Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Point-of-Use
Tankless Water Heater

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Stiebel Eltron
DHC-E 8 Advantages:

• save space

• save energy

• reduce water waste

• simple installation

• very economical

• legendary Stiebel quality

Download Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Tankless Brochure

Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Tankless Brochure

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Download Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Tankless Water Heater Installation Manual

Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Tankless Installation Guide

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ELT Listed - USA / Canada

the Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8
tankless water heater is independently tested to comply with US and Canadian safety standards

WQA Certified

Stiebel Eltron Tankless Water Heaters are tested and certified by WQA against NSF/ANSI 372 for "lead free" compliance.

Stiebel Eltron is
Stiebel Eltron is ISO-9001 Certified
Quality you can count on!
Manufactured in Germany

This product has been replaced by the DHC-E 8/10.
Stiebel Eltron DHC-E series tankless water heaters

The Stiebel Eltron DHC-E series tankless water heaters are the most technologically advanced point-of-use tankless water heaters available today. The DHC-E 8 features the industry-leading thermostatic temperature control as well as flow and temperature based power modulation technology found in Stiebel Eltron's flagship Tempra whole house heaters. Simply set your desired temperature between 86° (30°C), and 125° (52°C) using the digital display panel and enjoy water at the temperature you requested. Change your desired temperature at anytime with ease. Advanced microprocessor technology ensures that the water temperature never deviates from your desired temperature.

The DHC-E 8 is extremely energy efficient as it produces hot water on demand, only as it is required. 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. This ensures it will only run when you are actually requesting hot water. You can expect to see a significant cost reduction over the operating cost of a conventional water heater, as this eliminates standby thermal heat losses associated with traditional tank type water heaters.

True Thermostatic Temperature Control and Flow-Based Power Modulation!
Maximum Flow Rate in Gallons Per Minute at 105F Output Temperature
Incoming Water Temp: Flow Rate (GPM)
40F 0.75 GPM
45F 0.82 GPM
50F 0.89 GPM
55F 0.98 GPM
60F 1.09 GPM
65F 1.22 GPM
70F 1.40 GPM
75F 1.63 GPM
* This chart is based on 240v input. Please review
the Brochure for temp rise data at 208v input.

The DHC-E 8 point-of-use tankless water heater is ideal for bathroom sinks, kitchens, commercial washrooms, and a wide range of other point of use applications. Due to its small size, the DHC-E 8 conveniently fits directly under the sink or adjacent cupboard or closet, so it delivers hot water to the sink almost instantly. By locating the heater right near the point-of-use, you can also eliminate thermal heat loss commonly associated with long pipe runs. If the DHC-E 8 can supply all of the hot water needs for the room, in new construction applications, you also eliminate the need to run a hot water line all the way from the main central water heater which can save you significant money in plumbing and material cost.

The Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 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.

Stiebel Eltron DHC-E 8 Tankless Water Heater Specifications
Thermostatically Controlled? Yes, digital temperature control and full power modulation based on flow rate and incoming water temperature.
KW 7.2 KW @ 240v / 5.4 KW @ 208v
Voltage: 208 - 240 volts / single phase / 50 - 60 Hz
Max. Amps: 30 AMPS @ 240v / 26 AMPS @ 208v
Breakers Required:*  1 x 30 AMP breaker @ 240V
or 1 x 30 amp breaker at 208V (depends on local codes)
Wiring:*  Minimum #8 AWG Copper @ 240V
or #10 AMG Copper @ 208V (depends on local codes)
Dimensions: 14.25 x 7.9 x 4.1" (36 x 20 x 11 cm)
Weight: 5.9 lbs (2.7 KG)
Pipe Fittings:  1/2" NPT
Energy Efficiency: 99%+
Activation Flow Rate: 0.29 GPM / 1.1 LPM
Max. Water Pressure:    150 psi
Warranty: Manufacturer's 3 Year Warranty
Safety: ETL Listed (US / Canada)
Protection: microprocessor-based thermostatic temperature control (flow rate and temperature modulating) with 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.