Stiebel Eltron is a manufacturer of tankless electric water heaters, solar thermal equipment, and heat pump water heaters. The company is headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, and is part of the Stiebel Eltron Group, which had sales of approximately $469 million in 2015.
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Stiebel Eltron was founded by Dr. Theodor Stiebel in Berlin, Germany, in 1924 as a manufacturer of electric water heaters for the German market. Today the company’s main focus is on developing solar, geothermal and other green energy products.
Today the company employs approximately 3,000 people worldwide, with manufacturing plants in Holzimden, Germany; Eschwege, Germany; Slovakia, Thailand, and China. The company’s North American headquarters has been located in West Hatfield, Massachusetts since 1980.
The company’s wide line of water heating products includes a large line of electric tankless models ranging from point-of-use units to the Tempra, which is a whole house unit. The Accelera E Heat Pump water heater is available in 58-gallon and 80 gallon models.
Stiebel Eltron has been designing solar thermal systems for 40 years. Because each solar installation is different, the company’s solar water heaters are available with a full line of kits, hardware and components.
The company also offers two tanks, the SBB and SB-E, which are designed to be used as part of a solar or geothermal system, as well as any hydronic applications.
Stiebel Eltron offers warranties of 7-year parts and workmanship on tankless water heaters and 10-year parts and workmanship on heat pump water heaters. Coverage on solar equipment ranges from 10 years to a lifetime warranty.