Commercial Gas
INTEGRATED HOME C O M F O RT
Water
AdvantagePlus Water Heaters
AdvantagePlus is a family of ultra high efficiency
commercial gas water heaters with 95 percent
thermal efficiency for lower operating costs
Features & Benefits
Ultra Low NOx Burner
Rheem AdvantagePlus water
­heaters offer ultra high efficiency and
­reliability. Models are available that
range from 100,000-199,000 Btu/h,
with a ­temperature setting from 70 to
160 ­degrees Fahrenheit; 180 degree
maximum temperature available on
HE55-160 and HE55-199 models, with
included booster kit.
Design reduces NOx emissions to less
than 14 ng/J. (SCAQMD Rule 1146.2
compliant)
™
Efficiency
• 95% Thermal efficiency
• 2" Non-CFC, polyurethane foam
­insulation reduces standby heat loss
Electronic Control Panel
Clearances
Zero clearance to combustibles
Altitude Certification
Certified up to 10,000 feet above
sea level
Warranty
3-Year limited tank warranty
See Commercial Warranty Certificate for ­
complete information.
Self-diagnostic electronic control with
HSI ignition control and diagnostics.
Technology & Construction
The heart of the system is a coil heat
exchanger, which is constructed of
corrosion resistant, high efficiency,
90/10 cupronickel. Stainless steel tank
construction requires no anode rods.
Durable plastic exterior shell.
Rheem AdvantagePlus
Removable Front Cover
55, 80 & 119-Gallon Capacities
100,000-199,000 Btu/h
No Chimney Required
Power Direct Vent
Natural Gas and LP
Allows for easy access to equipment
(24 inches of service clearance is
­recommended)
Low Cost Venting
No chimney required. Vents through
standard PVC, CPVC and ABS pipes,
with a vent run up to 85 feet total for
exhaust and intake.
Power Direct Vent
Install as a two pipe power direct vent
when air quality or negative air ­pressure
are issues. Optional concentric vent
kits are available for side or vertical
­venting. Optional aluminum outside vent
­termination kit.
CSA/ASME Rated T&P Valve
Factory installed relief valve
Certification & Ratings | AdvantagePlus commercial
water heaters are UL/ULCX listed and exceed the
­minimum efficiency requirements of ASHRAE/IES
901b-1992. They are supplied with an CSA/ASME
rated temperature and pressure relief valve. The
control panel is an integrated solid state temperature
and ignition control device with integral diagnostics,
LED fault display capability and digital display of
temperature setting. All models are North Carolina
Code compliant. Meet all safety and construction
requirements of ANSI Z21.10.3. Certified for 150 PSI
maximum working pressure.
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AdvantagePlus Gas Water Heaters
RECOVERY CAPACITIES
Recovery in U.S. Gallons/Hr. (GPH) and Liters/Hr. (LPH) at Various Temperature Rises
MODEL INPUT (BTU/H) THERMAL
NUMBER
NAT. & LP
EFFICIENCY
HE55-100
100,000
95%
HE55-130
HE80-130
HE119-130
130,000
95%
HE80-160
HE119-160
160,000
95%
HE80-199
HE119-199
199,000
95%
160,000
95%
HE55-199
199,000
95%
40°F
(22°C)
50°F
(28°C)
60°F
(33°C)
70°F
(39°C)
80°F
(45°C)
90°F
(50°C)
100°F
(56°C)
110°F
(61°C)
120°F
(67°C)
130°F
(72°C)
140°F
(78°C)
LPH
1090
872
726
623
545
484
436
396
363
N/A
N/A
LPH
1417
1133
944
809
708
630
567
515
472
N/A
N/A
LPH
1744
1395
1162
996
872
775
697
634
581
N/A
N/A
LPH
2169
1735
1446
1239
1084
964
867
789
723
N/A
N/A
GPH
GPH
GPH
GPH
BOOSTER MODELS
HE55-160
UNITS
GPH
288
230
374
299
461
368
573
458
461
368
192
165
249
144
214
307
187
263
382
150
205
286
263
115
166
230
327
307
128
230
125
167
229
205
96
136
184
255
105
154
208
184
191
167
154
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
142
132
LPH
1744
1395
1162
996
872
775
697
634
581
536
498
LPH
2169
1735
1446
1239
1084
964
867
789
723
667
620
GPH
573
458
382
327
286
255
229
208
191
176
164
Recovery rating is based on thermal efficiencies obtained in an UL certified laboratory.
MAXIMUM DELIVERY
In U.S. Gallons and Liters (Includes useable storage and recovery for indicated times)
MODEL
NUMBER
GAL.
LITERS
INPUT (BTU/H) TEMP.
NAT. & LP
RISE UNITS
HE55-100
55
208
100,000
HE55-130
55
208
130,000
HE80-130
80
303
130,000
HE119-130
119
450
130,000
HE55-160
55
208
160,000
HE80-160
80
303
160,000
HE119-160
119
450
160,000
HE55-199
55
208
199,000
HE80-199
80
303
199,000
HE119-199
119
450
199,000
5
MIN.
10
MIN.
15
MIN.
20
MIN.
30
MIN.
45
MIN.
1
HR.
2
HR.
3
HR.
LTR.
182
219
255
291
364
473
582
1019
1455
LTR.
193
240
288
335
430
571
713
1281
1848
LTR.
259
306
354
401
495
637
779
1345
1912
LTR.
363
882
1449
2015
LTR.
204
262
320
379
495
670
844
1542
2241
LTR.
270
328
386
444
561
735
909
1607
2304
LTR.
373
432
490
548
664
838
1013
1710
2408
LTR.
218
291
363
435
580
797
1014
1883
2751
LTR.
284
357
429
501
646
863
1079
1947
2814
966
1183
2050
2918
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
100°F
GAL.
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
56°C
48
51
68
96
54
71
99
58
75
102
LTR.
338
58
63
81
108
410
69
87
114
77
94
121
460
67
77
76
88
93
106
121
133
457
504
85
100
102
117
129
145
96
115
113
132
141
160
532
604
96
113
131
158
599
131
148
175
153
171
198
749
125
151
168
196
750
177
194
221
210
228
255
154
188
206
233
223
240
268
268
285
312
269
338
355
383
407
424
452
497
514
542
384
488
505
532
591
609
636
726
743
771
MIN. TO RECOVER
CONTENTS
29
22
32
48
18
26
39
14
21
31
All models have a maximum setpoint of 160°F with the exception of the HE55-160 and HE55-199 booster models. The HE55-160 and HE55-199 have a maximum
setpoint of 180°F.
DIMENSIONAL INFORMATION
All dimensions shown in English and Metric
MODEL
NUMBER
UNITS
A
mm
1321
mm
1321
mm
1854
mm
1854
HE55-100
HE55-130
inches
HE55-160
HE55-199
inches
HE80-130
HE80-160
HE80-199
HE119-130
HE119-160
HE119-199
inches
inches
B
C
D
E
597
813
1143
127
597
813
1143
127
597
813
686
914
52
23-1/2
52
23-1/2
72
23-1/2
73
27
32
32
32
36
45
45
65
1651
66-3/4
1695
F
G
H
VENT
641
700
149
51
641
700
149
76
641
514
197
76
733
559
241
76
5
25-1/4 27-9/16 5-7/8
5
25-1/4 27- 9/16 5-7/8
5
25-1/4 20-1/4 7-3/4
127
6-3/4
171
28-7/8
* 130,000 Btu/h models are certified to be installed with 2" venting.
All models require a 120V power source.
See use and care manual for venting details.
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9-1/2
2
3
WATER CONNECTIONS
APPROX
INLET
OUTLET SHIPPING WT.
1
25
1
25
1
175 lbs.
1
175 lbs.
235 lbs.
25
25
3*
1-1/2
1-1/2
3*
1-1/2
1-1/2
38
38
79 kgs
79 kgs
38
106 kgs
38
184 kgs
405 lbs.
0" CLEARANCE TO
­COMBUSTIBLES ON
ALL ADVANTAGE PLUS
UNITS, H
­ OWEVER, A
24" C
­ ONTROL PANEL
SERVICE ­CLEARANCE IS
RECOMMENDED.
Models with inputs
of 100,000 bTU/H and
130,000 btu/H are
­certified to vent
with 2" schedule 40
pvc or cpvc pipe.
(For Canadian
­Installation please
use ULC-S636 PVC or
CPVC pipe.)
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Dimensional Information
B
HOT OUT
A
PORT
RT
PO
UT
O
T
HO
IN
COLD
CONTROL
GAS INLET
5.0"
72
CO
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RO
LP
OR
T
T&P
60
D
ELECTRICAL
CONNECTION
F
COLD IN
E
INTAKE
3.75”
C
G
EXHAUST
H
39
T&
PP
OR
T
54
TOP VIEW SHOWN
WITHOUT CABINET
AND IS THE SAME
FOR ALL TANKS SHOWN
3.0"
CONDENSATE
CONNECTION
Venting Options
Side Venting with Concentric Vent Kit
Side View
Vertical Roof Venting with Concentric Vent Kit
Front View
NOTE: An aluminum outside vent termination kit is also available. (SP12162)
For Canadian installation please use ULC-S636 PVC or CPVC pipe.
Booster for High Temperature Sanitation Rinse
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INTEGRATED HOME C O M F O RT
Water
AdvantagePlus Water Heaters
The HE55-160 and HE55-199 Booster models are the only models equipped with a 180° F
­thermostat. Models with 180° F thermostats come standard with the Booster Installation Kit
which includes all ­necessary components for an approved installation.
Booster Installation Kit includes:
• Nibco Tee – 1" x 1" x 1/2" (2 pieces)
• Female Adapter – 1" (2 pieces)
• Dial Thermometer (2 pieces)
• Expansion Tank – 4-1/2 Gallon
• Grundfos 3 Speed Pump with Check Valve
• Nibco 1.2" x 12" Fitting Air Chamber
• Vacuum Relief Valve
• Pressure Gauge – 0-200 PSI
• Nibco Tee 712R – 1" x 1" x 3/4" (2 pieces)
• Nibco Tee 714RR – 1" x 1/2" x 1"
• Nibco Tee – 1" x 1/2" x 1" Copper
• Reducing Coupling
• Pressure Reducing Valve
• Nibco Male Adapter – 1"
Recommended Specifications
(for trade reference only)
Water Heaters shall be Rheem model number HE- _________.
The Water Heaters shall be a sealed combustion system,
taking only outside air for combustion and exhausting the flue
gas with plastic pipe. The intake air shall be piped with plastic
PVC or CPVC pipe, 3" in diameter (2" in diameter for 100,000
Btu/h and 130,000 Btu/h) and the exhaust gas shall be piped
with PVC or CPVC pipe. All related intake air and exhaust
gas shall be approved for zero clearance to any combustible
surface.
The heaters shall be constructed of 316L stainless steel. The
primary condensing heat exchanger shall be c
­ onstructed of
90/10 cupronickel. The insulation is a water blown foam and
shall be 2" thick with rating of R14.2 and 3" on the top of the
heater rated at R21.3. Insulation shall be enclosed in a plastic
shell. All components shall be located in the front of the
heater for easy access for serviceability. All related hardware
shall be constructed of stainless steel studs and brass nuts
for serviceability. Water heater(s) shall be covered by a three
year limited tank warranty against tank leaks.
In keeping with its policy of continuous progress and product improvement, Rheem reserves the right to make changes without notice.
Rheem Water Heating • 101 Bell Road
Montgomery, Alabama 36117-4305 • www.rheem.com
Rheem Canada Ltd./Ltée • 125 Edgeware Road, Unit 1
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 0P5 • www.rheem.com
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