Heat Pump Water Heater Ratings part 10, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

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NEURA---------<1*-----------NA--------NA

The LW640 water heaters are sold in Europe. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. neura.at

NIBE------------<1*-----------NA--------NA

This brand is available in Europe and features a 285 liter capacity. They have electronic controls but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. nibe.eu

OCHSNER------<1*----------<1*--------NA

This brand is available in Europe. The EUROPA MINI is a split unit while the EUROPA 323 is a unit with an integrated 300 liter tank. The EUROPA 323 also has an integrated heat exchanger for connection to a boiler or solar system. The manufacturer's website provides minimal help and does not have a stated warranty policy. ochsner.com

PECOL----------<1*----------NA-------NA  

The MINI HEAT PUMP units are available in three sizes. They are made in Malaysia by PACIFIC ENGINEERING SDN BHD and use durable stainless steel tanks but have R-22 refrigerant which is being phased out. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. pecol.com.my

QUANTUM--------<1*----------NA-------NA

These units are made and sold in Australia. The integrated models are available in five sizes to meet the requirements of different homes but the warranty is not very good. quantumenergy.com.au

RACOLD----------<1*----------3*-------NA

This brand is made in India and is a part of ARISTON THERMO GROUP. They offer units with titanium enameled tanks for durability and the condenser coil is outside the tank for more safety. The warranty on the integrated models is not very good when compared to other brands. racold.com

RELIANCE----------3*----------NA-------NA

These water heaters are available in either 50, 66, or 80 gallon sizes and feature modern touchpad controls. They have four operating modes to match the needs of your life and a powered anode rod to enhance the life of the tank. They are backed by a good warranty. reliancewaterheaters.com

RHEEM-------------5*----------NA-------NA

The PROFESSIONAL PRESTIGE series units have a 50 gallon storage capacity and smart controls. They are designed for easy installation with no major changes required to the water connections from a standard 50 gallon electric storage water heater. They have durable stainless steel backup electric heating elements and a user friendly LED control panel. The units have three modes of operation including a high demand mode which uses both the heat pump and the electric elements to ensure plenty of hot water. They don't offer a unit bigger than the 50 gallon and use basic tank technology (glass-lined) but the warranty is good. rheem.com

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