Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Classic 120 volt (110v)
Point-of-Use Tankless Water Heater
Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Classic
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|Maximum Flow Rate in Gallons Per Minute at 105F Output Temp.|
|Incoming Water Temp:||Flow Rate (GPM)|
The Stiebel Eltron DHC series tankless water heaters are well built, economical, and ultra-compact point-of-use tankless water heaters designed for basic point of use applications. Basic point of use applications include many bathroom sinks, kitchens, commercial washrooms, emergency eyewash stations, etc. The DHC series is designed for applications with a relatively constant flow rate. If the flow rate will potentially fluctuate in your application due to varying water demands, incoming water temperatures, or water pressures, we recommend that you consider a DHC-E Series tankless water heater with thermostatic control and flow-based power modulation technology.
The Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 can conveniently fit directly under a sink or in an adjacent cupboard or closet, which allows it to deliver hot water to the application almost instantly. By locating the heater right next to the faucet, you can also virtually eliminate the thermal heat loss which is commonly associated with long pipe runs. If the DHC 3-1 can supply all of the hot water needs for the room, you may also be able to eliminate the need to run a hot water line all the way from the main central water heater. This can result in significant savings in plumbing and material costs.
By producing hot water on demand only as it is being used, the DHC 3-1 is extremely energy efficient. A sophisticated water flow sensor recognizes when hot water is turned on and when it has been turned off, so the unit will activate and deactivate automatically so it only runs when you are actually using hot water. The standby thermal heat losses associated with traditional tank type water heaters are therefore eliminated. You can expect to see a significant reduction in cost over operating a conventional water heater.
An exclusive scald-guard thermostat keeps the water temperature within safe limits at all times. Additionally, the DHC water heaters are equipped with a safety high-limit with manual reset. The rugged all copper design ensures many years of reliable service.
The Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 is one of the only tankless water heaters available on the market today that can be run on 120 (110) volt power, however, it does require a dedicated 30 amp circuit and should be wired directly to the main electrical panel (you cannot use a standard plug-in).
0.5 GPM pressure compensating flow reducer/aerators that fit on most faucets are included at no charge.
The Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 is not recommended for whole house use. For more information on whole house models, see our Stiebel Eltron Tempra Series Whole House Tankless Water Heaters.
- 3.0 kW's of Power
- Compact Size
- Flow Control Activated
Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Classic Specifications
|KW||3 KW @ 120V|
|Voltage:||110-120 volts / single phase / 50 - 60 Hz|
|Max. Amps:||25 AMPS @ 120V|
|Breakers Required:*||1 x 25 AMP breaker @ 120V (depends on local codes)|
|Wiring:*||Minimum #10 AWG Copper (depends on local codes)|
|Dimensions:||14.25 x 7.9 x 4.1" (36 x 20 x 11 cm)|
|Weight:||4.6 lbs (2.1 KG)|
|Pipe Fittings:||1/2" NPT|
|Activation Flow Rate:||0.32 GPM / 1.2 LPM|
|Max. Water Pressure:||150 psi|
|Warranty:||Manufacturer's 3 Year Warranty|
|Safety:||ETL Listed (US / Canada)|
|Protection:||scald guard thermostat and thermal hi-limit cut-out switch|
* Breaker size and wire gauge must meet all applicable local, state, provincial, and national electrical codes for your area - these are only guidelines that will apply to most installations. Please consult your electrician for more details.
Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Tankless Brochure
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Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Tankless Installation Guide
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Stiebel Eltron DHC 3-1 Classic Customer Questions & Answers
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This is my fifth Water Heater from Stiebel Eltron. I can only say top notch product. I have installed first two units 11 years a go. (Tempra 15 Plus first generation and DHC-E 8). There was no problems with these two units at all. Just regular maintenance flushing every year. I have also two SHC 2.5 mini- tanks. One installed in the garage and the other under sink in bathroom.Also I have to say service from Stiebel Eltron is top notch if required. - Ivan
Stiebel Eltron is:
All Stiebel Eltron Tempra Trend tankless water heaters are ETL Listed in the USA and Canada, ensuring they conform to all applicable safety standards.
All Stiebel Eltron Tankless Water Heaters are tested and certified by WQA against NSF/ANSI 372 for "lead free" compliance.
Do You Have Hard Water?
Hard water treatment helps maintain performance and efficiency, ensures optimal water flow and pressure, and protects your heater from pre-mature failure due to mineral build-up inside the heating module and other components.