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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?

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Knowing 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

New Zealand Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

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 - retrieved 1/24/14 original source: New Zealand EECVA Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authbority,

U.K Water Heater Manufacturers & Distributors

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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