Commercial electric hot water heater - Plumbing Zone - Professional Plumbers Forum
CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY, IT'S FREE!

Go Back   Plumbing Zone - Professional Plumbers Forum > Professional Plumbers Forum > Commercial Plumbing


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-17-2016, 02:15 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
mtfallsmikey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mt. Falls Va.
Posts: 405

View mtfallsmikey's Photo Album My Photos
Default Commercial electric hot water heater

Need to replace a 40 gal. electric water heater in one of my buildings, 14 yr. old Lochinvar, but is a 277v. heater. Building was built under '96 BOCA. All of these water heaters are NOT ASME-rated. Used to be that all electric water heaters installed in a commercial building had to be ASME rated. Now all that the code says is that it meets UL 1453/174. Can I / should I use a standard water heater, swap out the 240v. elements for 277v., or go with the 277v. Rheem commercial model? I'm pushing for the 277v model, want no liability issues, but...
mtfallsmikey is offline   Reply With Quote

Warning: The topics covered on this site include activities in which there exists the potential for serious injury or death. PlumbingZone.com DOES NOT guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site. Always use proper safety precaution and reference reliable outside sources before attempting any construction or remodeling task!

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-17-2016, 03:19 PM   #2
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 1,544

View MACPLUMB777's Photo Album My Photos
Default

Go with the Rheem Commcercial it is built for 277 volts and the amp load
__________________
Jerry Mac
MAC SALES 777
832-409-5850
[email protected]
MACPLUMB777 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MACPLUMB777 For This Useful Post:
mtfallsmikey (02-18-2016), sparky (02-18-2016)
Old 02-18-2016, 08:02 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
mtfallsmikey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mt. Falls Va.
Posts: 405

View mtfallsmikey's Photo Album My Photos
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JERRYMAC View Post
Go with the Rheem Commcercial it is built for 277 volts and the amp load
The PM approved of that, thank goodness...
mtfallsmikey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question about water supply for tankless heater GrtLksPlbr General Plumbing Discussion 27 12-01-2015 11:59 AM
Water Heater Protection mugdiller General Plumbing Discussion 17 10-25-2015 11:40 AM
80 gallon water heater loophole? Lifetime Warranty? Phat Cat Plumbing Material and Products 12 10-21-2015 08:23 PM
Mystery water heater problem Johnny Canuck Residential Plumbing 30 10-04-2015 10:04 PM
Low water cut off - why you need one nhmaster3015 Boilers, Hot Water & Steam Heating 13 08-21-2015 10:59 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Our Pro Sites Network
ContractorTalk.com | DrywallTalk.com | ElectricianTalk.com | HVACSite.com | PaintTalk.com | RoofingTalk.com