Your Rheem Electric Hot Water Experts!
With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, Jim’s Plumbing are the experts in the installation, repair and maintenance of Rheem’s hot water systems. For your hot water system services contact us at Jim’s today!
Why choose Rheem for your hot water systems?
Designed and manufactured in Australia, Rheem’s hot water systems are a smart heating solution for the Australian home. Made for the Australian climate, Rheem use only the most practical and robust materials to keep your hot water system working in year after year. Known for their innovation, the Rheem team continuously improve on the quality of their products considering the latest technologies and trends. Rheem is also committed to operating towards a sustainable future. Their environmental program aims to reduce their carbon footprint, energy use, water use and water generation through 5 key elements: products, packaging, operations, community and local environments. Install a Rheem today!
Rheem 250L Electric Storage Water Heater
If it’s an electric water heater you’re after, whether a new installation or replacement, the Rheem 250L is the perfect choice for your home.
Features and benefits
- Easy replacement due to similar fitting locations of older electric models
- Installation flexibility with dual handed fittings
- Unit protection from the Rheem Ultranamel® Class Y enamel providing the cylinder with a tough coating
- Additional protection against water borne contaminants due to a thicker sacrificial anode
- Low running costs due to it being suitable to connect to lower cost tariffs
- Option of a Twin Element model, providing a boost during the day for high demand hot water use
- Designed and manufactured in Australia
Contact us today for your new Rheem supply and installation or replacement!
How electric storage hot water systems work
Much like the way an electric kettle operates, an electric storage water heater uses an element located inside a unit to heat up your water. The heated water is stored in the tank until hot water needs to be used.
How long does it take an electric hot water heater to heat up?
The time it takes to heat water in an electric hot water unit all depends on the size of the tank (unit). For a 250 litre tank, similar to the Rheem 250L, it will take approximately 2-4hrs to heat up.
What size electric hot water system do I need?
Depending on the size of your household, and usage of hot water, will help determine the size of unit and amount of hot water you’ll need. Follow these rough guides for your homes hot water requirements:
- 1 person – 25L
- 1-2 people – 50L
- 2-3 people – 80L
- 3-5 people – 125L
How to adjust temperature of an electric hot water heater?
If you need the temperature changed on your electric hot water unit it’s best to get in touch with your local hot water plumbing specialist. Attempting to change the thermostat temperature yourself could result in serious harm with the potential of damaging your system. Don’t put yourself in harms way and call a Jim’s Plumbing expert today!