Defender Safety System Energy Saver Water Heater – Atmospheric Vent

Bradford White Energy Saver Water Heater under use a draft diverter and are atmospherically vented. This series of Bradford water heaters are ideal for residential consumption and can be used for different standard water heating applications.


This series offers about 10 models and they come in different capacities ranging between 29 to 60 gallons. Therefore this range of water heaters offers the versatility to choose between varied option as per one's requirements and preferences.

Particulars of this Atmospheric Vent Energy Saver Water Heater

  • There are 10 models available in this series that range from 29 to 60 gallon capacities with BTUs between 30,000 and 50,000.

  • This series is particularly known for featuring the patented FVIR Defender Safety System.

  • This series of Bradford water heaters feature advanced ScreenLock Technology Flame arrestor design.

  • It also contains the advanced temperature control system and intelligent diagnostics.

  • The protective magnesium anode rod ensures it protects the tank from any kind of corrosion and enhances its lifecycle.

  • Temperature and Pressure relief valve is also included that protects the water heater from excessive temperatures and pressures.

  • The unit comes fitted with an immersed thermowell and Green LED that allows one to easily monitor the diagnostics.

  • This series of Bradford White atmospheric vent water heaters are completely energy efficient and therefore one will see a reduction in their operating costs.

  • The unit also includes brass drain valve and non-CFC foam insulation.

Bradford White Reviews of the Defender Safety System Energy Saver Water Heater

This series of Bradford White atmospheric vent models are known for their patented FVIR Defender Safety System. At the core of the Defender Safety System is the patented ScreenLok® flame arrestor design that does not allow flammable vapors to escape the chamber and outside the water heater.

The defender safety system immediately shuts down the pilot and the main burner and thereby prevents the flammable vapors to ignite vapors outside the combustion chamber. That's not all this switch also helps in deactivating the burner and the pilot incase there is restricted airflow due to dust or oil accumulation.

This patented technology ensures that this series of Bradford White water heaters are absolutely secure and safe and can be used without any kind of worry for residential consumption.

This important feature combined with a host of other features has made this one of the most viable water heaters for residential consumption.

Different Sized Models of the Energy Saver Water Heater

To change model number from natural gas to propane remove "BN" and replace with "SX".
To purchase 10 year warranty model instead of 6 year change "6" to"10".
* Optional top T&P valve must be clear when ordering.
NATURAL GAS LIQUID PROPANE
Model Number Gallon Cap. BTU/Hr. Input Recovery
90° Rise
BTU/Hr. Input Recovery
90° Rise
M-I-30T6FBNl * 30 32,000 33 31,000 32
M-I-30S6FBN 30 30,000 31 26,000 27
M-I-303T6FBN * 29 40,000 42 35,000 37
M-I-40T6FBN * 40 40,000 42 36,000 38
M-I-403S6FBN * 40 40,000 42 38,000 40
M-I-404T6FBN * 40 50,000 53 48,000 50
M-I-5036FBNl * 50 40,000 42 36,000 38
M-I-50L6FBN 48 40,000 42 38,000 40
M-I-504S6FBNl * 50 50,000 53 48,000 50
M-I-60T6FBN 60 40,000 42 38,000 40

Why Choose This Energy Saver Water Heater?

Safety, energy savings, superior performance and durability are the few words that come to mind when one thinks of buying a really good water heater. Bradford White reviews this water heater to fulfill all the requirements because they come packed with a range of innovative and interesting features.

The patented Defender Safety System does not allow flammable vapors to escape and ignite vapors outside the combustion chamber. The wide range of models ensures that it suits all kinds of requirements. Depending on the amount of water required, the right kind of tank capacity can be selected.

The advanced diagnostics ensure that one is clearly able to control and monitor the various temperature settings. This series of Bradford water heaters are designed in a manner that it lasts for years due to the anode rod that helps preventing the tank from any kind of corrosion.

All these factors combine to make Bradford White Atmospheric Vent Energy Saver Models one of the best buys in the industry.