40 Gallon Energy Smart® Electric Water Heater - 9 Year Warranty

40 Gallon Energy Smart® Electric Water Heater - 9 Year Warranty

Model: ES40R92-45D    Lowe's Item* #: 345706


  • Touch screen electronic user interface makes it easy to set temperature, operating mode, and engage safety lock feature
  • Choice of operating modes; Standard, Energy Smart® (intelligently reacts to hot water use patterns to reduce standby heat loss), and Vacation saves you money while you are away
  • Electronic thermostat employs thermistors to sense temperature, and has no mechanical parts to wear - making it more accurate and reliable than conventional thermostats
  • SmartPort equipped, means Energy Smart® is smart grid ready for future utility management, as well as plug and play ready for home automation applications
  • Premium incoloy stainless steel lower heating element and copper upper element
  • Extra thick environmentally friendly polyurethane foam insulation reduces heat loss for maximum efficiency, saves money
  • Self-cleaning dip tube reduces tank sediment, ensuring long tank life and optimal efficiency
  • Dry fire protection ensures the installer does not accidentally burn out the upper element when power is turned on, if the water level in the tank is not full
  • Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve ensures safe operation
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Product Dimensions
Weight:99 lbs.
Configuration and Overview
Capacity:40 Gallons
Family Size:3
Energy Star Certified:No
Energy Factor:0.92
Annual Cost of Operations:$573
LCD Display:Yes
Self Cleaning:Yes
Warranty Tank:9 Years
Warranty Parts:9 Years
Warranty Labor:1 Year
Max Wattage:4500
Emissions Standards:No Emissions
Foam Insulation:2 inches
Water Connection Location:Top
Water Connection Size:3/4 inch
T&P Relief Valve:Yes
Energy & Eco-Friendly
Energy Factor:0.92
Energy Smart®:Self-Diagnostic Electronic Control
40 Gallon Electric Water Heater - ES40R92-45D 4.6 5 373 373
good unit so far so far so good after 10 mths of use. efficient and takes care of our family of 5 without running out of hot water. March 24, 2015
Electric heater I bought this heater for its ease of use,the control pad in the front that is.you can control it without taking it apart if your water isn't hot enough,I like that.And other things that can be done with that control pad.and its energy star product,I like that too.I think it might be worth the extra money you have to pay for it,Its a little early too tell right now but I hope. March 22, 2015
Great product This water heater is a replacement of my last Whirlpool water heater. I got more life out of my last one that I ever did with water heaters I have had in the past. This one has extra features that I like as well as a longer warranty. It plumbed right in as if it was a direct replacement. I expect years of trouble free service from this one as I did in the past in spite of my hard water. March 21, 2015
Controllable water heater A nice looking unit with computer like controls to easily adjust temperature settings. Also has an energy saving feature that "learns" our hot water use times and thus can lower water temperature when hot water use is dormant. Also has a "vacation " setting to turn water down to only sixty degrees when away from the home. We are away for six months at a time so the "vacation" feature will be very useful. March 13, 2015
Appliance has good large digital read out for heat and easy to install So far, this product appears to be very nice. It went in fairly easily. The only things we wish had been different, was that in the enclosed area we put it, the discharge faucet is right on the front and if you turn it one way, something else sticks out and if you turn it the other, something else is out in front so we basically had to re-build the cabinet to make it fit. They don't make tall slim water heaters any more. They are now short and wide. Other than that, it was a good buy and has a nine year warranty, which isn't so great since our last water heater lasted 28 years. March 6, 2015
very nice product easy to use nice product easy to use, decent price, installation was quick and thorough March 6, 2015
We love the water temperature feature. We are happy to have hot water with the new water heater. Our son had installed this model in his home and recommended it to us. We like the outside features showing the temperature of the water. March 3, 2015
No surprises..unit as described Easy install, nothing additional to buy, The instructions for the "touch pad" could be better. IE what the 4 choices do. February 28, 2015
Easy to install, very good features After 24 hours of use, all I can say is so far, so good. I have high expectations, and I hope they are met. Thanks for putting out a good product. February 26, 2015
Very well insulated. Appears to be a great heater based on all of the research I have done. The instruction manual is extremely well written and easy to follow. The HOW TO do directions are quite simple. This unit features several settings based on your family's pattern of usage. Did not have this unit long enough to rate the "reliability or the effect on my energy bill." February 24, 2015

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Troubleshooting & Repair

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