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Lists of water heater brands & companies by country

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This article lists the companies who manufacture water heaters or who are major distributors of water heaters in various countries including Australia, Germany, New Zealand, the U.K., the USA. The list provides contact information for each water heater or geyser manufacturer. Page top sketch provided courtesy of Carson Dunlop Associates.

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Who are Current Water Heater Manufacturers by Country?

Rheem water heater (C) Daniel FriedmanKnowing who is manufacturing water heaters in a particular country and checking the encoding procedures for those few manufacturers can often help determine water heater age for a large number of equipment brands and models.

Australian Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

  • Aquamax Water Heaters,Victoria, Australia
  • Beasley Water Heaters, Devon Park, South Australia
  • Bosch Water Heaters
  • Dux Hot Water Heaters - Dux Range
  • Edwards Solar Water Heaters, Edwards Solar Hot Water since 1963
  • Quantum Heat Pumps, Quantum Energy Technologies
  • Rheem Water Heaters
  • Rinnai Water Heaters, Rinnai Australia since 1971
  • Solar Ark water heaters
  • Solhart water heaters
  • Stiebel Water Heaters, Stiebel Eltron Hot Water, Melbourne, Sidney, Brisbane Australia since 1996
  • Vulcan Water Heaters, Vulcan Hot Water, Hot Water System Range,
  • Zip Hot Water Systems

New Zealand Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

  • Branz solar water heaters, Moonshine Road, Judgeford, Porirua City 5381, New Zealand Post: Private Bag 50 908, Porirua 5240, New Zealand Phone: +64 4 237 1170 Fax: +64 4 237 1171 Email: branz@branz.co.nz, Website: www.branz.co.nz The company offers a for-fee public help line: Tel: 0900 5 90 90 (calls cost $1.99/min + GST)
  • Hermetic New Zealand, Hermetic New Zealand (A Division of Rheem New Zealand Limited) 475 Rosebank Road, Avondale Auckland, New Zealand 1026 P.O. Box 19011 Avondale, Auckland 1746 Telephone: +64 9 829 0440
  • Rheem Water Heaters, New Zealand, 475 Rosebank Rd, Avondale Auckland, PO BOX 19011, Avondale Auckland New Zealand, Tel: +64 09 829 0200, Website: http://www.rheem.co.nz
  • Solar Peak New Zealand Water Heaters, Auckland NZ, SolarPeak Auckland, Freephone: 0508 468 928 Contact:Glenn Harvey. Cell: 021328538 [Numerous other locations in New Zealand - Ed.] - Website: www.solarpeak.co
  • Stiebel Water Heaters, New Zealand

Energy Note for New Zealand water heaters: To be sold in New Zealand, gas water heaters must meet minimum energy performance standards (MEPS), effective from 9 June 2011. See http://www.eeca.govt.nz/standards-and-ratings/minimum-energy-performance-standards-and-labelling - retrieved 1/24/14 original source: New Zealand EECVA Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authbority, http://www.eeca.govt.nz/node/8541

U.K Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

  • Andrews Water Heaters, Andrews Water Heaters Baxi Commercial Division Wood Lane Erdington Birmingham B24 9QP United Kingdom, Tel: +44 (0) 845 070 1055, Website: http://www.andrewswaterheaters.co.uk
  • Ariston Water Heaters, Ariston Building, Hughenden Avenue, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 5FT Telephone: Service: 0333 240 8777 Technical Advice: 0333 240 7777 Sales: 0333 240 6666 Spares: 0333 240 6777, Website: www.ariston.com
  • Baxi Potterton Myson Unit F 5&6 Calmount Park ,Calmount Road Ballymount Dublin 12, Ireland Email: post@potterton-myson.ie Tel: 00353(0) 1 4590870
  • BMM Heaters Ltd., 3 Whorlton Road Riverside Park Ind. Estate Middlesbrough TS2 1QJ United Kingdom Tel: 01642 240700 Fax: 01642 240708 Email: sales@bmmheaters.co.uk Website: http://www.bmmheaters.co.uk/
  • Genersys Solar, Thermo Solar water heaters, Thermosolar Ltd Unit 7 179 Whiteladies Road Clifton Bristol BS8 2AG, Tel: 0844 850 850 8, Website: http://www.genersys-solar.com/
    In Germany:
    Thermosolar AG Neustadt 449 84028 Landshut Germany Tel: +49 (0)871 9657 009-0 Fax: +49 (0) 9405 9192-52 www.thermosolar.com
  • Hamworthy Commercial Water Heaters, Tel: 0845 450 2865 Email: sales@hamworthy-heating.com, Website: http://www.hamworthy-heating.com/ [This Website wants to insert cookies in your browser - Ed.]
  • Hyco Water Heaters, Hyco Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Hyco Manufacturing Normandy Court Express Way Castleford WF10 5NR, Tel: 01924 225 200 , Email: sales@hyco.co.uk, Website: http://www.hyco.co.uk/
  • Redring Water Heaters, Redring Xpelair Group Ltd Newcombe House Newcombe Way Orton Southgate Peterborough PE2 6SE, Website: http://www.redring.co.uk, Tel: 0844 372 7761
  • Santon Water Heaters, Santon Hurricane Way Norwich Norfolk NR6 6EA 01603 420100, Website: http://www.santon.co.uk, Santon is a trading name of Baxi Heating UK Limited.
  • Valiant Water Heaters (German brand sold in the U.K.), Technical helpline – Homeowners: 0844 7360049 Email: technical@vaillant.co.uk, Website: http://www.vaillant.co.uk

United States Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

Mr. LeMarr points out that presently in the U.S. the remaining actual manufacturers of domestic hot water heater heaters are American, A.O. Smith, Bradford White, and Rheem companies, though their products may be branded among the many names listed just above.

LeMarr also informs us that water heaters made in Japan and China are entering the U.S. market. Whenever we have updates to this water heater age and identification chart we'll post the latest version of it here.

Water heater label-brands currently distributed in the U.S. include Ambassador water heaters, American water heaters, ACE water heaters, A.O. Smith water heaters, Apollo, Aqua Temp, Aqua Therm, Best water heaters, Bosch water heaters,Bradford White, Cafos, Champion, Crosley, Energy Saver, Envirotemp water heaters, GE water heaters, Glascote water heaters, Golden Knight water heaters, GSW, Hotpoint water heaters, JC Penny, Jetglas, JW or John Wood, Kenmore water heaters (Sears Brand), Lochinvar, Lowes, Mainstream, Maytag water heaters, Montgomery Wards, Knight, PermGlas, Reliance water heaters, Revere, Rheem water heaters, Rheem/Rudd/Richmond water heaters, Rinnai, Security, Shamrock water heaters, Standard water heaters, State/Reliance/Sears brand water heaters, Thermo-King, Vanguard water heaters, US Craftsmaster, US Water Heaters, and Whirlpool water heaters.


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