Backwards-Compatible Yet Forward Thinking

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The regulatory pressure on a water heater manufacturer is heating up. A government body is seeking to require electric water heaters to connect to the electric utility's demand response network so electricity usage could be optimized automatically.

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The experts of Robertshaw® are accustomed to understanding the interconnections of complex systems, and the need for responsive controls. Our team has been working with both the customer and governmental agencies to find an effective and efficient solution.


The new Robertshaw® eST was designed to be backwards-compatible with current controls, and provides the network interface to meet new, proposed government standards. The smart eST design maintains the current construction of the water heater itself, and provides the manufacturer with a revenue stream by replacing non-communicating controls at current installations.

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Are you in need of a water heater control solution?  Contact Doug Lanz at +1 630 260 3047 or to learn how we can engineer your next water heating innovation.

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