Rheem RTE-9 Electric Tankless Water Heater Review — Electric Water Heaters

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If you are in the market for a small, efficient water heater you should take a look at the Rheem RHMNRTE-9 Electric Tankless Water Heater – 9 kW. There are quite a few of this kind of small-size electric water heater around but, to be fair, few of them offer such a great combination of low cost and rugged construction as this Rheem model.

The Rheem RTE-9 is designed for installation anywhere where there exists a requirement for hot water “on-demand”. This could be for a wash basin in a public restroom at a restaurant or bar, or in similar facilities provided for employees at business premises. The product is also equally suitable for providing piping hot water for a kitchen sink, or for a shower in a bathroom.

The chief benefit of the RTE-9 is the small size of the unit. This makes it an excellent choice for any locations where there are space restrictions that would prevent installation of a larger tank-based water heat system. Furthermore, the RTE-9 is simple to set up. The usual procedure is to mount it on a wall adjacent to the sink requiring the heated water. No major adjustment to the plumbing is required. Instead, it is a straightforward matter of hooking up the cold water line into the unit, and in turn feeding the output of hot water to the appropriate faucet, or shower head if it is intended to use the unit as a shower.

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In use, the Rheem RTE-9 has a lot in its favor, especially in comparison to water heaters that incorporate storage tanks. The drawback of a tank system is that there may be energy waste. If the water that has been heated is not used, or only partially used, it will soon cool down, which means that a further heating cycle is necessary if someone tries to turn on the hot faucet at a later time. None of this happens with an “on-demand” unit like the RTE-9. Upon activation of the unit when a visitor to the washroom uses the basin, hot water is swiftly generated and dispensed to the faucet. Immediately the faucet is turned off, the RTE-9 stops working, which means wastage is cut to the minimum, find more about this.

Also highly convenient from the user’s point of view is the temperature control dial fitted to the exterior of the RTE-9 unit. This makes it possible to adjust the water temperature to particular taste or to take account of seasonal changes. Having the ability to reduce water temperature in the winter months is a great boon to users not only from the point of view of user comfort, but also in cutting energy costs to the bone.

Large numbers of customers have reported their high satisfaction with the Rheem RHMNRTE-9 Electric Tankless Water Heater – 9 kW. According to most buyers, it certainly does the job as regards serving up hot water just when it’s needed, and without wasting precious energy. And, moreover, it is a solidly built, very reliable unit that can be expected to enjoy a long, untroubled service life.

Rheem RTE-9 Electric Tankless Water Heater Review — Electric Water Heaters
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