Evolution in Commercial Water Heating: Farewell to the Rheem Spiderfir – Wholesale Water Heater

Evolution in Commercial Water Heating: Farewell to the Rheem Spiderfire Series, Welcome the Triton Series

In the realm of commercial water heaters, Rheem has long been a trusted name synonymous with reliability and innovation. For years, the Spiderfire series stood as a testament to Rheem's commitment to delivering efficient and durable solutions for businesses. However, as with any technology, evolution is inevitable. In this blog post, we bid adieu to the Rheem Spiderfire series, exploring its legacy and introducing its successor, the Rheem Triton series.

The Rheem Spiderfire Series: A Legacy of Excellence:

The Spiderfire series, a stalwart in the commercial water heating industry, earned its stripes for providing consistent hot water solutions to a wide range of businesses. Known for its robust design, advanced technology, and energy efficiency, the Spiderfire series became a go-to choice for those seeking high-performance water heaters for commercial applications.

Key Features of the Rheem Spiderfire Series:

  1. Advanced Burner Technology: The Spiderfire series boasted cutting-edge burner technology, optimizing fuel efficiency and reducing operational costs.

  2. Durable Construction: Designed with durability in mind, Spiderfire units were built to withstand the demands of heavy commercial use, ensuring longevity and reliability.

  3. High Recovery Rates: Quick recovery times meant businesses could meet high water demand without compromising on temperature consistency, making the Spiderfire series ideal for busy establishments.

  4. Modular Design: The modular design of Spiderfire units allowed for easy installation, maintenance, and scalability, adapting to the evolving needs of businesses.

The Transition: Why the Rheem Spiderfire Series is No More:

As the commercial water heating landscape evolved, so did the expectations of businesses. In response to the ever-changing market dynamics and the pursuit of even greater efficiency and innovation, Rheem made the strategic decision to retire the Spiderfire series.

The Rheem Triton Series: A New Chapter Unfolds:

The torch has been passed to the Rheem Triton series, signaling a new era in commercial water heating. The Triton series builds upon the legacy of the Spiderfire, incorporating the latest technological advancements to meet the demands of modern businesses.

Key Advancements in the Rheem Triton Series:

  1. Higher Efficiency Ratings: The Triton series takes efficiency to new heights, offering businesses the potential for substantial energy savings.

  2. Smart Controls and Connectivity: With smart controls and connectivity features, the Triton series provides businesses with enhanced control over their water heating systems, allowing for real-time monitoring and adjustments.

  3. Adaptable Design: Like its predecessor, the Triton series maintains a modular design for easy installation and maintenance. Additionally, it offers increased adaptability, catering to the diverse needs of businesses.

  4. Expanded Range: The Triton series encompasses a broader range of capacities, ensuring that businesses of all sizes can find a suitable solution for their hot water needs.

Replacement Chart:

Rheem SPIDERfire Model (Discontinued) Rheem Triton Model (Available)
GHE80ES-130 (A) GHE80SU-130 (A)
GHE80ES-150 (A) GHE80SU-160 (A)
GHE80ES-200 (A) GHE80SU-200 (A)
GHE80ES-250 (A) Choose Model Above or Below
GHE80ES-300 (A) GHE80SU-300 (A)
GHE100ES-130 (A) GHE100SU-130 (A)
GHE100ES-160 (A) GHE100SU-160 (A)
GHE100ES-200 (A) GHE100SU-200 (A)
GHE100ES-250 (A) GHE100SU-250 (A)
GHE100ES-300 (A) GHE100SU-300 (A)
GHE100ES-350 (A) Choose Model Above or Below
GHE100ES-400 (A) GHE100SU-400 (A)


Download documents for these water heaters.

Triton Series

Specifications Manual Brochure

Spiderfire Series

Specifications Manual Brochure


As we bid farewell to the Rheem Spiderfire series, we celebrate its years of service and recognize the evolution that has paved the way for the Rheem Triton series. With enhanced features, improved efficiency, and a commitment to innovation, the Triton series stands poised to carry the torch forward, meeting and exceeding the expectations of businesses in the ever-evolving landscape of commercial water heating.