Bradford White Gas
Water Heaters

Explore Bradford White gas water heaters and its superior features. See which models are using Power -, Direct - and Atmospheric venting and how Energy Star compliance brings high efficient water heating.


Bradford White offers a variety of natural and propane gas water heaters for home water heating, and they are divided into two main groups: storage tank-type and tankless models.

Highlights

Features

Bradford White gas water heaters are well-known and appreciated heaters, mainly because of the quality and advanced features incorporated in the design and benefits they offer.
  • ICON system is the system that includes a sophisticated and intelligent gas control technology for your benefits and energy savings. The ICON system offers the advanced temperature control for the accurate water temperature, enhanced First Hour Delivery, diagnostic codes for easy troubleshooting, energy independence and other advantages that increase the safety, performance and efficiency.

  • Defender Safety System includes the ScreenLok Technology which prevents the flames from the combustion chamber escape outside the water heater. The technology resists igniting flammable vapors, which allows Bradford White gas water heaters FVIR and ANSI compliance.

  • Hydrojet System and specially designed dip tube allows turbulent mixing of the incoming cold water and water stored inside the tank. With this efficient mixing, energy consumption and sediment build-up are reduced.

  • Vitraglass lining is actually a ceramic porcelain-like coating that effectively protects the metal tank from the aggressive water conditions (corrosion).

Atmospheric Vent Models

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  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver Models include ICON, Defender and Hydrojet System. 10 models to choose from, ranging from 29 to 60 gallons.

  • High Input Energy Saver Models include ICON and Hydrojet System. 75 and 100-gallon water heaters available for higher recovery rates.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver (Extra Recovery) Models include ICON, Defender and Hydrojet System. Bradford White offers three sizes: 40, 50 and 65 gallons where their extra recovery design provides more hot water in less time than standard type.

  • Energy Saver (Extra Recovery) 75-gallon model includes the ICON System.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver High EF Damper Models include Defender and Hydrojet System. Both 40 and 50 gallons heaters are Energy Star approved, thanks to the automatic flue damper, 2" foam insulation and heat traps.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver High EF Models include ICON, Defender and Hydrojet System. Bradford White offers five natural and propane gas models, available from 30 to 60 gallons.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver Programmable Efficiency include Defender and Hydrojet System. Four models available from 30 to 50 gallons and they include a fully 7-day programmable LCD digital control, which helps in energy savings.

  • High Performance Energy Saver Models include the Hydrojet System. Space saving design of 25 and 55-gallon water heaters provide high First Hour Delivery of 155 and 200 gallons of hot water.

  • Eco-Defender Safety System Energy Saver series include Defender and Hydrojet System. 19 models (30-65-gallon capacity) from this series emit 75% less NOx gases than conventional heaters. They utilize the Honeywell Self Diagnostic gas control valve and ultra low NOx burner.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver for Manufactured Homes include Defender and Hydrojet System. 30 and 40-gallon capacity water heaters are specifically constructed for owners of the mobile or manufactured homes.


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Power Vent Models

bradford white gas power direct vent water heaterBradford White gas water heaters with the Power Vent have a powerful electronic blower, which allows much more flexibility in installation as the venting can run horizontally or vertically.
  • Bradford White water heaters from High Performance TTW Energy Saver series include 25 and 55-gallon models which are designed with the Hydrojet System and have the high First Hour Rating of 155 and 200 gallons, which makes them perfect for high demanding homes.

  • Ultra High Efficiency Energy Saver Models include the Hydrojet System. Its 60-gallon model is designed to get amazing 95% energy efficiency and low NOx emission.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver TTW1 include Defender and Hydrojet System. Its 40, 50 and 60-gallon water heaters are capable to move the flue gases through the horizontal or vertical vent pipes up to 120 ft.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver TTW2 and Non Defender include Defender and Hydrojet System. Its 48, 65 and 75-gallon gas water heaters are able to vent the flue gases through the wall or roof up to 180 ft.

  • Eco-Defender Safety System Energy Saver TTW1 include Eco-Defender and Hydrojet System. Its 40, 50 and 60-gallon models are using ultra low NOx burner for reduced emission of greenhouse gases.

  • Defender Safety System High EF Energy Saver TTW include Defender and Hydrojet System. 40, 50 and 60 gallons models come with the thicker insulation foam which allows them to heat water efficiently and be Energy Star compliant.

  • Eco-Defender Safety System High EF Ultra Low Nox Energy Saver TTW include Eco-Defender and Hydrojet System. This is another eco-friendly and Energy Star series, which includes the most popular sizes as the above group.

  • Eco-Defender Safety System Energy Saver TTW2 Models and Non Defender series come with the tank sizes of 48 and 65-gallon, higher Btu power and Eco-Defender and Hydrojet System.

Power Direct Vent Models

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  • There is only one Bradford White gas water heater from Ultra High Efficiency Energy Saver series and that is a 60-gallon model, which is designed with the Hydrojet System only.

    Thanks to the ultra efficient water heating of 95%, it complies with some rebate programs.

  • Defender Safety System PDX1 Energy Saver Models include Defender and Hydrojet System.

  • Both 40 and 50-gallon models comply with the Energy Star requirements. Direct Power Venting and closed combustion allows them flexible installation, which includes horizontal and vertical venting.

  • Defender Safety System PDX2 Energy Saver include Defender and Hydrojet System. 3 Models (48, 65 and 75-gallon tank capacities) utilize Honeywell Self Diagnostic Electronic Control.

  • Bradford White also inludes EverHot tankless water heaters, designed for efficient on demand water heating.

Direct Vent Models

bradford white direct vent gas water heaterBradford White gas water heaters with the direct venting utilize a co-axial venting system, a system that uses a pipe within a pipe for moving the flue gases out and bringing the fresh combustion air in.

Direct Vent water heaters are designed with the closed combustion chamber and are used in situation where there is insufficient combustion air.
  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver DS 40 and 50-gallon water heaters include ICON, Defender and Hydrojet System.

  • Defender Safety System Energy Saver High-Input DH series include ICON, Defender and Hydrojet System. All 3 models (48, 65 and 75-gallon capacities) offer higher recovery rate and have connections for space heating.

  • Energy Saver Closed Combustion Manufactured Homes water heaters are built in two sizes: 30 and 40 gallons.

Energy Star models

Bradford White gas water heaters are also high efficient and Energy Star compliant and can be found among all the above groups: Atmospheric Vent, Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx Power Vent, as they meet minimum requirements such as the Energy Factor of 0.67 and FHR 67 gallons.

  • D-4-403S FBN(SX) - Atmospheric Vent, Damper Series

  • D-4-504S FBN(SX) - Atmospheric Vent, Damper

  • M-4-TW-40T FBN(SX) - Power Vent

  • M-4-TW-50T FBN(SX) - Power Vent

  • M-4-TW-60T FBN(SX) - Power Vent

  • M-4-XRTW50T FBN(SX) - Power Vent, High Input

  • M-4-XRTW65T FBN(SX) - Power Vent, High Input

  • PDX4-40S6FBN (SX) - Power Direct Vent

  • PDX4-50S6FBN (SX) - Power Direct Vent

  • U-4-TW-40T FRN - Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx

  • U-4-TW-50T FRN - Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx

  • U-4-TW-60T FRN - Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx

  • U-4-XRTW-50T FRN - Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx High Input

  • U-4-XRTW-65T FRN - Power Vent, Ultra Low NOx High Input Models

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