Top Ranked Energy Efficient Electric Water Heaters. Shop from 18 models.

TopTen USA analyzes all ENERGY STAR qualified electric storage water heaters to find the top ten energy-savers among the hundreds of available models. Water heaters are ranked according to their estimated annual thermal efficiency, which determines how efficient they are at turning fuel to heat without waste. Using the controls you can narrow down the ranking to find the right electric water heater for you. The TrueCost of the model, which includes the energy you will use, is shown for 10 years. Click for personal settings Close personal settings

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  • GE GeoSpring
  • US Craftmaster
  • Rheem
  • Stiebel Eltron
  • Rheem EcoSense
  • AirGenerate
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18 Electric Water Heaters
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TrueCost

What is TrueCost?

How much you will really pay for a product based on its lifetime energy cost and lowest purchase price.
Energy Cost + Purchase Price = TrueCost

50.0
gallons
#1
1,514 +
over 10 years
2,499 =
4,013
50.0
gallons
#1
1,514 +
over 10 years
1,160 =
2,675
50.0
gallons
#1
1,514 +
over 10 years
2,499 =
4,013
50.0
gallons
#1
1,514 +
over 10 years
1,300 =
2,814
79.5
gallons
#2
1,390 +
over 10 years
2,399 =
3,789
50.0
gallons
#3
1,790 +
over 10 years
1,199 =
2,989
50.0
gallons
#3
1,790 +
over 10 years
1,607 =
3,397
50.0
gallons
#3
1,790 +
over 10 years
1,199 =
2,989
50.0
gallons
#3
1,790 +
over 10 years
1,600 =
3,390
60.0
gallons
#3
1,860 +
over 10 years
1,964 =
3,824