Direct Vented Units

AirGenerate AirTap™ Direct Vented Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters with Air Intake and Exhaust Duct Option

The AirGenerate AirTap™ direct vented heat pump water heaters are available in 50 gallon (ATI50DV), 66 Gallon (ATI66DV) and 80 gallon (ATI80DV) models. By definition, each of the direct vented AirGenerate water heater models comes with the option to attach a dedicated air intake and air exhaust duct.  This means that the unit will operate without pulling any heat from the interior air so it doesn’t impact the conditioned space. Direct vented AirGenerate water heaters are ideal for maximizing energy efficiency and home comfort.

The AirTap™ water heaters have the following distinctive characteristics:

SPECIFICATIONS ATI50DV ATI66DV ATI80DV
Tank Size 50 gallons 66 gallons 80 gallons
Energy Factor (hybrid mode) 2.1 EF 2.35 EF 2.2 EF
First Hour Rating (hybrid mode) 63 gallons 70 gallons 80 gallons
Heat Pump BTU Rating 7,720 BTUs 7,720 BTUs 7,720 BTUs
Electric Element 4kW 4kW 4kW
Backup Electric Element 4kW 4kW 4kW
Compressor Panasonic Panasonic Panasonic
Refrigerant R410A R410A R410A
Tank Capsule Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel 304
Diameter 25.6 inches 25.5 inches 25.5 inches
Height 58.4 inches 70.5 inches 75.5 inches
Weight 172 lbs 243 lbs 254 lbs
Duct Diameter (top of unit) 6 inches 6 inches 6 inches
Sound Rating 48 db 48 db 48 db
Voltage 220V 220V 220V

  • Best efficiency in the heat pump water heater category
  • High recover rate also referred to as first hour rating.
  • The water heater tank and shell are made of stainless steel 304 for maximum durability and life expectancy in residential homes.
  • 3/4 water inlet, outlet, and condensate line for easy installation.
  • Backup heating element to support heat pump when needed.
  • A sacrificial anode for added tank protection
  • Built in T&P valve
  • User friendly touch pad controls to adjust water temperature and 3 different operating modes:
    • Economy Mode (heat pump used to heat water)
    • Auto Mode (hybrid using heat pump and electric elements when needed)
    • Heater mode (uses heat pump and electric elements jointly at all times)
  • Auto defrost to keep heat pump operational in cold climates.
  • Auto overheat detection to prevent tank damage.
  • Environment friendly use of refrigerant R410a.
  • Brass drain valve
  • Limited 10 year warranty.

 

The AirGenerate AirTap™ Hybrid heat pump water heaters are recommended to be installed by a factory trained qualified contractor. The manufacturer does not process warranty claims on DIY-installations. It is necessary to consider and follow manufacturer installation guidelines including: space and ventilation requirementselectric specificationssound impactinstallation procedurespowering up, and essential maintenance.