Gladiator 50 Gal. Medium 12-Year 5500W Electric Tank Water Heater with Leak Detection, Auto Shutoff – WA, OR Version



  • Built-in leak detection and auto shutoff protects your home
  • Built In Smart Wi-Fi to control remotely and receive alerts
  • Demand Response Compliant for States Requiring Utility Management
Rheem Gladiator 50 gal. electric water heater provides an ample supply of hot water for households with 3 to 5 people. The Gladiator water heater is unlike any other water heater because it provides the power to know, the power to control, and the power to protect. The power to know: detect potential leaks with the 360° LeakSense leak detection system. The power to control: integrated EcoNet Wi-Fi enables management of water temperature, tracking of energy usage and monitoring from your phone. The power to protect: features the LeakGuard auto shutoff valve, which engages in the unlikely event a leak is detected, to protect your home from water damage. Its self-cleaning feature prolongs tank life and maintains the water heater’s efficiency. As a performance platinum, the Gladiator has a 12-year limited tank and parts warranty plus a 3-year in home labor warranty. Upgrades also include (2) 5500-Watt stainless steel heating elements for quicker water heating. This model is direct response ready: features a built-in CTA-2045 port for easy connection to utility demand response programs.
  • Attention Washington and Oregon residents, current state regulations require new electric water heaters to be demand response ready to allow local utilities to connect them to your utility’s program; this model is equipped with a built-in port for easy connection to utility demand response programs
  • 50 Gal. tank provides ample hot water for households with 3 to 5 people
  • Power to know: built-in LeakSense leak detection system alerts you of any leak large or small, internal or external
  • Power to control: built-in EcoNet Wi-Fi technology allows you to manage hot water, track energy usage, and set modes like vacation mode from your mobile device
  • Power to protect: protect your home from water damage with LeakGuard, the auto shut-off valve that shuts off incoming water and locks water
  • Delivers 63 Gal. of hot water in the 1-hour
  • Self-cleaning: fights sediment build-up at the bottom of the tank to prolong tank life and maintain efficiency
  • Hot water availability indicator: know before hot water runs out via EcoNet Wi-Fi app
  • Vacation mode: save money on water heating costs while away by setting your water heater in vacation mode from your mobile device with the EcoNet Wi-Fi app
  • 12-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 3-year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • 0.92 Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) means it’s high efficiency, saving money on energy bills with low energy usage
  • Dual 5500-Watt stainless steel heating elements for long lasting efficiency and quicker water heating
  • Requires a 240-Volt connection for installation
  • Thick, premium sacrificial anode rod and Rheemglas tank lining combine to protect the tank from corrosive elements in the water
  • As with any Wi-Fi connected device, for best performance use your phone or tablet to check the WiFi signal strength in the area where the water heater will be installed prior to purchase