Performance 38 Gal. 4500-Watt Elements Short Electric Water Heater with 6-Year Tank Warranty and 240-Volt



  • Short profile design for installation in height-restricted spaces
  • 38-Gallon tank provides hot water for households with 2-4 people
  • Same-day installation in most areas. Call 1-855-400-2552 by noon.
The Rheem Performance 38 Gal. Electric short water heater provides an ample supply of hot water for households with 2-people to 4-people. This unit comes with two 4500-Watt elements and an automatic thermostat which keeps the water at the desired temperature. A 240-Volt electrical connection is required for installation. A premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection. Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve and 3/4 in. water connections are included with the water heater for easy installation. This model has a 6-year limited tank and parts warranty plus a 1-year in home labor warranty. A 2.5 in. insulation blanket is included with this model for added efficiency.
  • Washington (Effective 1/1/23) and Oregon (Effective 7/1/23) residents: this water heater does not meet demand response requirements, regulations prohibit the sale, shipment or installation of this water heater in a state that requires demand response water heaters
  • Your home is in a state that requires demand response water heaters, please select an approved demand response model available on
  • Electric water heater is easy to maintain
  • Delivers 51 gal. of hot water in the first hour
  • 6-year limited warranty on tank and parts for your convenience
  • 1-year in home labor warranty for peace of mind
  • Short tank fits in tight applications
  • 0.92 uniform energy factor signifies an energy efficient water heater
  • Adjustable thermostat to adjust water temperature to meet your hot water needs
  • Dual 4500-Watt heating elements
  • Automatic thermostat keeps water at your desired temperature
  • Requires a 240-Volt connection for installation
  • Now features a brass drain valve for added resiliency & durability
  • Designed for easy replacement of your existing water heater
  • Meets 2015 NAECA Standards