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Rinnai SENSEI SE+ Series with ThermaCirc360 18" 199k BTU Gas Tankless Water Heater

Rinnai SENSEI SE+ Series with ThermaCirc360 18" 199k BTU Gas Tankless Water Heater

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The Rinnai RUR199 is part of the Sensei SE+ Series, a line of super-high efficiency, Energy Star Qualified, tankless hot water heaters. The RUR199 is for residential and commercial use. The RUR199 is available in either Natural Gas or Liquid Propane and must be purchased for indoor or outdoor use*. Indoor versus outdoor installation is not interchangeable and must be decided at the time of purchase. Indoor installation of the RUR199 offers both concentric and PVC/CPVC venting. The dual venting option on the top of the unit allows for maximum installation flexibility - one concentric vent or two PVC/CPVC/PP pipes can be used for venting. With concentric venting, one pipe allows for fresh outside air in, while the other allows for the exhaust to go out. Outdoor installation does not require venting. 

The Rinnai Sensei Series with condensing technology offers built-in freeze protection down to -22°F on the indoor units. The unit features an integrated check valve located between the turbofan and the combustion chamber to prevent cold air from entering the venting system and backflow of exhaust in common vent applications. The Fiber Mesh Premix Burner helps to provide even flame distribution for optimal performance for any demand.

It features 199,000 BTUs and hot water delivery with a flow rate that ranges from 0.26 - 9.8 GPM. The minimum GPMs is perfect for low demand uses such as shaving, where warm water is needed but not at a high rate! It is the ideal tankless solution for a home with 3 - 4 bathrooms. The RUR199 is optimal for simultaneous use of 3 - 6 fixtures at one time. So 2 people can shower and get ready to go out, while someone else is washing the dishes, and still have hot water to run a load of laundry or the dishwasher or both! Simultaneous fixture use is directly linked to the groundwater temperature. Please refer to the chart in the photos above. The MC-91-2US controller with the water heater as part of the front panel. The default minimum temperature setting is 98° with a maximum of 120°F. The unit offers a maximum setting of 140°F with parameter adjustment. A parameter adjustment on the RUR199 unit can be made for greater hot water flow - up to 11 GPM - as well.

In a condensing tankless water heater, such as the RUR199, once you turn on the tap, cold water goes into the tankless heater and the flame is activated. Water is pre-heated as it passes through the stainless steel heat exchanger then continues to be heated as it passes through the coils in the copper heat exchanger, exits the water heater, into your pipes, and up to the fixture calling for the hot water. Depending on the amount of hot water called for, the flame adjusts accordingly to heat more or less water.

Benefits of a Tankless Hot Water Heater:

  • Endless hot water - Heats water as it goes through the pipes, offering endless hot water for your home (or business)
  • Hot water on demand - Once you turn the water on, hot water runs through your pipes and out the faucet! Virtually no time or water is wasted waiting for the water to heat up
  • Highly Efficient - Gallon for gallon, you will spend less money heating your hot water. With a tankless system, the water is heated on demand rather than sitting in a storage tank. A storage tank typically heats the water intermittently throughout the day and night not only when it is needed. This unit is Energy Star Qualified and features an Energy Factor of 0.96 (the closer to 1.0 the better)
  • Long-lasting - Unlike a storage tank in which the water sits in the tank all the time creating sediment and rust, a tankless water heater will last longer
  • EZ Connect - Allows for connection of two units together

Features

  • Professional installation recommended, Rinnai for assistance
  • ENERGY STAR qualified with a Uniform Energy Factor of 0.93
  • ThermaCirc360 technology provides faster hot water with a built-in recirculation pump, timer, and thermal bypass valve - ideal for homes without a dedicated return line
  • Save time with hot water whenever and wherever you need it, any size home, even for simultaneous uses at multiple fixtures
  • Save energy and reduce utility costs by operating only when hot water is needed
  • Maximum output, minimum space and suitable for installation in non-traditional spaces such as crawl spaces and attics
  • Multiple venting options available including PVC/CPVC using the Ubbink concentric to twin-pipe adapter allow for an easy installation
  • Rinnai tankless water heaters provide an endless supply of hot water that remains uninterrupted, even when you're the last one in line for the shower.
  • Tankless water heaters avoid the need to keep a large amount of reserve water heated at all times. This saves energy by only heating water when you need it, while an entirely electric ignition avoids the constantly wasted energy of a standing pilot light.
  • Every SENSEI™ water heater is Wi-Fi compatible for remote monitoring and management.
  • The Rinnai SENSEI™ series water heaters feature a fiber mesh premix burner that provides an even flame distribution for optimal performance and efficiency.
  • The included stainless steel heat exchanger features corrosion-resistant properties to ensure reliable and long-lasting operation, while its superior efficiency puts the SENSEI™ series at the top of its class.
  • Perfect for both new installs and retrofits, the SENSEI™ features the most flexible venting in the industry. Whether your install requires concentric, direct, room air, or common venting, the SENSEI™ series can handle it all.
  • The SENSEI™ water heater features an adjustable mounting plate and a rotatable pressure relief valve to accommodate a variety of install applications.
  • An easily accessible parameter adjustment allows for fast and simple servicing.
  • Enables easy preventative maintenance, annual flushing, and serviceability.

                                  Specification

                                  Manufacturer Trade Model Number - U.S. RUR199iN / RUR199iP / RUR199eN / RUR199eP
                                  Product Depth 11.45 in/(290mm)
                                  Product Height  31.3 in / (795 mm)
                                  Product Width 18.5 in / (470 mm)
                                  Product Weight 73 lb / (33 kg)
                                  Gas Type Natural Gas / Propane
                                  Installation Type Indoor / Outdoor
                                  Recirculation Capable Yes
                                  Residential Energy Star Yes
                                  Uniform Energy Factor 0.93
                                  Energy Factor 0.96
                                  Domestic Hot Water Flow Rate (Maximum) 11 GPM / (41.6 l/min)
                                  Wi-Fi Capable Yes
                                  SCAQMD Approved Ultra-Low NOx

                                  Installation

                                  To connect with a Rinnai-trained installer, you can utilize the Rinnai Dealer Locator by visiting the link: https://www.rinnai.us/find-pro. Alternatively, you can directly reach out to Rinnai's dedicated customer support team via the Toll-Free Number: 1 (800) 621-9419.

                                  Option and Accessories

                                   

                                  Recirculation Timer Controller

                                  • Timing Schedule: 24-Hours
                                  • Color: Silver/Black
                                  • Residential or commercial, 98° to 140°F
                                  • Dual program timer control for optimum recirculation efficiency and comfort
                                  • Allows users to shut off the pump during periods of inactivity
                                  • Attractive modern design with LED display
                                  • Preheat function allows users to manually activate recirculation mode

                                  3" Control-R Wi-Fi Module for Tankless Water Heaters

                                  • Works with all Rinnai Tankless Water Heater models manufactured 2006 and newer (except RH180 Hybrid Tank-Tankless WaterHeaters).
                                  • The Lime Condition (LC) notification will not appear in the Rinnai
                                  • App, when the Control-R™ Wi-Fi Module is paired with the following series of Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters, manufactured prior to 2009: VA, VB, KA, and V53e.

                                  12" / 21" Condensing Horizontal Termination Kit for Rinnai SE and SE+ Tankless Water Heaters

                                  • For Indoor Installation
                                  • It is for use with Rinnai RU and RUR  series tankless hot water heaters. 
                                  • All RU and RUR indoor tankless water heaters must be vented to the outdoors using concentric piping

                                  21" Pipe Cover for Sensei SE+ Series Installation

                                  • SE+ pipe enclosure SE+ models (silver)
                                  • Pipe cover mounts to the underside of Tankless water heaters
                                  • Water heater accessory
                                  • Supports Condensing models

                                  2" x 39" Plastic Condensing Vent Pipe Extension Kit

                                  • For Indoor Installation
                                  • For use with Sensei Se+ tankless water heaters (condensing) and m-series boilers
                                  • Concentric venting reduces install time and costs
                                    Water heater accessories

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                                  Warranty

                                  Residential Warranty:

                                  15 yrs on Heat Exchanger
                                  5 Year Warranty on Parts

                                  1 Year Labor Warranty

                                  Commercial Warranty:

                                  8 yrs on Heat Exchanger
                                  5 Year Warranty on Parts

                                  1 Year Labor Warranty

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