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. Each and every one meets the most stringent air quality requirements for allowable NOx emissions in the country* while maintaining the incredibly high level of safety, performance and reliability that you’ve come to expect from a Bradford White water heater.
The Eco-Defender Series sets the standard for low emission water heaters. With a state-of-the-art radiant burner and an advanced control system, Eco-Defender models emit 75% less NOx emissions than standard models while maintaining optimal combustion efficiencies, and consistent operational temperatures. The result is an ecologically friendly and highly efficient line of water heaters from Bradford White.
The Defender Safety System® is an exclusive Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant (FVIR) technology introduced by Bradford White to meet the American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) standard for residential gas water heaters. Its patented Screenlok® Technology Flame Arrestor design resists the ignition of flammable vapors that can occur outside the water heater. Since its inception, the Defender Safety System® has proven to be one of the most successful, reliable and maintenance-free FVIR technologies in the industry.
EXCLUSIVE Rigid Manifold Mount
- Holds combustion system firmly in place while guarding vital internal burner components
- Specifically engineered to ensure optimal primar air distribution and proper air to gas mixture
EXCLUSIVE Combustion Chamber Door
A large split door design allows for servicing of combustion chamber components without removing the entire burner assembly EXCLUSIVE Secondary Air Distribution Device Specially designed to regulate the distribution of secondary air and to maintain Ultra Low NOx emissions
EXCLUSIVE Digital Thermal Sensor
Resistance Temperature Device (RTD) transmits performance data to the intelligent diagnostic control