Vertex™ 50-Gallon Low NOx Power Vent Natural Gas Water Heater

Model GPHE-50
3.1 out of 5 Customer Rating
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Capacity (Gallons)

  • Delivers 124-gallon first hour rating
  • 76,000 BTU input power vent design delivers up to 0.88 Uniform Energy Factor
  • Advanced high efficiency condensing design delivers energy savings & continuous hot water at a constant flow of over 3 gallons per minute
  • Product Details
    • Delivers 124-gallon first hour rating
    • 76,000 BTU input power vent design delivers up to 0.88 Uniform Energy Factor
    • Advanced high efficiency condensing design delivers energy savings & continuous hot water at a constant flow of over 3 gallons per minute
    • Helical coil internal heat exchanger lengthens heat transfer cycle and reduces lime & scale build-up to maintain high efficiency operation
    • Power vent design installs with 2", 3" or 4" PVC, CPVC or polypropylene pipe terminating through outside wall
    • Patented eco-friendly Green Choice® Gas Burner design reduces NOx emissions by up to 33% and complies with Low-NOx emission requirements
    • Patented Blue Diamond® glass tank lining protects against corrosion
    • DynaClean™ automatic cleaning system protects against sediment build-up
    • 6-year limited tank and parts warranty

    • The ProLine® Vertex™ 50-Gallon Low NOx Power Vent Natural Gas Water Heater is designed specifically to generate a constant flow of 4 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. Environmentally-friendly insulation and factory-installed heat trap nipples reduce heat loss for maximum energy savings. This ProLine® XE water heater is designed with A. O. Smith's superior commercial-grade tank protection. Advanced tank features include stainless steel Coregard™ anode rod, Blue Diamond® glass lining and DynaClean™ automatic sediment-cleaning system, all designed to help protect the tank from the corrosive effects of water and extend the life of the water heater. A. O. Smith’s ProLine® water heaters are residential products built to commercial-grade standard and are only available for purchase through professional wholesalers and contractors.

    Specifications
    Tech Specs
    Nominal Gallon Capacity
    50 Gallons
    Rated Storage Volume
    48 Gallons
    UEF
    0.88
    Thermal Efficiency
    94%
    Maximum BTUs
    76,000
    Power Source
    GAS
    Limited Tank Warranty
    6 Years
    Limited Parts Warranty
    1 Years
    T&P Relief Valve
    TRUE
    Water Connection Location
    TOP
    Water Connection Size
    0.75"
    Emissions
    Low NOx
    First Hour Rating
    124 Gallons
    ASME Certified
    No
    Amperes
    5
    Blanket Included
    No
    Destination Country
    US
    Digital Display
    true
    Energy Star Certified
    true
    Fuel Source
    NATURAL
    Height to Gas Valve
    10.50
    Height to T&P
    52.00
    Ignition Type
    Electronic Hot Surface Igniter
    Installation Type
    INDOOR
    Application
    RESIDENTIAL
    Product Tier
    ProLine® XE
    Recovery Rise at 90°F
    96
    Shipping Height 
    73
    Shipping Length 
    30
    Shipping Width 
    25.75
    Side Loop
    No
    Voltage
    120
    Dimension & Venting
    Type
    Water Heater
    Height
    69"
    Diameter
    22 in."
    Shipping Weight
    225lbs
    Maintenance & Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 10 Flame Sensed Out of Sequence

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 3 Pressure Switch Remains Closed

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 4 Pressure Switch Remains Open

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 6 Ignition Failure

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 7 Internal Circuit Failure

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 8 Internal Circuit Failure

    Residential High Efficiency Power Vent - Top Service Items - Error Code 9 Internal Circuit Failure

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    Nominal Capacity
    50 Gallons
    Rated Storage Volume
    48 Gallons
    Diameter
    22 in."
    Width
    17.75"
    Depth
    28"
    11.25"
    Height
    69"
    23.63"
    Shipping Weight
    225lbs
    70lbs
    Power Source
    GAS
    GAS
    Limited Tank Warranty
    6 Years
    15 Years
    Limited Parts Warranty
    1 Years
    5 Years
    T&P Relief Valve
    TRUE
    Water Connection Location
    TOP
    BOTTOM
    Water Connection Size
    0.75"
    First Hour Rating
    124 Gallons
    Thermal Efficiency
    94%
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