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Rheem awarded No. 1 for Customer Satisfaction
Coveted Canstar Blue Award shows Rheem outperforms its competitors

3 December 2018

Rheem Australia has been named #1 for Customer Satisfaction in the hot water systems category for 2018 by comparison site Canstar Blue.

Rheem Australia awards over $30,000 in grants to deserving apprentice plumbers

27 April 2018

For the sixth year, Rheem Australia, the country’s leading water heater manufacturer has awarded 10 deserving apprentice plumbers with a total of $30,000 as part of the 2018 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants. This year’s outstanding winners include first-year apprentice and former soldier Steven Bostock from NSW, who was once awarded a Military Combat Coin from the NATO Commanding General in Afghanistan for outstanding leadership on the front line.

Rheem continues as 2018 Shell V-Power Racing Team Sponsor

15 December 2017

Rheem Manufacturing, Australia’s leading water heater producer has announced renewal of its partnership with DJR Team Penske for the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Series season.

2018 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants

Rheem Australia again helping apprentice plumbers turn pipe dreams into reality
12 December 2017

For the sixth year running, Rheem Australia will help 10 worthy recipients start or continue a plumbing apprenticeship by providing $30,000 in total grants as part of the 2018 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants program.

2017 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants Winners

Rheem Australia celebrates 80th anniversary and awards grants to plumbing’s “future generation”
16 May 2017

Rheem, the country’s leading producer of hot water systems, kicked off the Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants in 2012 to mark its 75th anniversary since it began manufacturing in Australia. This year Rheem celebrates its 80th anniversary and its aim remains the same: to invest in the plumbing industry’s skills future and provide training support. For 2017 there were 10 worthy grant winners from around Australia. Each recipient receives $2,000 to go towards their TAFE/RTO fees and/or text books, a $1,000 tool voucher, plus a tool bag.

Two iconic Australians join forces

Rheem Australia announces high-profile 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars sponsorship deal
28 February, 2017

Australia’s leading hot water manufacturer Rheem has announced an exciting new partnership with premier Supercars squad, the Shell V-Power Racing Team.

2017 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants

Rheem announces bolstered Apprentice Plumber Grants program for 2017
16 January 2017

Rheem Australia has announced an enhanced Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants for 2017. And the company’s CEO has urged apprentice plumbers – both current and those just starting their courses – across Australia to mark Monday 30 January 2017, the day applications open, in their calendars.

Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants providing a helping hand

$1,000 grant scheme gives crucial financial assistance
9 November 2015

To reward dedicated future plumbers of all kinds, Rheem Australia’s 2015 Apprentice Plumber Grants program has provided a $1000 helping hand to some 25 apprentice plumbers, including two young women and a number of mature age plumbers – one of whom is aged 64!

Rheem Australia launches a new round of Apprentice Plumber Grants

$25,000 worth of grants helping our next generation of plumbers
23 June 2015

Rheem Australia is again extending a helping hand to apprentice plumbers, with the company announcing a new round of Apprentice Plumber Grants. Rheem will award 25 grants worth $1000 each to encourage some deserving apprentices along their way.

Making the REAL difference

Rheem launches new electric products with 10-year cylinder warranty
7 May 2015

Over a year in the making and involving significant research and development: the new-look electric hot water systems from Rheem have been unveiled. These products have a range of new features which extend their life, and they’re now backed by a 10-year cylinder warranty – the longest electric water heater warranty on the Australian market.

Is your hot water system on its last legs?

There can be signs, says Rheem
27 February 2015

You know the story: It’s a cold winter morning and you hop into the shower only to find that the water is freezing and there’s no hot water. Your hot water system has died – and it’s time to call the plumber in a panic! Most of us tend to ignore our hot water service until it’s too late.

New Rheem Heavy Duty Gas BMS Interface

Remotely provides real time water heater status
16 February 2015

Rheem Australia has released its new Rheem Heavy Duty Gas BMS interface module – and it’s designed to make life easier for facility managers.

The new module enables the interface between individual gas water heaters and building management systems to remotely provide facility managers with real time water heater status. Identifying any issues is simple, with the module providing a run/fail signal via voltage-free contacts (common, N/O, N/C). It also features an on board LED status.

Rheem launches new 45L COMPACT

Ideal for restricted space installations
17th June 2014

The compact design of Rheem 45L Compact avoids the cost, time and potential for damage arising from modifying the existing cabinetry required to fit ‘regular’ 50L water heaters.

2014 Rheem Apprentice Grants

$25,000 worth of grants to provide a helping hand
17th June 2014

Australia’s apprentice plumbers have another shot at financial assistance with the announcement that Rheem Australia is running its Apprentice Plumber Grants in 2014.

25 deserving Aussie apprentice plumbers recognised

2013 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant winners announced
25th October 2013

Twenty-five apprentice plumbers around Australia now have 1000 reasons to smile; they have been chosen as the recipients of this year’s Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants, worth $1000 each.

Rheem launches new stainless steel range
Stellar® Stainless Steel available in gas and electric

22nd October 2013

Rheem Australia has bolstered its popular Stellar® suite of products with the launch of a new range of stainless steel water heaters. The new Rheem Stellar Stainless Steel is available in models suitable for connection to either electricity or gas.

2013 Rheem Apprentice Grants

$25,000 worth of grants to provide a helping hand
14th June 2013

Committed to your plumbing apprenticeship but starting to feel the financial strain? Have a go at scoring one of 25 Apprentice Plumber Grants from Rheem, worth $1000 each.
Opening 1 July, the grants program is open to apprentice plumbers in Australia who are most likely to be feeling short of cash. One of the best things about this grant is that there are no restrictions on how recipients spend it; for example, last year’s recipients used their cash for tools, further education and fuel to get to and from work or TAFE.

Rheem rises to challenge with launch of full 6+ Star range

17th May 2013

Gas water heaters can play a bigger role in assisting the abatement of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA) in its new proposal Reducing emissions from residential hot water heating. And leading water heater manufacturer, Rheem Australia is rising to the challenge with the launch of a complete 6+ Star gas continuous flow water heater range.

Rheem launches new Solar Specialist Network

7th May 2013

Rheem Australia announces the launch of the Rheem Solar Specialist Network. The new network is the result of the integration of the Solar Edwards business into Rheem. It combines the trusted Rheem brand with the products and expertise of a specialised group of trained, dedicated solar specialists who offer high level solar water heater advice and service. Read more

Call for Mentors

13th February, 2013

Are you a plumber or a gas fitter, run your own business, perhaps are retired, or are a trade industry teacher? Whatever your background, your knowledge and experiences are invaluable in helping those just starting out in their career – and we want your help. Read more