Designed for use in recreational vehicles, Atwood Mobile Products’ On-Demand Water Heaters (ODWH) provides a continuous hot water experience.
Best of all, it works just like home—simply turn on the water and mix cold to reach your desired temperature.
Over the past several months, Atwood has placed on-demand water heaters into retail consumer units for extensive real world testing, according to in a news release.
“These units were strategically located throughout the United States in order to expose them to a wide range of temperatures and conditions. Feedback from retail consumers using these test units has been extremely positive,” said Fay Flournoy, marketing associate.
“The Atwood ODWH is available in a 50,000-Btu model, which provides up to 50 percent more Btu output than any other large production unit on the market today.”
The Atwood ODWH offers the heating power and technology necessary to provide the comfort and ease of use of a residential shower in the customers coach.
Exclusive to the Atwood ODWH is a modulation valve that senses the flow of incoming water which allows the unit to adjust the burner flame based on hot water demand.
This is coupled with the fact that the Atwood ODWH can be installed in nearly any current water heater opening without any cutting or sidewall alterations.
How On-Demand Works
- Hot water tap is turned on
- Flow sensor detects flow of cold water coming in
- The burner is automatically ignited
- Water is instantly heated up as it circulates through the heat exchanger and out to the tap
An on-demand water heater does not use a tank, thus eliminates up to 115 pounds of dead water weight.
A flow controlled valve adjusts the burner input from 16,000 – 45,000/50,000 BTUs based on water flow rate (The slower the flow, the less heat that is needed). This provides for optimal operating efficiency.
Benefits of Atwood Mobile Products’ On-Demand Water Heaters (ODWH) include:
Performance – Class leading 45 and 50k BTU high output burners deliver more hot water, more days of the year
Operation – No customer training needed; turn on HOT and add cold to get desired temperature—just like home
Continuous hot water – No more RV showers; hot water is only limited by the fresh water supply
Save weight – No tank saves up to 100 pounds of unnecessary water weight
Energy efficient – Only uses energy when hot water is demanded
One size fits all – Designed to easily fit the rough opening for any brand of RV water heater
The Atwood ODWH is available in the aftermarket through major distributors and to OEM customers.
Atwood Mobile Products, LLC
Atwood Mobile Products, LLC has been a world leader in designing, engineering, and manufacturing appliances and hardware for the RV industry for over 30 years.
Atwood has been manufacturing gas appliances since the acquisition of the Hemco Inc in 1964. Today, Atwood designs and manufactures lightweight ranges and cooktops, water heaters, furnaces, and LP and CO alarms.
Lightweight components make Atwood the natural choice for those applications that demand reliability but lighter weight.
Address: 1120 N. Main Street, Elkhart, IN 46514
Phone: (800) 546-8759 (U.S. only); (800) 825-4328 (Canada & U.S.)
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