Gold™ Series 50-Gallon ASME Commercial Electric Water Heater

Model DRE-52A
Capacity (Gallons)
ASME Indicator

  • Designed for use as a recovery water heater
  • Meets ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2004
  • Heavy-duty incoloy sheathing elements provide excellent protection against oxidation and scaling
  • Product Details
    • Designed for use as a recovery water heater
    • Meets ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2004
    • Heavy-duty incoloy sheathing elements provide excellent protection against oxidation and scaling
    • Fusing protects all elements, thermostats, and internal wiring circuits against excess current flow
    • Factory installed terminal block for ease of installation
    • Temperature controls located behind hinged control compartment door for quick, easy access.
    • Dual commercial-grade anode rods for maximum corrosion protection
    • Simplified circuitry, color coded for ease of service
    • 3-year limited tank and 1-year limited parts warranty
    • 3-year limited tank / 1-year limited parts warranty

    • Gold DRE series available with 50, 80, and 119 gallon storage tanks, with input choices ranging from 6 kW to 54 kW.


      A. O. Smith offers the largest commercial product selection available, including the most specified commercial unit in the U.S. We offer more than 500 different commercial models, including gas fired, oil-fired and electric configurations, ranging in capacities from 5 to 10,000 gallons, with input range from 50,000 BTU to the equivalent of 4,000,000 BTU. Our comprehensive line is the natural fit for spec jobs requiring everything from the smallest commercial installation up to the largest multi-structure complex.

    Specifications
    Tech Specs
    Nominal Gallon Capacity
    50 Gallons
    Rated Storage Volume
    46 Gallons
    Thermal Efficiency
    98%
    Power Source
    ELECTRIC
    Limited Tank Warranty
    3 Years
    Limited Parts Warranty
    1 Years
    T&P Relief Valve
    Yes
    Water Connection Size
    0.75"
    ASME Certified
    Yes
    ASME Stamp
    HLW
    Blanket Included
    No
    Destination Country
    US
    Digital Display
    true
    Height to T&P
    47.96
    Installation Type
    INDOOR
    Max Wattage
    24,000
    Number of Elements
    6
    Application
    COMMERCIAL
    Shipping Height 
    65"
    Shipping Length 
    30"
    Shipping Width 
    26.75"
    Side Loop
    No
    Voltage
    480
    Dimension & Venting
    Type
    Water Heater
    Height
    55.75"
    Diameter
    21.75 in."
    Width
    21.75"
    Shipping Weight
    289lbs