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40-Gallon 9-Year 38,000-Btu Natural Gas Tank Water Heater


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  • 0.58 Uniform Energy Factor based on Department of Energy requirements
  • More hot water at a lower operating cost
  • First hour rating of 64 gallons per hour
  • Recovery rate of 38.4 gallons per hour at a 90 degree rise in water temperature
  • $208 Estimated yearly cost of operation based on Department of Energy testing
  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device for double protection disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation
  • Maintenance Free, no filter to clean
  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection
  • EverKleen self-cleaning device fights harmful sediment build-up with high-velocity spiraling water stream.
  • Easy to light, no matches required


The Richmond Essential Plus 40-Gallon Natural Gas Tank Water Heater comes with a 2-Year In Home labor and 9-Year tank and parts warranty and has an energy efficient 38,000 BTU burner featuring reduced emissions Low-NOx technology. This heater provides ample hot water for households with 2-3 people. Its tall profile gives this heater a smaller footprint and allows for easy installation when tank diameter is a factor. The heater also features an FVIR System, an exclusive air/fuel shutoff device that prevents ignition of flammable vapors should they be detected outside the unit. The air intake is designed to be completely maintenance free with no filters to clean or replace



BTU 38000
Capacity 40 Gallon
First Hour Rating G.P.H. 64


Diameter 19 in
Height 60-1/4 in

Manufacturing Details
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Manufacturer Warranty 9 year Tank and Parts, 2 year Labor

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