Designed as the Universal Replacement for all brands of Non-Ultra Low Nox commercial models. Ultra Low Nox Heavy Duty Commercial Product Offering ~ The most complete line ~ 12 models ranging from 125,000 btu - 512,000 btu input.
Easy Replacement Features:
Can use existing prior approved vents. Reduces installation costs.
Uses same location for water connection and gas piping as earlier models. Offers 2” front and back water connection and 1 1/2” top connection on selected models. Front and back are plugged for your convenience. Use American Standard commercial gas water heaters as the universal replacement for all brands.
DURA-GLAS Enamel, Heavy Duty Multi-Flue Steel Tank fired at 1600 degree for optimal tank protection from the effects of corrosion.
R-8 Foam Insulated
Automatic Motorized Flue Damper to reduce heat loss during standby periods for lowest operating costs.
Electronic Direct Spark Ignition System saves fuel by eliminating constant burning pilot.
Four Anode Rods to ensure maximum tank life.
Fully Adjustable Controls to 180 degree temperature.
Turbulence-inducing Cold Water Inlet Dip Tube on 1 1/2” Top Water Connections to reduce settlement of hard water sediment.
The American burner system produces less NOx than previous burners. This “Environmentally-Friendly” burner system complies with SCAQMD Rule 1121 and other Air Quality Management Districts with Similar requirements for less than 10ng/j and ultra-low NOx emissions. The enhanced BFG design incorporates the latest technological
advancements in gas water heating. With tighter temperature control and advanced diagnostics, you can truly rely on American for the Flame Guard® Safety System that is better than ever. Residential Gas Ultra-Low NOx Flame Arrestor Pilot Assembly/Combustion Chamber Gas Control.
Intelligent Control Logic -The internal microprocessor provides enhanced operating parameters and tighter differentials for precise sensing and fasting heating response to optimize performance.
Self Powered Electronic Gas Valve -Uses a Thermopile to generate the power needed
to operate the electronics.
Diagnostics -The electronic gas control incorporates an LED status indicator that monitors system operation and service diagnostics.
FVIR Compliant -The Flame Guard® Safety System reduces the risk of accidental fires involving flammable vapors from products such as gasoline, paint thinner and solvents.
Durable Burner Construction -Components of the burner system are made of a strong inconel alloy and stainless steel that is designed to withstand very high temperature applications. All burner components have undergone rigorous reliability testing to ensure long life.
Combination Thermostat/ECO -With factory-preset pressure regulator and built-in millivolt powered energy cutoff for overheat protection.
LimeFighter® Dip Tube -Technology uses special water jets to direct incoming cold water into the tank creating turbulence, which helps prevent sediment buildup.
CSA Certified and ASME Rated T&P Relief Valve - Conveniently located on the side of the tank to facilitate piping to a drain or external to the building
1/2” Gas Connection
Anode Rod - Top-mounted, heavy-duty anode for added tank protection extending the life of the tank.
Code Approvals - Design Certified by CSA International according to ANSI Z21.10.1- CSA 4.1 standards governing storage-type water heaters.