Vanguard VMH10TNB Installation manual

UNVENTED (VENT-FREE) GAS
COMPACT CLASSIC HEARTH®
FIREPLACE
OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL
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Thermostat Models:
VMH10TPB, VMH10TNB,
EFS10TP and EFS10TN
Remote-Ready Models:
VMH26PRA, VMH26NRA,
EFS26PR, and EFS26NR
Shown with Optional
Cabinet Mantel/Hearth
Base Accessory
WARNING: If the information in this manual is not
followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
— Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and 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 qualified installer, service agency, or the gas supplier.
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.
WARNING: This is an unvented gasfired heater. It uses air (oxygen)
from the room in which it is installed. Provisions for adequate
combustion and ventilation air
must be provided. Refer to Air for
Combustion and Ventilation section on page 6 of this manual.
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket,* permanently located, manufactured
(mobile) home, where not prohibited by local codes.
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.
* Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for purpose of resale, from the manufacturer
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY INFORMATION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY INFORMATION ............................................................ 2
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE ............................................ 29
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION ..................................................... 3
WIRING DIAGRAM ................................................................... 29
OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL ACCESSORIES .................... 4
TROUBLESHOOTING .............................................................. 30
LOCAL CODES ........................................................................... 4
SPECIFICATIONS .................................................................... 33
PRODUCT FEATURES .............................................................. 4
REPLACEMENT PARTS .......................................................... 33
UNPACKING ............................................................................... 4
SERVICE HINTS ....................................................................... 33
ASSEMBLY ................................................................................. 5
TECHNICAL SERVICE ............................................................. 33
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION ........................... 6
ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN AND PARTS LIST ....... 34
INSTALLATION ........................................................................... 8
ACCESSORIES ........................................................................ 38
OPERATING FIREPLACE ........................................................ 23
OWNER'S REGISTRATION FORM .......................................... 41
INSPECTING BURNERS .......................................................... 28
WARRANTY INFORMATION ...................................... Back Cover
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNINGS
WARNING: This product contains and/or generates
chemicals known to the State of California to cause
cancer or birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
WARNING: Do not use a blower insert, heat
exchanger insert, or other accessory not approved
for use with this fireplace.
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, explosion, electrical shock, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
WARNING: Do not allow fans to blow directly into
the fireplace. Avoid any drafts that alter burner flame
patterns. Ceiling fans can create drafts that alter
burner flame patterns. Altered burner patterns can
cause sooting.
DANGER: Carbon monoxide poisoning may lead
to death!
Due to high temperatures, the appliance should be
located out of traffic and away from furniture and
draperies.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Early signs of carbon monoxide
poisoning resemble the flu, with headaches, dizziness, or nausea.
If you have these signs, the fireplace may not be working properly.
Get fresh air at once! Have fireplace serviced. 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.
Natural and Propane/LP Gas: Natural and propane/LP gases are
odorless. An odor-making agent is added to the gas. The odor
helps you detect a gas leak. However, the odor added to the gas 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.
Do not place clothing or other flammable material on
or near the appliance. Never place any objects on
the heater.
Fireplace front and screen become very hot when
running heater. 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.
Carefully supervise young children when they are in
the room with fireplace. When using the hand-held
remote accessory (Remote-Ready Models Only), keep
selector switch in the OFF position to prevent children from turning on burners with remote.
You must operate this fireplace with the fireplace
screen in place. Make sure fireplace screen is closed
before running fireplace.
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PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
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SAFETY INFORMATION
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Keep the appliance area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors
and liquids.
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2.
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14.
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.
Do not place propane/LP supply tank(s) inside any structure.
Locate propane/LP supply tank(s) outdoors.
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 neighbor’s phone.
Follow the gas supplier’s instructions
• if you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department
This fireplace shall not be installed in a bathroom. RemoteReady Models shall not be installed in a bedroom.
Do not use this fireplace as a wood-burning fireplace. Use only
the logs provided with the fireplace.
Do not add extra logs or ornaments such as pine cones, vermiculite, or rock wool. Using these added items can cause sooting. Do not add lava rock around base. Rock and debris could
fall into the control area of fireplace.
This fireplace is designed to be smokeless. If logs ever appear
to smoke, turn off fireplace and call a qualified service person.
Note: During initial operation, slight smoking could occur due
to log curing and fireplace burning manufacturing residues.
To prevent the creation of soot, follow the instructions in Cleaning and Maintenance, page 29.
Before using furniture polish, wax, carpet cleaner, or similar
products, turn fireplace off. If heated, the vapors from these
products may create a white powder residue within burner box
or on adjacent walls or furniture.
This fireplace needs fresh air ventilation to run properly. This
fireplace has an Oxygen Depletion Sensing (ODS) safety
shutoff system. The ODS shuts down the fireplace if not enough
fresh air is available. See Air for Combustion and Ventilation,
pages 6 through 8. If fireplace keeps shutting off, see Troubleshooting, pages 30 through 32.
Do not run fireplace
• where flammable liquids or vapors are used or stored.
• under dusty conditions.
Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or other
objects.
Never place any objects in the fireplace or on logs.
Do not use fireplace if any part has been under water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the room
fireplace and to replace any part of the control system and any
gas control which has been under water.
15. Turn off and unplug fireplace and let cool before servicing. Only
a qualified service person should service and repair fireplace.
16. Operating fireplace above elevations of 4,500 feet could cause
pilot outage.
17. Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken. Do not operate
fireplace if a log is chipped (dime-sized or larger).
18. To prevent performance problems, do not use propane/LP fuel
tank of less than 100 lbs. capacity.
19. Provide adequate clearances around air openings.
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Fireplace
Cabinet
Screen
Log
Control
Knob
Ignitor Button
Fireplace
Cabinet
Screen
Logs
Remote
Control
(Optional)
ON
OFF
REMOTE
Selector Switch
(Optional)
Ignitor
Button
Control
Knob
Figure 1 - Vent-Free Compact Classic Hearth® Fireplace
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OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL ACCESSORIES
LOCAL CODES
PRODUCT FEATURES
UNPACKING
OPTIONAL REMOTE
CONTROL ACCESSORIES
UNPACKING
1.
(For Remote-Ready Models Only)
There are four optional remote controls that can be purchased
separately for Remote-Ready Models only:
• wall switch
• hand-held ON/OFF remote
• wall thermostat
• hand-held thermostat remote
See Accessories, pages 38 and 39.
LOCAL CODES
Install and use fireplace with care. Follow all local codes. In the
absence of local codes, use the latest edition of The National Fuel
Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54*.
*Available from:
2.
3.
4.
5.
Remove log box and fireplace from carton. IMPORTANT: The
fireplace hood is inside the cardboard protective end wrap on
the left side of fireplace (as viewed from front). A decal is on
the outside of the cardboard end wrap stating hood is enclosed
(see Figure 2).
Remove hood from cardboard protective end wrap as shown
in Figure 2.
Remove all protective packaging applied to fireplace for
shipment.
Make sure your fireplace includes one hardware packet.
Check fireplace for any shipping damage. If fireplace is damaged, promptly inform dealer where you bought fireplace.
Hood
Enclosed
Decal
IMPORTANT:
THIS PACKAGE CONTAINS A
FIREPLACE HOOD. UNWRAP
CARTON AND REMOVE HOOD
BEFORE DISCARDING
PROTECTIVE PACKAGING.
American National Standards Institute, Inc.
1430 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
Cardboard
Protective
Fireplace End
Wrap
National Fire Protection Association, Inc.
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269
PRODUCT FEATURES
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SAFETY PILOT
This fireplace has a pilot with an Oxygen Depletion Sensing (ODS)
safety shutoff system. The ODS/pilot is a required feature for vent-free
room fireplaces. The ODS/pilot shuts off the fireplace if there is not
enough fresh air.
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PIEZO IGNITION SYSTEM
This fireplace has a piezo ignitor. This system requires no matches,
batteries, or other sources to light fireplace.
THERMOSTATIC HEAT CONTROL FOR
THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED MODELS
Hood
Figure 2 - Removing Fireplace Hood
Thermostat-Controlled models have a thermostat sensing bulb and
a control valve. The thermostat will automatically modulate the heat
output to maintain a consistent room temperature. This results in
greater fireplace comfort. This can also result in lower gas bills.
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ASSEMBLY
Assembling Fireplace
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ASSEMBLY
4.
WARNING: Always have branch support and
screen in place before operating fireplace. This prevents excessive temperatures on fireplace surfaces.
WARNING: Failure to position the parts in accordance with these diagrams or failure to use only parts
specifically approved with this fireplace may result in
property damage or personal injury.
ASSEMBLING FIREPLACE
Tools Required:
• Phillips screwdriver
• 5/16" hex wrench
• slotted screwdriver
• scissors
1. Remove two screws that hold fireplace screen in place for shipping. These screws are located near top of screen. Discard
screws. Lift fireplace screen up and pull out to remove. Set
screen aside until installation has been completed.
2. Cut two plastic straps to remove the log from the firebox cavity.
3. An optional blower is available. See Accessories, pages 38 and
39. Install optional blower now. Follow installation instructions provided with blower. See page 12 for Remote-Ready
Models or page 14 for Thermostat-Controlled Models.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Locate four black phillips sheet metal screws from the hardware packet.
Rotate hood as shown in Figure 4. Make sure hood tabs
point toward fireplace.
Insert hood tabs between baffle and louvers (see Figure 4).
Gently rotate hood to upright position. Make sure hood tabs
are behind louvers and hood is resting on firebox top (see
Figure 4).
Align screw holes on hood with screw holes on firebox top.
Insert screws as shown in Figure 4. Tighten screws firmly.
Hood Tabs
Hood
Louver
Hood Tab
Baffle
Shoulder
Screw
Sheet Metal Screws
Figure 4 - Assembling Hood
Screen
Burner Support With
Log Locator Tabs
Branch
Support
Figure 3 - Removing Screen
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Firebox Top
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
Providing Adequate Ventilation
Determining Fresh-Air Flow for Fireplace Location
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
WARNING: This fireplace shall not be installed in
a confined space or unusually tight construction
unless provisions are provided for adequate combustion and ventilation air. Read the following instructions to insure proper fresh air for this and
other fuel-burning appliances in your home.
c. caulking or sealants are applied to areas such as
joints around window and door frames, between sole
plates and floors, between wall-ceiling joints, between
wall panels, at penetrations for plumbing, electrical,
and gas lines, and at other openings.
If your home meets all of these three criteria, you
must provide additional fresh air. See Ventilation Air
From Outdoors, page 8.
Today’s homes are built more energy efficient than ever. New materials, increased insulation, and new construction methods help reduce
heat loss in homes. Home owners weather strip and caulk around
windows and doors to keep the cold air out and the warm air in. During
heating months, home owners want their homes as airtight as possible.
If your home does not meet all of the three criteria above,
proceed to Determining Fresh-Air Flow For Fireplace
Location, below.
While it is good to make your home energy efficient, your home
needs to breathe. Fresh air must enter your home. All fuel-burning
appliances need fresh air for proper combustion and ventilation.
Exhaust fans, fireplaces, clothes dryers, and fuel burning appliances
draw air from the house to operate. You must provide adequate fresh
air for these appliances. This will insure proper venting of vented
fuel-burning appliances.
PROVIDING ADEQUATE VENTILATION
The following are excerpts from National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion and Ventilation.
All spaces in homes fall into one of the three following ventilation
classifications:
1. Unusually Tight Construction
2. Unconfined Space
3. Confined Space
The information on pages 6 through 8 will help you classify your
space and provide adequate ventilation.
Unusually Tight Construction
The air that leaks around doors and windows may provide enough
fresh air for combustion and ventilation. However, in buildings of
unusually tight construction, you must provide additional fresh air.
Unusually tight construction is defined as construction
where:
a. walls and ceilings exposed to the outside atmosphere
have a continuous water vapor retarder with a rating
of one perm (6 x 10-11 kg per pa-sec-m2) or less with
openings gasketed or sealed and
b. weather stripping has been added on openable windows and doors and
Confined and Unconfined Space
The National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 defines a
confined space as a space whose volume is less than 50 cubic feet
per 1,000 Btu per hour (4.8 m3 per kw) of the aggregate input rating
of all appliances installed in that space and an unconfined space as
a space whose volume is not less than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu per
hour (4.8 m3 per kw) of the aggregate input rating of all appliances
installed in that space. Rooms communicating directly with the
space in which the appliances are installed*, through openings not
furnished with doors, are considered a part of the unconfined space.
* Adjoining rooms are communicating only if there are doorless
passageways or ventilation grills between them.
DETERMINING FRESH-AIR FLOW FOR
FIREPLACE LOCATION
Determining if You Have a Confined or
Unconfined Space
Use this work sheet to determine if you have a confined or unconfined space.
Space: Includes the room in which you will install fireplace plus any adjoining
rooms with doorless passageways or ventilation grills between the rooms.
1.
Determine the volume of the space (length x width x height).
Length x Width x Height = ___________ cu. ft. (volume of space)
Example: Space size 16 ft. (length) x 14 ft. (width) x 8 ft. (ceiling
height) = 1792 cu. ft. (volume of space)
If additional ventilation to adjoining room is supplied with grills or openings, add the volume of these rooms to the total volume of the space.
2.
Multiply the space volume by 20 to determine the maximum Btu/Hr
the space can support.
__________ (volume of space) x 20 = (Maximum Btu/Hr the space
can support)
Example: 1792 cu. ft. (volume of space) x 20 = 35,840 (maximum
Btu/Hr the space can support)
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
Determining Fresh-Air Flow for Fireplace Location (Cont.)
Ventilation Air
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
Continued
3.
Add the Btu/Hr of all fuel burning appliances in the space.
Vent-free fireplace
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas water heater*
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas furnace
_____________ Btu/Hr
Vented gas heater
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas fireplace logs
_____________ Btu/Hr
Other gas appliances* + _____________ Btu/Hr
Total
= _____________ Btu/Hr
* Do not include direct-vent gas appliances. Direct-vent draws combustion air from the outdoors and vents to the outdoors.
Example:
30,000
Gas water heater
_____________
Btu/Hr
10,000
Vent-free fireplace
+ _____________
Btu/Hr
40,000
Total
= _____________
Btu/Hr
4.
VENTILATION AIR
Ventilation Air From Inside Building
This fresh air would come from an adjoining unconfined space.
When ventilating to an adjoining unconfined space, you must
provide two permanent openings: one within 12" of the ceiling and
one within 12" of the floor on the wall connecting the two spaces
(see options 1 and 2, Figure 5). You can also remove door into
adjoining room (see option 3, Figure 5). Follow the National Fuel
Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion
and Ventilation for required size of ventilation grills or ducts.
12"
Compare the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support with the actual
amount of Btu/Hr used.
__________________ Btu/Hr (maximum the space can support)
__________________ Btu/Hr (actual amount of Btu/Hr used)
Example: 35,840 Btu/Hr (maximum the space can support)
40,000 Btu/Hr (actual amount of Btu/Hr used)
The space in the above example is a confined space because the actual Btu/
Hr used is more than the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support. You must
provide additional fresh air. Your options are as follows:
A.
Rework worksheet, adding the space of an adjoining room. If the
extra space provides an unconfined space, remove door to adjoining
room or add ventilation grills between rooms. See Ventilation Air From
Inside Building.
B.
Vent room directly to the outdoors. See Ventilation Air From Outdoors, page 8.
C.
Install a lower Btu/Hr fireplace, if lower Btu/Hr size makes room
unconfined.
Ventilation
Grills
into Adjoining
Room,
Option 1
Ventilation Grills
Into Adjoining Room,
Option 2
Or
Remove
Door into
Adjoining
Room,
Option 3
12"
Figure 5 - Ventilation Air from Inside Building
If the actual Btu/Hr used is less than the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support,
the space is an unconfined space. You will need no additional fresh air ventilation.
WARNING: If the area in which the fireplace may
be operated is smaller than that defined as an unconfined space or if the building is of unusually tight
construction, provide adequate combustion and ventilation air by one of the methods described in the
National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 Section 5.3 or applicable local codes.
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION INSTALLATION
Ventilation Air (Cont.)
INSTALLATION
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
Continued
Ventilation Air From Outdoors
Provide extra fresh air by using ventilation grills or ducts. You must
provide two permanent openings: one within 12" of the ceiling and
one within 12" of the floor. Connect these items directly to the
outdoors or spaces open to the outdoors. These spaces include attics
and crawl spaces. Follow the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion and Ventilation
for required size of ventilation grills or ducts.
IMPORTANT: Do not provide openings for inlet or outlet air into
attic if attic has a thermostat-controlled power vent. Heated air
entering the attic will activate the power vent.
Outlet
Air
Ventilated
Attic
Outlet
Air
To Attic
To
Crawl
Space
Inlet
Air
Inlet Air
Ventilated
Crawl Space
Figure 6 - Ventilation Air from Outdoors
INSTALLATION
NOTICE: This heater is intended for use as supplemental heat. Use this heater along with your primary
heating system. Do not install this heater as your
primary heat source. If you have a central heating
system, you may run system’s circulating blower
while using heater. This will help circulate the heat
throughout the house. In the event of a power outage,
you can use this heater as your primary heat source.
WARNING: A qualified service person must install fireplace. Follow all local codes.
WARNING: Never install the fireplace
• in a bathroom
• in a recreational vehicle
• where curtains, furniture, clothing, or other flammable objects are less than 36 inches from the
front, top, or sides of the fireplace
• as a fireplace insert
• in high traffic areas
• in windy or drafty areas
WARNING: Never install the Remote-Ready Models in this manual in a bedroom. Any heating product
with a Btu/hr rating over 10,000 cannot be used in a
bedroom.
CAUTION: This fireplace creates warm air currents. These currents move heat to wall surfaces next
to fireplace. Installing fireplace next to vinyl or cloth
wall coverings or operating fireplace where impurities
(such as, but not limited to, tobacco smoke, aromatic
candles, cleaning fluids, oil or kerosene lamps, etc.) in
the air exist, may discolor walls or cause odors.
IMPORTANT: Vent-free fireplaces add moisture to the air. Although
this is beneficial, installing fireplace in rooms without enough ventilation air may cause mildew to form from too much moisture. See Air for
Combustion and Ventilation, pages 6 through 8.
Note: Your fireplace is designed to be used in zero clearance
installations. Wall or framing material can be placed directly against
any exterior surface on the rear, sides, or top of your fireplace,
except where standoff spacers are integrally attached. If standoff
spacers are attached to your fireplace, these spacers can be placed
directly against wall or framing materials.
Note: When installing fireplace directly on carpeting, tile or other
combustible material, other than wood flooring, the fireplace shall
be installed on a metal or wood panel extending the full width and
depth of the fireplace.
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INSTALLATION
Check Gas Type
Installation Items
Fireplace Clearances
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INSTALLATION
Continued
Use the dimensions shown for rough openings to create the easiest
installation (see Built-In Fireplace Installation, page 10).
CHECK GAS TYPE
Use the correct gas type (natural or propane/LP) for your unit. If
your gas supply is not correct, do not install fireplace. Call dealer
where you bought fireplace for proper type fireplace.
INSTALLATION ITEMS
Before installing fireplace, make sure you have the items listed
below.
• external regulator (supplied by installer, for propane/LP units only)
• piping (check local codes)
• sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas)
• equipment shutoff valve *
• test gauge connection*
• ground joint union
• sediment trap
• tee joint
• pipe wrench
* A CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve with 1/8" NPT
tap is an acceptable alternative to test gauge connection. Purchase
the optional CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve from
your dealer. See Accessories, pages 38 and 39.
Note: If desired, purchase a four-sided brass trim kit for built-in
installations. See Accessories, pages 38 and 39.
FIREPLACE CLEARANCES
WARNING: Maintain the minimum clearances
shown in Figure 7. If you can, provide greater clearances from floor, ceiling, and joining wall.
NOTICE: If you install the fireplace in a bedroom
(Thermostat-Controlled Models only), some building
codes require that the fireplace/mantel system be
secured to (or within) a wall. You can position fireplace in an optional cabinet or corner mantel. You can
also recess fireplace into the wall.
If your fireplace is to be used with an optional mantel, the
installation instructions included with your mantel shows an CSA
approved method of attaching the fireplace/mantel system to a
wall. IMPORTANT: Only use optional cabinet or corner mantels
specified in this manual. Purchase the optional mantel from your
dealer (see Accessories, pages 38 and 39).
If your fireplace is to be recessed into the wall, see Built-In Fireplace
Installation on page 10 to secure your fireplace into the wall.
CAUTION: If you install the fireplace in a home
garage
• fireplace pilot and burner must be at least 18
inches above floor.
• locate fireplace where moving vehicle will not hit it.
For convenience and efficiency, install fireplace
• where there is easy access for operation, inspection, and service
• in coldest part of room
An optional blower kit is available from your dealer. See Accessories, pages 38 and 39. If planning to use blower, follow instructions
provided with blower for power source.
Minimum Clearances For Side Combustible
Material, Side Wall, and Ceiling
A. Clearances from the side of the fireplace cabinet to any combustible material and wall should follow diagram in Figure 7.
Example: The face of a mantel, bookshelf, etc. is made of
combustible material and protrudes 3 1/2" from the wall. This
combustible material must be 4" from the side of the fireplace
opening (see Figure 7).
B. Clearances from the top of the fireplace opening to the ceiling
should not be less than 36 inches.
C. For mantel clearances, see Figure 11 on page 11.
MINIMUM CLEARANCE TO
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS
Top
Left and
Right Sides
Bottom
and Rear
36"
6"
0"
Example
*
*Minimum 16 inches from Side Wall
Figure 7 - Minimum Clearance for Combustible to Wall
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INSTALLATION
Built-In Fireplace Installation
INSTALLATION
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BUILT-IN FIREPLACE INSTALLATION
WARNING: If pre-wiring, do not connect wiring to
any electrical source at this time.
Install fireplace electrical outlet and connect wiring
to outlet before connecting to electrical source. The
fireplace electrical outlet is included with the GA3450T
blower accessory.
Only use the fireplace electrical outlet supplied with
the GA3450T blower accessory.
Built-in installation of this fireplace involves installing fireplace
into a framed-in enclosure. This makes the front of fireplace flush
with wall. An optional brass trim kit accessory is available (see
Accessories, pages 38 and 39). Brass trim will extend past sides of
fireplace approximately 1/2 inch. This will cover the rough edges of
the wall opening. If installing a built-in mantel above the fireplace,
you must follow the clearances shown in Figure 11, page 11. Follow
the instructions below to install the fireplace in this manner.
Actual
Height
1.
2.
26"
3
Framing
7
26 /8"
Front Width
26 /4"
26 7/8"
Depth
9 1/2"
10 1/2"
Bottom
3/4"
3/4"
Frame in rough opening. Use dimensions shown in Figure 8 for
the rough opening. If installing in a corner, use dimensions
shown in Figure 9 for the rough opening. The height is 26 7/8"
which is the same as the wall opening above.
If installing GA3450T blower accessory, do so at this time.
Follow instructions included with blower accessory.
Note: If not installing blower accessory, you may wish to run
electrical wiring to your fireplace for future blower installation (see Accessories, pages 38 and 39). Use only approved
three-wire electrical wiring.
Note: A qualified installer should make all electrical connections.
Install gas piping to fireplace location. This installation includes
an approved flexible gas line (if allowed by local codes) after
the equipment shutoff valve. The flexible gas line must be the
last item installed on the gas piping.
4. If you have not assembled firebox, follow instructions on page 5.
5. Carefully set fireplace in front of rough opening with back of
fireplace inside wall opening.
6. Attach flexible gas line to fireplace gas regulator. See Connecting Fireplace to Gas Supply, page 18.
7. Bend four nailing flanges on outer casing with pliers (see
Figure 10).
8. Attach fireplace to wall studs using nails or wood screws
through holes in nailing flange.
9. Check all gas connections for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections, page 19.
10. If using optional brass trim kit, install the trim after final finishing and/or painting of wall. See instructions included with
brass trim accessory for attaching brass trim.
3.
IMPORTANT: When finishing your firebox, combustible materials
such as wall board, gypsum board, sheet rock, drywall, plywood, etc.
may be butted up next to the sides and top edge of the firebox.
Combustible materials should never overlap the firebox front facing.
10 1/2"
267/8"
Wall Studs
267/8"
3/4" Off
The Floor
Minimum
Figure 8 - Rough Opening for Installing in Wall
Nails or
Wood
Screws
365/8"
257/8"
267/8"
513/4"
Figure 9 - Rough Opening for Installing in Corner
Nailing
Flanges
Figure 10 - Attaching Fireplace to Wall Studs
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Optional Mantel Installation
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11
INSTALLATION
Continued
WARNING: Do not allow any combustible materials to overlap the firebox front facing.
IMPORTANT: Noncombustible materials such as brick, tile, etc.
may overlap the front facing, but should never cover any necessary
openings like louvered slots.
NOTICE: If your installation does not meet the minimum clearances shown, you must do one of the
following:
• raise the mantel to an acceptable height
• remove the mantel
OPTIONAL MANTEL INSTALLATION
WARNING: Do not allow noncombustible materials
to cover any necessary openings like louvered slots.
WARNING: Never modify or cover the louvered
slots on the front of the firebox.
WARNING: Use only noncombustible mortar or
adhesives when overlapping the front facing with
noncombustible facing material.
Mantel Clearances for Built-In Installation
If placing mantel above built-in fireplace, you must meet minimum
clearance between mantel shelf and top of fireplace opening.
NOTICE: Surface temperatures of adjacent walls and
mantels become hot during operation. Walls and
mantels above the firebox may become hot to the
touch. If installed properly, these temperatures meet
the requirement of the national product standard.
Follow all minimum clearances shown in this manual.
Mantel Shelf
Hole for 3"
Wood Screw
for Attaching
Fireplace to
Mantel
Shoulder Screws
21"
16"
19"
13"
10"
Note:
8"
All vertical
measurements 6"
are from top of
1
2 /2"
fireplace
opening to
bottom of
mantel shelf. All
measurements
are in inches.
Note: Refer to instructions provided with the mantel for assembly
instructions. Refer to the following instructions for system installation. Refer to instructions on page 5 for fireplace assembly. Blower
accessory should be installed if it is being used (see Installing
Blower Accessory GA3450T, pages 12 through 16).
1. Unscrew four brass screws that attach top louver to fireplace.
Remove louver from fireplace and set aside.
2. Place fireplace on wood base.
3. Place mantel around fireplace/base assembly.
4. Assemble brass trim kit. See Assembling Brass Trim, page 12.
5. Firmly snap brass trim kit on shoulder screws. Shoulder screws
are located on fireplace cabinet (see Figure 12).
6. Align brass trim kit for flush fit around opening.
7. Use two 3" wood screws provided and attach fireplace base to
wooden base (see Figure 12).
8. Place base assembly next to wall at installation location.
9. Remove brass trim kit and mantel. Be careful not to damage
wall or mantel.
Assembled
Brass Trim
Side of Firebox
Figure 12 - Attaching Brass Trim to Fireplace
Figure 11 - Minimum Mantel Clearances for Built-In Installation
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Hole for 3"
Wood Screw
for Attaching
Fireplace to
Wooden Base
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Optional Mantel Installation (Cont.)
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INSTALLATION
Continued
10. Attach wood base to floor with two 1 3/4" black screws provided (see Figure 13). If the floor is concrete use anchor method
(see Attaching Wood Base to Solid Floor, page 17).
11. Install gas line. See Connecting To Gas Supply, pages 17 and 18.
12. Check for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections, page 19.
13. Place mantel around fireplace. Be careful not to damage wall
or mantel.
14. Place brass trim kit on the shoulder screws located on the side
and top of the fireplace. Firmly snap the brass trim over the
shoulder screws on fireplace (see Figure 12, page 11).
15. Adjust assembly to remove any gaps. Attach remaining two 3"
wood screws from hardware pack through openings inside of
fireplace sides into the mantel. The openings are located at top
behind the area for the brass louvers (see Figure 12, page 11).
16. Reinstall top brass louvers.
1 3/4" Screw
Wood Base
Figure 13 - Attaching Wood Base to Floor
Assembling Brass Trim (Brass trim shipped with
mantel)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Remove packaging from three remaining pieces of brass trim.
Locate two adjusting plates with set screws, and two shims
in the hardware packet.
Align shim under adjusting plate as shown in Figure 14.
Slide one end of adjusting plate/shim in slot on mitered edge
of top brass trim (see Figure 14).
Slide other end of adjusting plate/shim in slot on mitered edge
of side brass trim (see Figure 14).
While firmly holding edges of brass trim together, tighten both
set screws on the adjusting plate with slotted screwdriver.
Repeat steps 1 through 6 for other corner.
Set brass assembly aside for later installation.
Set
Screws
Adjusting
Plate
Slot
Top Brass Trim
Mitered Edge
Shim
Side Brass Trim
Figure 14 - Assembling Brass Trim
INSTALLING OPTIONAL BLOWER ACCESSORY
GA3450T IN REMOTE-READY MODELS
Removing Upper Louver Assembly and Branch
Support
To install the blower accessory, you must first remove the upper
louver assembly.
1. Lift screen off fireplace and remove log set if installed.
2. Remove 2 screws from each side of branch support and pull
branch support out (see Figure 15).
3. Remove 4 brass-plated screws from upper louver assembly
(see Figure 15). Save these screws.
4. Pull upper louver assembly straight out from the cabinet. Be careful not to scratch the paint. Set louver assembly and screws aside.
5. Open lower louver door by swinging door down (see Figure 16,
page 13).
Blower Bracket
Mounting Holes
Upper Louver
Assembly
Branch Support
Figure 15 - Removing Upper Louver Assembly and Branch
Support
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13
INSTALLATION
Continued
Installing Blower Accessory
5.
CAUTION: Label all wires prior to disconnection
when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause
improper and dangerous operation.
6.
CAUTION: Verify proper operation after servicing.
7.
Note: If you are using a mantel with your fireplace, use the
following instructions. If your fireplace is built-in, see For Built-In
Installation, page 14.
1. Install snap bushings found in hardware kit into both holes in
rear of valve cover shield.
2. Make sure the wire harness is firmly connected to the terminals on the blower bracket assembly.
3. Note the wire locations on back of AUTO/OFF/ON switch. The
terminals on back of switch are numbered 1, 2, and 3. Carefully
remove red wire from terminal 3 and blue wire from terminal 1.
Black wire can remain on middle terminal 2 (see Figure 16).
4. Carefully disconnect green and white wires at their insulated
connectors (see Figure 17).
Blower Bracket
Assembly
Wire
Harness
Screw
8.
9.
In top of the fireplace cabinet, locate the four mounting holes
on the outer casing. Align these four holes with those on the
blower bracket assembly. Attach blower bracket assembly to
the outer casing with 4 #10 screws provided (see Figure 16).
Route the wire harness through the hole in left side of baffle.
Pull wire harness through lower opening on the side of the
valve cover shield. (see Figure 16).
Insert the 4 wire harnesses into one of the round holes in the rear
of the valve cover shield and through the rectangular hole in the
front of shield (see Figure 16).
Reconnect red wire to switch position 3. Reconnect blue wire
to switch position 1. Reconnect green and white wires.
Install the switch plate on the valve cover shield with 2 #10 screws
provided (see Figure 18). Route power cord out of the cabinet by
inserting it through the bushing on the outer casing (see Figure
16). Plug fan kit into 120-Volt grounded power supply and test
operation. Note: When switch is in the AUTO position, the fan
will start after the fireplace has run for a few moments. The fan
will continue to run for several moments after the fireplace has
been turned off. When switch is in the ON position, the fan will
run until turned to OFF. Reinstall upper louver assembly (see Figure 15, page 12) and branch support. Close lower louver door.
Fan Switch
(Auto/Off/On)
Auto
1
Wiring Routing
Hole in Baffle
Baffle
Off
Blower
Mounting
Holes
2
3
On
Blue
Black
White
Green
Power Cord
Snap
Bushing
Blower
Motor
Red
White
Green
Figure 17 - Wiring Diagram For Blower Accessory Standard
Installation
3
2
1
Valve Cover
Shield
Switch
Plate Blue
Black Red
Wire Harness
Valve Cover Shield
Lower Louver Door
Switch
Plate
Screw
Figure 18 - Installing Switch Plate to Valve Cover Shield
Figure 16 - Installing Blower Bracket Assembly
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Thermostat
Switch
(N.O.)
Red
110/115
V.A.C.
Switch
Blue
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INSTALLATION
Installing Blower Accessory GA3450T in Remote-Ready Models (Cont.)
Installing Blower Accessory GA3450T in Thermostat-Controlled Models
INSTALLATION
Continued
For Built-In Installation
5.
6.
WARNING: A licensed electrician must connect the
wiring harness to electrical supply following all local
codes. Electrician must provide a clamp on the box cover
to secure the wiring. Wiring should be routed through the
bushing in the hole on the outer casing of fireplace.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Install a snap bushing found in hardware kit into one of the holes
on rear of valve cover shield. The other hole is for a strain relief
clamp (not supplied) to secure incoming electrical supply.
Follow steps 2 through 6 in Installing Blower Accessory, page 13.
A licensed electrician must follow the wiring diagram to connect incoming electrical supply to fan kit wiring harness (see
Figure 19).
Plug power cord to the outlet receptacle (not provided) as shown
in Figure 20. w in power cord and tie it up with the plastic wire
strap (see Figure 20). Set the cable bundle between the burner
bracket and outer casing, away from the burner.
Fan Switch
(Auto/Off/On)
Auto
1
Off
2
3
On
Blue
Thermostat
Switch
(N.O.)
Blue
110/115
V.A.C.
Red
Black
White
Green
Blower
Motor
Red
White
Green
Test to make sure the blower is working properly.
Reinstall upper louver assembly (see Figure 15, page 12) and
close lower louver.
Extension Cord
Use extension cord if needed. The cord must have a three-prong,
grounding plug and a three-hole receptacle. Make sure cord is in good
shape. It must be heavy enough to carry the current needed. An
undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage. This will result in
loss of power and overheating. Use a No. 16 AWG cord for lengths
less than 50 feet.
INSTALLING OPTIONAL BLOWER
ACCESSORY GA3450T IN THERMOSTATCONTROLLED MODELS
Removing Upper Louver Assembly
To install the blower accessory, you must first remove the upper
louver assembly.
1. Remove 4 screws from upper louver assembly (see Figure 21).
Save these screws.
2. Pull upper louver assembly straight out from the cabinet. Be careful not to scratch the paint. Set louver assembly and screws aside.
Blower Bracket
Mounting Holes
Figure 19 - Wiring Diagram For Blower Accessory Built-In
Installation
Blower Bracket
Assembly
Wire Harness
Screw
Brass Screws
Switch
Power Cord
Switch
Plate
Blue
Red
Black
Wire Harness
Plastic Wire Strap
Outlet
Receptacle
(not
included)
Upper Louver
Assembly
Figure 21 - Removing Upper Louver Assembly
Clamp
Connector
(not
included)
Lower Louver Door
Figure 20 - Installing Blower Bracket Assembly
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15
INSTALLATION
Continued
Removing Valve Cover Shield
1.
2.
Open bottom louver assembly by swinging the assembly down
(see Figure 22).
Using short Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw under the
center of the branch support. Rotate valve cover shield clockwise and slide out.
IMPORTANT: Do not remove shoulder screw on the left side
of valve cover shield. Slide the valve cover shield off of the
shoulder screw (see Figure 22).
Note: If you do not have a short Phillips screwdriver, the screen,
logset, and branch support must be removed so a longer screwdriver may be used. See Removing Upper Louver Assembly
and Branch Support, page 12.
Branch Support
Shoulder
Screw
3.
4.
5.
6.
Note the wire locations on back of AUTO/OFF/ON switch.
The terminals on back of switch are numbered 1, 2, and 3.
Carefully remove red wire from terminal 3 and blue wire from
terminal 1. Black wire can remain on middle terminal 2 (see
Figure 23).
Carefully disconnect green and white wires at their insulated
connectors (see Figure 24).
In top of the fireplace cabinet, locate the four mounting holes
on the outer casing. Align these four holes with those on the
blower bracket assembly. Attach blower bracket assembly to
the outer casing with 4 #10 screws provided (see Figure 23).
Route the wire harness through the hole in left side of baffle.
Pull wire harness through lower opening above where the
valve shield was removed. (see Figure 23).
Blower Bracket
Assembly
Wire Harness
Screw
Remove
Screw
Valve Cover
Shield
2
Wiring Routing
Hole in Baffle
Blower
Mounting
Holes
Baffle
Power
Cord
Switch
3
2
1
1
Red
Switch
Plate Blue
Snap Bushings
Bottom Louver Assembly
Figure 22 - Removing Valve Cover Shield
Black
Wire
Harness
Installing Blower Assembly
Valve Cover Shield
CAUTION: Label all wires prior to disconnection
when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause
improper and dangerous operation.
Box Cover
Figure 23 - Installing Blower Bracket Assembly
Fan Switch
(Auto/Off/On)
Auto
1
Off
CAUTION: Verify proper operation after servicing.
Note: If you are using a mantel with your fireplace, use the
following instructions. If your fireplace is built-in, see For Built-In
Installation on page 14.
1. Install snap bushings found in hardware kit into both holes in
rear of valve cover shield.
2. Make sure the wire harness is firmly connected to the terminals
on the blower bracket assembly.
2
3
On
Thermostat
Switch
(N.O.)
Blue
Red
110/115
V.A.C.
Black
White
Green
Blower
Motor
Red
White
Green
Figure 24 - Wiring Diagram For Blower Accessory Standard
Installation
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INSTALLATION
Continued
7.
8.
9.
Insert the 4 wire harness into one of the round holes in the rear
of the valve cover shield and through the rectangular hole in
the front of shield (see Figure 23, page 15).
Reconnect red wire to switch position 3. Reconnect blue wire
to switch position 1. Reconnect green and white wires.
Install the switch plate on the valve cover shield with 2 #10
screws provided (see Figure 25). Reinstall the valve cover
shield. Route power cord out of the cabinet by inserting it
through the bushing on the outer casing (see Figure 23, page
15). Plug fan kit into 120-Volt grounded power supply and test
operation. Note: When switch is in the AUTO position, the
fan will start after the fireplace has run for a few moments.
The fan will continue to run for several moments after the fireplace has been turned off. When switch is in the ON position,
the fan will run until turned to OFF. Reinstall upper louver
assembly and hood if previously removed, (see Figure 21, page
14). Close lower louver door.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
A licensed electrician must follow the wiring diagram to connect incoming electrical supply to fan kit wiring harness (see
Figure 26).
Plug power cord to the outlet receptacle (not provided) as shown
in Figure 27. Wind the extra cable in power cord and tie it up with
the plastic wire strap (see Figure 27). Set the cable bundle between the burner bracket and outer casing, away from the burner.
Reinstall valve cover shield.
Test to make sure the blower is working properly.
Reinstall upper louver assembly and hood if previously removed,
(see Figure 21, page 14). Close lower louver door.
Fan Switch
(Auto/Off/On)
Auto
1
Off
2
3
Blue
On
Thermostat
Switch
(N.O.)
Blue
110/115
V.A.C.
Red
Blower
Motor
Black
White
Green
Valve Cover
Shield
Red
White
Green
Figure 26 - Wiring Diagram For Blower Accessory Built-In
Installation
Wire
Blower Bracket
Harness
Assembly
Switch
Plate
Screw
Screw
Figure 25- Installing Switch Plate to Valve Cover Shield
For Built-In Installation
WARNING: A licensed electrician must connect
the wiring harness to electrical supply following all
local codes. Electrician must provide a clamp on the
box cover to secure the wiring. Wiring should be
routed through the bushing in the hole on the outer
casing of heater.
Follow instructions Removing Valve Cover Shield (page 15), then
1. Install a snap bushing found in hardware kit into one of the holes
on rear of valve cover shield. The other hole is for a strain relief
clamp (not supplied) to secure incoming electrical supply.
2. Follow steps 2 through 6 in Installing Blower Assembly, page 15.
Also remove black wire from middle switch terminal 2.
3. Remove black plastic strain relief and power cord from switch
plate. The power cord supplied will not be used in built-in installations. Pop in the plastic snap bushing found in hardware
kit into the hole left by supply cord/strain relief.
Switch Switch
Plate
Power
Cord
Outlet
Receptacle
3
2
1
Blue
Black
Red
Plastic
Wire Strap
Wire
Harness
Valve Cover
Box
Shield
Cover
Clamp Connector
(not included)
Figure 27 - Installing Blower Bracket Assembly
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Attaching Wood Base to Solid Floor
Connecting to Gas Supply
17
17
INSTALLATION
Continued
Extension Cord
Use extension cord if needed. The cord must have a three-prong,
grounding plug and a three-hole receptacle. Make sure cord is in good
shape. It must be heavy enough to carry the current needed. An
undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage. This will result in
loss of power and overheating. Use a No. 16 AWG cord for lengths
less than 50 feet.
ATTACHING WOOD BASE TO SOLID FLOOR
CONNECTING TO GAS SUPPLY
WARNING: This appliance requires a 45° male flare
fitting 5/8"-18 UNF (Unified National Fine Thread) inlet
connection and the flexible gas line provided.
WARNING: A qualified service person must connect fireplace to gas supply. Follow all local codes.
For attaching base to solid floors (concrete or masonry)
Note: Floor anchors and mounting screws are in hardware package.
The hardware package is provided with fireplace.
1. Drill holes at marked locations using 5/16" drill bit. For solid
floors (concrete or masonry), drill at least 1" deep.
2. Fold floor anchor as shown in Figure 28.
3. Insert floor anchor (wings first) into hole. Tap anchor flush
to floor.
4. Insert mounting screws through base and into floor anchors.
5. Tighten screws until base is firmly fastened to floor.
Figure 28 - Folding Anchor
WARNING: Never connect natural gas fireplace to
private (non-utility) gas wells. This gas is commonly
known as wellhead gas.
IMPORTANT: For natural gas, check gas line pressure before
connecting fireplace to gas line. Gas line pressure must be no greater
than 14 inches of water. If gas line pressure is higher, heater regulator
damage could occur.
CAUTION: Never connect propane/LP fireplace
directly to the propane/LP supply. This fireplace
requires an external regulator (not supplied). Install
the external regulator between the fireplace and propane/LP supply.
For propane/LP units, the installer must supply an external regulator. The external regulator will reduce incoming gas pressure. You
must reduce incoming gas pressure to between 11 and 14 inches of
water. If you do not reduce incoming gas pressure, fireplace
regulator damage could occur. Install external regulator with the
vent pointing down as shown in Figure 29. Pointing the vent down
protects it from freezing rain or sleet.
External Regulator
Propane/LP
Supply Tank
Vent Pointing Down
Figure 29 - External Regulator With Vent Pointing Down
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Connecting To Gas Supply (Cont.)
Connecting Fireplace to Gas Supply
INSTALLATION
Continued
CAUTION: Use only new, black iron or steel pipe.
Internally-tinned copper tubing may be used in certain areas. Check your local codes. Use pipe of 1/2"
or greater diameter to allow proper gas volume to
fireplace. If pipe is too small, undue loss of volume
will occur.
We recommend that you install a sediment trap in supply line as
shown in Figure 30. Locate sediment trap where it is within reach for
cleaning. Install in piping system between fuel supply and heater.
Locate sediment trap where trapped matter is not likely to freeze. A
sediment trap traps moisture and contaminants. This keeps them
from going into fireplace controls. If sediment trap is not installed
or is installed wrong, fireplace may not run properly.
Installation must include an equipment shutoff valve, union, and
plugged 1/8" NPT tap. Locate NPT tap within reach for test gauge
hook up. NPT tap must be upstream from heater (see Figures 30).
CONNECTING FIREPLACE TO GAS SUPPLY
IMPORTANT: Install equipment shutoff valve in an accessible
location. The equipment shutoff valve is for turning on or shutting
off the gas to the appliance.
• Phillips screwdriver
• sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas, not provided)
1. Remove screws that attach branch support to fireplace (see
Figure 31). Carefully lift up branch support and remove from
fireplace (see Figure 31).
Check your building codes for any special requirements for locating
equipment shutoff valve to fireplaces.
Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male NPT threads. This will
prevent excess sealant from going into pipe. Excess sealant in pipe
could result in clogged fireplace valves.
WARNING: Use pipe joint sealant that is resistant
to liquid petroleum (LP) gas.
Approved Flexible
Gas Line
Installation Items Needed
NOTICE: Most building codes do not permit concealed gas connections. A flexible gas line is provided to allow accessibility from the fireplace (see
Figure 31). The flexible gas supply line connection to
the equipment shutoff valve should be accessible.
CSA Design-Certified
Equipment Shutoff Valve
With 1/8" NPT Tap*
PROPANE/LP
From External
Regulator (11"
W.C.** to 14"
W.C. Pressure)
3"
Minimum
NATURAL
From Gas Meter
(5" W.C.** to 10.5"
W.C. Pressure)
Branch Support
Pipe Nipple Cap Tee Joint
Sediment Trap
Figure 30 - Gas Connection
* Purchase the optional CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve from
your dealer. See Accessories, pages 38 and 39.
Flexible Gas Line
Figure 31 - Removing Branch Support From Fireplace
(Thermostat-Controlled Model Shown)
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Checking Gas Connections
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19
INSTALLATION
Continued
2.
3.
4.
5.
Route flexible gas line, included, from fireplace control to
equipment shutoff valve through side or rear access holes in
outer casing.
Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male threads of gas connector attached to flexible gas line/equipment shutoff valve (see
Figure 32).
CHECKING GAS CONNECTIONS
WARNING: Test all gas piping and connections,
internal and external to unit, for leaks after installing
or servicing. Correct all leaks at once.
CAUTION: Avoid damage to regulator. Hold gas
regulator with wrench when connecting it to gas
piping and/or fittings (Thermostat-Controlled Models Only).
WARNING: Never use an open flame to check for
a leak. Apply a noncorrosive leak detection fluid to all
joints. Bubbles forming show a leak. Correct all leaks
at once.
CAUTION: Avoid damage to gas control. Hold gas
control with wrench when connecting it to gas piping
and/or fittings (Remote-Ready Models Only).
CAUTION: Make sure external regulator has been
installed between propane/LP supply and fireplace.
See guidelines under Connecting to Gas Supply,
pages 17 and 18.
Check all gas connections for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections.
Replace branch support back into fireplace. Feed flexible gas
line into fireplace base area while replacing branch support. Make
sure the entire flexible gas line is in fireplace base area. Reattach branch support to fireplace with screws removed in step 1.
To Gas Regulator (ThermostatControlled Models) or Control
Valve (Remote-Ready Models)
Pressure Testing gas Supply Piping system
Test Pressures In Excess Of 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)
1.
2.
Equipment
Shutoff Valve
3.
➞
4.
Flexible Gas Line
from Fireplace
Gas Regulator
Provided With
Fireplace
5.
6.
➞
PROPANE/LP
To External
Regulator
NATURAL
To Gas Supply
Figure 32 - Attaching Flexible Gas Line to Equipment Shutoff
Valve
Disconnect appliance with its appliance main gas valve (control
valve) and equipment shutoff valve from gas supply piping system. Pressures in excess of 1/2 psig will damage heater regulator.
Cap off open end of gas pipe where equipment shutoff valve
was connected.
Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural gas, or using compressed air.
Check all joints of gas supply piping system. Apply noncorrosive
leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Reconnect fireplace and equipment shutoff valve to gas supply. Check reconnected fittings for leaks.
Test Pressures Equal To or Less Than 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)
1.
2.
Close equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 33).
Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural gas, or using compressed air.
Equipment
Shutoff Valve
Open
ON
POSITION
OFF
POSITION
Closed
Figure 33 - Equipment Shutoff Valve
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Optional Wireless Hand-Held Remote Control Accessories [Remote-Ready Models Only]
INSTALLATION
Continued
3.
4.
Check all joints from gas meter to equipment shutoff valve for
natural gas or propane/LP supply to equipment shutoff valve
for propane/LP (see Figures 34 or 35). Apply noncorrosive
leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Pressure Testing Fireplace Gas Connections
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Open equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 33, page 19).
Open main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural
gas or open propane/LP supply tank valve.
Make sure control knob of fireplace is in the OFF position.
Check all joints from equipment shutoff valve to gas regulator
(Thermostat-Controlled Models), or to gas control valve (RemoteReady Models) (see Figures 34 or 35). Apply noncorrosive leak
detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Light fireplace (see Operating Fireplace, pages 23 through 27).
Check all other internal joints for leaks.
Turn off fireplace (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 24
for Thermostat-Controlled Models or page 25 for RemoteReady Models).
Equipment
Shutoff Valve
OPTIONAL WIRELESS HAND-HELD REMOTE
CONTROL ACCESSORIES
Remote-Ready Models Only
(GHRCB Series & GHRCTB Series)
Installing Receiver
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Remove screws.
Disconnect switch wires from the control valve.
Remove switch plate (see Figure 36). Discard switch plate
after removing. Save the screws.
Locate the battery clip mounted on the back of the receiver
(see Figure 37).
Slide 9-volt battery (not included) through the clip.
Attach the terminal wires to the battery (see Figure 37).
Connect wires as shown in Figure 38, page 21.
Install remote receiver unit onto fireplace base using the two
screws removed in step one (see Figure 38, page 21).
Switch Plate
Screw
Red Wire
Gas Regulator or
Gas Control Valve
Black
Wire
Propane/LP
Supply
Tank
Figure 36 - Switch Plate and Wiring Harness
Receiver
Figure 34 - Checking Gas Joints (Propane/LP Only)
Gas Regulator or
Gas Control Valve
Equipment
Shutoff Valve
Terminal
Wires
Battery Clip
9-Volt Battery
Figure 37 - Attaching Battery to Receiver
Gas Meter
Figure 35 - Checking Gas Joints (Natural Gas Only)
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Optional Wireless Hand-Held Remote Control Accessories [Remote-Ready Models Only] (Cont.)
Optional Wall Mounted Thermostat - GWMT1 [Remote-Ready Models Only]
21
21
INSTALLATION
Continued
Remote
Receiver
OPTIONAL WALL MOUNTED THERMOSTAT GWMT1
(Remote-Ready Models Only)
Red Wire
WARNING: Read and follow installation instructions. Installation should be done by a qualified
installer familiar with low-voltage wiring procedures.
Black Wire
WARNING: Do not connect this thermostat to any
electrical source! Electrical shock and/or fire hazard
will occur.
Wire Harness*
1.
Wires from
Valve
Connect one terminal of 25 ft. wire to bottom contact of switch
(see Figure 41).
Connect remaining wire terminal to the “TH” terminal on the
control valve. Make sure that wire terminals are in the positions on your unit as pictured in Figure 41. If wires are not
“crossed” the thermostat will not work.
Route the 25 ft. wire to a convenient location to mount your
thermostat (no outside wall). IMPORTANT: The wire may be
shortened but must not be lengthened.
The thermostat should be mounted 54" above the floor in a
location where there is good air circulation. Avoid heat sources
such as lamps, direct sunlight, fireplace, or heat and air conditioning ducts.
Gently remove the cover of the thermostat from the base. Grasp
the sides of the cover firmly and pull to separate from the base.
Feed the electrical wires through the rectangular slots on each
side of the base (see Figure 42, page 22).
2.
Red Wire
Black Wire
Figure 38 - Installing Remote Receiver
3.
* Wire harness provided in the fireplace hardware pack.
Installing 9-Volt Battery in Hand-Held Remote
Control Unit
1. Remove battery cover on back of remote control unit.
2. Attach terminal wires to the battery (not included). Place battery into the battery housing.
3. Replace battery cover onto remote control unit.
5.
Battery Cover
Terminal
Wires
4.
Remote
Control Unit
9-Volt
Battery
WARNING: Do not connect the thermostat to a
power source. Electrical shock and/or a fire hazard
will occur.
Battery
Housing
Switch on Gas
Fireplace
Figure 39 - Installing Battery in Hand-Held Remote Control Unit
(GHRCB Series)
Control
Valve
Terminal Wires
9-Volt
Battery
Remote
Control Unit
Battery Cover
Battery
Housing
Figure 40 - Installing Battery in Hand-Held Remote Control Unit
(GHRCTB Series)
AU
TO
OF
F
ON
One
terminal
of 25 ft.
wire
To Wall
Thermostat
or Switch
Figure 41 - Connecting Wire Terminals
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Thermostat
or Switch
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INSTALLATION
Optional Wall Mounted Thermostat - GWMT1 [Remote-Ready Models Only] (Cont.)
Optional Wall Switch - GWMS2 [Remote-Ready Models Only]
Installing Log Set and Screen
INSTALLATION
Continued
6.
Connect one bare wire end to each terminal (“W” and “R”) of
the thermostat base (see Figure 43).
7. Install the base onto the wall with the provided screws.
8. Move the temperature adjustment back and forth to insure the
bimetal is free from restrictions.
9. Replace the cover onto the base. (Upon installation, the thermostat must be allowed to stabilize at room temperature for
a minimum of 30 minutes for proper operation).
10. Set switch on fireplace to Auto position.
11. Set the temperature adjustment to the desired setting. This thermostat has been electronically calibrated at the factory. No adjustment or leveling is necessary.
Feed wires through rectangular slots
OPTIONAL WALL SWITCH - GWMS2
(Remote-Ready Models Only)
WARNING: Read and follow installation instructions. Installation should be done by a qualified
installer familiar with low-voltage wiring procedures.
WARNING: Do not connect this switch to any electrical source! Electrical shock and/or fire hazard will occur.
1.
2.
3.
Connect one terminal of 25 ft. wire to bottom contact of switch
(see Figure 41, page 21).
Connect remaining wire terminal to the “TH” terminal on the
control valve. Make sure that wire terminals are in the positions on your unit as pictured in Figure 41, page 21. If wires
are not “crossed” the thermostat will not work.
Route the 25 ft. wire to a convenient location to mount your
wall switch (no outside walls).
WARNING: Do not connect the switch to a power
source. Electrical shock and/or fire hazard will occur.
Figure 42 - Back View of Thermostat Base
Terminal “W”
IMPORTANT: The wire may be shortened but must not be
lengthened.
4. Connect one bare wire end to each of the terminals of the provided wall switch.
5. Install the wall switch and cover in the wall.
W
INSTALLING LOG SET AND SCREEN
1.
Terminal “R”
R
2.
Remove log packaging material and discard packaging. Gently place log on burner support (see Figure 44). The log should
fit flat against top of burner support and log locator tabs fit
into the slots under the log. Do not allow log to contact flame.
If flame contacts log, soot will be created.
Reattach screen by placing the notches in the screen frame
over the shoulder screws and pushing down.
Shoulder Screw
Figure 43 - Thermostat Base Terminals “W” and “R”
Log
Screen
Burner Support with
Log Locator Tabs
Figure 44 - Installing Log and Screen
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For Your Safety Read Before Lighting
Lighting Instructions
23
23
OPERATING FIREPLACE
THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED MODELS
FOR YOUR SAFETY
READ BEFORE LIGHTING
4.
5.
WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions
exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.
A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand.
When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.
B. BEFORE LIGHTING smell all around the appliance area
for gas. Be sure to smell next to the floor because some gas
is heavier than air and will settle on the floor.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electric 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.
C. Use only your hand to push in or turn the gas control knob.
Never use tools. If the knob will not push in or turn by
hand, don’t try to repair it, call a qualified service technician or gas supplier. Force or attempted repair may result
in a fire or explosion.
D. Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water.
Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect
the appliance and to replace any part of the control system
and any gas control which has been under water.
LIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
6.
7.
8.
Wait five (5) minutes to clear out any gas. Then smell for
gas, including near the floor. If you smell gas, STOP! Follow “B” in the safety information above. If you don’t smell
gas, go to the next step.
Turn control knob counterclockwise C-clockwise to the PILOT position. Press in control knob for five (5) seconds
(see Figure 45).
Note: You may be running this fireplace for the first time
after hooking up to gas supply. If so, the control knob may
need to be pressed in for 30 seconds or more. This will allow air to bleed from the gas system.
• If control knob does not pop out when released, contact
a qualified service person or gas supplier for repairs.
With control knob pressed in, press and release ignitor button. This will light pilot. The pilot is attached to the front
burner. If needed, keep pressing ignitor button until pilot lights.
Note: If pilot does not stay lit, refer to Troubleshooting,
pages 30 through 32. Also, contact a qualified service person or gas supplier for repairs. Until repairs are made, light
pilot with match. To light pilot with match, see Manual
Lighting Procedure on page 25.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob.
Note: If pilot goes out, repeat steps 3 through 7. This fireplace has a safety interlock system. Wait one (1) minute for
system to reset before lighting pilot again.
to desired
Turn control knob counterclockwise
heating level. The burner should light. Set control knob to
any heat level between HI and LO.
CAUTION: Do not try to adjust heating levels by
using the equipment shutoff valve.
Ignitor
Button
Control Knob
WARNING: You must operate this fireplace with
the screen in place. Make sure fireplace screen is
installed before running fireplace.
Figure 45 - Control Knob In The OFF Position
NOTICE: During initial operation of new fireplace,
burning logs will give off a paper-burning smell. Open
window to vent smell. Operate fireplace on HI position
to burn off odor. This will only last a few hours.
1.
2.
3.
Thermocouple
Ignitor Electrode
Pilot
Burner
Ignitor
Electrode
Thermocouple
Pilot
Burner
STOP! Read the safety information above.
Make sure equipment shutoff valve is fully open.
Turn control knob clockwise Clockwise to the OFF position.
Figure 46 - Natural Gas Pilot
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OPERATING FIREPLACE (THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED MODELS)
To Turn Gas Off To Appliance
Thermostat Control Operation
Manual Lighting Procedure
Operating Blower
OPERATING FIREPLACE (REMOTE-READY MODELS)
For Your Safety Read Before Lighting
OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
TO TURN OFF GAS
TO APPLIANCE
AUTO/OFF/ON Switch
Shutting Off Fireplace
1.
2.
Turn control knob clockwise
to the OFF position.
Turn off all electric power to the appliance (if applicable)
if service is to be performed.
ON
OF
F
Shutting Off Burners Only (pilot stays lit)
Turn control knob clockwise
to the PILOT position.
THERMOSTAT CONTROL
OPERATION
The thermostat used on this fireplace senses the room temperature. At times the room may exceed the set temperature. If so,
the burner will shut off. The burner will cycle back on when
room temperature drops below the set temperature.
Figure 48 - AUTO/OFF/ON Blower Switch
REMOTE-READY MODELS
The control knob can be set to any heat level between HI and LO.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
READ BEFORE LIGHTING
Note: The thermostat sensing bulb measures the air near the
fireplace cabinet. This may not always agree with room temperature (depending on housing construction, installation location, room size, open air temperatures, etc.). Frequent use of
your fireplace will let you determine your own comfort levels.
WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions
exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.
MANUAL LIGHTING
PROCEDURE
1.
2.
3.
Follow steps 1 through 5 under Lighting Instructions, page 23.
With control knob pressed in, strike match. Hold match to
pilot until pilot lights.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob. Now follow
step 8 under Lighting Instructions, page 23.
OPERATING
BLOWER
This blower has three settings: ON, OFF, and AUTO. In the ON
position, the blower will operate constantly. In the OFF position, the blower will not operate. In the AUTO position, the
blower will start when the thermostat senses a sufficient increase in firebox temperature.
Note: Your fireplace and thermostat blower will not turn on
and off at the same time. The fireplace may run for several
minutes before the blower turns on. After the heater modulates
to the pilot position, the blower will continue to run. The blower
will shut off after the firebox temperature decreases.
A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand.
When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.
B. BEFORE LIGHTING smell all around the appliance area
for gas. Be sure to smell next to the floor because some gas
is heavier than air and will settle on the floor.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electric 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.
C. Use only your hand to push in or turn the gas control knob.
Never use tools. If the knob will not push in or turn by
hand, don’t try to repair it, call a qualified service technician or gas supplier. Force or attempted repair may result
in a fire or explosion.
D. Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water.
Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect
the appliance and to replace any part of the control system
and any gas control which has been under water.
Note: It is safe to operate fireplace with blower turned off.
However, the blower helps distribute heated air from the fireplace.
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Lighting Instructions
To Turn Off Gas To Appliance
Manual Lighting Procedure
25
25
OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
8.
LIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: You must operate this fireplace with
the fireplace screen in place. Make sure fireplace
screen is installed before running fireplace.
NOTICE: During initial operation of new fireplace,
burning logs will give off a paper-burning smell. Open
window to vent smell. This will only last a few hours.
1.
2.
3.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob.
• If control knob does not pop out when released, contact
a qualified service person or gas supplier for repairs.
Note: If pilot goes out, repeat steps 4 through 8.
9. Slightly push in and turn control knob counterclockwise
to the ON position.
10. Wait one minute and switch selector switch to the ON position to light burner.
11. Set flame adjustment knob to any level between HI and LO.
CAUTION: Do not try to adjust heating levels by
using the equipment shutoff valve.
STOP! Read the safety information in column 2, page 24.
Make sure equipment shutoff valve is fully open.
Set switch in the OFF position.
WARNING: Make sure the selector switch is in the
OFF position when you are away from home for long
periods of time. Fireplace will come on automatically
with selector switch in the ON position.
WARNING: Burner will come on automatically
within one minute when the selector switch is in the
ON position after the pilot is lit.
6.
7.
Selector Switch in
OFF Position
Ignitor Button
OT
PIL
Pilot
Burner
HI
Flame Adjustment Knob
Figure 49 - Control Knob and Ignitor Button Location (Shown as
Supplied - No Control Options)
Ignitor
Electrode
Figure 50 - Propane/LP Gas Pilot
Ignitor
Electrode
Figure 51 - Natural Gas Pilot
Shutting Off Fireplace
1. Turn control knob clockwise
to the OFF position.
2a. Set selector switch in the OFF position.
2b. If Using Optional Hand-Held Remote: Set selector switch
in the OFF position to prevent draining battery.
Shutting Off Burners Only (pilot stays lit)
You may shut off the burners and keep the pilot lit by doing one
of the following:
1. Turn control knob clockwise
to the PILOT position.
2. Use remote control manual OFF button.
3. Set selector switch in the OFF position.
MANUAL LIGHTING
PROCEDURE
1.
2.
3.
Follow steps 1 through 6 under Lighting Instructions.
Depress control knob and light pilot with match.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob. Now follow
steps 9 through 11, Lighting Instructions.
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Pilot
Burner
TO TURN OFF GAS
TO APPLIANCE
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
Control Knob
OFF
5.
Press in and turn control knob clockwise
to the
OFF position (see Figure 49).
Wait five (5) minutes to clear out any gas. Then smell for
gas, including near the floor. If you smell gas, STOP! Follow “B” in the safety information, column 2, page 24. If
you don’t smell gas, go to the next step.
Press in and turn control knob counterclockwise
to the PILOT position. Press in control knob for five (5)
seconds (see Figure 49).
Note: You may be running this fireplace for the first time
after hooking up to gas supply. If so, the control knob may
need to be pressed in for 30 seconds or less. This will allow
air to bleed from the gas system.
With control knob pressed in, press and release ignitor button. This will light pilot. The pilot is attached to the front
burner. If needed, keep pressing ignitor button until pilot lights.
Note: If pilot does not stay lit, contact a qualified service
person or gas supplier for repairs. Until repairs are made,
light pilot with match. To light pilot with match, see Manual
Lighting Procedure.
LO
4.
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OPERATING FIREPLACE (REMOTE-READY MODELS)
Optional Hand-Held Remote Operation
OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
THERMOSTAT SERIES (MODEL GHRCTB)
OPTIONAL HAND-HELD
REMOTE OPERATION
Note: All remote control accessories must be purchased separately (see Accessories, pages 38 and 39). Follow instructions
included with the remote control.
NOTICE: You must light the pilot before using the
hand-held remote control unit. See Lighting Instructions on page 25.
1.
After lighting, let pilot flame burn for about one minute.
Turn control knob to ON position. Adjust flame adjustment
knob anywhere between HI and LO. Slide the selector switch
to the REMOTE position (see Figure 52). Note: The burner
may light if hand-held remote was on when selector switch
was last turned off. You can now turn the burner on and off
with the hand-held remote control unit.
IMPORTANT: Do not leave the selector switch in the REMOTE or ON position when the pilot is not lit. This will
drain the battery.
Selector Switch in REMOTE Position
(Optional Hand-Held Remote Control)
T
ON
LO
O
PILO
FF
REMOTE
OFF
ON
Control Knob
HI
Flame
Adjustment
Knob
Figure 52- Setting the Selector Switch, Control Knob, and Flame
Adjustment Knob for Hand-Held Remote Operation
ON/OFF SERIES (MODEL GHRCB)
Hold the control button on the hand-held remote until burner
turns on. Hold the control button again until burner turns off
(see Figure 53).
TO LOCK press both buttons on hand-held remote control until
light stops flashing. Hand-held remote control is now locked. If
the fire is on it will be turned off automatically. In the locked
state, the light will not light up when any button is pressed.
TO UNLOCK press both buttons together on hand-held remote
The hand-held remote can be operated using either the manual
mode (MANU) or thermostatic mode (AUTO) (see Figure 54).
To select Fahrenheit/Centigrade mode display, carefully press
the ˚C/˚F mode button with the end of a paper clip or similar
blunt object.
Manual Mode
1.
2.
3.
Press the POWER and LOCK buttons together to turn on
the hand-held remote control.
Press the MANU button to turn on the fireplace.
Press the POWER and LOCK buttons together to turn off
the fireplace.
Auto (Thermostatic) Mode
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press the POWER and LOCK buttons together to turn on
the hand-held remote control.
Press AUTO button to select this mode.
Set the desired room temperature by pressing the TEMP
+ or - buttons.
Press the POWER and LOCK buttons together to turn off
the fireplace
Note: Do not leave the hand-held remote in the AUTO mode
close to the fireplace. The radiant heat from the fireplace will
turn off the fireplace. Ideally, place the hand-held remote in the
center of the room facing towards the fireplace.
Note: Do not hold the hand-held remote for a long time. Body
temperature will affect its operation in the AUTO mode.
Digital Display
Shows
Temperature and
Settings
Turns Burners
On or Off
Decreases Room
Temperature in
AUTO Mode
control until the light stops flashing. The hand-held remote is
now unlocked.
Control Button
Turns Burners
On and Off
Turns Hand-Held
Remote On or Off
and Allows You to
Choose the Manual
Setting
Selects Auto
Setting
Increases Room
Temperature in
AUTO Mode
Locks System to
Prevent Accidental
Ignition
Figure 54 - Thermostat Hand-Held Remote Control Unit (GHRCTB)
Figure 53 - On/Off Hand-Held Remote Control Unit (GHRCB)
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Optional Hand-Held Remote Operation (Cont.)
GWMT1 Wall Mounted Thermostat (Optional)
GWMS2 Wall Mounted Switch (Optional)
Operating Blower
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27
OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
OPERATING
BLOWER
Safety Features
When away from home for an extended period of time or as a
child safety feature to prevent accidental ignition of the fireplace, the receiver ON/OFF/REMOTE switch should be in the
OFF position.
Auto Shutoff Feature
1. If the average room temperature exceeds 82 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Centigrade), the hand-held remote control will perform a safety override and shut the fireplace
off. This feature is not available in the MANU mode.
2. The receiver continuously receives signals from the handheld remote to control the room temperature. If the handheld remote is misplaced, obstructed, or for any reason
cannot transmit to the receiver, the receiver will shut off
the fireplace after 8 minutes.
This blower has three settings: ON, OFF, and AUTO. In the ON
position, the blower will operate constantly. In the OFF position, the blower will not operate. In the AUTO position, the
blower will start when the thermostat senses a sufficient increase in firebox temperature.
Note: Your fireplace and thermostat blower will not turn on
and off at the same time. The fireplace may run for several
minutes before the blower turns on. After the heater modulates
to the pilot position, the blower will continue to run. The blower
will shut off after the firebox temperature decreases.
Note: It is safe to operate fireplace with blower turned off.
However, the blower helps distribute heated air from the fireplace.
Key Pad Lock Feature
This feature allows the user to lock/unlock the keypad on the
hand-held remote in the MANU or AUTO mode to prevent
inadvertent operation (i.e. children operating the hand-held remote control, etc.). The keypad is locked in either on or off. Press
the POWER and LOCK buttons together to turn the unit on or off.
AUTO/OFF/ON
Switch
GWMT1 WALL MOUNTED
THERMOSTAT (OPTIONAL)
Make sure the heater switch is on AUTO and set the temperature
adjustment on wall thermostat to the desired setting. The thermostat has been electronically calibrated at the factory and
requires no adjustment or leveling.
Upon installation, the thermostat must be allowed to stabilize at
room temperature for a minimum of 30 minutes for proper
operation. See installation instructions on page 21 of this manual.
Figure 55 - AUTO/OFF/ON Blower Switch
GWMS2 WALL MOUNTED
SWITCH (OPTIONAL)
Make sure the heater switch is on AUTO. This wall switch works
just like the conventional light switch. Flip the switch up for on
and down for off.
Note: Make sure that this switch is not in a position to be
mistaken for a light switch. This may result in the fireplace being
inadvertently turned on without the proper precautions being
taken. See installation instructions on page 22 of this manual.
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INSPECTING BURNERS
Pilot Flame Pattern
Burner Flame Pattern
INSPECTING BURNERS
Check pilot flame pattern and burner flame patterns often.
BURNER FLAME PATTERN
PILOT FLAME PATTERN
Figure 58 shows a correct burner flame pattern. Figure 59 shows an
incorrect burner flame pattern. The incorrect burner flame pattern
shows sporadic, irregular flame tipping. The flame should not be
dark or have an orange/reddish tinge.
Figure 56 shows a correct pilot flame pattern. Figure 57 shows an
incorrect pilot flame pattern. The incorrect pilot flame is not
touching the thermocouple. This will cause the thermocouple to
cool. When the thermocouple cools, the fireplace will shut down.
If pilot flame pattern is incorrect, as shown in Figure 57
• turn fireplace off (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 24 for Thermostat-Controlled Models or page 25 for Remote-Ready Models)
• see Troubleshooting, pages 30 through 32
Note: The pilot flame on natural gas units will have a slight curve,
but flame should be blue and have no yellow or orange color.
Note: When using the fireplace the first time, the flame will be
orange for approximately one hour until the log cures.
If burner flame pattern is incorrect, as shown in Figure 59
• turn fireplace off (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 24 for Thermostat-Controlled Models or page 25 for Remote-Ready Models)
• see Troubleshooting, pages 30 through 32
26,000 Btu/Hr Units
10,000 Btu/Hr Units
Pilot Burner
Figure 58 - Correct Burner Flame Pattern
26,000 Btu/Hr Units
10,000 Btu/Hr Units
Thermocouple
Figure 56 - Correct Pilot Flame Pattern (Propane/LP RemoteReady Shown)
Pilot Burner
Figure 59 - Incorrect Burner Flame Pattern
Thermocouple
Figure 57 - Incorrect Pilot Flame Pattern (Propane/LP RemoteReady Shown)
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Cleaning Burner Injector Holder and Pilot Air Inlet Hole
Log Set
Cabinet
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29
WIRING DIAGRAM
CLEANING AND
MAINTENANCE
Injector Holder
WARNING: Turn off fireplace and let cool before
cleaning.
CAUTION: You must keep control areas, burner,
and circulating air passageways of fireplace clean.
Inspect these areas of fireplace before each use. Have
fireplace inspected yearly by a qualified service person. Fireplace may need more frequent cleaning due
to excessive lint from carpeting, pet hair, bedding
material, etc.
Ports/Slots
Burner
Tube
Primary Air Inlet
Holes
Figure 60 - Injector Holder On Outlet Burner Tube
Pilot Air Inlet Hole
Pilot Air Inlet Hole
WARNING: Failure to keep the primary air
opening(s) of the burner(s) clean may result in sooting and property damage.
CLEANING BURNER INJECTOR HOLDER
AND PILOT AIR INLET HOLE
The primary air inlet holes allow the proper amount of air to mix with
the gas. This provides a clean burning flame. Keep these holes clear
of dust, dirt, lint, and pet hair. Clean these air inlet holes prior to each
heating season. Blocked air holes will create soot. We recommend
that you clean the unit every three months during operation and have
fireplace inspected yearly by a qualified service person.
We also recommend that you keep the burner tube and pilot assembly
clean and free of dust and dirt. To clean these parts we recommend using
compressed air no greater than 30 PSI. Your local computer store,
hardware store, or home center may carry compressed air in a can. You
can use a vacuum cleaner in the blow position. If using compressed air
in a can, please follow the directions on the can. If you don't follow
directions on the can, you could damage the pilot assembly.
1. Shut off the unit, including the pilot. Allow the unit to cool for
at least thirty minutes.
2. Inspect burner, pilot, and primary air inlet holes on injector
holder for dust and dirt (see Figure 60).
3. Blow air through the ports/slots and holes in the burner.
4. Check the injector holder located at the end of the burner tube
again. Remove any large particles of dust, dirt, lint, or pet hair
with a soft cloth or vacuum cleaner nozzle.
5. Blow air into the primary air holes on the injector holder.
6. In case any large clumps of dust have now been pushed into
the burner repeat steps 3 and 4.
Clean the pilot assembly also. A yellow tip on the pilot flame
indicates dust and dirt in the pilot assembly. There is a small pilot
air inlet hole about two inches from where the pilot flame comes out
of the pilot assembly (see Figures 61 or 62 depending on model).
With the unit off, lightly blow air through the air inlet hole. You may
blow through a drinking straw if compressed air is not available.
Figure 61 - Pilot Inlet Air Hole
(Propane/LP Gas)
Figure 62 - Pilot Inlet Air Hole
(Natural Gas)
LOG SET
• If you remove one-piece log set for cleaning, refer to Installing
Log Set and Screen, page 22, for placement instructions.
• Replace log set if broken or chipped (dime-sized or larger).
CABINET
Air Passageways
• Use a vacuum cleaner or pressurized air to clean.
Exterior
• Use a soft cloth dampened with a mild soap and water mixture.
Wipe the cabinet to remove dust.
WIRING DIAGRAM
(Remote-Ready Models Only)
Auto
Off
On
Black
Switch
Red
TPTH
TH
Gas Control
TPTH TP
Red
Thermopile
White
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Pilot Assembly
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
Note: For additional help, visit DESA
Heating Products’ technical service web
site at www.desatech.com.
Note: All troubleshooting items are listed in
order of operation.
WARNING: Turn off and unplug
fireplace and let cool before servicing. Only a qualified service person
should service and repair fireplace.
CAUTION: Never use a wire,
needle, or similar object to clean
ODS/pilot. This can damage
ODS/pilot unit.
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
When ignitor button is pressed, there is no
spark at ODS/pilot
1. Ignitor electrode not connected to ignitor cable
2. Ignitor cable pinched or wet
1. Reconnect ignitor cable
3.
4.
5.
6.
When ignitor button is pressed, there is
spark at ODS/pilot but no ignition
Broken ignitor cable
Bad piezo ignitor
Ignitor electrode positioned wrong
Ignitor electrode broken
1. Gas supply turned off or equipment
shutoff valve closed
2. Control knob not in PILOT position
3. Control knob not pressed in while in
PILOT position
4. Air in gas lines when installed
5. Depleted gas supply (propane/LP only)
6. ODS/pilot is clogged
7. Gas regulator setting is not correct
ODS/pilot lights but flame goes out when
control knob is released
1. Control knob not fully pressed in
2. Control knob not pressed in long enough
3. Safety interlock system has been
triggered
4. Equipment shutoff valve not fully open
5. Pilot flame not touching thermocouple,
which allows thermocouple to cool,
causing pilot flame to go out. This problem could be caused by one or both of
the following:
A) Low gas pressure
B) Dirty or partially clogged ODS/pilot
6. Thermocouple connection loose at control valve
7. Thermocouple damaged
8. Control valve damaged
2. Free ignitor cable if pinched by any
metal or tubing. Keep ignitor cable dry
3. Replace ignitor cable
4. Replace piezo ignitor
5. Replace pilot assembly
6. Replace pilot assembly
1. Turn on gas supply or open equipment
shutoff valve
2. Turn control knob to PILOT position
3. Press in control knob while in PILOT
position
4. Continue holding down control knob.
Repeat igniting operation until air is
removed
5. Contact local propane/LP gas company
6. Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 29) or replace ODS/
pilot assembly
7. Replace gas regulator
1. Press in control knob fully
2. After ODS/pilot lights, keep control
knob pressed in 30 seconds
3. Wait one minute for safety interlock system to reset. Repeat ignition operation
4. Fully open equipment shutoff valve
5. A) Contact local natural or propane/LP
gas company
B) Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 29) or replace ODS/
pilot assembly
6. Hand tighten until snug, then tighten
1/4 turn more
7. Replace pilot assembly
8. Replace control valve
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Continued
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Burner does not light after ODS/pilot is lit
1. Inlet gas pressure is too low
1. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
2. Clean burner (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 29) or replace burner orifice
3. Reconnect leads (see Wiring Diagram,
page 29)
2. Burner orifice is clogged
3. Thermopile leads disconnected or improperly connected (Remote-Ready
Models Only)
4. Burners will not come on in remote position (Remote-Ready Models Only)
Delayed ignition of burner
1. Manifold pressure is too low
2. Burner orifice is clogged
Burner backfiring during combustion
1. Burner orifice is clogged or damaged
2. Damaged burner
3. Gas regulator defective
4. Inlet gas pressure is too low
Slight smoke or odor during initial operation
1. Residues from manufacturing processes
and log curing
2. Not enough air
3. Gas regulator defective
Fireplace produces a whistling noise when
burner is lit
1. Turning control knob to HI position
when burner is cold
2. Air in gas line
3. Air passageways on fireplace blocked
4. Dirty or partially clogged burner orifice
4. Replace battery in hand-held remote and
receiver
1. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
2. Clean burner (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 29) or replace burner orifice
1. Clean burner (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 29) or replace burner
orifice
2. Replace damaged burner
3. Replace gas regulator
4. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
1. Problem will stop after a few hours of
operation
2. Check burner for dirt and debris. If
found, clean burner (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 29)
3. Replace gas regulator
1. Turn control knob to LO position and
let warm up for a minute
2. Operate burner until air is removed from
line. Have gas line checked by local
natural gas company
3. Observe minimum installation clearances (see pages 9 through 11)
4. Clean burner (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 29) or replace burner orifice
White powder residue forming within burner
box or on adjacent walls or furniture
1. When heated, vapors from furniture polish, wax, carpet cleaners, etc. may turn
into white powder residue
1. Turn fireplace off when using furniture
polish, wax, carpet cleaners, or similar
products
Moisture/condensation noticed on windows
1. Not enough combustion/ventilation air
1. Refer to Air for Combustion and Ventilation requirements (page 6)
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Continued
WARNING: 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 neighbor’s phone. Follow the
gas supplier’s instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
IMPORTANT: Operating fireplace where impurities in air exist may create odors. Cleaning
supplies, paint, paint remover, cigarette smoke, cements and glues, new carpet or textiles,
etc., create fumes. These fumes may mix with combustion air and create odors. These odors
will disappear over time.
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Remote does not function (Remote-Ready
Models Only)
1. Battery is not install. Battery power is
low
1. Replace 9-volt batteries in receiver and
remote control
Fireplace produces a clicking/ticking noise
just after burners are lit or shut off
1. Metal expanding while heating or contracting while cooling
1. This is common with most fireplaces. If
noise is excessive, contact qualified service person
Fireplace produces unwanted odors
1. Fireplace burning vapors from paint,
hair spray, glues, cleaners, chemicals,
new carpet, etc. (See IMPORTANT
statement above)
2. Low fuel supply (propane/LP only)
3. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
1. Open window to ventilate room. Stop using odor causing products while fireplace is running
1. Not enough fresh air is available
2. Low line pressure
1. Open window and/or door for ventilation
2. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
3. Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 29)
Fireplace shuts off in use (ODS operates)
3. ODS/pilot is partially clogged
2. Refill supply tank (propane/LP only)
3. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, pages 19 and 20)
Gas odor even when control knob is in OFF
position
1. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
2. Control valve defective
1. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, pages 19 and 20)
2. Replace control valve
Gas odor during combustion
1. Foreign matter between control valve
and burner
2. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
1. Take apart gas tubing and remove foreign matter
2. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, pages 19 and 20)
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REPLACEMENT PARTS
SERVICE HINTS
TECHNICAL SERVICE
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SPECIFICATIONS
Thermostat Models:
VMH10TPB, EFS10TP
Btu/Hr
10,000
Thermostat Models:
Remote-Ready Models:
VMH10TNB, EFS10TN VMH26PRA, EFS26PR,
FMH26PR
10,000
14,000/26,000
Type Gas
Propane/LP Gas Only
Natural Gas Only
Propane/LP Gas Only
Natural Gas Only
Ignition
Piezo
Piezo
Piezo
Piezo
Manifold Pressure
8.5" W.C.
3" W.C.
8" W.C.
3.5" W.C.
Inlet Gas Pressure
(in. of water)
Maximum
Minimum*
14"
11"
10.5"
5"
14"
11"
10.5"
5"
25 7/8 x 26 13/16 x 9 3/8
25 7/8 x 26 13/16 x 9 3/8
25 7/8 x 26 13/16 x 9 3/8
32 5/8 x 27 13/16 x 11 5/8
32 5/8 x 27 13/16 x 11 5/8
32 5/8 x 27 13/16 x 11 5/8
44 1/2 lbs.
48 lbs.
44 1/2 lbs.
48 lbs.
44 1/2 lbs.
48 lbs.
Dimensions, inches (HxWxD)
Fireplace
25 7/8 x 26 13/16 x 9 3/8
(including hood
and screws)
Carton
32 5/8 x 27 13/16 x 11 5/8
Weight, pounds
Fireplace
Shipping
44 1/2 lbs.
48 lbs.
Remote-Ready Models:
VMH26NRA, EFS26NR,
FMH26NR
14,000/26,000
* For purpose of input adjustment
REPLACEMENT PARTS
SERVICE HINTS
Note: Use only original replacement parts. This will protect your
warranty coverage for parts replaced under warranty.
When Gas Pressure Is Too Low
PARTS UNDER WARRANTY
Contact authorized dealers of this product. If they can’t supply
original replacement part(s), call DESA Heating Products’ Technical Service Department at 1-866-672-6040.
When calling DESA Heating Products, have ready
• your name
• your address
• model and serial numbers of your fireplace
• how fireplace was malfunctioning
• type of gas used (propane/LP or natural gas)
• purchase date
Usually, we will ask you to return the part to the factory.
PARTS NOT UNDER WARRANTY
•
•
•
•
pilot will not stay lit
burners will have delayed ignition
fireplace will not produce specified heat
for propane/LP units, propane/LP gas supply may be low
You may feel your gas pressure is too low. If so, contact your local
natural or propane/LP gas supplier.
TECHNICAL SERVICE
You may have further questions about installation, operation, or
troubleshooting. If so, contact DESA Heating Products’ Technical
Service Department at 1-866-672-6040. When calling, please have
your model and serial numbers of your heater ready.
You can also visit DESA Heating Products’ technical services web
site at www.desatech.com.
Contact authorized dealers of this product. If they can’t supply original
replacement part(s), call DESA Heating Products at 1-866-672-6040
for referral information.
When calling DESA Heating Products, have ready
• model number of your fireplace
• the replacement part number
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ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN
Models VMH10TPB, VMH10TNB, EFS10TP and EFS10TN
ILLUSTRATED PARTS
BREAKDOWN
THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED MODELS
VMH10TPB, VMH10TNB,
EFS10TP and EFS10TN
3
1
17
9
29
7
4
8
10
8
3
3
11
4
2
32
4
14
20
23
28
42
24
25
12-1
8
13
31
14
34
36
33
38
19
39
37
5
41
43
25
27
12
24
15
6
18
22
38
35
26
21
16
40
30
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Models VMH10TPB, VMH10TNB, EFS10TP and EFS10TN
PARTS LIST
THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED MODELS
This list contains replaceable parts
used in your fireplace. When ordering parts, follow the instructions listed
under Replacement Parts on page 33
of this manual.
PART NUMBERS
KEY
NO.
VMH10TPB
EFS10TP
VMH10TNB
EFS10TN
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
102633-02
102624-02
099230-02
098304-01
103591-02
103209-01
102635-02
M11084-26
103209-01
104281-01CK
102638-01
104286-01
**
099211-01
103963-01
103671-01
100587-01
098303-02
104335-01CK
102649-02
099415-04
102875-01
101381-01
099387-03
098271-10
M11084-38
101004-13
098522-27
102639-01
101628-01
102869-01
102731-01
103295-01CK
107153-01
104313-01
104313-02
M10908-2
103734-01
101006-01
097809-03
098249-01
101629-02
___
102633-02
102624-02
099230-02
098304-01
109824-04
103209-01
102635-02
M11084-26
103209-01
104281-01CK
102638-01
104285-01
**
099211-01
103963-01
103671-01
100587-01
098303-02
104335-01CK
102649-02
099415-10
102875-01
101381-01
099387-03
098271-10
M11084-38
101004-12
098522-27
102639-01
101628-01
102869-01
102731-01
103295-01CK
107153-01
104313-01
104313-02
M10908-2
103734-01
101006-01
097809-03
098249-01
101629-02
107634-03
Outer Casing Top
Outer Casing
Shoulder Screw
Screw, #10 x 3/8"
Burner
Louvered Door
Left and Right Side Front
Hex Head Screw, #10 x 3/8"
Brass Top Louver
Firebox Hood
Firebox Top
ODS/Pilot Assembly
Firebox Wrapper
Control Bracket Screw
Inlet Tube
Outlet Tube
Brass Screw, #6 x 3/8
Regulator Screw
Outer Shell Base
Branch Support
Gas Regulator
Regulator Bracket
Valve Cover and Piezo
Pilot Tube
Ignitor Cable
Screw #8 x 3/8
Injector
Gas Valve
Baffle
Flexible Connector
Control Bracket
Control Shield
Screen Assembly
Log Set
Hinge Pin (Right)
Hinge Pin (Left)
Hinge Screws
Burner Support
Pilot Bracket
3/8" NPT x 3/8" Flare Brass Fitting
Nut, M5
Bushing
NG Conversion Plate
QTY.
1
1
14
16
1
1
2
31
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
4
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
2
1
1
2
1
1
PARTS AVAILABLE — NOT SHOWN
101054-01
100563-01
103470-01
101054-01
100563-01
103470-01
Lighting Instructions Plate
Warning Plate
Hardware Package
** Part not available for field replacement.
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1
35
35
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ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN
Models VMH26PRA, VMH26NRA, EFS26PR, and EFS26NR
ILLUSTRATED PARTS
BREAKDOWN
REMOTE-READY MODELS
VMH26PRA, VMH26NRA (Shown),
EFS26PR, EFS26NR
3
1
4
23
8
7
20
20
35
4
9
20
20
7
10
3
25
16
18
4
15
2
20
22
39
37
12
24
38
27
40
29
26
31
33
36
14
34
6
30
5
32
18
43
31
19
21 11
41
28
44
17
13
42
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Models VMH26PRA, VMH26NRA, EFS26PR, and EFS26NR
PARTS LIST
REMOTE-READY MODELS
This list contains replaceable
parts used in your fireplace.
When ordering parts, follow the
instructions listed under Replacement Parts on page 33 of
this manual.
PART NUMBERS
KEY
NO.
VMH26PRA
EFS26PR
VMH26NRA
EFS26NR
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
102633-02
102624-02
099230-02
098304-01
109824-05
103209-01
102635-02
103209-01
104281-02CK
102638-01
103778-01
**
104322-01
104335-01CK
102649-02
102445-01
—
098271-10
107186-01
M11084-26
098249-01
103781-02
102639-01
101628-01
104305-01
103295-03CK
107153-01
104313-01
104313-02
M10908-2
103734-01
101006-02
097809-02
101629-01
101629-02
M12461-26
103587-02
099998-01
098264-02
103284-03
—
099387-13
___
102633-02
102624-02
099230-02
098304-01
109824-05
103209-01
102635-02
103209-01
104281-02CK
102638-01
103779-01
**
104322-01
104335-01CK
102649-02
102445-01
099918-02
098271-10
107186-02
M11084-26
098249-01
103781-01
102639-01
101628-01
104305-01
103295-03CK
107153-01
104313-01
104313-02
M10908-2
103734-01
101006-02
097809-02
101629-01
101629-02
M12461-26
103587-02
099998-01
098264-02
103284-03
099387-14
099387-15
107634-02
M10908-75
Outer Casing Top
Outer Casing
Shoulder Screw
Screw, #10 x 3/8"
Burner
Louvered Door
Left and Right Side Front
Brass Top Louver
Firebox Hood
Firebox Top
ODS/Pilot Assembly
Firebox Wrapper
Burner Tube
Outer Shell Base
Branch Support
Piezo Ignitor
Regulator, Pilot
Ignitor Cable
Injector
Screw, Hex Head, #10 x 3/8"
Nut, M5
Gas Valve
Baffle
Flexible Connector
Control Shield
Screen Assembly
Log Set Assembly Kit
Right Hinge
Left Hinge
Hinge Screws
Burner Support
Pilot Bracket
Connector, Male
Bushing
Bushing
Gas Valve Screws
Plate, Switch
Switch, Fan
Connector, Male
Wire Harness
Pilot Tube to Regulator
Pilot Tube to Control Valve
NG Conversion Plate
Hex Wsr Head Tapping Screw
M10908-75
QTY.
1
1
14
17
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
25
6
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
2
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
PARTS AVAILABLE — NOT SHOWN
103877-01
100563-01
103470-02
103877-01
100563-01
103470-02
Lighting Instructions Plate
Warning Plate
Hardware Package
** Part not available for field replacement.
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ACCESSORIES
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ACCESSORIES
NOTICE: All accessories may not be available for all
fireplace models.
Purchase these fireplace accessories from your local dealer. If
they can not supply these accessories, call DESA Heating Products at 1-866-672-6040 for referral information. You can also
write to the address listed on the back page of this manual.
CABINET MANTEL WITH BUILT-IN HEARTH
BASE AND ROUNDED LEG STYLING
EQUIPMENT SHUTOFF VALVE - GA5010
For all models. Equipment shutoff valve with 1/8" NPT tap. Fits
1/2" NPT pipe.
GMC61U Series - Unfinished
GMC60F Series - Oak Finished
GMC65W Series - White Lacquer Finished
(Appearance May Differ by Model)
For all models. A mantel and hearth base offers compact styling and
completes the fireplace look. Available in an oak stained or an
unfinished birch, ready to stain or paint. Complete assembly instructions included. Three-sided brass trim kit included.
BRASS TRIM KIT - GA6095
For all models. Optional four-sided brass trim kit for recessed builtin installations (when unit is raised off of the floor). Provides a finished
appearance by covering rough edges of wall opening.
BRASS TRIM KIT - GA6094
(Not Shown)
For all models. Optional three-sided brass trim kit for custom and
recessed installations (when unit is on the floor). Provides a finished
appearance by covering rough edges of wall opening. Included with
all mantels.
CORNER MANTEL WITH FULL HEARTH
BASE
GMC63U Series - Unfinished
GMC64F Series - Finished
THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED BLOWER KIT
GA3450T
For all models. Space-saving mantel and hearth base corner design
features clean, classic lines. Available in a stained oak, white
lacquer or an unfinished hardwood, ready to stain or paint. Complete assembly instructions included. Three-sided brass trim kit
included.
For all models. Provides better heat distribution. Makes fireplace
more efficient. Automatically turns off and on as needed.
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ACCESSORIES
Continued
RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD THERMOSTAT
REMOTE CONTROL KIT - GHRCTB
For all Remote-Ready Models. Allows the fireplace to be operated in
a manually or thermostatically controlled mode. You can turn the
fireplace on and off without ever leaving the comfort of your easy chair.
CABINET MANTEL AND FULL HEARTH BASE
GMC80F Series - Oak Finished
GMC81U Series - Unfinished Birch
GMC82F Series - Cherry Finished Birch
For all models. Mantel features columns, moldings, fluting and
medallion. Dimensions (WxHxD): 56" x 50" x 24"
CLEANING KIT - GCK
(Not Shown)
For all models. Your vent-free gas appliance requires regular
cleaning and maintenance to prevent performance problems. This
kit gives you the tools and instructions to make it easy to clean all
critical areas of your appliance.
WALL-MOUNT THERMOSTAT SWITCH
GWMT1
(Not Shown)
For all Remote-Ready Models. The desired comfort setting can be
selected on the wall thermostat and the fireplace will automatically
cycle from pilot to the heat setting selected.
RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD REMOTE
CONTROL KIT - GHRCB
For all Remote-Ready Models. Allows the fireplace to be turned on
and off by using a hand-held remote control.
INFORMATION VIDEO - 108917-01
For all models. A care and maintenance video is available by
calling 1-866-672-6040. You may also email your request to
productsupport@desaint.com.
FIRE CRACKLE - CF6A (Not Shown)
For all models. Creates the sound of a real burning fire.
WALL-MOUNT ON/OFF SWITCH - GWMS2
(Not Shown)
For all Remote-Ready Models. Allows the fireplace to be turned
on and off with a wall switch.
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NOTES
NOTES
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OWNER'S REGISTRATION FORM
• ACCESSORIES
In order to provide better customer service for this and future purchases, we recommend
that you register your product with us.
You can register online at www.desatech.com. If access to our website is not available to you, please complete this Owner’s
Registration Form and mail to the address on the back of this owner’s manual. Please provide the following product information:
Brand:
(Comfort Glow, Vanguard, etc.)
Model:
(EFP33PR, VTGH33NR, etc.)
Date Purchased:
Note: Keep receipt for warranty verification.
Serial Number:
7 or 9 digit number located on product or identification tag.
First Name:
Last Name:
Address:
City:
Home Phone:
State:
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Zip:
Country:
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E-Mail:
Please answer the following questions to register your product with DESA Heating Products:
1.
Where will the product be used?
2.
If you bought this product yourself, did you plan to purchase this type of product before going into the store?
❍ Living/Family Room
❍ Office/Warehouse
❍ Utility Shed/Outbuilding
3.
Who selected the product? ❍ Male ❍ Female ❍ Both
4.
What is the population of your area? ❍ Under 10,000
5.
What is your primary source of heat?
❍ 100,000 to 250,000
❍ 10,000 to 25,000
❍ Bedroom
❍ 25,000 to 50,000
❍ Bathroom
❍ Propane (LP Gas)
❍ Fuel Oil
6.
How was the product installed? ❍ Professional Installer
Cost of product excluding sales tax? $___________________
8.
Cost to install product? $____________________
9.
Type of store where product was purchased? ❍ Hardware
❍ Fireplace or Hearth Shop
❍ Farm Store
❍ Self
❍ 50,000 to 100,000
❍ Emergency Back-Up Heat
❍ Propane Dealer
❍ Electric
❍ Natural Gas/Utility Co.
11. How did you learn about this product brand? ❍ Advertising
❍ 30 - 39
❍ Relative or Friend
❍ Other
❍ Home Center/Builder’s Supply
❍ 40 - 49
❍ 50 - 59
❍ D.I.Y. Home Project
❍ Construction Project
❍ Store Display
❍ Completed High School
14. Buyer’s total annual household income: ❍ Under $15,000
❍ $75,000 to $99,999
❍ Replace Older Model
❍ Energy Savings/High Efficiency
12. Level of Education of Purchaser: ❍ Some High School
❍ 20 - 29
❍ Natural Gas
❍ Other
❍ Heater was on Sale
13. Age of Purchaser: ❍ Under 20
❍ Wood
❍ Other
10. What motivated you to buy this product? ❍ Sudden Cold Weather
❍ $20,000 to $34,999
Name: ______________________________________
City: _______________________ State: __________
16. In choosing this product, how important were the following:
Availability
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Price
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Brand Name
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Overall Quality
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Heat Output
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Made in USA
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Warranty
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Local Service
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Value for Price
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Prior Brand Experience
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Controls Location
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Thermostat, Remote, or Manual Operation
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Ease of Operation
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Special Features
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Salesperson’s Recommendation
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Friend/Relative’s Recommendation
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Portability
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Somewhat Important
❍ Completed Graduate School
❍ 60 or Over
❍ $15,000 to $19,999
❍ $100,000 and Over
Not Important
❍ Other
❍ Other ________________________
❍ Completed College
15. Store where product was purchased:
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❍ Over 250,000
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❍ $50,000 to $74,999
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2701 Industrial Drive
P.O. Box 90004
Bowling Green, KY 42102-9004
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WARRANTY INFORMATION
KEEP THIS WARRANTY
Model
Serial No.
Date Purchased
Always specify model and serial numbers when communicating with the factory.
We reserve the right to amend these specifications at any time without notice. The only warranty applicable is our standard written warranty. We make
no other warranty, expressed or implied.
LIMITED WARRANTY
VENT-FREE COMPACT CLASSIC HEARTH® FIREPLACE
DESA Heating Products warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and components for four (4) years and five (5) years on stainless steel
burners from the date of first purchase, provided that the product has been properly installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable
instructions. To make a claim under this warranty the Bill of Sale or cancelled check must be presented.
This warranty is extended only to the original retail purchaser. This warranty covers the cost of part(s) required to restore this fireplace to proper
operating condition and an allowance for labor when provided by a DESA Heating Products Authorized Service Center. Warranty part(s) MUST
be obtained through authorized dealers of this product and/or DESA Heating Products who will provide original factory replacement parts. Failure
to use original factory replacement parts voids this warranty. The fireplace MUST be installed by a qualified installer in accordance with all local
codes and instructions furnished with the unit.
This warranty does not apply to parts that are not in original condition because of normal wear and tear, or parts that fail or become damaged as a result of
misuse, accidents, lack of proper maintenance or defects caused by improper installation. Travel, diagnostic cost, labor, transportation and any and all such
other costs related to repairing a defective fireplace will be the responsibility of the owner.
TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY THE LAW OF THE JURISDICTION THAT GOVERNS THE SALE OF THE PRODUCT; THIS
EXPRESS WARRANTY EXCLUDES ANY AND ALL OTHER EXPRESSED WARRANTIES AND LIMITS THE DURATION OF ANY AND
ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
TO FOUR (4) YEARS ON ALL COMPONENTS AND FIVE (5) YEARS ON STAINLESS STEEL BURNERS FROM THE DATE OF FIRST
PURCHASE; AND DESA HEATING PRODUCTS’ LIABILITY IS HEREBY LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT AND
DESA HEATING PRODUCTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow a limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts or an exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the above limitation on implied warranties, or exclusion or limitation on damages may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
For information about this warranty write:
2701 Industrial Drive
P.O. Box 90004
Bowling Green, KY 42102-9004
www.desatech.com
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