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ProLine® SL High Recovery 74-Gallon Gas Water Heater

ProLine® SL High Recovery 74-Gallon Gas Water Heater

ProLine® SL High Recovery 74-Gallon Gas Water Heater

Model PCG-75L

The ProLine® High Recovery gas water heater is designed for reliable performance, reduced NOx emissions and has 80% thermal efficiency.

Featuring a 74-gallon (nominal) tank and a 75,100 BTU gas burner, the PCG-75L Standard Vent delivers a recovery rate of 81 gallons per hour. This water heater is not ENERGY STAR® qualified. It carries a 10-year limited tank warranty, and meets Low NOx emission requirements.

Where to Buy

Where to Buy

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Is this enough hot water?

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Number of minutes you can enjoy a shower before running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate.

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single shower length

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Number of back-to-back showers you can take without running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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showers

back-to-back

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Number of showers you can take at the same time without running out of hot water.Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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showers

at the same time

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Biggest tub this water heater will fill without running out of hot water. Assumes a 5.0 GPM flow rate, and a 67% fill level.

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gallons

maximum tub size

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Number of minutes required to fill a 55 gallon tub. Assumes a 5.0 GPM flow rate and a 67% fill level.

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time to fill tub

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The estimated annual cost to operate this water heater in Fairfield, CT.

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estimated energy cost

Many factors affect the actual performance of a water heater. This represents our closest approximation of your likely experience with this water heater in Fairfield, CT, but actual performance may vary depending on factors beyond our ability to control or estimate. To view or adjust our assumptions of the most common factors that impact this product’s performance in Fairfield, CT, please view the advanced settings. *Annual energy costs are estimated from the energy efficiency of each water heater, your household’s estimated water usage & set temperature, the average groundwater temperature for your location, and residential energy prices as reported by the Department of Energy.

Product Features & Options

Highest Recoveries

Capacity/input combinations up to 98 gallons/75,100 BTU's produce recoveries up to 81 gallons per hour.

Fully Automatic Controls with Safety Shutoff

Accurate, dependable control system requires no electric connections.

Fixed automatic gas shutoff device for added safety.

Green Choice® Gas Burner

Patented eco-friendly design reduces NOx emissions by up to 33% and complies with Low-NOx emission requirements of less than 40 ng/J.

DynaClean™ Diffuser Dip Tube

Helps reduce lime and sediment buildup, maximizes hot water output. Made from long lasting PEX cross-linked polymer.

How it Works

Gas water heaters heat water by burning either natural gas or LP (propane). Gas water heaters need a source of air and also need to be vented properly. Cold water enters the water heater through an internal “dip tube” which forces the cold water to the bottom of the tank and pushes hot water out through the outlet connection. This arrangement provides the most hot water for a given tank size. Most gas water heaters use a pilot light. The pilot light on some models also generates the power needed to operate an electronic gas valve. When cold water enters the tank, the temperature sensor on the gas control tells the main gas valve to open. Gas flows to the burner where it is lit by the pilot light. The air needed by the burner is supplied by the room where the water heater is installed. The exhaust gases are vented to the outside. When the proper temperature is reached, the main gas valve shuts off. Because water can corrode the steel tank, we glass line the inside of the tank and install an anode rod to help reduce corrosion. The temperature and pressure relief valve is a safety device designed to open if the internal temperature or pressure of the tank exceeds certain limits. Water heaters should be large enough to provide adequate hot water even when temperatures are cold and household demand is greatest.

Certifications

10

year

limited warranty

0.60

Uniform Energy Factor

CSA International Low Lead Content Certification in compliance with U.S. and Canadian safety standards on gas components
The Blue Diamond formula is enriched with a high level of zircon, producing a coating that is harder and more water-resistant than any other in the industry
Green Choice is an environmentally friendly gas burner that cuts residential water heater emissions - NOx - by up to 33% and is used in both natural or propane gas water-heater models
The UL gas-fired mark is specially applied to assure customers, retailers and regulatory authorities that equipment displaying the gas-fired Mark has been evaluated to nationally recognized gas equipment standards

Product Specifications


Tech Specs
Nominal Capacity:
?Nominal capacity is the representative number pursuant to the safety standard certification process for water heaters
74
Rated Storage Volume
?Rated Storage Volume = Rated storage volume is the measured storage volume defined by the Department of Energy.
71
UEF 0.60
Maximum BTUs: 75,100
Power Source: Natural Gas
Limited Tank Warranty: 10 Years
Limited Parts Warranty: 10 Years
Anode: Coregard™ Sacrificial Anode
T&P Relief Valve: Yes
Water Connection Location: Top
Water Connection Size: 1"
Emissions: Low NOx
First Hour Rating: 125
Dimensions & Venting
Type: Tall
Height: 58"
Height w/Draft Hood: 61"
Diameter: 26"
Width: 26"
Depth: 26"
Shipping Weight: 275 lbs / 124 kg
Vent Type: Standard Vent

Incentives

Rebate and incentive programs provide cash-back to consumers for the purchase of appliances that meet certain energy efficiency standards. Often, these standards are tied to the ENERGY STAR® program.

Cash for Appliances is designed to encourage the purchase of energy efficient appliances. Consumers who purchase ENERGY STAR® or CEE qualified appliances can receive cash rebates. Most states are offering rebates in the $50 to $250 range.

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