Stiebel Eltron DHCE 12 Whole HouseTankless Water Heater 12KW
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The new DHC-E is a powerful, flexible, point-of-use water heating solution. The mighty DHC-E 12 offers high 12 kW output, in an affordable, compact package.
Great for that kitchen sink at the end of a long pipe run, or for multiple low-flow sinks in a commercial application.
Set the knob on the front cover and enjoy water temperatures between 86° (30°C), and 140° (60°C). Change the desired temperature at anytime. No purchase of a remote selector control is necessary. Advanced microprocessor technology ensures that the water temperature never deviates from the set point.
- Meticulously Made in Germany
- Extremely compact design saves space
- Major energy savings
- Unlimited supply of hot water
- Proven reliabiliy
- Sleek design is appealing and can be mounted in plain sight
- ETL, WQA and ISO 9001 Certified!
- Warranty: 7 Years Leakage / 3 Years Parts
- Pipe Fittings: 1/2" NPT
- 12 KW at 240V
- 50 amps - 1 double pole 60 amp breaker required. 1, 6/2 wire line
- Dimensions: 7-7/8" x 14-3/16" x 4-1/8" inches
- Weight: 5.9 lbs
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Does this unit come with a warranty?
All Stiebel Eltron brand water heaters feature a 3-year warranty on all electrical components, as well as a 7-year warranty against any internal leaking components of the unit.
What size fittings does this unit have?
The Stiebel Eltron DHCE 12 tankless water heater uses 1/2” fittings on both the inlet and outlet, both located on the bottom of the unit.
What electrical specifications are required for this unit?
The Stiebel Eltron DHCE 12 tankless water heater draws 50 amps, thus requiring a Double-pole 60amp breaker, and 6/2 wire (6 gauge).
What applications is this unit best used for?
The Stiebel Eltron DHCE 12 tankless water heater has 12KW of heating power, meaning this unit will adequately heat up to 1.5 baths in warm climates, or a sink in moderate climates.
I need a unit for 1 sink, a clothes washer and dishwasher. The kitchen aid dishwasher can make water hotter. I live in the deep south, New orleans. Is this unit sufficient? Thank you.
Yes it is.
1/2 inch fittings for water are they compression fittings
On this particullar heater the fittings are male NPT.
Is this sufficient for a 1 bath, kitchen and washer in a warm climate
In a "very" warm climate, yes. In our opinion, there are only a few areas in the US where the DHCE 12 or any other similar unit will service one shower and other appliances such as a dishwasher or clothes washer at the same time and that would be South Florida (Miami or south of there) and South Texas (Corpus Christi or south of there). In reality, if you are outside of these areas you should probaly consider a larger unit. 16KW or higher depending on your incoming water temperature.