The Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater can supply you with a continuous flow of hot water on demand. This unit delivers hot water at a rate of 4 gallons per minute (gpm). This Rheem tankless water heater is ideal for use at any indoor location that requires a supply of hot water. It has a compact design which makes it suitable for fitting almost anywhere.
An on unit temperature control is fitted so that you can regulate the required heat of water supplied. LEDs allow you to see whether the element is active or whether the unit is in standby mode. Fitting is straightforward and makes use of a standard ½ inch connection to the water supply. A durable and rugged brass heat exchanger is fitted which should ensure years of trouble free service.
Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater Features and Specifications
- Electric Tankless Water Heater
- On-unit temperature control
- LEDs indicate active element and standby mode
- Standard 1/2″ water connection
- Rugged brass/copper heat exchanger
- Modulating power
- Heats 4 Gallons Per Minute
- 13 kw, 240 volts
Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater Reviews
The Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater is ideal for a single point of use application. Being an electric tankless water heater there is little to no noise produced during operation. Power is only used when the unit is switched on and actually producing hot water.
One reviewer commented on rheem tankless water heater reviews that the Rheem RET 13 was easy to install. Several people had bought this tankless water heater in order to reduce their heating bills and to help save water. There were no negative points raised about these issues. You should read the reviews carefully before buying rheem tankless water heater for home use.
Generally, customer reviews were positive about the Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater’s ability to produce plenty of hot water on demand. One reviewer was concerned about the temperature of the water not being as hot as they expected when used to supply a single sink. It should be noted that Rheem supply this model in 13, 18 and 27kW options, so if in any doubt it might be an idea to buy a higher powered electric water heater than you think you will need.
A couple of reviewers commented that they had experienced faulty units. Rheem will of course replace a faulty unit providing that you have the serial number. One reviewer noted that the serial number was on the box that it had shipped in and not on the unit itself. So it might be a good idea to make note of the serial number if you are not going to keep the packaging.
One customer reported that their Rheem RET 13 occasionally switched itself on when not in use. This was not mentioned by any other customers as being a problem.
From researching the customer reviews of the Rheem RET 13 it seems that this unit gets a mix of both positive and negative reviews from customers. It scored an average customer rating of 3.9 stars out of a possible 5 stars. If you are considering buying a Rheem RET 13 Electric Tankless Water Heater I hope that this review has helped you.