Rinnai INFINITY® EF26 external gas continuous flow water heater


RRP $1,980

Rinnai INFINITY® EF26

The Rinnai EF26 is a condensing gas continuous flow hot water heater, which captures waste heat from the flue gas, through the use of a secondary heat exchanger, to help heat the water with less energy.

  • Hot water delivery of 26 L/min, perfect for NZ homes
  • Reduced price; RRP is now within 10% of the Rinnai INFINITY A26
  • 30% lighter and smaller than the previous EF24 model, now 18 kg and a similar size to the A26
  • Uses 11% less energy than the Rinnai INFINITY A26
  • Inbuilt condensate neutraliser

Suitable for
• external residential applications only
• mains and medium pressure systems

Hard or acidic water will need to be treated to use this product.

  • They are not suitable as a spa or swimming pool heater
  • They are not suitable for hydronic applications
  • They are not suitable as a gas boost for solar connections—the temperature cannot be set high enough, use our HD models instead

Operating noise
Some people are susceptible to low level noise. INFINITY units operate at around 50-54 dB(A). This needs to be considered if locating an appliance near a bedroom.

Gas type
Available for Natural Gas or LPG. Specify gas type at the time of purchase.

General clearances
The following diagram has been provided to assist you in determining where (and if) an external continuous flow water heater can be positioned. If in doubt, prior to purchase, consult a licensed gasfitter.

EF26 general clearances diagram and table

  • Below eaves, balconies, and other projections, min. 300 mm
  • From a gas meter 1000 mm
  • From an electricity meter or fuse box, min 500 mm
* Rinnai recommend 1.5 m to give enough clearance for pipe work, and to safely expel flue gases

Input

16.3-175 MJ/h

Output

44.5 kW

Efficiency

92%



Factory preset temp. 55 °C
Model code and REU number EF26 → E2626W-ZK
Hot water capacity 26 L/min (1560 L/h) at a 25 ° rise
Exhaust system Forced flue
Frost protection Fitted as standard. Frost protection operates automatically, as long as the appliance is connected to the electrical power supply, by activating when the temperature inside the unit drops below 3.5 °C, and turns off once the temperature inside the unit reaches 7 °C.
Ignition system Direct electronic ignition
Line pressure (min.) NG: 1.13 kPa, LPG 2.75 kPa
Line pressure (max.) 3.5 kPa (maximum standing pressure under abnormal intermittent conditions is 5.0 kPa).

In the case of commercial metering, (i.e. 35-37 kPa coming in), there may be a requirement to regulate the incoming pressure down).
Power consumption

Normal: 63 W 

Standby: 2 W

Automatic Frost Protection: 92 W 

Pressure relief

Valve opens at 2060 kPa

Valve closes at 1479 kPa

Noise level 50 dB(A) approx.
Safety devices Flame failure, boil-dry protection, overheat protection, fusible link, pressure relief valve and combustion fan rpm check
Water supply

Nominal operating pressure: 220-1000 kPa 

Activation flow rate: 1.5 litres per minute

Please note
If the inlet water pressure or flow rate drops below the minimum values stated above, operation of the INFINITY is not guaranteed. The unit requires both minimum flow rate and pressure to operate correctly.


Weight

18 kg

Compliance

ES: Supplier Declaration of Compliance

Declaration number:

• EF26 - 1923220199

Market release Mar 2020

EF26 dimensions

Accessories

Bathroom Deluxe Controller

Bathroom Deluxe Controller
Will run a bath for you, turn off the water, then tell you when it's ready. Adjust the water volume of the bath or shower, temperature and the volume of the voice.

Compact Controller (MC601A)

Compact Controller (MC601A)
Our smallest most affordable model. This controller can be installed anywhere in the house.

Kitchen Deluxe Controller

Kitchen Deluxe Controller
Designed for kitchens and laundries, works in conjunction with the Bathroom Deluxe Controller. The voice will tell you in the kitchen when your bath is ready.

Rinnai Flue Diverter - Sideways

Rinnai Flue Diverter - Sideways
An accessory that can be fitted to an external Rinnai continuous flow water heater. It is designed to expel combustion products in a sideways direction.

Rinnai INFINITY® Pipe Cover

Rinnai INFINITY® Pipe Cover
A Rinnai pipe cover is available for a streamlined appearance, or to add additional protection in exposed installations.

Rinnai INFINITY® Security Bracket

Rinnai INFINITY® Security Bracket
A sturdy security bracket can be installed to act as a permanent deterrent against theft.

Rinnai Recess Box - Metal

Rinnai Recess Box - Metal
The metal recess box (white) enables an external continuous flow gas water heater to be recessed (either fully or semi-recessed) into an external wall, behind a door and out of sight.

Ducted Gas Heating Service Centre

Ducted Gas Heating Service Centre
Operating 5 days a week, 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday our New Zealand based customer service centre provides nothing but top quality. If you need to book in a Ducted Gas Heating service, we have a team of providers fully trained and equipped with diagnostic tools to service your appliance when you need them. 

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