Bradford White Adds Intelligent Controls to Ultra High Efficiency Commercial Water Heater

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Water Heater Controls for Bradfrod White Water Heaters is a great addition for plumbing contractors

Bradford White recently announced the addition of its exclusive ICON HD™ Commercial Control System to the company’s 100-gallon, 399,999 BTU/Hr. eF Series® ultra-high efficiency water heater. The ICON HD™ is an intelligent Honeywell® integrated control with a digital LCD display that combines temperature control, diagnostic codes, system functions, and operational status into a single, intuitive control unit.

Features of the ICON HD™ Commercial Control System include the following: eight different service screens for simplified access to troubleshooting features including temperature sensor readings and current status; multiple error codes for precise diagnostics and accurate service; error code history for troubleshooting assistance; viewable flame sense current indicator for predicting and avoiding disruptions in performance; and a communication port that is compatible with Bradford White’s OnGuard RMT™ Remote Monitoring Technology and other building management systems.


Commercial water heaters equipped with ICON HD™ can also be upgraded with the optional programmable setback control kit which features 7-day, 4 period/day programmability allowing users to customize temperatures to match their usage patterns, reducing operational costs and saving energy.

Bradford White’s 100-gallon, 399,999 BTU/Hr. ultra-high efficiency water heater is the largest of 12 eF Series® models. In addition to the ICON HD™, other features include class-leading thermal efficiency ratings as high as 94%, quiet operation, a stainless steel alloy burner tube, a durable direct spark ignition system, a modulating blower, excellent installation flexibility with zero inch clearance to combustibles, and multiple venting configurations including direct or power direct venting, balanced or unbalanced venting, and vertical or horizontally venting.

To learn more about the ICON HD™ Commercial Control System and eF Series® Ultra High Efficiency water heaters, please visit

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