March 1, 2016 Bradford White
Recovery Rates can be calculated at any Temperature Rise
Gas Water Heaters
All you need is the spec sheet or pocket catalog, and a calculator.
Electric Water Heaters
kW input will recover at the same rate, regardless of gallon capacity.
Use this chart for quick recovery results! The chart can be found on both Heavy Duty commercial electric spec sheets.
Don’t see your desired temperature rise listed? Use the formula above for any other temperature rise.