Whether you’re outfitting your new home with its first hot water heater or replacing an old model after years of use, GE hot water heaters are among the most popular and trusted on the market. With a wide range of designs and sizes to choose from, GE hot water heaters are suited to virtually any home, small or large. GE hot water heater models are available in three major design categories, which are the standard, the tankless, and the GeoSpring hybrid. Below you’ll learn about some of the most popular GE water heater models in each of these categories. Each of the GE hot water heaters described in this article are widely available from national home improvement retailers, like Home Depot, and they can also be found at other reputable appliance dealerships across the country.
GE Standard Water Heaters
GE standard-model hot water heaters are available in a range of tank sizes and are factory-equipped for electricity, natural gas, or liquid propane gas. Standard hot water heaters are suitable for virtually all homes and apartments.
The GE 50-Gallon 5,500-Watt Double Element Electric Water Heater (Model #SE50T12TAH) is among the most popular GE hot water heater models for two- to three-bathroom homes. With a pair of 5,500-watt elements, this water heater recovers prime water temperatures fast, even after heavy use of hot water in the home. The unit is sold with a full one-year in-home warranty and a 12-year limited warranty on the tank and parts. For homeowners with natural gas installed, the GE 50-Gallon 40,000-BTU Natural Gas Water Heater (Model #SG50T12AVG) is an exceptionally popular choice, suited for two- and three-bedroom homes. With a piezo ignition system, a self-cleaning function, and a SmartShield sensor system to protect against external vapor ignition, this model is both convenient and ultra safe for the home. This model sells with a full one-year in-home warranty and a 12-year limited warranty on the tank and parts.
GE Tankless Water Heaters
GE tankless hot water heaters provide a virtually limitless flow of hot water and come equipped for either indoor or outdoor installation. Both varieties are designed for wall mounting. GE tankless hot water heaters are fitted for either a liquid propane or natural gas connection, and they also require an electrical outlet. The GE Indoor Tankless Natural Gas Water Heater (Model #GN94DNSRSA) is representative of this popular design. Its efficient design provides up to 25% savings on annual water heating costs. It sells with a one-year limited labor warranty, a five-year limited parts warranty on the entire unit, and a 10-year limited parts warranty on the heat exchanger.
GE GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heaters
Finally, GE hybrid hot water heaters, sold under the GeoSpring name, combine cutting edge heat pump technology with standard electric elements to produce the most energy efficient performance in the GE hot water heater line-up. The GE GeoSpring 50-Gallon Electric Water Heater (Model #GEH50DNSRSA) is an increasingly popular choice among homeowners. In addition to its excellent heating performance, it provides savings of up to 62% of typical hot water heater operating costs, amounting to $320 in annually savings. Additionally, as an Energy Star Qualified appliance, buyers may qualify for a federal tax credit upon the purchase and installation of this model. Consult your dealer for details about currently available tax credits.