vent