Desa GL36PN, GL36PNE, GL36PNEP, GL36PNP User Manual

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3-SIDED (PENINSULA), VENTED DECORATIVE GAS APPLIANCE
OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL
MARBLEHEAD
NATURAL GAS MODELS GL36PN AND GL36PNE
PROPANE/LP GAS MODELS GL36PNP AND GL36PNEP
WARNING: If the information in these instructions is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
vapors or liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
— 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 quali-
fied installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
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WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment, altera­tion, service or maintenance can cause injury or prop­erty damage. Refer to this manual for correct installation and operational procedures. For assistance or addi­tional information consult a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
NOT FOR USE WITH SOLID FUEL
CHECK LOCAL CODES PRIOR TO INSTALLATION
SAVE THIS BOOK
This book is valuable. In addition to instructing you on how to install and maintain your appliance, it also con tains information that will enable you to obtain replace­ment parts or optional accessory items when needed. Keep it with your other important papers.
This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indi­cated on the rating plate.
This appliance is not convertible for use with other gases.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Safety Information ............................................... 3
Dimensions .......................................................... 4
Introduction .......................................................... 5
Selecting Location ............................................... 5
Fireplace Installation ........................................... 6
Operating Fireplace ........................................... 13
Cleaning and Maintenance ................................ 15
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Technical Service .............................................. 15
Specifications .................................................... 15
Wiring Diagrams ................................................ 16
Troubleshooting .................................................
Replacement Parts and Accessories .................
Limited 2-Year Warranty ......................
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SAFETY INFORMATION

WARNING: This product cont a i n s and/ o r genera t e s chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproduc­tive harm.
IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manual carefully and completely before trying to assemble, op­erate or service this fireplace. Improper use of this fireplace can cause serious injury or death from burns, fire, explosions, electrical shock and carbon monoxide poisoning.
DANGER: Carbon monoxide poisoning may lead to death!
This fireplace is a vented product. This fireplace will not produce any gas leakage into your home if properly installed. This fireplace must be properly installed by a qualified service person. If this unit is not properly installed by a qualified service person, gas leakage can occur.
Carbon Monoxide Poison ing: Early signs of
carbon monoxide poisoning resemble the flu, with headaches, dizziness or nausea. If you have these signs, the fireplace may not have been installed properly. Get fresh air at once! Have fireplace inspected and serviced by a qualified service person. Some people are more affected by carbon monoxide than others. These include pregnant women, people with heart or lung disease or anemia, those under the influence of alcohol and those at high altitudes.
Propane/LP gas and natural gas are both odorless. An odor-making agent is added to each of these gases. The odor helps you detect a gas leak. How ever, the odor added to these gases can fade. Gas may be present even though no odor exists.
Make certain you read and understand all warnings. Keep this manual for reference. It is your guide to safe and proper operation of this fireplace.
WARNING: Any change to this fireplace or its controls can be dangerous.
1. This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indicated on the rating plate. This ap pliance is not convertible for use with other gases.
2. For propane/LP fireplace, do not place propane/ LP supply tank(s) inside any structure. Locate propane/LP supply tank(s) outdoors. To prevent performance problems, do not use propane/LP fuel tank of less than 100 lbs. capacity.
3. If you smell gas
• shut off gas supply
• 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
neighborʼs phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions
• if you cannot reach you gas supplier, call the
fire department.
4. Never install the fireplace
• in a recreational vehicle
• where curtains, furniture, clothing or other
flammable objects are less than 42" from the front, top or sides of the fireplace
• in high traffic areas
• in windy or drafty areas
5. This fireplace reaches high temperatures. Keep children and adults away from hot surfaces to avoid burns or clothing ignition. Fireplace will remain hot for a time after shutdown. Allow surfaces to cool before touching.
6. Carefully supervise young children when they are in the room with fireplace.
7. A hearth extension is not required with this appliance. If one is installed, it is for aesthetic purposes only and does not have to meet the standard requirements.
8. Turn fireplace off and let cool before servicing or repairing. Only a qualified service person should install, service or repair this fireplace. Have fireplace inspected annually by a quali fied service person.
9. You must keep control compartments, burn
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ers and circulating air passages clean. More frequent cleaning may be needed due to ex cessive lint and dust from carpeting, bedding material, etc. Turn off the gas valve and pilot light before cleaning fireplace.
10. Have venting system inspected annually by a qualified service person. If needed, have vent ing system cleaned or repaired. See and Maintenance, page 15.
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Cleaning
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SAFETY INFORMATION
SIDE VIEW
FRONT VIEW
TOP VIEW
4
1
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12"
2
1
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24
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40"
36 1/2"
8"
37 1/2"
3 1/4"
40"
9 1/2"
2 1/2"
24"
BACK VIEW
16"
12"
5 1/4"
5 1/2"
9"
13"
2 1/2"
20 1/2"
23
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19 1/4"
19 3/8"
20 5/8"
6"
24"
19 1/4"
4"
6" O.D.
16"
52 1/2"
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11. Keep the area around your fireplace clear of combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapor and liquids. Do not run fire­place where these are used or stored. Do not place items such as clothing or decorations on or around fireplace.
12. Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or other objects.
13. Do not use any solid fuels (wood, coal, paper, cardboard, etc.) in this fireplace. Use only the gas type indicated on fireplace nameplate.
14. This appliance, when installed, must be electri cally grounded in accordance with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 or the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1
15. Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air in any way. Provide adequate clearances around air openings into the combus tion chamber along with adequate accessibility clearance for servicing and proper operation.
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DIMENSIONS

16. Do not install fireplace directly on carpeting, vinyl tile or any combustible material other than wood. The fireplace must set on a metal or wood panel extending the full width and depth of the fireplace.
17. Do not use fireplace if any part has been ex posed to or under water. Immediately call a qualified service person to arrange for replace ment of the unit.
18. Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken.
19. Do not use a blower insert, heat exchanger insert or other accessory not approved for use with this fireplace.
20. Prov id e adequate clearances arou nd air
­openings.
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INTRODUCTION

Models GL36PN/P and GL36PNE/P are decora­tive gas appliances that use a millivolt gas control and piezo pilot or an electronic gas control valve with an electronic ignition system respectively. These systems require a 6", B-type venting system for operation.
The 6" B-type vent is not supplied by DESA. For installation guidelines, check your B-vent instructions.
This appliance complies with ANSI Z21.50B-1990 and CAM/CGA-2.22-M89 as a Vented Gas Ap
pliance and is listed and tested by the Omni Test Laboratories.
WARNING: Installation of this appliance should be done by a qualified service person well trained in the installation of such appliances. You will also need a building permit from your local
WARNING: This gas appli­ance must not be connected to a chimney flue servicing a solid fuel burning appliance.
Models GL36PN and GL36PNE are smooth face units for natural gas only. The GL36PNP and GL36PNEP are smooth face units for propane/LP gas only. To determine which type of gas your unit is approved and tested for, check the rating plate on the lift-out plate located inside the firebox under the access panel.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Before beginning the installation of your appli­ance, read these instructions through completely.
This DESA appliance and its approved compo nents are safe when installed according to this installation manual and are operated as recom­mended by DESA. Unless you use DESA approved components tested for this appliance, YOU MAY
CAUSE A FIRE HAZARD!
The DESA warranty will be voided by and DESA dis claims any responsibility for the following actions :
A) Modification of the appliance or any of the
components manufactured by DESA unless otherwise permitted by DESA.
B) Use of any component part not approved by
DESA in combination with this appliance.
C) Installation and/or operation in a manner other
than instructed in this manual.
D) The burning of anything other than the type of
gas approved for use in this gas appliance.
This appliance, when installed, must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Electri
cal Code, ANSI/NFPA 70-1987 and the CSA C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code for Canada.
The installation must conform with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the current
National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 or with the current CAN/CGA B149 Installation Codes for Canada.
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Building and Safety Commissioner before installing this appliance; otherwise your insurance compa­ny may not cover this appliance.
NOTICE: This appliance is not intended to be used as a primary source of heat.

SELECTING LOCATION

To determine the safest and most efficient location for your appliance, you must take into consider ation the following guidelines:
1. The location must allow for proper clearances
(see Clearances, page 6). Note: This decora
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tive appliance is not designed for outdoor installation.
2. The location should be in a place where drafts, air conditioning ducts, windows or doors will not affect fireplace heat output.
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3. A location that avoids the cutting of joists or roof rafters will make installation easier. Figure 2 shows a typical three-sided fireplace installation.
IMPORTANT: Side openings must be located at least 3 feet from facing wall or combustible mate rial. End opening must be located at least 1 foot from facing wall or combustible material.
Existing Side Wall
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4" From Opening to Perpendicular Wall
Figure 2 - Typical Two-Sided Fireplace
Installation
Access Control Panel
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SELECTING LOCATION
1" Minimum Clearance to Combustibles
1" Minimum Clearance from Pipes to Combustibles
4" Min. from the Perpendicular Side Wall to the Fireplace Opening (T
yp.)
6" O.D.
19"
11
3/8"
22 3/4"
21 5/8"
35" Min. to Effective Opening to Ceiling
Doublewall 6" B-Vent
1" Min. Clearanc
e
from Pipes to Combustibles
Do Not Pack Space Between Spacer with Any Type of Insulation
0" to Floor
63 7/8"
Minimum
Note: Mantel clearances apply to both sides of the applliacne.
Header
Drywall
Fireplace To
p
12 1/4" (Ref.)
6" (Ref.)
33°
12" Min.
7" Min.
to Effective
Opening
3" Nom.
1 1/2" Max.
Combustible
Materials
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In selecting a location, the following precautions must be observed:
1. Do not connect this appliance to a chimney system used for a solid fuel burning fire place.
2. Install in an area providing ventilation and adequate combustion air.
3. Due to high temperatures, do not locate this appliance in high traffic areas or near furniture and draperies.
4. Never obstruct the front opening of the appli ance or the flow of combustion and ventilation air. Keep control compartments accessible.
5. DO NOT locate in the vicinity where gasoline or other flammable liquids may be stored. The appliance area must be kept clear and free from these combustible materials.
FIREPLACE
INSTALLATION
CLEARANCES
Minimum clearances to combustibles are:
• Fireplace flanges to studs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
• Fireplace back/sides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
• Fireplace spacers to framing . . . . . . . . . . . .
• Openings to perpendicular wall
• End glass to facing wall
. . . . . . . . . 4"
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12"
• Side glass to facing wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
• Bottom of fireplace to floor or platform . . .
• “B” vent surfaces
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1"
• Top of fireplace opening to ceiling . . . . . .
See Figures 3 and 4.
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1"
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36"
0"
35"
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Figure 3 - Clearances from Top View
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Figure 4 - Clearances from Side View
MANTEL CLEARANCES
Woodwork, such as wood trims, mantels and other combustible materials, should not be placed within 7" of the opening of this appliance (see Figure
5). Combustible material above the fireplace projecting more than 1 1/2" from the applianceʼs front face must not be less than 12" from the ap­pliance opening.
CAUTION: Do not block required air spaces with insu­lation or any other material. Do not obstruct effective opening of appliance with any type of facing material.
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Figure 5 - Mantel Clearances
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