NEXT Hybrid water heater

Printer-friendly versionSend by email

A. O. Smith’s NEXT Hybrid water heater performs like a tankless model and can also handle high hot water demand periods.

A. O. Smith, NEXT Hybrid water heater, tankless, 101 best new products

NEXT Hybrid water heater performs like a tankless model and can also handle high hot water demand periods.

August 02, 2011

A. O. Smith’s NEXT Hybrid water heater performs like a tankless model and can also handle high hot water demand periods. The system features a patented heat transfer process that utilizes a secondary heat exchanger to capture the heated flue gas from the tankless unit and route it back through a buffer tank to extract additional heat. The combined effort of the two technologies creates a highly energy-efficient system, with 90 percent thermal efficiency.

Editors’ Comments: With this hybrid system, A.O. Smith addresses a common complaint with tankless technology: interruptions in hot water during periods of high demand.

Comments on: "NEXT Hybrid water heater"

January 2016

This Month in Professional Builder

Features

Homebuyers on the hunt are obsessed. Here’s how your website can capitalize on their drive and focus

Overlay Init