Rheem RTG -84XLN 8.4 GPM Low Nox Outdoor Tankless Natural Gas Water Heater | Review

Rheem RTG – 84 XLN is a 54 pound tankless water heater powered by natural gas. It is designed for outside installation giving you the ease of mind from gas combustion. Its dimension of 14 x10x26 inches makes it a space saving equipment.

The unit has the capacity for producing 8.4 gallons per minutes at 35A-degree rise while at 45A-degree it is able to produce 6.6 gallons per minute. Furthermore, since it is powered by natural gas it is energy efficient, meaning you get to save on gas bill.

Rheem RTG-84XLN is ideally suited for large to mid-sized family living in a home with 2 or 3 full bathrooms. It has the enormous capability to supply water to multiple faucets without a drop in temperature.

It comes as an industrial first making it a leader in its own right.It remains one of the top rated device ever produced by Rheem.

It supplies users with hot water at .26 GPM minimum flow rate and  has a minimum activation flow rate of .40GPM.This is in addition of coming with a 12 year warranty on heater exchanger,5 years on parts, and 1 year on labor.

Features and Benefits

Next Generation Burner

This new technological innovation by Rheem allows Rheem RTG -84XLN function as standalone unit or can be used with other Rheem devices.

Outside installation

It is an outdoor tankless water heater since the venting and unit are one which is a huge plus for the model. This is what stands it apart from other tankless water heaters. Moreover, since it is meant for outside installation the fear of gas combustion within the home is out of the way.

Internal heaters

There are internal heaters built into the units and designed to offer insulation against cold. They help to prevent the pipes from freezing up during cold season.

Ability to control the water temperature

RTG 84 XLN confers on you the absolute right to control the water temperature to your desired choice. This is due to the digital display meter on it which readily helps you increase your water temperature up to 2 degree increments.

Ability to supply water to multiple faucets

Rheem RTG -84XLN 8.4 GPM has an enormous capability to supply of hot water to more than one faucet at a time. You can run two to three full sized bathrooms simultaneously and enjoy steady flow of hot water with this high technological innovative tankless water heater at your convenience.

Other features

New! Manifold up to 6 units with an optional Mic-6 manifold control board.

Exclusive! All Rheem models can be linked in up to 20 units

Manifold installations by using the optional Mic -180 and Mics- 180 manifold control Assembly

Exclusive! Guardian of WTM over heat film wrap

Cons

Installation by professional

With this model as in all other rheem tankless water heaters you need a professional for the installation. This is what qualifies you for a factory warranty.

Proper Gas pressure

This is a snag as you have to go to your gas supplier to ensure that adequate pressure gauge needed for the system to effectively carry water up to 180,000 BTU is obtained. This process can be a real drag for some users.

High Water Bill

There is a tendency for water bill to increase with the use of RTG-84XLN.

Summary
From all indication, Rheem RTG-84 XLN 8.4 GPM low Nox outdoor tankless natural Gas Water heater is a high performance unit suited for use in large sized families. Despite the obvious short falls it still received high rating from users for its next generation burner technology and ability to supply hot water to multiple faucets simultaneously without a drop in temperature. Therefore, highly recommended.

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