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Residential Gas Water Heater, 50 gal. Tank Capacity, Natural Gas, 38,000 BtuH

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  • Item # 5AU70
  • Mfr. Model # 5AU70
  • UNSPSC # 40101825
  • Catalog Page # 3378
  • Shipping Weight 153.0 lbs.
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Product Details

Features an energy shut-off device that cuts off gas to pilot and burner if the temp. exceeds a safe limit. Model comes with a glass-lined tank, enhanced flow brass drain valve, and anode rod. Eco-friendly burner and Low NOx design meets 40ng/J limit.
Note: Not for use in mobile homes. Conversion kits are not available. For SCAQMD-compliant heaters for California, call 1-800-GRAINGER (472-4643).

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Technical Specs

  • Item Residential Gas Water Heater
  • Tank Capacity 50 gal.
  • Fuel Type Natural Gas
  • BtuH 38,000
  • Jacket Dia. 20-1/8"
  • Draft Hood Size 3"
  • Height to Top of Vent Connection 61-1/2"
  • Recovery @ 90 F Rise 38.4 gph
  • Low Nox Burner No
  • First Hour Recovery 90 gph
  • Max. Pressure 150 psi
  • Temp. Range 60 Degrees to 160 Degrees F, Preset at 120 Degrees F
  • Vent Type Standard
  • Ignition Type Standing Pilot
  • Energy Factor 0.58
  • Gas Connection 1/2"
  • Top Water Connection Size 3/4"
  • Height to Top of Heater 58-1/4"
  • Height to Gas Connection 14-1/2"
  • Top Nipple Spacing 8"
  • Altitude Range 6000 ft.
  • Features FVIR Design with Air/Fuel Shut Off Device, Maintenance Free No Filter, High Altitude Compliant to 6000 ft. Above Sea Level
  • Includes Brass Drain Valve and Factory Installed T and P Valve
  • Manufacturers Warranty Length Limited 6 yr. Tank and Parts
  • Standards Meets or Exceeds National Appliance Energy Conservation Act and ASHRAE Requirements
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Compliance and Restrictions

  • This product has been certified by a third party to be compliant with the “Safe Drinking Water Act” requirements for low lead in potable (human consumption - drinking and cooking) and non-potable water applications (non-human consumption).

  • This item has been restricted from sale in the following states: CA

  • This item is restricted for international sale.

  • This product contains a chemical that is regulated under California Proposition 65.

    Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

  • View the EnergyGuide Label for this item.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 1reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Its only been installed for one day, but this seems like a high-quality water heater. Was easy to install and get going. Provides plenty of hot water.A special thanks to the folks at Branch 369 in Indianapolis. They were great with helping get this loaded in my truck, etc. Thanks for everything!!! June 12, 2013
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