• Features
    • Featuring a 40-gallon (nominal) tank and a 40,000 BTU gas burner, the GPVL-40 Power Vent delivers a first hour rating of 73 gallons and a recovery rate of 44.7 gallons per hour. With an 0.67 Uniform Energy Factor, this water heater is ENERGY STAR® qualified. It carries a 6-year limited warranty, and meets Low NOx emission requirements.
    • Our exclusive 3-position rotatable blower outlet adds flexibility for an easy installation.
    • A. O. Smith’s anode rods have a stainless steel core that extends the life of the anode rod allowing superior tank protection far longer than standard anode rods.
    • Solid brass, tamper resistant, enhanced-flow, ball type, valve.
    • Uses a standard female hose fitting that allows for fast and easy draining during maintenance.
    • Screwdriver slot features a 1/4 turn radius, for straight-through water flow and a quick and positive shut off.
    • Top-mounted T&P relief valve available as an option.

    Certifications

    • CSA International Low Lead Content Certification in compliance with U.S. and Canadian safety standards on gas components
    • The Blue Diamond formula is enriched with a high level of zircon, producing a coating that is harder and more water-resistant than any other in the industry
    • Green Choice is an environmentally friendly gas burner that cuts residential water heater emissions - NOx - by up to 33% and is used in both natural or propane gas water-heater models