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6 Fascinating Facts About Rheem Hot Water Systems

23 January

If you love a steaming hot bath or shower, there’s still an awful lot more than that to love about Rheem. Rheem hot water systems are built by an Aussie brand that Australians and Gold Coast locals just like you just love to trust. It’s a range of affordable, super high quality, reliable, and brilliantly energy-efficient products that we’re going to take a closer look at in this Rheem hot water system review.

Rheem Hot Water Systems Gold Coast

Did you know that simply heating the water you need in the kitchen and bathroom accounts for more than a quarter of your entire average energy bill? That’s a lot of money, which is why we recommend Rheem hot water systems Gold Coast wide. Rheem’s hot water systems are not the only kind to your hip pocket, but good for the environment too, thanks to a constantly evolving range of innovative energy and water-saving gas, solar, heat pump and Rheem electric hot water systems.

Gold Coast Plumbing Company’s favourite Rheem hot water systems

rheem hot water system setYou don’t need to look around our beautiful streets for long to know that Gold Coast households just love a Rheem! Our favourite Rheem products are:

Solar: Rheem is nothing less of a global pioneer in solar water-heating technology, and that’s no surprise – because an efficient Rheem system can slash your energy use by 80% and more.

Heat pumps: This new and innovative hot water technology uses the heat in the air to create totally renewable energy. Based on Rheem electric hot water systems, heat pumps use only a third of the energy of a standard system.

Gas: Another of Rheem’s deserved boasts is of being a leader in efficient gas products. Remember the 90s, and the Rheem ‘Stellar’ which was the world’s first five-star gas hot water system? These days, Rheem has super-contact continuous flow gas water heaters that attract impressive 7-star equivalent ratings.

Are you impressed by our Rheem hot water system review? Here are some cool facts about this innovative company that may just blow you away even more:

6 Fascinating Facts About Rheem

1. Rheem made … drums

The original American company, called Rheem Manufacturing Company, actually started out making galvanised steel drums.

2. The full Rheem family

That drum company was founded by brothers Richard Rheem and Donald Rheem, the sons of William Rheem – the former president of the Standard Oil Company of California.

3. That’s quite Ruud

Some historians can’t help saying Ruud when they think of Rheem – because Rheem bought Ruud in 1954. Ruud developed the first-ever automatic hot water system in 1889, which was gas-fired.

4. It was 83 years ago

The first Australian Rheem water heater was made in Sydney in 1939 – two years after the company started making (you guessed it) … drums!

5. What does BHP have to do with it?

BHP made the steel that went into those first Rheem electric hot water systems, and do you know why? The Aussie mining company owned a 50% share.

6. A truly Aussie company

While Rheem may have started out as an American drum manufacturer, the US company was bought out in 1973 – meaning Rheem could claim to being truly Australian. Aussie winemaker Southcorp bought Rheem in 1988, and it’s now controlled by Paloma Co Ltd.

Did you know that only a licensed plumber like the experienced hot water experts at Gold Coast Plumbing Company can install your new hot water system? We not only supply and install Rheem hot water systems, we can also repair your old one or make sure it is perfectly suited to your home, family and needs. So for top quality hot water brands just like Rheem and super-fast installation, repairs and expert advice, give Gold Coast Plumbing Company a call today on 1300 390 361.

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