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Our Community

Rheem is a proud local manufacturer that employs nearly 1000 Australians. Having commenced operations in Australia in the late 1930’s, we are grateful to the community for their ongoing support and recognise that we owe an ongoing responsibility to the Australian community and our industry.

As a major supplier into the water heating market Rheem works closely with government regulators, energy retailers, the plumbing and building sectors and homeowners to establish appropriate energy efficiency and performance benchmarks for the markets in which we operate.

​​​​​​​We’ve helped to transform the approach to sustainability within Australian industry through active, long-term participation in government and industry programs and organisations such as:

  • Australian Industry Group
  • Australian Water Heater Forum’
  • Clean Energy Council
  • Gas Appliance Manufacturers’ Association of Australia
  • Manufacturing Australia
  • Smart Energy Council 
  • Federal Govt’s Equipment Energy Efficiency Review Committee 
  • Australian Building Codes Board Energy Efficiency Working Group.
  • National Home Energy Rating Scheme Stakeholder Consultative Group
  • Over 10 Australian Standards Committees
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