Unlike other brands that sell to homeowners in big box stores, Bradford White feels very strongly that our water heaters should be purchased through and installed by qualified professionals only to ensure correct and safe installation in your home for years of worry-free service. So you won’t find our products in the big box stores. If you are interested in having a Bradford White water heater installed, or have questions on pricing and availability, we always recommend you contact your local plumbing professional. Find a plumbing professional in your area who sells and installs Bradford White.Bradford White’s water heater manufacturing facility is located in the heart of America, in Middleville, Michigan. We proudly support the American workforce and manufacturing that make our products Built to be the Best®. It’s a big part of why Bradford White is American Strong®. Bradford White water heaters are sold through plumbing professionals only. Please contact your local plumbing pro for Bradford White product and installation pricing and to get help on which model is best for your home. Need a pro? Find one here. Here are some of the many great reasons to choose Bradford White.Thermal efficiency is the amount of energy delivered as heated water compared to the energy consumed. The higher the efficiency, the more hot water is delivered for the amount of energy consumed. High-efficiency models can save you on energy costs. Models that meet certain efficiency levels earn the ENERGY STAR® certification. Vitraglas® is an enamel lining and coating uniquely formulated and applied to the water heater to keep harmful corrosive elements from reaching the steel of the tank and other components. This tank lining also features Microban® antimicrobial product protection to help prevent the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew on its surface. This exclusive, superior protection greatly extends the lifespan of our water heaters. It’s another great reason why you should choose Bradford White.For over 35 years Microban® has been built-in to a range of water related products including storage tanks, faucets, filters, ice makers, and water supply lines.Bradford White’s policy is to sell its products and components only through wholesale distribution. Therefore, warranty parts are only available through a professional service provider who works on/with Bradford White water heaters. Need a Pro? Find one here.Some of our water heaters are “combination” models that have the capability of water heating and space heating. Visit the My Water Heater Information page to find the documentation on your model to see what capabilities it has. You’ll need to know your model number – there are instructions for helping you locate your model number on the page as well. If you need a home heating solution, see what Bradford White has to offer.It is a valve that blends hot water with cold water to ensure consistent outgoing water temperatures. Additionally, a mixing valve can potentially increase the estimated usable storage of your tank-type water heater so you end up with more hot water. Looking for a new water heater? Here’s why you should choose Bradford White.Many of our gas and electric models are designed to fit into limited space. Your plumbing professional can assess your household needs and installation requirements and suggest the right model for your home. We have options designed to meet most installation challenges without sacrificing safety or performance. Need a pro? Find one here.