The Eccotemp FVI12-LP tankless water heater is liquid propane fired, forced vent, 3.4 GPM indoor tankless water heater designed for small to medium hot water production where you need more than one hot water application at the same time. The Eccotemp FVI12-LP tankless water heater is perfect for vacation cabins, cottages, and smaller homes. The unit comes with a horizontal stainless steel vent kit, ready to install. The 110 volt UL listed power cord powers the internal exhaust fan and digital display. It only pulls about 2 watts idol and 10 watts during operation, making it ideal when energy conservation is paramount. The unit has a water pressure activated (40 PSI minimum) electronic ignition.
Electronic ignition system
The Eccotemp FVI12-LP sports an electronic ignition system that lets you start the water heater with just the press of a button. No more fussing around with multiple switches.
The Eccotemp FVI 12 LP has been designed for indoor installation with power ventilation. Also it includes a stainless vent kit, a digital thermostat and temperature display, precise temp / water-flow adjustment with independent controls for enhanced safety.
Features and Specifications
- Eccotemp Power-vent Tankless Water Heater
- Delivers 3 gallons of hot water per minute
- True 1/2″ NPT fittings
- Sleek modern design
- 25,000-74,500 BTU range
- Power ventilation for safety and efficiency
- Digital temperature display with fully independent gas and water controls
Customer Review and Scores
The Eccotemp FVI LP 12 enjoys a feedback score of 3.5 out of 5 at the Amazon online store. This feedback has been provided by as many as 84 customers depending on their evaluation of the same. 4.5 is a pretty decent feedback score for a tankless water heater that comes for a couple of hundred dollars only.
However, while going through the customer reviews, we have come across a couple of major setbacks about this machine. Faulty workmanship has caused flooding in the homes of many customers.Also the heater fails to maintain the required temperature as it fluctuates from ice cold to boiling hot showers. Customer service refuses to honor warranty to heat exchange which is another let down.
Whatsoever, at a price range of 260 dollars, the machine provides all that it is designed for. The few flaws it has can be corrected at the minimum possible expanse and effort. For a tankless water heater, the Eccotemp FVI LP 12 outshines others of its kind will the plethora of features it has to offer. Our personal feedback score about this machine would be 4+.