Heat & Glo LifeStyle DAKOTA-AU User Manual

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Installation & Operation

Instructions

MODEL: Dakota-AU

Australian Gas Association

Certification Number: 7145

This manual must be used for installation and retained by Homeowner for operation and maintenance.

This product may be covered by one or more of the following patents:

(United States) 4593510, 4686807, 4766876, 4793322, 4811534, 5000162, 5016609, 5076254, 5113843, 5191877, 5218953, 5263471, 5328356, 5341794, 5347983, 5429495, 5452708, 5542407, 5601073, 5613487, 5647340, 5688568, 5762062, 5775408, 5890485, 5931661, 5941237, 5947112, 5996575, 6006743, 6019099, 6048195, 6053165, 6145502, 6170481, 6237588, 6296474, 6374822, 6413079, 6439226, 6484712, 6543698,

6550687, 6601579, 6672860, 6688302B2, 6715724B2, 6729551, 6736133, 6748940, 6748942, 6769426, 6774802, 6796302, 6840261, 6848441,

6863064, 6866205, 6869278, 6875012, 6880275, 6908039, 6919884, D320652, D445174, D462436; (Canada) 1297749, 2195264, 2225408, 2313972; (Australia) 543790; 586383; 780250, 780403, 1418504; (Mexico) 97-0457;(New Zealand) 200265; or other U.S. and foreign patents pending.

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Read this manual before installing or operating this fireplace. Please retain this owner’s manual for future reference.

Congratulations

Congratulations on selecting a Heat & Glo LifeStyle Collection gas fireplace—anelegant and clean alternative to wood burning fireplaces. The Heat & Glo LifeStyle Collection gas fireplace you have selected is designed to provide the utmost in safety, reliability, and efficiency.

As the owner of a new fireplace, you’ll want to read and carefully follow all of the instructions contained in this owner’s manual. Pay special attention to all cautions and warnings.

This owner’s manual should be retained for future reference. We suggest you keep it with your other important documents and product manuals.

The information contained in this owner’s manual, unless noted otherwise, applies to all models and gas control systems.

Your new Heat & Glo LifeStyle Collection gas fireplace will give you years of durable use and trouble-freeenjoyment. Welcome to the Heat & Glo LifeStyle Collection family of fireplace products!

 

Homeowner Reference Information

We recommend that you record the following pertinent

 

 

 

 

 

 

information about your fireplace:

 

Model Name:

 

 

Date purchased/installed:

 

 

 

Serial Number:

 

 

Location on fireplace:

 

 

 

Dealership purchased from:

 

 

Dealer phone:

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

1 Listing and Code Approvals

4

A. Fireplace Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2 Getting Started

4

A. Design and Installation Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

3 Framing and Clearances

5

A. Select Fireplace Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

B. Clearances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

C. Outdoor Enclosure Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

4 Fireplace Preparation

8

A. Remove Logs and Shipping Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 B. Securing and Leveling Fireplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

5 Gas Information

9

A. Gas Pressure Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

B. Gas Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

6 Electrical Information

10

A. Ignition System Wiring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

B. Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

7 Finishing

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A. Mantel Projections. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

B. Facing Material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

8 Fireplace Setup

13

A. Clean the Fireplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

B. Grate Assembly Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

C. Positioning the Logs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

D. Placing Lava Rock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

E. Glass Assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

F. Reinstall Door Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

9 Operating Instructions

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A. Before Lighting Fireplace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 B. Operating Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 C. Lighting the Fireplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 D. After the Fireplace is Lit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 E. Frequently Asked Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

10 Maintaining and Servicing the Fireplace 20

A. Valve Access and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B. Battery Replacement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 C. Maintenance and Service Tasks:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

11 Troubleshooting

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A. Electronic Ignition System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

12 Reference Materials

25

A. Fireplace Dimension Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

B. Service Parts List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

C. Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

D. Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Note: An arrow (¨) found in the text signifies change in content.

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1 Listing and Code Approvals

A. Fireplace Certification

MODEL DAKOTA-AUIS AUSTRALIAN GAS ASSOCIATION APPROVED FOR NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE AS AN OUTDOOR FIREPLACE.

Refer to the appliance data plates for gas consumptions and pressures.

Installation and servicing of this appliance should only be carried out by an authorized person in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. All relevant codes and regulations laid down by the gas fitting authorities, municipal building regulations, and the requirements of the National Gas Installation Standard AS5601 must be observed.

This appliance and its components are tested and safe when installed in accordance with this installation manual. Report to your dealer any parts damaged in shipment, specifically check glass condition. The gas logs are in separate packages. Read all instructions before starting installation and follow these instructions carefully during installation to ensure maximum benefit and safety. Failure to follow them will void your warranty and may present a fire hazard.

The Heat & Glo warranty will be voided by, and Heat & Glo disclaims any responsibility for the following actions:

Installation of any damaged heater system component.

Modification of the heater or installation other than as instructed by Heat & Glo.

Improper positioning of the gas logs.

Installation and/or use of any component part not manufactured or approved by Heat & Glo, not withstanding any independent testing laboratory or other party approval of such component part or accessory.

2 Getting Started

A. Design and Installation Considerations

Before installation check that local distribution conditions, nature of gas and pressure, and adjustment of the fireplace are compatible.

This fireplace must be installed with the rules in force, and used only in a sufficiently ventilated space. Consult instructions before installation and use of this fireplace.

Carefully remove the fireplace and components from the packaging.

The gas logs are packaged separately and must be field installed.

Report to your dealer any parts damaged in shipment, particularly the condition of the glass.

Read all of the instructions before starting the installation. Follow these instructions carefully during the installation to ensure maximum safety and benefit.

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3 Framing and Clearances

Note:

Illustrations reflect typical installations and are FOR DESIGN PURPOSES ONLY.

Illustrations/diagrams are not drawn to scale.

Actual installation may vary due to individual design preference.

WARNING

Fire Risk

Provide adequate clearance:

Around air openings.

To combustibles.

For service access.

Locate fireplace away from traffic areas.

A. Select Fireplace Location

When selecting a location for your fireplace it is important to consider the required clearances to walls (See Figure 3.1).

Note: For actual fireplace dimensions refer to Section 12.

1.47 M

E

D

Note: If this surface is inside the building’s warm air envelope...

E

A

D

...then this surface must be an exterior wall system.

D

B

C

B

2.08 M

C

 

A

B

C

D

E

629 mm

1.22 m

1.25 m

13 mm

38 mm

Figure 3.1 Fireplace Locations

This appliance shall be used in an above groundopen-airsituation with natural ventilation, without stagnant areas, where gas leakage and products of combustion are rapidly dispersed by wind and natural convection.

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B. Clearances

Appliance must be installed in amply insulated area.

Area must have minimum of 25% of surface area open.

Surface area = sum of walls surface.

1.17 m

629 mm

Upper front can be covered with non-combustiblematerial or removed and replaced withnon-combustiblematerial.

0 mm to level

2.13 m

of standoffs

to ceiling

 

Object

0 mm

Combustible

 

914 mm

Figure 3.2 Framing Dimensions

 

1.17 m

 

Header height.

 

Use only non-combustible

1.24 m

material below the top of

the top standoffs.

38 mm

38 mm

13 mm

Drywall (if used)

0 mm

Combustible flooring may be installed next to the front of the appliance.

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C. Outdoor Enclosure Options

Any enclosure in which the appliance is used shall comply with one of the following (Figures 3.3 - 3.7):

An enclosure with walls on all sides, but at least one permanent opening at ground level and no overhead cover.

Figure 3.3 Four Sides and a Permanent Opening

A partial enclosure that includes an overhead cover and no more than two walls.

Figure 3.4 Two Walls and a Roof

Both ends open

A partial enclosure that includes an overhead cover and no more than two walls.

Figure 3.5 Two Walls and a Roof

With an overhead cover and more than two walls, the following shall apply (Figures 3.6 - 3.7):

At least 25% of the total wall area is completely open, and

At least 30% of the remaining wall area is open and unrestricted.

In the case of balconies, at least 20% of the total wall area shall be, and will remain, open.

Open side at least 25% of total wall area

30% or more in total of the remaining wall area is open and unrestricted

Figure 3.6 More than Two Walls

Open side at least 25% of total wall area

30% or more in total of the remaining wall area is open and unrestricted

Figure 3.7 More than Two Walls

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4 Fireplace Preparation

CAUTION

Sharp Edges

Wear protective gloves and safety glasses during installation.

A.Remove Logs and Shipping Cover

Remove locking screw at the top of the doors (shown in Figure 4.1).

Open the doors by sliding the handles toward the outside edges of the doors as shown in Figure 4.1. Remove the cartons of logs from their shipping location in the fireplace. Set logs and door lock bracket screw aside for later reinstallation.

 

Locking Screw

 

Open Open

Figure 4.1

Door Operation

Save logs and locking screw, to complete installation.

CAUTION

Do NOT notch into the framing around the fireplace spacers.

B. Securing and Leveling Fireplace

WARNING

Fire Risk

Prevent contact with sagging, loose insulation.

Do NOT install against vapor barriers or exposed insulation.

The diagram shows how to properly position, level, and secure the fireplace (see Figure 4.2). Nailing tabs are provided to secure the fireplace to the framing members.

Place the fireplace into position on either a combustible or non-combustiblecontinuous flat surface.

Note: The top standoffs may be removed before sliding fireplace into position only if using a non-combustibleenclosure.

Level the fireplace from side to side and front to back.

Shim the fireplace as necessary.

Bend out nailing tabs on each side.

Keep nailing tabs flush with the framing.

Secure the fireplace to the framing by using nails or screws through the nailing tabs.

Place a bead of caulk along the front of the fireplace to prevent water running under the fireplace.

Upper front can be covered with non-combustiblematerial or removed and replaced withnon-combustiblematerial.

NAILING TABS

Figure 4.2 Proper Positioning, Leveling and Securing of a Fireplace

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5 Gas Information

A. Gas Pressure Requirements

B. Gas Connection

Pressure requirements for Heat & Glo gas fireplaces are shown in Table 5.1 below.

Two taps are provided on the outlet side of the gas control for a test gauge connection to measure the inlet and outlet pressures. These inlet and outlet pressure taps can be accessed through the internal valve access panels as shown in Section 10: Maintaining and Servicing the Fireplace.

The fireplace and its individual shut-offvalve must be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of the system at test pressures in excess of 60 mbar.

If the fireplace must be isolated from the gas supply piping system by closing an individual shut-offvalve, it must be of thehandle-lesstype.

Note: Have the gas supply line installed in accordance with local building codes by a qualified installer approved and/or licensed as required by the locality.

Note: Before the first firing of the fireplace, the gas supply line should be purged of any trapped air.

Note: Consult local building regulations to properly size the gas supply line leading to thehook-upat the unit.

Note: Gas lineMUST be run from right side of fireplace.

WARNING

Fire Risk

Explosion Risk

High pressure will damage valve.

Disconnect gas supply piping BEFORE pressure testing gas line at test pressures above 60 mbar.

Close the manual shutoff valve BEFORE pressure testing gas line at test pressures equal to or less than 60 mbar.

Table 5.1

 

Natural Gas

Propane

Supply Pressure

1.13 kPa

2.75 kPa

Outlet Pressure

.75 kPa

2.40 kPa

Burner Injector

DMS 25

DMS 44

WARNING

CHECK FOR GAS LEAKS

Fire Risk

Explosion Risk

Asphyxiation Risk

Check all fittings and connections.

Do not use open flame.

After the gas line installation is complete, all connections must be tightened and checked for leaks with a commercially available, non-corrosiveleak check solution. Be sure to rinse off all leak check solution following testing.

Fittings and connections may have loosened during shipping and handling.

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6 Electrical Information

A. Ignition System Wiring

This fireplace is equipped with an electronic ignition system which operates on a 6 volt system.

The batteries are located within the ignition module which is located within the external control box. A wiring diagram is shown in Figure 6.1.

The battery pack requires four AA batteries (not included). See Section 10.B. for battery replacement.

B.Remote Control

This fireplace is equipped with a remote control to operate the ignition system.

9 volt battery required.

Follow operating instructions included with remote control.

CAUTION

Label all wires prior to disconnection when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause improper and dangerous operation. Verify proper operation after servicing.

CAUTION

Battery polarity must be correct or module damage will occur.

 

FLAME SPARKER/

 

 

SENSOR

VALVE

 

PILOT

 

 

IGNITION MODULE

REMOTE

 

CONTROL

 

6VDC

ANT.

 

 

ON/OFF

 

 

WALL SWITCH

 

 

IGNITION

 

 

MODULE

 

 

(6V)

 

BATTERY PORT

 

 

(4 AA BATTERIES)

 

 

 

THERMOCOUPLE

 

 

BLOCK

 

ON/OFF

(CONNECTED TO

 

BACK OF VALVE)

 

SWITCH

 

 

 

 

VALVE

 

PILOT GAS LINE

 

 

CONNECTED TO

 

 

BACK OF VALVE

 

Figure 6.1 Electronic Ignition Wiring Diagram

 

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