5136211-01 (L&VF) 961 Hf Dream, Hf Harmony, HF Petrus

5136211/01
INSTALLATION AND OWNER GUIDE
Model 961
Inset live fuel effect gas fire
Incorporating the Valor Fires
Control.
Fitted with one of the following fascia
Homeflame Dream,
Homeflame Harmony or
Homeflame Petrus.
(G.C. Number 32-032-88)
We trust that this guide gives
sufficient details to enable this
appliance to be installed and
maintained satisfactorily. However, if
further information is required, our
Valor Fires Technical Helpline will
be pleased to help.
Telephone 0844 8711 565 (National
call rates apply in the United
Kingdom).
In the Republic of Ireland
Telephone 0044 844 8711 565.
INSTALLER: Please leave this guide with the owner
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THIS APPLIANCE IS FOR USE WITH NATURAL GAS (G20).
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THIS FIRE TO BE CONVERTED TO LPG.
AN LPG KIT DOES NOT EXIST FOR THIS GAS FIRE.
THIS APPLIANCE IS SUITABLE ONLY FOR INSTALLATION IN THE UNITED
KINGDOM (GB) AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND (IE).
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Because our policy is one of constant development and improvement, details may vary slightly from
those given in this publication
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Safety First.
Valor Fires fires are CE Approved and designed to meet the appropriate British
Standards and Safety Marks.
Quality and Excellence.
All Valor Fires fires are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and
excellence and are manufactured under a BS EN ISO 9001 quality system accepted
by the British Standards Institute.
The Highest Standards
Valor Fires is a member of SBGI and HHIC (Heating and Hot water Industry Council)
that work to ensure high standards of safety, quality and performance.
Careful Installation
This gas fires must be installed by a competent GAS SAFE REGISTER engineer
(GAS SAFE REGISTER or CORGI engineer outside of UK) in accordance with our
installer guide and should not be fitted directly on to a carpet or floor of combustible
material.
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FOR OWNER GUIDE SEE PAGES 47 TO 63
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CONTENTS
Section
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INSTALLER GUIDE
OWNER GUIDE
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1. SAFETY AND UNPACKING
2. APPLIANCE DATA, EFFICIENCY AND NOx
2.1 General information.
2.2 Efficiency.
2.3 NOx
3. GENERAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
3.1 Regulations, Standards and Law.
3.2 Ventilation requirements.
3.3 The Atmosphere sensing device (ASD).
3.4 Fireguard requirements.
3.5 Room considerations.
3.6 Chimney preparation.
3.8 The hearth.
3.9 Fireplace clearances.
3.10 Installation options.
3.10.1 Conventional fireplace and hearth.
3.10.1.1 ‘Hole-in-the-wall’ Installations.
3.10.2 Metal flue box and hearth.
3.10.3 Precast concrete or clay flue block system and hearth.
3.11 Flues.
4. PACK CONTENTS
5. FIREPLACE CHECK
5.1 Soundness for appliance attachment.
5.2 Fireplace flue pull.
6. IGNITION CHECK
7. GAS SUPPLY CONNECTION
8. PREPARING APPLIANCE FOR INSTALLATION
9. CONVECTION BOX INSTALLATION
9.1 Method 1 - Front fixing to fireplace surround.
9.2 Method 2 - Cable retention and floor fixing.
9.3 Sealing floor front - All installations.
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CONTENTS (Continued)
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10. BURNER AND SUPPLY PIPE INSTALLATION
10.1 Burner and supply pipe installation.
10.2 Preliminary burner checks.
10.3 Inlet pressure check.
11. FITTING THE CERAMIC FUEL EFFECT
12. FITTING THE WINDOW FRAME ASSEMBLY
13. OPERATING AND SPILLAGE CHECKS
13.1 Checking the control settings.
13.2 Check for spillage.
13.3 Flame supervision and spillage monitoring system.
14. FASCIA FITTING
14.1 Homeflame Dream model.
14.2 Homeflame Harmony model.
14.3 Homeflame Petrus model.
15. FINAL REVIEW
16. SERVICING & PARTS REPLACEMENT
16.1 Checking the aeration setting of the burner.
16.2 To remove the ignition microswitch.
16.3 To remove the gas shut-off microswitch.
16.4 To remove the fascia.
16.5 To replace the control slide unit.
16.6 To replace the control slide button.
16.7 To remove and fit the window mounting frame and window assembly.
16.8 To remove the window assembly.
16.9 To remove the fuel effect.
16.10 To remove the ceramic side walls.
16.11 To remove the electronic ignition generator.
16.12 To remove the complete burner unit.
16.13 To remove the thermocouple interrupter block
16.14 To remove the pilot unit.
16.15 To remove the shut-off tap.
16.16 To remove the gas flow rate controller.
16.17 To replace the burner.
16.18 To remove the main burner injector.
16.19 To remove the appliance from the fireplace.
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1. SAFETY AND UNPACKING
Installer
Before continuing any further with the installation of this appliance please read the
following guide to manual handling.
 The lifting weight (kg) of this appliance is as below:
Model
Homeflame Dream
Homeflame Harmony
Homeflame Petrus
Heat Engine
8.64
8.64
8.64
Firefront
13.35
3.55
11.63
Combined Weight
21.99
12.19
20.27
One person should be sufficient to lift the fire. If for any reason this weight is
considered too heavy then obtain assistance.
 When lifting always keep your back straight. Bend your legs and not your back.
 Avoid twisting at the waist. It is better to reposition your feet.
 Avoid upper body/top heavy bending. Do not lean forward or sideways whilst
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handling the fire.
Always grip with the palm of the hand. Do not use the tips of fingers for support.
Always keep the fire as close to the body as possible. This will minimise the
cantilever action.
Use gloves to provide additional grip.
Always use assistance if required.
This product uses fuel effect pieces and burner compartment walls containing
Refractory Ceramic Fibres (RCF), which are man-made vitreous silicate fibres.
Excessive exposure to these materials may cause irritation to eyes, skin and
respiratory tract. Consequently, it is important to take care when handling these
articles to ensure that the release of dust is kept to a minimum. To ensure that
the release of fibres from these RCF articles is kept to a minimum, during
installation and servicing we recommend that you use a HEPA filtered vacuum
to remove any dust and soot accumulated in and around the fire before and
after working on the fire. When replacing these articles we recommend that the
replaced items are not broken up, but are sealed within a heavy duty polythene
bag, clearly labelled as RCF waste. RCF waste is classed as a stable, nonreactive hazardous waste and may be disposed at a landfill licensed to accept
such waste. Protective clothing is not required when handling these articles,
but we recommend you follow the normal hygiene rules of not smoking, eating
or drinking in the work area and always wash your hands before eating or
drinking. This appliance does not contain any component manufactured from
asbestos or asbestos related products.
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2. APPLIANCE DATA, EFFICIENCY AND NOx
2.1 General information.
Gas
Natural (G20)
Inlet Pressure
20mbar
Input - Max. (Gross)
5.00kW (17,060 Btu/h)
Input - Min. (Gross)
2.5kW (8,530 Btu/h)
Inlet Test Pressure (Cold)
20.0 ± 1.0mbar (8.0 ± 0.4in w.g.)
Gas Connection
8mm pipe
Burner Injector
Cat 82 - 065
Pilot & Atmosphere Sensing Device
Copreci Ref. O.D.S 21500/166
Ignition
Electronic (Battery 9V PP3)
Aeration Setting
See section 16.1
Under no circumstances is this fire to be converted to LPG. An LPG conversion kit
does not exist for this gas fire.
The appliance information label is located on the base of the fire underneath the
burner module.
2.2 Efficiency.
The efficiency of this appliance has been measured as specified in BS 7977 - 1 and
the result is as below:
Model
961
Efficiency % (Gross)
80
The gross calorific value of the fuel has been used for this efficiency calculation. The
test data from which it has been calculated has been certified by Advantica
Certification services (0087). The efficiency value may be used in the UK
Government's Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for energy rating of dwellings.
The conversion of net efficiency to gross was achieved by multiplying the net
efficiency by the following conversion factor from Table E3 of SAP 2005, rounding
down to the nearest whole number.
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Gas
Conversion factor from net to gross efficiency
Natural Gas
0.901
2.3 NOx
The 'Weighted' result for this appliance equates to NOx Class 2.
3. GENERAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
3.1 Regulations, Standards and Law.
The installation must be in accordance with these instructions.
For the user’s protection, in the United Kingdom it is the law that all gas appliances
are installed by competent persons in accordance with the current edition of the Gas
Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations. Failure to install the appliance correctly
could lead to prosecution. GAS SAFE REGISTER and CORGI require their members
to work to recognised standards.
In the United Kingdom the installation must also be in accordance with:
All the relevant parts of local regulations.
All relevant codes of practice.
The relevant parts of the current editions of the following British Standards:BS EN 1856 Part 1 - Chimneys - Requirements for metal chimneys.
BS 715 Specification for metal flue boxes for gas-fired appliances not
exceeding 20kW.
BS EN 1858 Chimneys - Components - Concrete flue blocks.
BS EN 1806 Chimneys - Clay / ceramic flue blocks.
BS EN 1856 Part 1 - Chimneys - Requirements for metal chimneys.
BS 5440 Part 1 Installation of flues.
BS 5440 Part 2 Installation and maintenance of flues and ventilation for gas
appliances of rated input not exceeding 70 kW net (1st, 2nd
and 3rd family gases).
BS 6461 Part 1 Masonry chimney & flues - Installation
BS 1251 Fireplace components
BS 5871 Part 2 Installation - Inset LFE gas fires
BS 6891 Gas pipework installation
 In England and Wales, the current edition of the Building Regulations issued by the
Department of the Environment and the Welsh Office.
 In Scotland, the current edition of the Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations
issued by the Scottish Executive.
 In Northern Ireland, the current edition of the Building regulations (Northern Ireland)
issued by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.
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 In the republic of Ireland the installation must be carried out by a competent person
and also conform to the relevant parts of:
a) The current edition of IS 813 “Domestic Gas Installations”
b) All relevant national and local rules in force.
Where no specific instructions are given, reference should be made to the relevant
British Standard Code of Practice.
3.2 Ventilation requirements.
Normal adventitious ventilation is usually sufficient to satisfy the ventilation
requirements of this appliance. In GB reference should be made to BS 5871 Part 2
and in IE reference should be made to the current edition of IS 813 “Domestic Gas
Installations” which makes clear the conditions that must be met to demonstrate that
sufficient ventilation is available.
3.3 The Atmosphere sensing device (ASD).
The appliance is fitted with an A.S.D (Atmosphere sensing device). If the appliance
closes down after a period of operation for no apparent reason, the consumer should
be informed to stop using the appliance until the installation and appliance have been
thoroughly checked. The A.S.D will shut the appliance down if an unacceptable
amount of harmful products of combustion accumulate. Under no circumstances
should the A.S.D be altered or bypassed in any way. Only a genuine manufacturer’s
replacement part should be fitted. The individual A.S.D components are not
replaceable.
3.4 Fireguard requirements.
A fireguard complying with BS 8423 should be fitted for the protection of young
children, the elderly, the infirm and pet animals.
3.5 Room considerations.
3.5.1 This appliance must not be installed in any room that contains a bath or shower
or where steam is regularly present.
3.5.2 An extractor fan may only be used in the same room as this appliance, or in any
area from which ventilation for the appliance is taken, if it does not affect the safe
performance of the appliance. Note the spillage test requirements detailed further on
in this manual. If the fan is likely to affect the appliance, the appliance must not be
installed unless the fan is permanently disconnected.
3.5.3 Note that soft wall coverings (e.g. embossed vinyl, etc.) are easily affected by
heat. They may scorch or become discoloured when close to a heating appliance.
Please bear this in mind when installing.
3.6 Chimney preparation.
3.6.1 If the appliance is intended to be installed to a chimney that was previously used
for solid fuel, the flue must be swept clean prior to installation. All flues should be
inspected for soundness and freedom from blockages.
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3.6.2 Any chimney damper or restrictor should be removed. If removal is not possible,
they must be secured in the open position.
3.7 Fireplace preparation.
3.7.1 If the fireplace opening is an underfloor draught type, it must be sealed to stop
any draughts.
3.7.2 The fireplace floor should be reasonably flat to ensure that the convection box
can be installed without it rocking and so that a good seal can be made at the bottom
front of the box.
3.7.3 The front face of the fireplace should be reasonably flat over the area covered
by the convection box top and side flange seals to
ensure good sealing. These faces should be made
good if necessary. The fireplace floor should be
reasonably flat to ensure that a good seal with the
convection box can be made.
3.7.4 If the appliance is to be fitted against a wall
with combustible cladding, the cladding must be
removed from the area covered by the fascia. The
cladding must also not touch the fascia (See figure
1). We suggest that the actual fascia is used as a
template to mark the area for combustible cladding
removal and that this area is increased by at least
2mm all round.
Figure 1. Removal of combustible
cladding (Fascia may differ from
that shown).
3.7.5 If the fireplace opening is greater than the
acceptable dimensions given in this guide, do not
use the back of a fire surround or marble to reduce the opening. This may cause
cracking of the surround back or marble.
3.8 The hearth.
The appliance must be mounted behind a non-combustible hearth unless the
conditions of section 3.10.1.1 are met (N.B. conglomerate marble hearths are
considered as non-combustible). The appliance can be fitted to a purpose made
proprietary class “O”-150°C surround. The hearth material must be at least 12mm
thick. The periphery of the hearth (or fender) should be at least 50mm above floor
level to discourage the placing of carpets or rugs over it.
The surface of the hearth must be sufficiently flat to enable the bottom of the front
surround and the bottom front cover to be aligned horizontally. Any excessive
unevenness (uneven tiles, Cotswold stone, etc.) should be rectified.
The appliance must not stand on combustible materials or carpets.
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3.9 Fireplace clearances.
3.9.1 The minimum height from the base of the fireplace opening to the underside of
any shelf made from wood or other combustible materials is detailed below.
For Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Harmony models • For a shelf up to 150mm deep: Minimum height = 700mm.
• For a shelf deeper than 150mm: 700mm + 12.5mm for every 25mm depth over
150mm (See Figure 2).
Figure 2. Combustible shelf clearances
For Homeflame Petrus models • For a shelf up to 150mm deep: Minimum height = 750mm.
• For a shelf deeper than 150mm: 750mm + 12.5mm for every 25mm depth over
150mm (See Figure 3).
Figure 3. Combustible shelf clearances
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3.9.2 The minimum allowable distance from the outside of the appliance fascia to a
corner wall having combustible material or any other combustible surface which
projects beyond the front of the appliance is shown in figure 4. A 10mm access
clearance from a non-combustible surface is necessary at the left side.
Model
Key
Description
A
Height (mm)
636
631
636
B
Width (mm)
518
546
518
C
Depth into room (mm)
94
64
94
D
Minimum mandatory clearance
to combustible surfaces projecting
beyond the front of appliance (mm).
100
100
100
E
Recommended clearance to noncombustible surfaces for access
purposes (mm).
50
50
50
Homeflame Homeflame Homeflame
Dream
Harmony
Petrus
Figure 4. Appliance dimensions and clearances (The fascia may differ from that
shown and dimensions are subject to manufacturing tolerances)
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3.10 Installation options.
In the United Kingdom, as supplied, the appliance can be installed in the
following situations: 3.10.1 Conventional fireplace and hearth.
To a fireplace complete with surround and hearth as shown in figure 5 and complying
with BS1251 after removal of the fireback and sufficient material behind the fireback
for a debris catchment
space. The required
fireplace, hearth, debris
catchment area and
clearance dimensions
are shown in figure 6.
Figure 5. Hearth and fireplace opening dimensions
Figure 6. Fireplace area.
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3.10.1.1 ‘Hole-in-the-wall’ Installations.
 It is recommended that a hearth should be installed as in section 3.8.
 Homeflame Dream firefront
If a reduced depth hearth is fitted, the fire must be installed so that the distance
from the base of the fireplace opening in the wall to the finished floor level is at least
100mm. It is recommended that the reduced hearth has a depth from the fixing plane
of the fire of 100mm minimum. This is necessary to support the lower front casting.
Where there is no floor covering or carpet and the floor is of a type that is likely to be
covered in such a way in the future then the distance from the base of the fireplace
opening in the wall to the floor level should be increased to at least 175mm.
 Homeflame Harmony firefront
If a hearth is not fitted, the fire must be installed so that the distance from the
base of the fireplace opening in the wall to the finished floor level is at least 100mm.
Where there is no floor covering or carpet and the floor is of a type that is likely to be
covered in such a way in the future then the distance from the base of the fireplace
opening in the wall to the floor level should be increased to at least 175mm.
3.10.2 Metal flue box and hearth.
The appliance can be installed to a fireplace incorporating a metal flue box complying
with the constructional requirements of the current edition of BS 715 and with a flue
conforming to BS EN 1856 part 1. The dimensions of the flue box must conform to
those shown in figure 7.
The top, sides and rear surface
of the metal flue box must be
covered with a 50mm layer of
mineral wool or equivalent
insulation (See figure 7).
Important Note: Where the
flue box has a base sheet that
is single wall (i.e. a single
metal sheet) the flue box must
be mounted on a noncombustible hearth. The hearth
material must be at least 12mm
thick.
Figure 7. Metal flue box dimensions
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3.10.3 Precast concrete or clay flue block system and hearth.
The appliance can be installed to a
precast concrete or clay flue block
system conforming to BS EN 1858
with dimensions as in figure 8.
BS 1289 part 1 recommends there
should be an air space or insulation
between the flue blocks and the
plaster because heat transfer may
cause cracking on directly
plastered flues. However, generally
this appliance is suitable for
installations under all
circumstances unless there is a
history of cracking problems.
Remember that faults such as
cracking may be caused by poorly
built and restrictive flues, e.g.
mortar extrusions, too many bends,
flue heights below three metres,
restrictive terminations etc.
3.11 Flues.
1. Suitable flues and minimum flue
Figure 8. Precast or clay flue block system
sizes are as follows:
It should be noted that, as with many appliances, sharp bends or horizontal runs in
metal flues at the top of the system can be a cause of problems in these types of
installation.
 225mm x 225mm conventional brick flue.
 175mm diameter lined brick or stone flue.
 200mm diameter factory made insulated flue manufactured to BS4543 Part 2.
 175mm diameter flue pipe. See BS6461 Part 1 for suitable materials.
 Single wall, twin wall or flexible flue liner with a minimum diameter of 125mm. The
materials to be used are stainless steel or aluminium as specified in
BS EN 1856 Part 1. The liner must be sealed to the surrounding area above the
fireplace opening and to the top of the chimney. An approved terminal must be fitted.
 A properly constructed precast concrete or clay flue system conforming to BS1289
or BS EN 1858. This system is only suitable if the conditions stated in section 3.10.3
are met.
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2. The flue must conform to BS 5440: Part 1 in design and installation.
The flue, measured from the bottom of the fireplace opening to the bottom of the
terminal, shall be not less than 3m in actual vertical height. When calculated in
accordance with BS 5440: Part 1 Annex A, the minimum equivalent height of the flue
shall be 2.0m of 125mm dia. flue pipe.
3. The flue must not be used for any other appliance or application.
4. Proprietary terminals must comply with BS 715 or BS 1289. Any terminal or
termination must be positioned in accordance with BS 5440 Part 1 to ensure that the
products of combustion can be safely dispersed into the outside atmosphere. Where
the appliance is connected to an unlined brick chimney it is generally unnecessary for
the chimney pot to be replaced or for a terminal to be fitted unless the flue has a
diameter smaller than 170mm.
4. PACK CONTENTS
The items required for this appliance are packed in sections.
Section 1 - Fire unit contains:
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
3
2
2
6
4
2
2
4
1
2
2
1
1
2
4
2
1
1
Burner and convection box unit.
Burner tray trim (Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Petrus only).
Outlet baffle for the convected air outlet (Homeflame Dream only).
Tapping Screws for outlet baffle (Homeflame Dream only).
Nut and olive for 8mm inlet pipe.
‘T’ connector and pressure test point.
Flue restrictor.
Tapping Screws (For flue restrictor).
Small “U” seals (For convection box side flanges).
Strips of floor sealing tape.
Fibre / wooden plugs.
Woodscrews.
Fire retaining cables.
Cable clamps.
Eyebolts.
Rubber grommet (For rear of convector box).
Machine screws (For fascia hanging).
Washers for fascia hanging (Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Petrus only)
PP3 Battery.
Smoke match tube.
Fireback spacing brackets.
Tapping Screws (For fireback spacing brackets).
Lengths of self adhesive foam seal.
Literature pack (Not shown).
Ceramic fuel effect set (Not shown).
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1
1
1
1
Tapping screws for fascia hood (Homeflame Dream only).
Firefront casting baffle (Homeflame Dream only).
Slider control position label.
Upper louvre assembly (Homeflame Petrus only).
Hood Dream only).
Figure 9. Pack contents (Items are not to scale)
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Section 2 - “Homeflame Dream” fascia pack contains:
1
Fascia and firefront casting.
Section 2 - “Homeflame Harmony” fascia pack contains:
1
Fascia.
Section 2 - “Homeflame Petrus” fascia pack contains:
1
Fascia and firefront casting.
Carefully remove all the contents. Take special care in handling the ceramic pieces.
Take care not to bend or distort the slide control linkage.
Check that all the listed parts are present and in good condition.
Figure 9. Pack contents continued (Items are not to scale)
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5. FIREPLACE CHECK
5.1 Soundness for appliance attachment.
Two primary methods of retaining the appliance are provided: 1) By fixing to the fireplace front surround.
2) Using concealed tension cables fixed to the rear of the fireplace opening together
with secondary fixing to the fireplace floor.
The methods are detailed in section 9 of this manual. Before selecting the retention
method, consult with the customer. Method 2 is provided for instances where drilling
holes in the front surface of the fireplace surround is unacceptable to the customer or
otherwise impractical. N.B. It is unwise to attempt to drill into marble without the
proper tools and equipment.
If method 1 is chosen, make sure that the front surround area is sound enough to take
the fibre / wooden plugs and woodscrews. If necessary, make sound with suitable
cement.
If method 2 is chosen, make sure that the areas at the back and towards the centre of
the fireplace floor are sound enough to take the eyebolts and screws. If these areas
have deteriorated due to prolonged use, they should be made sound with suitable
cement.
5.2 Fireplace flue pull.
Close all doors and windows in the room in which the appliance is to be installed.
After confirming with a match that smoke is drawn into the flue, light a 13 gram smoke
pellet and check that there is a definite flow through the flue. Verify outside that the
smoke exits from one terminal only and that the termination is suitable. Observe,
where possible, upstairs rooms and loft spaces for signs of escaping smoke indicating
a defective flue. If there is not a definite flow warm the flue for a few minutes and
repeat the smoke pellet test. If there is still no definite flow the flue may need remedial
work – Do not fit the appliance until there is a definite flow through the flue.
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6. IGNITION CHECK
Before attempting to install, it is worth checking that the electronic ignition system
performs satisfactorily.
Fit the battery to the ignition block located below the
burner tray at the left side (See figure 10). The
positive terminal (+) is to the bottom as you insert.
Depress the slider knob as far as it will go and hold in
this position. This should close the ignition circuit and
sparks should be seen tracking from the electrode pin
to the pilot tip (See figure 11).
If there are no sparks make the following checks.
 Check condition of battery and that it is correctly Figure 10. Fitting the battery
fitted.
 If the above is satisfactory, check the ignition circuit
and components - see the servicing section in this
guide.
Figure 11. Slider control
7. GAS SUPPLY CONNECTION
A nut and olive are provided for an 8mm pipe inlet connection to the ‘T’ connector at
the bottom front of the appliance. The ‘T’ connector can be rotated to allow a
connection from any direction and includes a valve for isolating the gas supply and a
pressure test point.
The supply pipe must be rigid material. Flexible pipe must not be used.
Concealed Supply Pipe Connection
If a concealed connection from inside the fireplace is required then, before the
appliance is fitted into the fireplace it will be necessary to extend the supply line so
that it will project through the hole in the back of the convection box and run to the ‘T’
connector at the front. The pipe run from the supply line up to the rear opening in the
convection box must be kept away from the area which will be taken by the
convection box when it is installed (See figure 6).
Note that the centre of the appliance inlet ‘T’ connector is 25mm above the fireplace
floor. The inlet ‘T’ connector should be fitted to the supply pipe at this stage.
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8. PREPARING APPLIANCE FOR INSTALLATION
IMPORTANT
Before continuing with the installation of this gas fire the aeration setting on the
burner must be checked. The aeration is factory set and should not require
adjustment. See section 16.1 (Servicing and parts replacement).
1. Unscrew and remove the knurled screw
connecting the slider control arm to the
burner module. Lift the slider control knob,
moving the control arm away from the
burner module.
2. Unscrew and remove the six screws that
secure the window mounting frame and
window assembly. Remove and place away
from the work area (See figure 12).
Figure 12. Window frame and window
assembly removal
3. Detach the burner unit from the convection box by removing two screws (See figure
13). Lift the burner unit clear.
Figure 13. Burner attachment points
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4. Fit the two “U” section seals to the bottom edges of the
convection box side flanges (See figure 14).
5. It is important that the grommet supplied in the
loose parts pack is fitted to the hole in the rear of the
convection box.
6. For concealed connection only:
Pierce the grommet to allow the pipe to pass through it.
The grommet should envelop the pipe. If the hole is larger
than the pipe, seal it with tape. Do not pierce the
grommet unless the supply pipe is to pass through it.
7. The appliance is supplied with two fireback spacers
that must be fitted in all installations. These should
extend backwards to ensure sufficient clearance from the
Figure 14. ‘U’ Seals
back of the fireplace. Position the fireback spacer as
shown in figure 15. Secure the fireback spacers
using the four tapping screws supplied with the fire.
8.This appliance is supplied with a flue restrictor for
use where the flue draught is excessive. Generally
we recommend the restrictor is NOT fitted where a
precast flue, metal flue box or a flue liner is used,
however, certain flues may work sufficiently to
warrant its use. There may however, be
circumstances where fitting the restrictor causes the
fire to fail the spillage test. In such cases the
restrictor will have to be removed. After removal
conduct the spillage check again.
The restrictor is packed loose with the appliance and
is fixed with three screws (See figure 16).
Figure 15. Fireback
spacers.
Figure 16. Flue restrictor
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9. There is a length of self adhesive foam seal supplied with the fire. This will need to
be fitted to the outer rear edges of the side and
top flanges of the convector box. Cut a 485mm
length of foam seal. Be careful not to stretch the
seal when measuring. Remove the protective
backing from the foam seal and fit this to the rear
of the top flange (See figure 17). Cut two 580mm
lengths. Fit these to the rear outer edges of the
side flanges. Ensure that there is no gap
between the foam seals where they meet at the
top flange (See figure 17).
Figure 17. Fitting the foam seal
9. CONVECTION BOX INSTALLATION
9.1 Method 1 - Front fixing to fireplace surround.
1. Make sure that the fireplace front surround area is
sound enough to take the fibre / wooden plugs and
woodscrews. If necessary, make sound with suitable
cement.
2. Place the convection box centrally in the fireplace
in the position in which it is to be permanently
installed. If a concealed connection is being used,
insert the convection box into the fireplace feeding
the supply pipe through the pierced hole in the rear
grommet.
3. Mark the fireplace front surround through the four
fixing holes in the side flanges of the convection box
(See figure 18).
Figure 18. Front fixing
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4. Remove the convection box. Drill four holes in the fireplace front surround at the
marked positions using a suitably sized masonry drill for the fibre / wooden plugs
supplied.
5. Insert a fibre / wooden plug into each hole.
6. Place the convection box back in position in the fireplace.
7. Fit a woodscrew through each hole in the convection box flanges and tighten to
seal the box to the fireplace surround.
9.2 Method 2 - Cable retention and floor fixing.
1. Make sure that the relevant areas at the fireplace back or floor are sound enough
to take the eyebolts and screws.
If these areas have deteriorated
due to prolonged use they
should be made sound with
suitable cement.
2. Drill four holes in the rear wall
of the fireplace for the eyebolt
plugs. The holes should be
drilled within the range of
positions shown in figure 19
using a suitably sized masonry
drill for the fibre / wooden plugs
supplied. The holes should be
Figure 19. Eyebolt positions
equidistant each side of the
centre line of the fireplace to ensure that the appliance finishes centrally in the
opening when tension is applied to the cables.
3. Insert a fibre / wooden plug into each hole. Use the fibre / wooden plugs supplied
with this appliance - Never use plastic plugs instead of the fibre / wooden plugs
supplied. Screw the eyebolts into the plugs. Make sure that the bolts are secure.
4. Place the convection box unit close to the fireplace but allow sufficient access into
the fireplace opening so that the cables can be threaded through the eyebolts and
returned through the back of the convection box. If a concealed connection is being
used, insert the convection box into the fireplace
feeding the supply pipe through the pierced hole in the
rear grommet.
5. The convection box has two holes at each side of
the convected air opening. Insert one end of each
cable (one cable each side) from the back through the
lower of the two holes and return the end through the
upper of the holes (See figure 20). Give the cables a
pull so that they grip against the convection box
flanges.
Figure 20. Upper cable
retention
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6. Thread the cables through the eyebolts. Return the
cables through the holes near the bottom of the
convection box back panel (See figure 21).
7. Place the convection box fully back into the fireplace
opening so that it is sealed against the fireplace front
surround.
8. Drill a hole into the fireplace floor through each of the
two holes in the base of the convection box using a
suitably sized masonry drill for the fibre / wooden plugs
supplied (See figure 22).
9. Insert a fibre / wooden plug into each hole. Use the
fibre / wooden plugs supplied with this appliance - Never
use plastic plugs instead of the fibre / wooden plugs
supplied. Fit a woodscrew in each plug and tighten.
Always screw the base into position
before applying tension to the cables.
This will ensure a tight seal between the
top of the convection box and wall.
10. Fit a cable retainer over the bottom end
of each cable.
Figure 21. Cable route
Figure 22. Floor fixing
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11. Pull each cable taut. Push the cable retainers
hard up against the back panel. The end of the
cable adjuster will pass into the hole. Tighten the
screws in the retainers so that they clamp the
cables in position. Apply tension to the cables by
turning the hexagonal adjusters by hand (See figure
23).
12. Inspect the installation of the convection box
against the fireplace surround. If the convection box
is aligned squarely and the sealing is satisfactory,
fully tighten the cable retainers.
13. If the convection box is not correctly aligned,
release the tension on the cables by slackening the
screws and turning the hexagonal adjusters fully
anticlockwise. The convection box should then
automatically realign itself. Pull each cable taut
again and push the cable retainers back against the
back panel. Again, tighten the screws in the
retainers and apply tension to the cables by turning
the hexagonal adjusters clockwise as far as
possible.
14. Feed the free length of the cables into the gap
between the inner and outer back panels so that
they are available to allow easy removal and
refitting of the appliance during subsequent service
Figure 23. Lower cable retention
calls. Do not cut off the free lengths of cable
(See figure 23).
9.3 Sealing floor front - All installations.
Using the floor sealing tape supplied, seal the bottom of the convection box to the
fireplace and hearth floor (See figure 24).
Make sure that the whole length of the front edge of
the convection box is fully sealed.
9.4 Sealing convection box holes.
The rear and inner sides of the convection box have
small holes and openings that will allow room air to
pass into the fireplace opening / flue box opening.
Although these holes are no cause for concern it is
important to seal them to optimise the performance of
the fire. An additional length of tape is supplied with the
fire, use this to seal any holes in the rear and inner
sides of the convection box. DO NOT tape over the
Figure 24. Floor Sealing
large holes in the top of the convection box.
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10. BURNER AND SUPPLY PIPE INSTALLATION
10.1 Burner and supply pipe installation.
1. Remove the ‘Aeration checking’ reminder label from the top of the burner.
2. Refit the burner unit to the convection box with the two screws removed previously.
3. Connect the supply line to the appliance.
4. If closed, open the isolating valve at the inlet ‘T’ connector.
5. Turn on the gas supply and pressure check the installation pipework for gas
soundness. In the United Kingdom (GB) check in accordance with the current edition
of BS 6891. In the Republic of Ireland check in accordance with the current edition of
IS 813 “Domestic Gas Installations”.
10.2 Preliminary burner checks.
Some burner operations can be checked at this stage. Checking now will mean that
less disassembly will be required if any problems are found. A full check should still
be made, however, after final installation.
1. If closed, open the isolating valve at the inlet ‘T’ connector.
2. Rotate the control pivot bracket clockwise as far as it will go and hold in this
position (See figure 25). This should close
the ignition circuit and simultaneously open
the gas tap allowing the gas to flow to the
pilot. Wait a few seconds while the air is
purged. The electronically generated sparks
should light the pilot. The pilot should then
light the main burner at its low setting. There
may be a delay of up to four seconds
between the pilot lighting and ignition of the
gas at the main burner. This is normal and is
due to the time required to fill the main
burner compartment with sufficient gas for
Figure 25. Control pivot plate
ignition.
3. When the burner is operating properly, gradually turn the control pivot bracket anticlockwise. The burner flames should gradually increase until the pivot bracket is
nearly at its furthest anti-clockwise rotation. Rotating further until the pivot bracket
comes to a stop should then turn the burner and pilot off.
4. If the above checks are satisfactory, continue with the installation. If not, check the
control and ignition circuitry and components as described in the servicing section of
this guide.
5. Align the hole near the bottom of the control linking bar with that in the control pivot
bracket. Join them with the knurled shouldered screw removed previously.
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10.3 Inlet pressure check.
The appliance is pre-set to give the correct heat input at the inlet pressure shown in
section 2 of this manual. No adjustment is necessary.
1. Ensure that the appliance is switched OFF, then
fit a pressure gauge at the test point (See figure
26).
2. Check the pressure with the appliance alight
and set at maximum output.
3. After checking, turn off the appliance. Remove
the pressure gauge and replace the test point
sealing screw.
4. Test around the sealing screw for gas
soundness with a suitable leak detection fluid.
5. Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Petrus
only - Fit the burner baffle to the front flanges of
the burner. To do this, locate the tags on
Figure 26. Pressure test point
the baffle over the front flanges of the
burner and lower into position (See figure
27).
6. It is advisable at this stage to remove
the battery to avoid accidental ignition
whilst fitting the ceramic fuel effect.
Figure 27. Burner tray baffle location
11. FITTING THE CERAMIC FUEL EFFECT
The installer and owner guide for the ceramic fuel effect is supplied with the ceramic
fuel effect. It is important that the fitting guide for the ceramic fuel effect be placed
inside or attached to this guide and handed to the customer following completion of
the ‘Final review’ section.
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12. FITTING THE WINDOW FRAME ASSEMBLY
1. Locate the window mounting frame and
window assembly in place.
2. Secure in place using the six screws
removed previously.
Figure 28. Window mounting frame and
window assembly removal
13. OPERATING AND SPILLAGE CHECKS
13.1 Checking the control settings.
Please note:
 When first turned on from cold, the flames will appear predominantly blue. It is
normal for condensation to form on the rear of the window assembly. The
condensation will disappear after a few minutes use.
 When operating the fire for the first time, some vapours may be given off which
could set off smoke alarms in the vicinity. These vapours are quite normal with new
appliances. They are totally harmless and will disappear after a few hours use.
 Petrus only - After lighting the fire it is usual to have a light coating of
condensation form on the upper surface of the fascia and the area immediately above
this. This should disappear in approximately five minutes and is no cause for concern.
1. Refit the battery if previously removed.
2. Make sure the slider button is at the off position (At topmost position).
3. Slide the button to the bottom (ignition) position. Retain in this position to ignite the
pilot. The burner should ignite at its lowest setting within 4 seconds of the pilot
igniting. Keep at this position for a further 10 seconds to allow the pilot flame to
stabilise.
4. Release the button. The button should automatically spring up to the low heat
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position. If for any reason the slider control does not spring up, raise the slider to the
topmost (Off) position and investigate why the slider is not operating correctly. If the
flames go out at this stage or when checking the rest of the setting positions, try the
full lighting sequence again. If the flames fail after two attempts, investigate the pilot
unit.
5. Gradually slide the button up to increase the burner setting. You should feel a
check to the button movement at this position.
6. Slide the control button up past the high heat position to the topmost (Off) position.
Both pilot and main burner should go out. While cooling the ceramic fuel effect may
make some crackling noises. This is quite normal.
13.2 Check for spillage.
A spillage check must be made before leaving the installed appliance with the
customer.
1. Close all doors and windows in the room containing the appliance.
2. Light the appliance and set the slide control to the maximum burning position.
3. Leave the appliance on for five minutes.
4. The smoke match should be placed horizontally into the top of the down draught air
relief opening, 70mm from
the right hand side. Insert
the smoke match tube up
to the neck of its flared
end (approximately 20mm)
(See figure 29).
The installation is
satisfactory if the smoke is
drawn into the appliance.
Under clearance
conditions smoke may be
seen to swirl in the
opening and small
Figure 29. Smoke match tube position
quantities may
occasionally escape. The majority of smoke should be clearly drawn into the
appliance.
If the smoke is not drawn into the appliance leave the appliance alight at the
maximum setting for a further ten minutes and then repeat the test. If the smoke is still
not drawn into the appliance inspect the sealing to the fireplace surround. If the
sealing is satisfactory but the appliance is installed with the flue restrictor (See section
8 point 8) remove the restrictor, reseal the appliance and retest. If smoke is still not
drawn into the appliance disconnect the appliance and seek expert advice.
5. If the above test is satisfactory open all internal connecting doors, hatches, etc. in
the room. Keep all doors and windows that open to the outside of the building closed.
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Recheck for spillage as above. If an extractor fan is installed in the same room as the
appliance or a connecting room, check that spillage does not occur with the fan
operating and all doors and other openings between the fan and the appliance open.
If the smoke is drawn into the appliance, continue with the installation. If the test is not
satisfactory disconnect the appliance and advise the customer of the cause of
failure.
13.3 Flame supervision and spillage monitoring system.
This pilot unit includes a system that will automatically shut off the gas supply if the
pilot flame goes out or if there is insufficient oxygen due to spillage or poor ventilation.
Check that the system operates properly as follows;
1. Light the appliance. Set the slide control to the maximum burning position and
leave for one minute.
2. Set the control to the ‘Low’ burning position. Isolate the gas supply at the inlet ‘T’
connector. The pilot and main burner will go out. Note the time when the pilot goes
out. Listen for a snap sound at the gas tap. Note the time when the sound is
heard. This sound is caused by an electromagnetic valve shutting off the gas supply
through the tap. The valve is located in the body of the tap. The valve should operate
within 60 seconds of the pilot going out. If the valve does not operate within this
time limit do not allow the appliance to be used until the fault has been corrected.
This monitoring system must not be adjusted, bypassed or put out of operation.
This monitoring system, or any of its parts, must only be exchanged using
authorised parts.
3. Open the isolating valve on the inlet ‘T’ connector. Screw on the end cap and test
for leaks.
4. Set the slider to the topmost (Off) position.
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14. FASCIA FITTING
Before fitting the fascia ensure that the information on the back pages of the
owner guide have been completed.
14.1 Homeflame Dream model.
14.1.1 Fitting the outlet baffle.
Locate the outlet baffle and secure in place using two tapping screws supplied (See
figure 30).
Figure 30. Outlet baffle.
14.1.2 Preparing the fascia.
1. As supplied the Dream fascia has
an infill casting. Unscrew, remove
and discard this (See figure 31).
2. Locate the hood and secure it
using four tapping screws supplied.
Figure 31. Fascia preparation (Fascia may
differ from that shown).
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14.1.3 Fitting the fascia.
1. Supplied with the fire is a self
adhesive control position label. Peel
the backing from the label and place
as in figure 32.
2. Place the fascia against the
fireplace front surface so that the two
retaining plates at the back of the
fascia are above the two upper
retaining brackets at the top of the
convection box. Lower the fascia
making sure that the rear retaining
plates locate fully into the retaining
brackets on the convection box (See
figure 32). If the inlet pipe runs along
the front of the fireplace, the bottom
of the fascia will have to be swung
forwards to clear the pipe while
lowering the casting.
Figure 32. Fascia location (Fascia may differ
3. Secure the bottom of the fascia
from that shown).
using the two machine screws and
washers supplied (See figure 33).
14.1.4 Fitting the firefront casting and ash pan.
1. The firefront casting is supplied with a black
baffle fitted to its rear. This has to be removed and
replaced with the firefront casting baffle supplied
with the fire. To do this remove the two screws on
the rear of the casting and remove the existing
baffle. Secure the new baffle in place using the two
screws (See figure 34).
Figure 33. fascia fixing.
2. Place the firefront firefront casting and ash pan
in place.
Figure 34. Casting baffle.
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14.2 Homeflame Harmony model.
14.2.1 Fitting the fascia.
1. Place the top of the fascia against the fireplace front surface so that the two
retaining plates at the back of the fascia are directly above the two retaining brackets
on the convector box. Keeping the lower part of the fascia clear of the ceramic fuel
effect, lower the fascia making sure that the rear retaining plates locate fully into the
retaining brackets on the convection box (See figure 35). The fascia bottom is held in
place with magnets. These should be located as in figure 35.
2. Supplied with the fire is a self adhesive control position label. Peel the backing from
the label and place on the fascia underneath the slider knob.
Figure 35. Fitting the ‘Homeflame Harmony’ fascia
14.3 Homeflame Petrus model.
14.3.1 Fitting the fascia.
1. Supplied with the fire is a self adhesive control position label. Peel the backing from
the label and place as in figure 32.
2. Place the fascia against the fireplace front surface so that the two retaining plates
at the back of the fascia are above the two upper retaining brackets at the top of the
convection box. Lower the fascia making sure that the rear retaining plates locate fully
into the retaining brackets on the convection box (See figure 32). If the inlet pipe runs
along the front of the fireplace, the bottom of the fascia will have to be swung
forwards to clear the pipe while lowering the casting.
3. Secure the bottom of the fascia using the two machine screws and washers
supplied (See figure 33).
14.3.2 Fitting the firefront casting and ash pan.
1. Place the firefront firefront casting and ash pan in place.
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14.3.2 Fitting the louvre assembly.
1. Locate the louvre assembly onto the brackets at the top of the fascia casting (See
figure 36).
Figure 36.
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15. FINAL REVIEW
1. COMPLETE THE INFORMATION IN THE WARRANTY AND SERVICE SECTION
OF THE OWNER GUIDE (See last pages of the OWNER guide).
2. Visually inspect the appliance. Clean off any marks incurred during installation.
3. Advise the customer how to operate the appliance. Point out that lighting instruction
details are on the metal plate attached at the bottom of the appliance. Explain to the
customer that the appliance has a flame failure & spillage monitoring system. Point
out the explanation of this system shown in the owner guide under “Operating the
fire”. Advise that if the fire goes out for any reason, wait at least three minutes before
relighting. Stress that if the monitoring system repeatedly shuts off the fire, the
appliance should be switched off and a specialist should be consulted.
4. Advise the customer that they should read their owner guide before operating the
fire and always follow the advice in the section headed “Cleaning your fire”.
5. Stress that no extra ceramic fuel effect pieces must be added over and above
those supplied with the appliance and that any replacements must only be the
authorised spares. Warn that ignoring this advice could cause incomplete
clearance of the products of combustion with consequent health hazards. If you
have not done so already; attach or place the ceramic fuel effect guide inside
this guide.
6. Advise the customer that the appliance will operate to its maximum potential if the
flue is primed during the first 20 – 30 minutes of use. To do this, simply slide the
control to its highest setting. This will also burn off any carbon deposits that may have
formed during previous use.
7. Emphasise that if the window assembly is broken or damaged, the fire should
be turned off and not used until the window unit is refitted with an authorised
replacement. The fire should not be used without the window assembly fitted.
8. Advise the customer that when first turned on from cold, the flames will appear
predominantly blue and it is normal for condensation to form on the rear of the
window assembly. The condensation will disappear after a few minutes use.
9. If using the appliance for long periods it is beneficial to change between settings.
This will also help to remove any carbon deposits that may form during use.
10. Recommend that the appliance should be serviced by a competent person at least
annually.
11. If the appliance is in premises in the United Kingdom occupied by a tenant, point
out that by law a landlord must have any gas appliance, flue and pipework which is
situated in a tenant’s premises checked for safety at least every 12 months.
12. Advise that the fire may give off a slight odour while new. This is quite normal and
it will disappear after a short period of use.
13. Inform the customer that the Serial number for the appliance is located on
the information label, located behind the lower front casting and underneath the
burner module.
14. Hand the literature pack with this guide to the customer.
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16. SERVICING & PARTS REPLACEMENT
 Always turn off the gas supply before commencing any servicing and allow
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to cool completely. (The appliance inlet ‘T’ connector incorporates an
isolating valve).
It is recommended that, at least once a year, the appliance is disconnected
and the fireplace opening checked and cleared of any debris.
This product uses fuel effect pieces and burner compartment walls
containing Refractory Ceramic Fibres (RCF), which are man-made vitreous
silicate fibres. Excessive exposure to these materials may cause irritation to
eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Consequently, it is important to take care
when handling these articles to ensure that the release of dust is kept to a
minimum. To ensure that the release of fibres from these RCF articles is kept
to a minimum, during installation and servicing we recommend that you use
a HEPA filtered vacuum to remove any dust and soot accumulated in and
around the fire before and after working on the fire. When replacing these
articles we recommend that the replaced items are not broken up, but are
sealed within a heavy duty polythene bag, clearly labelled as RCF waste. RCF
waste is classed as a stable, non-reactive hazardous waste and may be
disposed at a landfill licensed to accept such waste. Protective clothing is
not required when handling these articles, but we recommend you follow the
normal hygiene rules of not smoking, eating or drinking in the work area and
always wash your hands before eating or drinking.
Check that the appliance is clean and that soot or debris is not blocking the gaps
between the ceramic fuel effect pieces causing an imperfect flame.
Check that soot or debris is not impairing the electrode spark or pilot burner.
Check that soot or debris is not blocking any of the slots in the main burner.
After servicing, make sure that the ceramic walls are replaced and the ceramic fuel
effect pieces are replaced correctly as described in the installer and owner guide
supplied with the ceramic fuel effect. The ceramic fuel effect guide may have been
placed inside or attached to this guide.
Always test for gas soundness and spillage after servicing the appliance.
16.1 Checking the aeration setting of the
burner.
1. The aeration shutter is factory set. It is
important to ensure that the aeration setting is
correct (See figure 37).
2. To adjust the aeration setting loosen the two
aeration shutter screws, slide the aeration shutter
to the desired position and tighten the fixing
screws.
Figure 37. Aeration shutter setting
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16.2 To remove the ignition microswitch.
See figure 38.
1. Remove the bottom front cover and the
fire front casting.
2. Disconnect the leads from the ignition
microswitch (The lower of the two
microswitches - See figure 38).
3. Detach the microswitch and insulation
pad by removing two screws.
4. Replace in the reverse order. Check that
the microswitch operates correctly by fully
closing it and observing that there are
sparks at the pilot electrode.
Figure 38. Microswitches
16.3 To remove the gas shut-off microswitch.
(See figures 38 & 39).
1. Remove the bottom front cover and the fire
front casting.
2. Loosen the thermocouple nut to free the
microswitch leads and pull the leads clear of
the thermocouple interrupter block (See figure
39).
4. Detach the bridging bracket, microswitch
assembly by removing two screws (See figure
38).
5. Replace in the reverse order. When refitting
the leads to the interrupter block, make sure
Figure 39. Thermocouple interrupter
that they are secured firmly to give a good
block
electrical contact.
16.4 To remove the fascia.
16.4.1 Homeflame Dream and Petrus models.
1. On Petrus models - remove the upper louvre assembly by lifting it upward and
forward.
2. Remove the bottom front cover and the fire front
casting.
3. Remove the two screws and washers securing
the bottom of the fascia to the sides of the
convection box (See figure 40).
4. Carefully lift the fascia upward to clear the upper
retaining brackets on the convection box. Pull the
fascia clear and place carefully aside.
Figure 40. Fascia fixing.
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5. Refit in the reverse order. Make sure that the fascia is properly located over the
upper retaining brackets. See section 14 of this guide for detailed fitting instructions.
16.4.2 Homeflame Harmony model.
1. Carefully lift the fascia upward and forward.
2. Place the fascia in a safe place away from the gas fire.
3. To fit the fascia, place the top of the fascia against
the fireplace front surface so that the two retaining
plates at the back of the fascia are directly above the
two retaining brackets on the convector box. Keeping
the lower part of the fascia clear of the ceramic fuel
effect, lower the fascia making sure that the rear
retaining plates locate fully into the retaining brackets
on the convection box (See figure 35). The fascia
bottom is held in place with magnets. These should be
located as in figure 35.
Figure 41. Control linkage
16.5 To replace the control slide unit.
disconnection
1. Remove the fascia (See section 16.4).
2. Remove the knurled screw securing the control
linking arm to the burner (See figure 41).
3. Detach the slide unit by removing two screws securing it
to the convection box flange (See figure 42).
4. Replace in the reverse order.
16.6 To replace the control slide button.
1. Remove the fascia (See section 16.4).
2. Unscrew and remove the two screws securing the slide
button to the slider mechanism.
3. Remove the button, replace and fit in the reverse order.
Figure 42. Slider
mechanism removal
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16.7 To remove and fit the window mounting frame and window assembly.
When servicing the appliance it will be
necessary to remove all of the window
mounting frame and the window assembly
to enable the front coal, ceramic walls and
burner to be removed.
1. Remove the fascia as in section 16.4.
2. Unscrew and remove the six screws that
secure the window mounting frame and
window assembly. Remove and place away
from the work area (See figure 43).
16.8 To remove the window assembly.
1. On Harmony models - Remove the fascia
as in section 16.4. On the Dream and
Petrus models there is no need to remove
the fascia.
To remove.
1. The window assembly is held in place
Figure 43. Window assembly removal
with two brackets that rotate around a
central pivot point. Push the brackets up and clear of the window assembly (See
figure 44). Gently pull the top of the window forward and lift the window assembly
clear of its support channels (See figure 45). Place the window assembly in a safe
place away from the work area.
To fit.
1. Locate the bottom corners of the window
assembly.
2. Gently push the window assembly into
place and secure with the window clamping
brackets. The window clamping brackets
have a raised ‘stop’ that will prevent them
being rotated too far.
Figure 44. Window removal
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Figure 45. Window removal
16.9 To remove the fuel effect.
All of the fuel effect components except the front coal and ceramic walls can be
removed by simply removing the window assembly as in this section 16.8. If the front
coal or ceramic walls are to be replaced it will be necessary to remove the window
frame and window assembly as in 16.7.
1. Remove the fuel effect in the reverse order to that shown for fitting in the ceramic
guide. The ceramic fuel effect may cause staining / discolouration to decorative
surfaces. It is therefore advisable to protect decorative surfaces.
2. Replace in the reverse order.
16.10 To remove the ceramic side walls.
1. Remove the window frame and window assembly as in section 16.7
2. Carefully slide the ceramic side walls forward to remove.
3. Carefully slide the ceramic rear wall upward to remove.
4. Replace in the reverse order.
16.11 To remove the electronic ignition generator.
1. Remove the window frame and window assembly as in section 16.7.
2. Remove the ceramic fuel effect as in section 16.9
3. Remove the battery.
4. Remove the spark lead.
5. Unscrew the four support bracket screws (See figure 46). The generator and its
support bracket can now be moved forward. Be careful not to apply tension to the
microswitch leads.
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6. Remove the two fixing screws that attach the
generator unit to the support bracket. The igniter
generator can now be removed (See figure 46)
7. Remove the two leads to the switch and remove
the spark lead. If necessary, mark them to ensure that
they are replaced on to the correct terminals.
8. Replace the generator
9. Refit in the reverse order.
16.12 To remove the complete burner unit.
1. Remove the window frame and window assembly
as in section 16.7.
2. Remove the ceramic fuel effect as in section 16.9
3. Close the isolating valve in the inlet ‘T’ connector.
Support the inlet ‘T’ connector to avoid straining the
pipework and disconnect the appliance from the ‘T’
connector.
4. Detach the burner unit from the convection box by
removing two screws (See figure 47).
5. Replace in the reverse order.
Figure 46. Removal of
electronic generator
16.13 To remove the
thermocouple interrupter block
(See figure 39).
1. Remove the burner unit (See
section 16.12).
2. Detach the thermocouple from
the interrupter block by
unscrewing the thermocouple nut.
3. Detach the two microswitch
leads from the interrupter block.
4. Remove the interrupter block by
unscrewing from the gas shut-off Figure 47. Burner attachment points
tap.
5. Refit in the reverse order. If the microswitch leads cannot be easily attached to the
interrupter block when it is fully tightened to the gas shut-off tap, slacken it and rotate
to allow the leads to be fitted. Retighten making sure that the leads remain in place in
the interrupter block. Fit and tighten the thermocouple nut making sure that the leads
are secured in the interrupter block to give a good electrical contact.
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16.14 To remove the pilot unit.
1. Remove the burner unit (See section 16.12).
2. Detach the pilot pipe from the pilot unit.
3. Detach the thermocouple from the interrupter block
by unscrewing the thermocouple nut.
4. Detach the electrode lead from the underside of the
electrode tab.
6. Remove the two screws securing the pilot unit (See
figure 48).
7. Refit in the reverse order.
Note:
1. The pilot unit is an atmosphere sensing
Figure 48. Pilot unit removal
device. It must be replaced as a whole
assembly. Its individual components are not separately replaceable.
2. When the thermocouple is removed from the interrupter block, the
microswitch lead terminals in the interrupter block will be loose. Make sure
that they are properly secured to give a good electrical contact when
retightening the thermocouple nut.
16.15 To remove the shut-off tap.
(See figure 49).
1. Remove the burner unit (See section
16.12).
2. If lying the burner on its back, ensure that
the work surface is suitably protected This
will avoid damage to the work surface. Turn
the burner unit upside down. Detach the
thermocouple and interrupter block from the
tap (See section 16.13 paragraphs 2 - 4).
3. Detach the pilot pipe from the tap.
4. Detach the inlet pipe.
5. Remove the hexagonal nut securing the
tap to the mounting bracket.
Figure 49. Shut-off tap (Viewed from
6. Detach the elbow by unfastening the
rear with burner turned over)
hexagonal nut connecting it to the flow rate
controller. Lift the tap (complete with elbow) clear.
7. Loosen the hexagonal locknut securing the elbow to the tap. Remove the elbow by
rotating it.
8. If fitting a new tap, remove the hexagonal nut at the mounting bracket end of the
old tap and fit to the replacement tap. Refit in the reverse order. When refitting, make
sure that the tap spindle is in the correct relationship relative to the control pivot
bracket. Rotate the pivot bracket fully clockwise. The tap spindle should “bottom out”
(i.e. the tap should be fully open) after the pivot bracket has actuated the ignition
microswitch but before it has pushed the microswitch leaf against the microswitch
body.
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When refitting the thermocouple and interrupter block, make sure that the microswitch
wires are properly secured to give a good electrical contact.
16.16 To remove the gas flow rate controller.
(See figure 50).
1. Remove the burner unit (See section
16.12).
2. If lying the burner on its back, ensure
that the work surface is suitably
protected. This will avoid damage to the
work surface.
3. Detach the shut-off tap as detailed in
section 16.15 paragraphs 2-6.
4. Detach the burner pipe from the
controller. Support the controller while
detaching to prevent excessive strain.
5. Remove the nut and washer securing
the control pivot bracket to the controller
at the front. Support the pivot bracket
while removing the nut to prevent
possible damage to the microswitch.
6. Remove the hexagonal bolt securing Figure 50. Flow rate controller
the control pivot bracket to the controller
at the rear.
7. Detach the control pivot bracket.
8. Remove the hexagonal nut securing the controller to the front mounting bracket
and remove the flow rate controller.
9. Refit in the reverse order.
16.17 To replace the burner.
(See figure 51).
1. Remove the burner unit (See section 16.12).
2. Support the elbow injector and unscrew the
injector nut.
3. Remove the two screws from the burner clamping
plate (See figure 51).
4. Lift the right hand side of the burner, slide it to the
right and lift clear.
5. Refit in reverse order.
Figure 51. Removal of burner
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16.18 To remove the main burner injector.
(See figure 52).
1. Remove the burner (See section 16.17).
2. Remove the burner clamping screw (See figure 52).
3. Unscrew the injector from the burner.
4. Refit in the reverse order.
16.19 To remove the appliance from the fireplace.
1. Remove the burner unit (See section 16.12).
2. If the fire retention is as method 1 (See section 9.1 of Figure 52. Main burner
this guide), remove the screws.
injector removal
If the fire retention is as method 2 (See section 9.2 of
this guide), slacken the hexagonal adjusters on the cable retainers and unscrew the
thumbscrews to release the cables.
3. Refit as described in the relevant installation sections. Make sure gas soundness,
sealing, spillage test and performance are satisfactory.
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OWNER GUIDE
FOR WARRANTY AND SERVICE INFORMATION
SEE PAGES 60 TO 63
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LIST OF CONTENTS
Section
Page
SAFETY
GAS CONSUMPTION
APPLIANCE DIMENSIONS
OPERATING YOUR FIRE
The Oxysafe flame sensing and flue blockage safety system.
To light the fire.
To turn the fire off.
Lighting with a taper - Homeflame Dream and Petrus models.
Lighting with a taper - Homeflame Harmony model.
CLEANING YOUR FIRE
Glass and Metal parts.
Window assembly.
Ceramic fuel effect pieces and burner compartment walls.
Burner.
MAINTENANCE
CERAMIC FUEL EFFECT FITTING
Battery replacement.
Regular maintenance.
WARRANTY AND SERVICE
49
51
52
53
53
53
54
54
55
56
56
56
57
58
58
58
58
59
60
This gas fire is designed to meet the most stringent quality, performance and safety
requirements to provide you with many years’ trouble-free service.
This guide aims to improve your understanding and appreciation of your gas fire by
providing simple and informative instructions to ensure that you benefit from the
excellent performance and features it has to offer.
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SAFETY
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IF YOU SMELL GAS
DON’T SMOKE.
EXTINGUISH ALL NAKED FLAMES.
DON’T TURN ELECTRICAL SWITCHES ON OR OFF.
TURN OFF THE GAS SUPPLY AT THE METER.
OPEN DOORS AND WINDOWS TO GET RID OF THE GAS.
IMMEDIATELY CALL THE GAS EMERGENCY SERVICE FROM A
NEIGHBOURS PHONE - SEE YOUR LOCAL TELEPHONE DIRECTORY.
Do have the fire installed by a competent person. In the United Kingdom, installation
must be in accordance with the latest edition of the Gas Safety (installation & use)
Regulations. In the Republic of Ireland, installation must be in accordance with all
national and local regulations in force.
Do have the chimney swept prior to installation if it was previously used for solid fuel.
Do have the fire installed in accordance with the installer guide.
Do provide a suitable guard that complies with BS 8423 for the protection of young
children, the elderly and the infirm. Such a guard is also recommended for the
protection of pet animals. (Although this fire conforms to all the applicable standards,
it is a heating appliance and certain parts of its surface will become hot).
Do wait three minutes before attempting to relight if the fire is switched off or the
flames are extinguished for any reason. (Your fire is fitted with a safety device that will
automatically shut off the gas supply to the fire if, for any reason, the flames go out).
Do get advice about the suitability of any wall covering near your fire. Soft wall
coverings (e.g. embossed vinyl, etc.) which have a raised pattern are easily affected
by heat. They may, therefore, scorch or become discoloured when close to a heating
appliance. Please bear this in mind whenever you are considering redecorating.
Do provide a minimum side clearance as detailed in figure 3. Please bear this in mind
if ever you are considering altering the room.
Do provide the minimum height from the base of the fireplace opening to the
underside of any shelf made from wood or other combustible materials is detailed on
the next page.
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For Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Harmony models • For a shelf up to 150mm deep: Minimum height = 700mm.
• For a shelf deeper than 150mm: 700mm + 12.5mm for every 25mm depth over
150mm (See Figure 1).
Figure 1. Combustible shelf clearances
For Homeflame Petrus models • For a shelf up to 150mm deep: Minimum height = 750mm.
• For a shelf deeper than 150mm: 750mm + 12.5mm for every 25mm depth over
150mm (See Figure 2).
Figure 2. Combustible shelf clearances
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Don’t hang clothing, towels or any other fabrics over the fire.
Don’t add any extra fuel effect pieces above the number stated in the ceramic fuel
effect guide. This could cause a safety hazard. The ceramic fuel effect guide should
have been attached to, or placed inside this guide by the installer.
Don’t put paper or any other material on the fire.
Don’t place any combustible material (rugs, carpet, plastic tiles, etc.) on the hearth
(where fitted).
Don’t attempt to clean or service the fire until it has been switched off and allowed to
cool completely.
Don’t use the fire without the window assembly fitted or if the window assembly
is broken or damaged. The fire should be turned off and not used until the
window unit is refitted with an authorised replacement.
Important: The canopy / louvres and upper horizontal casting area are classed
as working surfaces. This means that they get very hot and are NOT to be
touched during operation. When the fire is turned off these areas will take
longer to cool.
GAS CONSUMPTION
Model 961
Has a maximum natural gas input of 5.0kW (Gross)
Has a maximum natural gas output of 4.0kW
Has a minimum natural gas input of 2.5kW (Gross)
Has a minimum natural gas output of 1.9kW
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APPLIANCE DIMENSIONS
Model
Key
Description
A
Height (mm)
636
631
636
B
Width (mm)
518
546
518
C
Depth into room (mm)
94
64
94
D
Minimum mandatory clearance
to combustible surfaces projecting
beyond the front of appliance (mm).
100
100
100
E
Recommended clearance to noncombustible surfaces for access
purposes (mm).
50
50
50
Homeflame Homeflame Homeflame
Dream
Harmony
Petrus
Figure 3. Appliance dimensions and clearances (The fascia may differ from that
shown and dimensions are subject to manufacturing tolerances)
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OPERATING YOUR FIRE
PLEASE NOTE
When operating your fire for the first time, some vapours may be given off which
may cause a slight odour and could possibly set off any smoke alarms in the
immediate vicinity. These vapours are quite normal with new appliances. They are
totally harmless and will disappear after a few hours use.
PETRUS MODELS
After lighting the fire it is usual to have a light coating of condensation form on the
upper surface of the fascia and the area immediately above this. This should
disappear in approximately five minutes and is no cause for concern.
The Oxysafe flame sensing and flue blockage safety system.
For your safety, this appliance is fitted with a flue blockage safety device which will
shut down the appliance in the event of abnormal flue conditions. This device is NOT
a substitute for an independently mounted Carbon Monoxide detector.
The device will also automatically shut off the gas supply to the fire if the pilot flame
goes out due to lack of oxygen or for any other reason.
If this device starts to repeatedly shut off the gas, get expert advice.
This device incorporates a probe which senses that the heat from the pilot flame is
correct. If this probe is cool, the device will prevent any gas flow unless the control
knob is held in at the ignition position.
If, for any reason, the flames go out when the fire is hot or if the fire is turned off when
hot, always wait at least three minutes before attempting to relight.
To light the fire.
The slide control is shown in figure 4.
1. Slide the control button to the bottom (ignition) position
marked
. In this position, the electronic ignition system
should cause a series of sparks that should light the pilot.
Within four seconds of the pilot igniting, the main burner
should light at its minimum setting.
If no sparks are produced to light the pilot, the battery may
need replacing. Details of battery replacement are given in
the ‘Maintenance’ section of this guide.
Until you can obtain a replacement battery the fire can be lit
with a taper as described later in this guide.
Figure 4. The control
2. Keep the button at the ignition position for a further ten
seconds. This will prevent the flame-sensing device from shutting off the gas while its
probe warms up as explained above.
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3. If low heat is required, release the button. The button will automatically spring up to
the low heat position shown in figure 4 (See note i below). If for any reason the slider
control does not spring up, raise the slider to the off (O) position (Topmost position)
and contact your installer. Do not use the fire until the problem has been rectified.
4. For a higher heat level slide the button upwards. The burner flames and heat
output will gradually increase until the button reaches the high heat position shown in
figure 4. When the button reaches the high heat position you will feel a check to its
movement. Do not slide the button above the high heat position unless you want
to turn the fire off (See note i below).
If the flames go out while setting the control, repeat the full lighting
Note i)
procedure. If the flames repeatedly go out have the fire serviced.
ii)
Please note. When first turned on the flames will appear predominantly
blue. The ceramic fuel effect pieces will take time to warm up. Although
some glow will be seen after approximately ten minutes, the full visual
effect will only be apparent after a somewhat longer time.
iii)
The appliance will operate to its maximum potential if the flue is primed
during the first 20 – 30 minutes of operation. To do this, simply slide the
control button to its highest setting. This will also burn off any carbon
deposits that may have formed during previous operations.
iv)
If operating the appliance for long periods it is beneficial occasionally to
change the settings. This will also help to remove any carbon deposits that
may form during operation.
To turn the fire off.
1. Slide the button up past the high heat position to the “O” position. Both the main
burner and the pilot should go out. While cooling, the ceramic fuel effect pieces may
make some crackling noises. This is quite normal.
Lighting with a taper - Homeflame Dream and Petrus models.
Important: When lighting with a match or taper be very careful not to place
naked flames by the plastic / rubber
coated leads.
In the unlikely event of failure of the
ignition spark, the pilot can be lit by a
taper or long spill. To do this, remove the
lower front casting and firefront casting
then insert a taper or spill as shown in
figure 5. Operate the slide control as
described previously.
Figure 5. Lighting with a taper
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Lighting with a taper - Homeflame Harmony model.
Important: When lighting with a match or taper be very careful not to place
naked flames by the plastic / rubber coated leads.
1. In the unlikely event of failure of the ignition spark, the pilot can be lit by a taper or
long spill. Carefully pull the bottom of the fascia forward then lift it upward and
forward.
2. Place the fascia away from the gas fire.
3. Insert the taper or spill as shown in figure 5. Operate the slide control as described
previously. Leave the fire on the lowest heat setting.
4. Replace the fascia. To do this, place the fascia against the fireplace front surface
so that the two retaining plates at the back of the fascia are directly above the two
retaining brackets on the convector box. Keeping the lower part of the fascia clear of
the ceramic fuel effect, lower the fascia making sure that the rear retaining plates
locate fully into the retaining brackets on the convection box (See figure 6). The fascia
bottom is held in place with magnets. These should be located as in figure 6.
5. Once the fascia is fitted the fire can be operated as normal.
Figure 6. Fitting the ‘Homeflame Harmony’ fascia
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CLEANING YOUR FIRE
To maintain the high performance and quality finish of your fire please follow these
guidelines:
Before attempting to clean the fire, please remember to turn off the fire and wait for
the appliance to cool. The fire will retain heat for some time before cleaning can
begin.
If any pieces of debris are found in the firebox, have the chimney inspected before
further use.
Glass and Metal parts.
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Clean the glass and metal parts with a slightly damp cloth and then dry.
Do not use abrasive cleaners as these will scratch the fire surface.
Window assembly.
On Harmony models the fascia must be removed before the window assembly. To do
this carefully pull the bottom of the fascia forward then lift it upward and forward.
Place the fascia in a safe place away from the gas fire.
Removing and cleaning the window assembly.
Removal of the window assembly is only necessary if you wish to clean the rear of the
window or access the ceramic components. The window assembly can be cleaned
with a mild detergent and water. Glass cleaner can also be used. Any stains on the
glass can be removed with a non-abrasive cleaner such as a ceramic hob cleaner.
Never use abrasive cleaners. Clean the window carefully in accordance with the
instructions supplied with the cleaner.
Note:
When removing and fitting the window
assembly care must be taken to ensure
that the bottom of the glass is lifted high
enough to clear the front ceramics and
prevent damage to them. Ensure that the
inside face of the window assembly is
clean and free of fingerprints.
1. The window assembly is held in place
with two clamping brackets that rotate
around a central pivot point. Push the
brackets up and clear of the window
assembly (See figure 7). Gently pull the top
of the window frame forward and lift the
window assembly clear of its support
channels (See figure 8). Place the window Figure 7. Window assembly removal
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assembly in a safe place away from the work area.
2. Replace in the reverse order.
Figure 8. Window removal
Ceramic fuel effect pieces and burner compartment walls.
To gain access to the ceramic components the window assembly must be removed as
in the previous section.
It will not be possible to remove the ceramic compartment walls or ceramic front coal
for cleaning. These must be cleaned in situ.
This product uses fuel effect pieces and burner compartment walls containing
Refractory Ceramic Fibres (RCF), which are man-made vitreous silicate fibres.
Excessive exposure to this material may cause irritation to eyes, skin and
respiratory tract. Consequently, it is important to take care when handling these
articles to ensure that the release of dust is kept to a minimum.
 Light coatings of soot will usually be burnt off during the normal operation of the
fire. Should any soot accumulation become excessive, the one piece overlay coal and
ceramic fuel effect base should be removed from the fire for cleaning. It will not be
possible to remove the ceramic compartment walls or ceramic front coal for cleaning.
These must be cleaned in situ.
 Cleaning should be carried out in a well ventilated area or in the open air by gently
brushing with the pieces held away from your face so that you avoid inhaling the dust.
 We do not recommend the use of a normal domestic vacuum cleaner which may
blow dust back into the air.
 We suggest that you remove the ceramic fuel effect pieces in the reverse order to
that shown in the ceramic fuel effect installer and owner guide.
 Once cleaned replace the fuel effect as in ceramic fuel effect installer and owner
guide.
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Burner.
To gain access to the burner the window assembly and ceramic components must be
removed as in the previous sections. Be careful not to damage the front coal as this
will be in situ.
Remove any deposits of soot or other foreign matter from the surface of the burner
with a dry soft brush. Be careful not to brush any particles into the open slots.
Remove any particles from the slots with a vacuum cleaner fitted with a soft brush
attachment. Do not poke wire, etc. into the slots in the burner.
CERAMIC FUEL EFFECT FITTING
 The installer and owner guide for the ceramic fuel effect is separate from this
guide. The installer may have attached it to this guide or placed it inside. It is
important that the installer and owner guide for the ceramic fuel effect is followed
correctly. If replacing the ceramic fuel effect, where a new guide is supplied, follow the
installer and owner guide supplied with the replacement fuel effect.
Keep the replacement installer and owner guide with this owner guide for future
reference.
 If you wish to replace any of the ceramic fuel effect pieces, spare parts are
available nationwide via the ‘interpart stockist network’. For your local stockist consult
Yellow pages under Central Heating.
MAINTENANCE
Battery replacement.
Homeflame Dream and Homeflame Petrus
models.
 To replace the battery remove the bottom
front cover casting.
 Fit the new battery firmly to the
connections on the ignition block (See figure
9).
Homeflame Harmony model.
 To replace the battery lift the fascia
upward and forward.
 Place the fascia in a safe place away from Figure 9. Battery fitting
the gas fire.
 Fit the new battery firmly to the connections on the ignition block (See figure 9).
 To fit the fascia, place it against the fireplace front surface so that the four
retaining plates at the back of the fascia are directly above the four retaining brackets
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on the convector box. Lower the fascia unit making sure that the retaining plates
locate fully into the brackets on the convector box (See figure 6). If the inlet pipe runs
along the front of the fireplace, the bottom of the fascia will have to be swung forward
to clear the pipe while lowering the fascia.
Regular maintenance.
In order to achieve and maintain high levels of personal safety and performance
efficiency, it is essential that the opening at the back of the fire and the flue are kept
clear of any form of obstruction. It is possible that deposits of mortar or soot could fall
and accumulate causing the flue to be blocked or restricted and so preventing proper
clearance of dangerous exhaust fumes.
In the United Kingdom it is the law that a landlord must have any gas appliance, flue
and pipework which is situated in a tenant’s premises checked for safety at least
every twelve months by a competent person (In the UK a GAS SAFE REGISTER
engineer, Outside of the UK a CORGI or GAS SAFE REGISTER engineer).
We recommend that all gas appliances and their flues, wherever situated, are
checked annually.
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When fitting replacement parts it is important that only approved parts are
used for maximum safety.
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WARRANTY AND SERVICE
Standard Warranty Terms & Conditions
The warranty is for 12 months subject to contract.
In the United Kingdom servicing can be carried out either by a heateam service
engineer or a GAS SAFE REGISTER engineer. Outside of the United Kingdom
servicing can be carried out either by a CORGI or GAS SAFE REGISTER engineer.
You must register your fire with heateam, the service division of Baxi Heating UK
Limited, either by completing and returning the registration card or calling our free
telephone registration line on 0800 032 72 44.
It is also a requirement of the warranty that the fire has an annual service (every 12
months) in accordance with the installation and servicing instructions, performed by a
GAS SAFE REGISTER engineer, (CORGI or GAS SAFE REGISTER outside of UK),
please call on 0844 8711 525.
Our promise to you
If you experience a fault with your new fire, we aim to provide a safe and high quality
repair service supported by our dedicated national network of highly skilled engineers.
If your installer can’t resolve the problem for you, we will do everything we can to get
an engineer out to you as quickly as possible. Nothing in this warranty will affect your
statutory rights.
What you need to do if you experience a problem with the operation of the fire:

You should always contact your installer first, because the cause of the fault may
not be related to the fire.
 If your installer confirms that the fault is with the fire and they can’t repair it, our
friendly customer service team is on hand to help.
 Simply call our service division heateam on 0844 8711 565
to book an engineer visit or for any general advice that you may need. Our contact
centre is open Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm, weekends and Bank Holidays 8.30am –
2pm, excluding Christmas Day and New Years day.
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When calling heateam, it would be helpful if you could have the following information
to hand:1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Fire serial number and fascia code (Located on the information label - See
figure 10 on page 63)*.
Date of installation*.
Your installer name and address details*.
Fire make and model number*.
Proof of purchase (if you do not have the fire serial number).
*Note: Details 1 – 4 should be recorded on pages 62 & 63 at the end of this
guide.
What this warranty covers
Free of charge repair or replacement of components found to be of faulty
manufacture.
Free of charge replacement of the complete unit providing the failure is related to a
manufacturing fault that cannot be repaired or is uneconomic to repair.
What this warranty does not cover
Repairs to fires which haven’t been installed and commissioned properly and as set
out in the installation instructions.
Faults caused by inadequate supply of gas or electricity (where applicable).
Reimbursement of any third party repair or replacement costs that we haven’t been
told about or agreed with you in advance.
Compensation or consequential losses (e.g. loss of earnings, business losses, stress
and inconvenience) arising from a production breakdown, including repair delays
caused by factors outside our reasonable control.
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Installer Details (Block Capitals)
Installer Name
Gas Safe Register or Corgi
Registration Number.
Company Name.
Company Address
Company Telephone number
Company Fax number
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Model
9 6
1
Serial number (Can be found on the information label - See figure 10)
A LABEL CONTAINING THE
SERIAL NUMBER MAY HAVE
BEEN PLACED INSIDE THIS BOX.
Fascia name (Block Capitals)
Fascia code - Can be found close to the information label (Block Capitals)
A LABEL CONTAINING
THE FASCIA CODE
MAY HAVE BEEN
PLACED INSIDE THIS
BOX.
Brand (Please tick)
Baxi
Valor
Wonderfire
Other........................
Date of Installation
D
D
M
M
Y
Y
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Figure 10. Information label
location.
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