Whirlpool 80 Gallon Energy Smart Electric Water Heater
This 80-gallon electric hot water heater includes a contemporary touch screen control panel that makes it easy to maintain the various modes that are available. These include the standard Energy Smart mode that will intelligently react to hot water use patterns, thereby reducing the standby heat loss, and the Vacation mode that will save you money if you are away. The thermostats are reading with resistors, thereby removing any moving parts. This is a great design because there are fewer parts to wear out. Another high tech design is this models Smart Port feature. This means that this hot water heater is ready for a plug and play home automation application. While considered futuristic now, Whirlpool is leading the way.