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Gas Water Heaters (Natural Gas and Propane)

  • 6th Sense™

    6th Sense™ Technology is a combination of advanced engineering and innovative energy-control systems providing intelligent delivery of hot water.

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  • Cost of Operation

    A residential water heater contributes to as much as 30 percent of a household's energy cost - second only to the expense of a home's heating and cooling system. Selecting the right water heater - one that is efficient and the right capacity - can dramatically impact your monthly energy bill.

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  • How Gas Water Heaters Work

    Learn More about how a Standard Whirlpool Gas Water Heater works. What is FLAME LOCK® Certification and why is it important?

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  • Basic Product Features

    Learn more about the basic features of a Whirlpool® Gas and Liquid Propane Water Heaters.

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  • Model Numbers Guide

    Understand your Whirlpool® Gas Water Heater Model Number.

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  • FAQs

    Got Questions about your Whirlpool® Gas or Liquid Propane Water Heater? Go here for answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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  • Glossary

    Want to learn the language of Whirlpool® Gas water heaters? Go here for a list of related terms and their definitions.

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Electric Water Heaters

Electric Water Heaters

  • Standard Electric Water Heaters

    The Whirlpool® residential electric water heaters are built to provide hot water for many years of trouble-free service, with a wealth of standard features to ensure optimal efficiency and safe operation.

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  • 6th Sense™ Water Heaters

    6th Sense™ Technology is a combination of advanced engineering and innovative energy-control systems providing intelligent delivery of hot water. Learn more about the Whirlpool® Hybrid Electric Heat Pump and Energy Smart® Water Heaters

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  • Cost of Operation

    A residential water heater contributes to as much as 30 percent of a household's energy cost - second only to the expense of a home's heating and cooling system. Selecting the right water heater - one that is efficient and the right capacity - can dramatically impact your monthly energy bill.

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  • How Electric Water Heaters Work

    Learn how gas and electric water heaters operate, and the special features that enhance the safety and efficiency of Whirlpool® models.

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  • Basic Product Features

    Learn more about the basic features of a Whirlpool® Electric Water Heater.

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  • Model Numbers Guide

    Understand your Whirlpool® Electric Water Heater Model Number.

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  • FAQs

    Got Questions about your Whirlpool® Electric Water Heater? Go here for answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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  • Glossary

    Want to learn the language of Whirlpool® Electric water heaters? Go here for a list of related terms and their definitions.

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Tankless

Tankless Water Heaters

  • Considering a Tankless Water Heater?

    Tankless water heaters provide hot water only as it is needed. They don't produce the standby energy losses associated with storage water heaters, which can save you money. Here you'll find basic information about how they work, whether a tankless water heater might be right for your home, and what criteria to use when selecting the right model.

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