Eco-Defender Safety System® Ultra Low NOx Series water heaters from Bradford White utilize the latest advances in technology and materials for an ecologically friendly line of water heaters. Eco-Defender models emit 75% less NOx emissions than standard models while maintaining optimal combustion efficiencies, and consistent operational temperatures. Each and every one meets the most stringent air quality requirements for allowable NOx emissions in the country.

  • Defender Combustion Chamber - Incorporates the Advanced ScreenLok® Technology Flame Arrestor and large split-door design to prevent ignition of flammable vapors outside the water heater.
  • Ultra Low NOx Burner with Primary and Secondary Air Distribution Devices - Ensures proper air to gas ratio for reduction of NOx generated by the combustion process.
  • Digital Thermal Sensor and Resettable Thermal Switch - Coordinates with self diagnostic control to prevent water heater operation as needed.
  • Millivolt Powered Control with Built-in Piezo Igniter - Easy and quick lighting of the pilot burner by push button.
  • Pedestal Base - Rugged and durable base allows easy transport and positioning, while providing corrosion resistant contact with floor.
  • Maintenance Free - No regular cleaning of air inlet openings or flame arrestor is required under normal conditions.
  • Sight Window - Offers a view into the combustion chamber to observe the operation of the pilot and burner.
  • No Electricity Required.
  • Factory Installed Hydrojet® Total Performance System - Cold water inlet sediment reducing device helps prevent sediment build up in tank. Increases first hour delivery of hot water while minimizing temperature build up in tank.
  • Vitraglas® Lining - Bradford White water heater tanks are protected from the corrosive effects of hot water by an exclusive ceramic porcelain-like coating.
  • Self Diagnostic Honeywell Gas Control - Integrated, immersion gas control learns and monitors the combustion chamber's temperature profile and prevents water heater operation during upset conditions. Also equipped with an LED display to aid in start-up and diagnostics.
  • 1" Non-CFC Foam Insulation - Surrounds the tank surface, saving energy by retarding loss of heat.
  • Water Connections - 3/4" NPT factory installed true dielectric fittings extend water heater life and eases installation.
  • Factory Installed Heat Traps - Design incorporates a flexible disk that reduces heat loss in piping and eliminates the potential for noise generation.
  • Protective Magnesium Anode Rod - Provides added protection against corrosion for long trouble-free service.
  • 3x4 "Snap Lock" Draft Diverter - Allows either 3" or 4" vent connections with inputs of 40,000 BTU/Hr. or less. Over 40,000 BTU/Hr. has the 4" "Snap Lock" Draft Diverter.
  • T&P Relief Valve - Included.
  • Brass Drain Valve.
  • Available in natural gas only

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Intended Household:
2-3 Person
Capacity (Gallons):
Fuel Type:
Natural Gas
BTU Input:
1st Hour Delivery (Gallons):
Vent Size:
3 x 4
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Depth (Inches):
Weight (lbs):
130 lbs
Energy Factor:
Energy Star Rated:
Gas Connection:
Water Connection:
Recovery Efficiency:
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