Bradford White RG240S6N-500-506
Bradford White RG240S6N-500-506
Hover to zoom
1 Of 5

Bradford White - 40 Gal. Storage - 69 Gal. First Hour Delivery - 0.58 UEF - Natural Gas Water Heater - Atmospheric Vent - Tall - A420 Aluminum Anode Rod



Write A Review
Shipping Not Available
synchrony card logo
$167 / Month
Suggested monthly payments with 6 month financing.
Bradford White - 40 Gal. Storage - 69 Gal. First Hour Delivery - 0.58 UEF - Natural Gas Water Heater - Atmospheric Vent - Tall - A420 Aluminum Anode Rod
Bradford White - 40 Gal. Storage - 69 Gal. First Hour Delivery - 0.58 UEF - Natural Gas Water Heater - Atmospheric Vent - Tall - A420 Aluminum Anode Rod
Model: RG240S6N-500-506
Product Q&A
How-To Articles

Recommended Accessories

eComfort expert image
Expert Recommended Accessories Selected by Ken, our Expert
Required Accessories 9
These accessories are required to properly setup/install this product.
Optional Accessories 10


    Bradford White's Residential gas water heaters come with the Defender Safety System which prevents any flames from traveling outside the water heater, protecting your family and home from fire. The Atmospheric Vent Gas water heater features a HydroJet total performance system which reduces sediment buildup in the tank. With the Bradford White gas water heaters you can expect exceptional performance and reliable hot water.
  • Bradford White ICON System®
  • Providing enhanced performance and advanced temperature control, the internal microprocessor in the Defender controls burner operation for consistent and accurate water temperature levels.
  • Advanced ScreenLok® Technology
  • Featuring a flame arrestor design that prevents ignition of flammable vapor outside of the water heater.
  • Resettable Thermal Switch
  • The Defender features a bimetallic switch that prevents burner and pilot operation in case of ongoing flammable vapors burning inside of the combustion chamber.
  • Total Performance System
  • Featuring a Hydrojet® Total Performance System that reduces sediment buildup and increases first hour delivery of hot water while minimizing temperature build-up in tank.
  • Lining
  • Featuring Vitraglas® Lining, the Defender has superior tank protection from the highly corrosive effects of hot water.
  • Insulation System
  • Provides a foam insulation that covers the sides and top of the tank, reducing heat loss. This results in less energy consumption and improved efficiencies.
  • Anode Rod
  • Featuring an A420 Aluminum Anode Rod that provides added protection against corrosion for years of trouble-free service.
  • Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve
  • The temperature and pressure relief valve is located on the side of the water heater.
  • Warranty
  • 6 Year Parts
  • 6 Year Tank
  • Product Note
    Bradford White manufactures products for installation by qualified professional contractors with applicable state and local licensing. Bradford White Corporation assumes no liability for products installed outside of the installation recommendations in the product's official installation and operation instruction manual. Bradford White only assumes responsibility for verified manufacturing defects as stated in the applicable Bradford White limited warranty for your product. It is the purchaser's responsibility to purchase products that meet state and local codes for the intended installation site of the Bradford White product.


specs product image PID-124165
General Information
Gas Water Heater
Product Line
The Defender
Product Category
Water Heater - Tank
Delivery Options
Pickup Only
Medium Learn More
Medium refers to the substance that carries heat through the heating system. Systems are either designed to use either Hot Water or Steam as a medium, and components are usually specific to one or the other.
Hot Water
Fuel Type Learn More
Fuel Type
To create heat, some form of fuel is required. Fuel Type specifies what the product uses as an input to create heat.
Natural Gas
Vent Type Learn More
Vent Type
Products that use combustion (burning) of fuel to create heat also create potentially dangerous gasses that need to be exhausted (AKA "Vented"). Depending on the product, venting can be done via a chimney, through a side wall, or use a second vent to provide fresh air to the appliance.
Storage Type
Mount Type
Maximum Altitude
2000 Feet
Maximum Input Capacity Learn More
Maximum Input Capacity
The Maximum Input Capacity describes how quickly the appliance will use fuel when delivering it's maximum capacity. The units may change depending on the fuel being used.
40000 BTU
First Hour Delivery Learn More
First Hour Delivery
Sometimes called First Hour Rating, this is the number of gallons of hot water the heater can supply per hour when starting with a fully heated tank. The recovery of the water heater depends on your boiler's BTU and boiler output temperature.
69 Gallons
Uniform Energy Factor Learn More
Uniform Energy Factor
Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) is a measurement of water heater energy efficiency. The higher the energy factor, the more efficient the water heater.
Low NOx Emissions Learn More
Low NOx Emissions
NOx is a byproduct of the combustion process, and it's output is regulated in some jurisdictions. Many regulators mirror SCAQMD rules, which regulate air quality for some parts of Southern California. Low NOx appliances emit less than 40 ng/J (nanogram per Joule) of NOx. Learn More
Storage Volume
40 Gallons
Cold Water Inlet
3/4 Inch
Hot Water Outlet
3/4 Inch
Product Height
51 9/16 Inches
Product Width
22 Inches
Product Depth
22 Inches
Shipping Weight
139 Pounds
CSA Listed
AHRI Certified
Warranty Information
Parts Warranty Learn More
Parts Warranty
A warranty is a safeguard from defects in manufacturing and can vary in length and terms. Some manufacturers require registration for extended warranty benefits, be sure to check out features and the warranty document. To see the manufacturer's warranty statement, click on the Manuals tab. Learn More
6 Years
Vessel Warranty
6 Years


Bradford White RG240S6N-500-506 Reviews & Ratings
Be the First to Write a Review
Do you own this product?
Please share your insights with fellow shoppers.

Product Q&A

Expert avatar photo
Be the First to Ask A Question Answered by Ken, the eComfort Product Expert

How-To Articles

What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need
What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need
Size matters when it comes to your tankless water heater. In fact, it is t...
Signs You Need a New Water Heater
Signs You Need a New Water Heater
You’ve heard the stories. A 60-gallon hot water heater tank ruptures, flo...
An Intro to Indirect Water Heaters
An Intro to Indirect Water Heaters
If you heat your home with a boiler, you have the opportunity to get the most e...
eComfort How-To Library
eComfort How-To Library
Articles, Tips and Buying Guides from Our Experts


Media Gallery
Bradford White - 40 Gal. Storage - 69 Gal. First Hour Delivery - 0.58 UEF - Natural Gas Water Heater - Atmospheric Vent - Tall - A420 Aluminum Anode Rod
Bradford White RG240S6N-500-506
Customer Review Images