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VRTIKL-AUB

FREESTANDING STOVE

MODELS:

VRT-BZ-N-AUB

VRT-BZ-P-AUB

VRT-GY-N-AUB

VRT-GY-P-AUB

Owner’s Manual

Installation and Operation

SAI Global

Ref No GSCS20166

AS4553:2008

NOTICE

DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL

• Important operating

• Read, understand and follow

• Leave this manual with

and maintenance

these instructions for safe

party responsible for use

instructions included.

installation and operation.

and operation.

DO DISCARDNOT

WARNING: If the information in these instructions is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury, or death.

DO NOT USE OR STORE FLAMMABLE MATERIALS NEAR THIS APPLIANCE.

DO NOT SPRAYAEROSOLS IN THE VICIN-

ITY OF THIS APPLIANCE WHILE IT IS IN

OPERATION.

What to do if you smell gas

-DO NOT try to light any appliance.

-DO NOT touch any electrical switch.

-DO NOT use any phone in your building.

-Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.

-If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency, or the gas supplier.

WARNING

HOT SURFACES!

Glass and other surfaces are hot during operation AND cool down.

Hot glass will cause burns.

DO NOT touch glass until it is cooled

NEVER allow children to touch glass

Keep children away

CAREFULLY SUPERVISE children in same room as fireplace.

Alert children and adults to hazards of high temperatures.

Hightemperaturesmayigniteclothingorotherflammable materials.

DO NOT place articles on or against this appliance.

Keep clothing, furniture, draperies and other flammable materials away.

This appliance has been supplied with an integral barrier to prevent direct contact with the fixed glass panel. DO NOT operate the appliance with the barrier removed.

Contact your dealer or Hearth & Home Technologies if the barrier is not present or help is needed to properly install one.

This is a room sealed appliance and no other ventilation is required than what is provided.

WARNING! DO NOT modify this appliance.

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PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL BEFORE INSTALLING

AND USING THIS APPLIANCE.

MODELS: VRT-N-AUBANDVRT-P-AUBARE SAIGLOBAL APPROVEDFORNATURALGAS, PROPANEORBUTANEASABALANCEDFLUE FIREPLACE.

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

Installation of this appliance should only be carried out by an authorized person in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Appliance is to be installed in full compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions, and any local authorities’requirements for gas, electrical and building regulations.

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 and flue system components 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, a brand of Hearth & Home

Technologies Inc. warranty will be voided by, and Heat & Glo, a brand of Hearth & Home

Technologies Inc. disclaims any responsibility for the following actions:

Installation of any damaged fireplace or flue system component

Modification of the fireplace or balanced flue system installation other than as instructed by Heat & Glo, a brand of Hearth & Home

Technologies Inc.

Improper positioning of the gas logs or the glass door

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

It is the responsibility of the professionals involved with the service and installation of the appliance to test the operation of the appliance before leaving the installation site.

IMPORTANT: Read all instructions carefully before starting installation. Failure to follow these installation instructions may result in a possible fire hazard and will void the warranty. Save this manual for future reference.

Heat & Glo, a brand of Hearth & Home Technologies, Inc. 7571 215th Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044

Copyright 2012 • Printed in U.S.A.

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Heat & Glo • VRT-AUB2123-980Rev. H • 5/12

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

A. Congratulations

Congratulations on selecting a Heat & Glo gas fireplace, an elegant and clean alternative to wood burning fireplaces. The Heat & Glo 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 that 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 gas fireplace will give you years of durable use and trouble-freeenjoyment. Welcome to the Heat & Glo 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:_ __________________________

Notes:_ _______________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Listing Label Information/Location

The model information regarding your specific fireplace can be found on the rating plate usually located in the control area of the fireplace.

SAI Global Certification Nº:

SAMPLE

Type of Gas

DMS (mm)

Model Number

Serial Number

xxxx-xxx

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Safety Alert Key:

DANGER! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoidedwill result in death or serious injury.

WARNING! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoidedcould result in death or serious injury.

CAUTION! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.

NOTICE: Used to address practices not related to personal injury.

Table of Contents

A. Congratulations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 B. Limited Lifetime Warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

1 Listing and Code Approvals

A.

Appliance Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 9

B.

Additional Related Standards. . . . . . . . . . . .

9

C.

Gas Pressure Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . .

9

D.

High Altitude Installations. . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 9

E.Non-CombustibleMaterials Specification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

F.Combustible Materials Specification . . . . . . . . . 9

G.Electrical Codes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

User Guide

2 Operating Instructions

A. Gas Fireplace Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 10

B. Your Fireplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10

C. Clear Space. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10

D. Decorative Doors and Fronts. . . . . . . . . . .

. 10

E. Fixed Glass Assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10

F. Remote Controls, Wall Controls and Wall Switches. . . 10

G. Before Lighting Fireplace. . . . . . . . . . . . .

10

H. Lighting Instructions (IPI). . . . . . . . . . . . .

11

I.

Control Module Operation. . . . . . . . . . . .

. 12

J.

After Fireplace is Lit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

13

K.

Frequently Asked Questions . . . . . . . . . . .

. 13

3 Maintenance and Service

A. Maintenance Tasks-Homeowner. . . . . . . . . .14 B. MaintenanceTasks-QualifiedService Technician . . . . 15

Installer Guide

4 Getting Started

A.Typical Appliance System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

B.Design and Installation Considerations. . . . . . . . 18

C.

Tools and Supplies Needed. . . . . . . . . . . .

18

D.

Inspect Appliance and Components. . . . . . . . .

18

5

Framing and Clearances

 

 

 

A. Selecting Appliance Location. . . . . . .

.

. . .

. 19

B. Optional Stone Surround Installed. . . . .

.

. . .

. 20

6

Termination Locations

 

 

 

A. Vent Termination Minimum Clearances. . .

.

. . .

. 21

7 Flue Information

A.

Flue Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

23

B.

Use of Elbows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

23

C.

Measuring Standards. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 23

D.

Flueing Diagrams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

24

E.

Flue Pipe Assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

F.

Horizontal Penetration Framing. . . . . . . . . .

. 31

G. Slim Line Wall Thimble. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33

H. Vertical Termination. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

34

I.

Vertical Flue Restrictor. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

36

8 Vent Clearances and Framing

A.

Pipe Clearances to Combustibles. . . . . . . . .

. 37

B.

Wall Penetration Framing. . . . . . . . . . . . .

37

C.

Install the Ceiling Firestop. . . . . . . . . . . .

. 38

D.

Install Attic Insulation Shield. . . . . . . . . . . .

39

9 Appliance Setup

A.

Remove Shipping Materials. . . . . . . . . . . .

40

B.

Unbolting Appliance from the Pallet. . . . . . . . .

40

C.Leveling and Bolting Down the Appliance. . . . . . . 40

D.Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

E.

Top to Rear Flue Conversion. . . . . . . . . . .

. 41

F.

Installing the Baffle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 42

G. Positioning the Logs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

43

H. Placing Mineral Wool. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 43

I.

Front Door Glass Assembly Installation. . . . . . .

. 44

J.Inner Glass Door Assembly Replacement. . . . . . . 44

K.Covers Removal For Servicing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

L.Components Removal For Service . . . . . . . . . 45

M.

Parts Replacement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

45

N.

Adjustments And Replacement Parts. . . . . . . .

. 45

O.

Install Trim and/or Surround. . . . . . . . . . . .

45

P.

Air Shutter Setting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 45

10 Installing Vent Pipe (SLP Pipe)

 

A. Assemble Vent Sections. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 46

B. Assemble Slip Sections. . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 47

C. Secure The Vent Sections. . . . . . . . . . . .

. 47

D. Disassemble Vent Sections. . . . . . . . . . . .

48

E. Install Decorative Ceiling Components . . . . . . .

. 48

F.

Install Support Brackets. . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 49

G. Install Firestops. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 49

H. Flue Termination. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 50

I.

Heat Shield Requirements for Horizontal Termination. . 51

J.

Install Metal Roof Flashing. . . . . . . . . . . .

. 51

K.Assemble and Install Storm Collar. . . . . . . . . . 52

L.Install Vertical Termination Cap. . . . . . . . . . . 52

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11 Gas Information

A.

Gas Pressure Requirements. . . . . . .

.

.

.

.

. 53

B.

Gas Connection. . . . . . . . . . . .

.

.

.

.

. 53

12 Electrical Information

A. Wiring Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

B.IntelliFire PlusTM Ignition System Wiring. . . . . . . . 55

C.Optional Accessories Requirements . . . . . . . . . 55

D.

Blower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

56

E.

Control Module Operation. . . . . . . . . . . .

. 57

13 Troubleshooting

A. IntelliFire Plus™Ignition System. . . . . . . . . . 65

14 Reference Materials

A.

Appliance Dimension Diagram. . . . . . . . . . .

67

B.

Appliance Dimension with Stone Surround Diagram. .

. 68

C.

Maintenance Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69

D.

Vent Components Diagrams . . . . . . . . . . .

. 70

E.

Service Parts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

E.

Contact Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

75

= Contains updated information.

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B. Limited Lifetime Warranty

Warranty Period

 

Heat & Glo Manufactured Appliances and Venting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Components Covered

Parts

Labor

Gas

Wood

Pellet

EPA

Coal

Electric

Venting

Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 years

1 years

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

Castings & baffl es

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 years

3 years

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

Manifold tubs HEAT & GLO

 

 

 

 

chimney and termination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 years

1 year

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burners, logs and refractory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limited

3 year

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

Firebox and heat exchanger

Lifetime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90 Days

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

All Replacement Parts

beyond warranty period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER RIGHTS

The HHT manufacturer’s warranty is in addition to other rights and remedies that you may have under Australian law.

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality

and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

WARRANTY CONDITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS:

The HHT manufacturer’s warranty only covers HHT appliances that are purchased through an HHT authorised dealer or distributor. A list of HHT authorised dealers is available on the HHT branded websites.

This warranty is only valid while the HHT appliance remains at the site of original installation.

WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS:

This HHT manufacturer’s warranty does not cover the following:

Changes in surface fi nishes as a result of normal use. As a heating appliance, some changes in color of interior and exterior surface fi nishes may occur. This is not a fl aw and is not covered under warranty.

Damage to printed, plated, or enamelled surfaces caused by fi ngerprints, accidents, misuse, scratches, melted items, or other external sources and residues left on the plated surfaces from the use of abrasive cleaners or polishes.

Repair or replacement of parts that are subject to normal wear and tear during the warranty period. These parts include: paint, wood, pellet and coal gaskets, fi rebricks, grates, fl ame guides, light bulbs, batteries and the discoloration of glass.

Minor expansion, contraction, or movement of certain parts causing noise. These conditions are normal and complaints related to this noise are not covered by this warranty.

Damages resulting from: (1) failure to install, operate, or maintain the appliance in accordance with the installation instructions, operating instructions, and listing agent identifi cation label furnished with the appliance; (2) failure to install the appliance in accordance with local building codes; (3) shipping or improper handling; (4) improper operation, abuse, misuse, continued operation with damaged, corroded or failed components, accident, or improperly/incorrectly performed repairs; (5) environmental conditions, inadequate ventilation, negative pressure, or drafting caused by tightly sealed constructions, insuffi cient make-upair supply, or handling devices such as exhaust fans or forced air furnaces or other such causes; (6) use of fuels other than those specified in the operating instructions; (7) installation or use of components not supplied with the appliance or any other components not expressly authorized and approved by HHT (8) modifi cation of the appliance not expressly authorized and approved by HHT in writing; and/or (9) interruptions or fl uctuations of electrical power supply to the appliance.

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Warranty Period

 

Heat & Glo Manufactured Appliances and Venting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Components Covered

Parts

Labor

Gas

Wood

Pellet

EPA

Coal

Electric

Venting

Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 years

1 years

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

Castings & baffles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 years

3 years

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

Manifold tubs HEAT & GLO

 

 

 

 

chimney and termination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 years

1 year

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burners, logs and refractory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limited

3 year

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

Firebox and heat exchanger

Lifetime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90 Days

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

All Replacement Parts

beyond warranty period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER RIGHTS

The HHT manufacturer’s warranty is in addition to other rights and remedies that you may have under Australian law.

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality

and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

WARRANTY CONDITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS:

The HHT manufacturer’s warranty only covers HHT appliances that are purchased through an HHT authorised dealer or distributor. A list of HHT authorised dealers is available on the HHT branded websites.

This warranty is only valid while the HHT appliance remains at the site of original installation.

WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS:

This HHT manufacturer’s warranty does not cover the following:

Changes in surface finishes as a result of normal use. As a heating appliance, some changes in color of interior and exterior surface finishes may occur. This is not a flaw and is not covered under warranty.

Damage to printed, plated, or enamelled surfaces caused by fingerprints, accidents, misuse, scratches, melted items, or other external sources and residues left on the plated surfaces from the use of abrasive cleaners or polishes.

Repair or replacement of parts that are subject to normal wear and tear during the warranty period. These parts include: paint, wood, pellet and coal gaskets, firebricks, grates, flame guides, light bulbs, batteries and the discoloration of glass.

Minor expansion, contraction, or movement of certain parts causing noise. These conditions are normal and complaints related to this noise are not covered by this warranty.

Damages resulting from: (1) failure to install, operate, or maintain the appliance in accordance with the installation instructions, operating instructions, and listing agent identification label furnished with the appliance; (2) failure to install the appliance in accordance with local building codes; (3) shipping or improper handling; (4) improper operation, abuse, misuse, continued operation with damaged, corroded or failed components, accident, or improperly/incorrectly performed repairs; (5) environmental conditions, inadequate ventilation, negative pressure, or drafting caused by tightly sealed constructions, insufficient make-upair supply, or handling devices such as exhaust fans or forced air furnaces or other such causes; (6) use of fuels other than those specified in the operating instructions; (7) installation or use of components not supplied with the appliance or any other components not expressly authorized and approved by HHT (8) modification of the appliance not expressly authorized and approved by HHT in writing; and/or (9) interruptions or fluctuations of electrical power supply to the appliance.

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Non Heat & Glo venting components, hearth components or other accessories used in conjunction with the appliance.

Any part of a pre-existingfireplace system in which an insert or a decorative gas appliance is installed.

Removal, installation, reinstallation, set up or any other costs associated with a claim including travel and shipping charges for parts

HHT’s obligation under this warranty does not extend to the appliance’s capability to heat the desired space. Information is provided to assist the consumer and the dealer in selecting the proper appliance for the application. Consideration must be given to appliance location and configuration, environmental conditions, insulation and air tightness of the structure.

This warranty is void if:

The appliance has been over-firedor operated in atmospheres contaminated by chlorine, fluorine, or other damaging chemicals.Over-firingcan be identified by, but not limited to, warped plates or tubes, rust colored cast iron, bubbling, cracking and discoloration of steel or enamel finishes.

The appliance is subjected to prolonged periods of dampness or condensation.

There is any damage to the appliance or other components due to water or weather damage which is the result of, but not limited to, improper chimney or venting installation.

HOW TO CLAIM

To make a claim against this warranty, contact your local distributor during regular business hours. See addresses below for a dealer nearest you. (Vic) Pty Ltd ACN 005 872 159 (Jetmaster).

Additional service fees may apply if you are seeking warranty service from a dealer other than the dealer from whom you originally purchased the product.

Check with Jetmaster in advance for any costs to you when arranging a warranty call. Travel and shipping charges for parts are not covered by this manufacturers’ warranty.

HHT and Jetmaster will assess your claim. HHT or Jetmaster may need to inspect the product as part of the assessment of your claim. If the product requires inspection, HHT or Jetmaster will discuss with you the best way for this to occur.

To make a claim under this manufacturer’s warranty, you must be able to prove when you purchased the product. The easiest way to do this is through your original proof of purchase, for example your invoice or receipt. However, if you do not have your original proof of purchase HHT or Jetmaster may accept other evidence of the date of purchase.

Melbourne

Perth

Sydney

Jetmaster

Fireplace Corner

Jetmaster

444 Swan Street

277 Lord Street

10 Martin Avenue

Richmond 3121

East Perth 6000

Arncliff 2205

(03) 9429-5573

(08) 9228-2600

(02) 9597-7222

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Heat & Glo • VRT-AUB2123-980Rev. H • 5/12

1 Listing and Code Approvals

A. Appliance Certification

MODELS: VRT-AUB

LABORATORY: SAI Global

TYPE: Gas Space Heating Appliance

STANDARD: AS4553:2008

B. Additional Related Standards

The installation must comply with these installation instructions and all relevant parts of Local and National Building Standards Regulations and those relevant recommendations of the following British Standards. BS 5871: Part 1 BS 8303 BS 5440: Parts 1 & 2 BS 6891 BSEN1856 Parts 1 & 2 BS 5482 Part 1, as well as IGE/UP/7.

The Heat & Glo gas appliances discussed in this Installer’s Guide have been tested to certification standards and listed by the applicable laboratories.

This appliance must be installed in accordance with the rules in force.

NOX Class 5 for G20, NOX Class 5 for G31

C. Gas Pressure Requirements

Pressure requirements for VRT-AUBfireplaces are shown in table below.

Two taps are provided on the right hand side of the gas control for a test gauge connection to measure the inlet and outlet pressures.

 

Natural Gas

Propane

 

 

 

 

Inlet Gas Pressure

1.13

- 3.40 kPa

2.75 - 3.40 kPa

 

 

 

 

Outlet (Manifold) Gas

.80

- .95kPa

2.36 - 2.61 kPa

Pressure

 

 

 

Max. Gas Consumption

26.7 mJ

24.5 mJ

 

 

 

Burner Injector

2.53 mm

1.45 mm

 

 

 

Burner Air Shutter

13 mm

11.5 mm

 

 

 

 

An in-lineregulator MUST be installed if the gas pressure exceeds3.40 kPa. Failure to install a regulator could damage valve.

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 6 kPa.

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

WARNING! Risk of Explosion! An in-line regulator

MUST be installed if the gas pressure exceeds 3.7 kPa. Failure to install a regulator could damage valve.

D. High Altitude Installations

NOTICE: If the heating value of the gas has been reduced, these rules do not apply. Check with your local gas utility or authorities having jurisdiction.

When installing above 610 meter elevation:

Reduce input rate 4% for each 305 meters feet above 610 meters.

E. Non-CombustibleMaterials Specification

Material which will not ignite and burn. Such materials are those consisting entirely of steel, iron, brick, tile, concrete, slate, glass or plasters, or any combination thereof.

Materials that are reported as passing ASTM E 136,

Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750 ºC (1832 ºF) and UL763shall be considered non-combustible materials.

F. Combustible Materials Specification

Materials made of or surfaced with wood, compressed paper, plant fibers, plastics, or other material that can ignite and burn, whether flame proofed or not, or plastered or unplastered shall be considered combustible materials.

G. Electrical Codes

All electrical safety testing has been done following the EN 60335-2-102standard. Local codes apply.

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2 Operating InstructionsUser Guide

A. Gas Fireplace Safety

WARNING

HOT SURFACES!

Glass and other surfaces are hot during operation AND cool down.

Hot glass will cause burns.

DO NOT touch glass until it is cooled

NEVER allow children to touch glass

Keep children away

CAREFULLY SUPERVISE children in same room as fireplace.

Alert children and adults to hazards of high temperatures.

High temperatures may ignite clothing or other flammable materials.

Keep clothing, furniture, draperies and other flammable materials away.

This appliance has been supplied with an integral barrier to prevent direct contact with the fixed glass panel. DO NOT operate the appliance with the barrier removed.

Contact your dealer or Hearth & Home Technologies if the barrier is not present or help is needed to properly install one.

This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.

Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

If you expect that small children or vulnerable adults may come into contact with this fireplace, the following precautions are recommended:

Install a physical barrier such as:

-A decorative firescreen.

-Adjustable safety gate.

Install a switch lock or a wall/remote control with child protection lockout feature.

Keep remote controls out of reach of children.

Never leave children alone near a hot fireplace, whether operating or cooling down.

Teach children to NEVER touch the fireplace.

Consider not using the fireplace when children will be present.

To prevent unintended operation when not using your fireplace for an extended period of time (summer months, vacations, trips, etc):

Remove batteries from remote controls.

Turn off wall controls.

Unplug 6 volt adapter plug and remove batteries on IPI models.

B. Your Fireplace

WARNING! DO NOT operate fireplace before reading and understanding operating instructions. Failure to operate fireplace according to operating instructions could cause fire or injury.

C. Clear Space

WARNING! DO NOT place combustible objects in front of the fireplace or block louvers. High temperatures may start a fire.

Avoid placing candles and other heat-sensitiveobjects on mantel or hearth. Heat may damage these objects.

D. Decorative Doors and Fronts

WARNING! Risk of Fire! Install ONLY doors or fronts approved by Hearth & Home Technologies. Unapproved doors or fronts may cause fireplace to overheat.

This fireplace has been supplied with an integral barrier to prevent direct contact with the fixed glass panel. DO NOT operate the fireplace with the barrier removed.

Contact your dealer or Hearth & Home Technologies if the barrier is not present or help is needed to properly install one.

For more information refer to the instructions supplied with your decorative door or front.

E. Fixed Glass Assembly

See Sections 9.I through 9.K.

F.Remote Controls, Wall Controls and Wall Switches

Follow the instructions supplied with the control installed to operate your fireplace:

For safety:

Install a switch lock or a wall/remote control with child protection lockout feature.

Keep remote controls out of reach of children.

See your dealer if you have questions.

G. Before Lighting Fireplace

Before operating this fireplace for the first time, have a qualified service technician:

Verify all shipping materials have been removed from inside and/or underneath the firebox.

Review proper placement of logs, ember material and/ or other decorative materials.

Check the wiring.

Check the air shutter adjustment.

Ensure that there are no gas leaks.

Ensure that the glass is sealed and in the proper position and that the integral barrier is in place.

WARNING! Risk of Fire or Asphyxiation! DO NOT operate fireplace with fixed glass assembly removed.

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