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ProLine® Grid-Capable 55-Gallon Tall Electric Tank Water Heater

ProLine® Grid-Capable 55-Gallon Tall Electric Tank Water Heater

ProLine® Grid-Capable 55-Gallon Tall Electric Tank Water Heater

Model # EEX-55-DURT
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Product Description

Take advantage of advanced utility savings with ProLine® Grid-Capable water heaters. The built-in CTA-2045 port allows homeowners to connect to local Utility Smart Grid Programs where available.
Meets state of Washington and Oregon requirements.

With a 55-gallon (nominal) tank delivering 4,500 watts, the EEX-55-DURT delivers a first hour rating of 75 gallons at an Uniform Energy Factor of 0.92. The Coregard™ sacrificial anode helps protect the tank from the corrosive effects of water, and is accompanied by a 10-year limited tank warranty.

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Certifications

10

year

limited warranty

0.94

Uniform Energy Factor

UL Listed means that the product met UL's safety requirements
CSA International Low Lead Content Certification in compliance with U.S. and Canadian safety standards on gas components
The Blue Diamond formula is enriched with a high level of zircon, producing a coating that is harder and more water-resistant than any other in the industry
  • Nominal Capacity:
    ?Nominal Capacity is a representative number provided by a manufacturer for comparison purposes. The actual rated storage volume of our water heaters may be found on the product details page on our website.
    55
  • Rated Storage Volume
    ?Rated Storage Volume is the measured storage volume defined by the Department of Energy.
    55
  • UEF 0.94
  • Recovery Gallons: 21
  • First Hour Rating: 75
  • Upper Element Wattage: 4500
  • Lower Element Wattage: 4500
  • Max Wattage: 5500
  • Voltage: 240
  • Minimum Voltage Required: 240
  • Limited Tank Warranty: 10 Years
  • Limited Parts Warranty: 10 Years
  • Anode: Coregard™ Sacrificial Anode
  • Self Cleaning: Yes
  • T&P Relief Valve: Yes
  • Water Connection Location: Top
  • Water Connection Size: 3/4"
  • Type: Tall
  • Height: 56 1/2"
  • Diameter: 24"
  • Width: 24"
  • Depth: 24"
  • Shipping Weight: 145

Utility Grid-Capable

Equipped with Demand Response (CTA-2045 EcoPortCM) communication port that allows for participation in Utility Demand Response programs (Module needed from local utility).
Meets state of Washington and Oregon requirements.

Electronic Controls

• Standard and vacation operating modes
• Six-segment display
• Diagnostic feedback
• Element “Dry-Fire” protection

Enhanced Heating
Elements

Dual 5500 watt elements provide fast recovery and reliable operations. It also features a longer lasting stainless steel lower element.

High Uniform Energy
Factors

Eco-friendly non-CFC foam insulation, heat traps and other features combine to yield a higher Uniform Energy Factor that maximizes savings on operating costs.


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Fairfield, Connecticut 06828

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Number of minutes you can enjoy a shower before running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate.

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Shower Length

Number of minutes you can enjoy a shower before running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate.

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Number of back-to-back showers you can take without running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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Number of back-to-back showers you can take without running out of hot water. Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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Number of showers you can take at the same time without running out of hot water.Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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Showers

 At the Same Time

Number of showers you can take at the same time without running out of hot water.Assumes a 2.2 GPM flow rate and an 8 minute shower length.

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Biggest tub this water heater will fill without running out of hot water. Assumes a 5.0 GPM flow rate, and a 67% fill level.

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Maximum Tub Size

Biggest tub this water heater will fill without running out of hot water. Assumes a 5.0 GPM flow rate, and a 67% fill level.

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Number of minutes required to fill a 55 gallon tub. Assumes a 5.0 GPM flow rate and a 67% fill level.

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Time to Fill Tub

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The estimated annual cost to operate this water heater in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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Many factors affect the actual performance of a water heater. This represents our closest approximation of your likely experience with this water heater in Fairfield, Connecticut, but actual performance may vary depending on factors beyond our ability to control or estimate. To view or adjust our assumptions of the most common factors that impact this product’s performance in Fairfield, Connecticut, please view the advanced settings. *Annual Estimated energy costs are estimated calculated from the energy efficiency of each water heater, your household’s estimated hot water usage & set temperature, the average groundwater temperature for your location, and residential energy prices for your location as reported by the Department of Energy and the Energy Information Administration.

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Features and Benefits

 

How It Works

 

Consider a Heat Pump

 

Top Service Items



No Hot Water

 

Not Enough Hot Water

 

Checking and Replacing
the Lower Heating Element

 

Checking and Replacing
the Upper Heating Element

 

Replacing the Lower Thermostat

 

Replacing the Upper Thermostat

 

Tripped ECO

 

Adjusting the Temperature

 

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Product Features & Options

Utility Grid-Capable

Equipped with Demand Response (CTA-2045 EcoPortCM) communication port that allows for participation in Utility Demand Response programs (Module needed from local utility).
Meets state of Washington and Oregon requirements.

Electronic Controls

• Standard and vacation operating modes
• Six-segment display
• Diagnostic feedback
• Element “Dry-Fire” protection

Enhanced Heating
Elements

Dual 5500 watt elements provide fast recovery and reliable operations. It also features a longer lasting stainless steel lower element.

High Uniform Energy
Factors

Eco-friendly non-CFC foam insulation, heat traps and other features combine to yield a higher Uniform Energy Factor that maximizes savings on operating costs.


Nominal Capacity:
?Nominal Capacity is a representative number provided by a manufacturer for comparison purposes. The actual rated storage volume of our water heaters may be found on the product details page on our website.
55
Rated Storage Volume
?Rated Storage Volume is the measured storage volume defined by the Department of Energy.
55
UEF 0.94
Recovery Gallons: 21
First Hour Rating: 75
Upper Element Wattage: 4500
Lower Element Wattage: 4500
Max Wattage: 5500
Voltage: 240
Minimum Voltage Required: 240
Limited Tank Warranty: 10 Years
Limited Parts Warranty: 10 Years
Anode: Coregard™ Sacrificial Anode
Self Cleaning: Yes
T&P Relief Valve: Yes
Water Connection Location: Top
Water Connection Size: 3/4"
Type: Tall
Height: 56 1/2"
Diameter: 24"
Width: 24"
Depth: 24"
Shipping Weight: 145

Certifications

10

year

limited warranty

0.94

Uniform Energy Factor

UL Listed means that the product met UL's safety requirements
CSA International Low Lead Content Certification in compliance with U.S. and Canadian safety standards on gas components
The Blue Diamond formula is enriched with a high level of zircon, producing a coating that is harder and more water-resistant than any other in the industry
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Where to Buy

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Features and Benefits

 

How It Works

 

Consider a Heat Pump

 

Top Service Items



No Hot Water

 

Not Enough Hot Water

 

Checking and Replacing
the Lower Heating Element

 

Checking and Replacing
the Upper Heating Element

 

Replacing the Lower Thermostat

 

Replacing the Upper Thermostat

 

Tripped ECO

 

Adjusting the Temperature

 

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