Ruud Achiever Series Direct Vent Gas Water Heater.

Professional Achiever™ Direct Vent gas water heaters use outside air for combustion, offer longer venting options and a coaxial vent for easy installation


  • .51 – .56 UEF
  • Well insulated for reduced stand-by heat loss


  • FHR: 80 gallons for 50-gallon and 62 gallons for 40-gallon model
  • Recovery: 30.3 to 36.4 GPH at a 90° F rise, depending on model


  • Adjustable coaxial vent allows flexibility of installation, can swivel 360 degrees and uses outside air for combustion and requires no electrical power
  • Aluminum vent and cap base to prevent staining of building exterior

Longer Venting

  • Longer venting options available, see chart on reverse
  • Order Horizontal Vent Kit: #SP20131
  • Order Vertical Vent Kit: #SP20132

Guardian System™ & Sensor

  • Exclusive air/fuel shut-off device
  • Maintenance free – no filter to clean
  • Disables the heater in the presence of flammable vapor accumulation

Low Emissions

  • Meets 40 ng/J NOx requirements

Longer Life

  • Premium grade anode rod provides long-lasting tank protection
  • Enhanced flow brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Low lead compliant
  • Exclusive Rheemglas® tank lining resists corrosion and prolongs tank life
  • Heat saving flue baffle design
  • Gas control and combination thermostat
  • Piezo ignition
  • High temperature silicone bands reduce venting installation time
  • Internal air tube for reduced footprint
  • EverKleen™ patented system fights sediment build-up