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WDV See-thru
Wideview
Direct Vent
Gas Fireplace
В WARNINGS
If the information in these instructions
are 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 gasВ supplier.
WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment,
alteration, services or maintenance can cause
injury or property damage. Refer to this manual.
For assistance or additional information
consult a qualified installer, service agency or
the gasВ supplier.
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket*,
permanently located, manufactured home (USA
only) or mobile home, where not prohibited by local
codes.
This appliance is only for use with the type(s) of
gas indicated on the rating plate unless a certified
kit is used.
*Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for purpose of resale, form
the manufacturer.
Model:
WDVST500
Installation &
Operating Instructions
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WDVST cover
WARNING
DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES, THE APPLIANCE
SHOULD BE LOCATED OUT OF TRAFFIC AND
AWAY FROM FURNITURE AND DRAPERIES.
CHILDREN AND ADULTS SHOULD BE ALERTED
TO THE HAZARDS OF HIGH SURFACE
TEMPERATURE AND SHOULD STAY AWAY TO
AVOID BURNS OR CLOTHING IGNITION.
YOUNG CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED
WHEN THEY ARE IN THE SAME ROOM AS THE
APPLIANCE.
CLOTHING OR OTHER FLAMMABLE MATERIAL
SHOULD NOT BE PLACED ON OR NEAR THE
APPLIANCE.
Keep the room area clear and free
from combustible materials, gasoline,
and other flammable vapors and
liquids.
INSTALLER: Leave this manual with the appliance.
CONSUMER: Retain this manual for future reference.
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CONTENTS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Thank you and congratulations on your purchase of a
Vermont Castings Group Fireplace.
PLEASE READ THE INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE!
IMPORTANT: Read all instructions and warnings carefully before starting installation.
Failure to follow these instructions may result in a possible fire hazard and will void the warranty.
Important Safety Information......................................3
Code Approval..............................................................4
Product Features..........................................................5
High Elevations........................................................5
Gas Pressures.........................................................5
Gas Specifications & Orifice Size............................5
Before You Start.......................................................5
Fireplace & Framing Dimensions.............................6
Fireplace Location....................................................7
Clearances....................................................................8
Secure Fireplace to Floor or Framing........................9
Finishing Material.........................................................9
Venting Installation.....................................................10
Installation Precautions..........................................10
Installation Planning............................................... 11
Horizontal Termination...........................................12
Vent Graph.............................................................13
Vertical Sidewall Installation...................................14
Vertical/Horizontal Termination Configurations......15
Below Grade Installation........................................16
Vertical Through-the-Roof
Applications & Installation....................................17
Installation for Vertical Termination........................18
Flex Vent Installation..............................................20
Fireplace Installation..................................................22
Check Gas Type....................................................22
Install Gas Piping to Fireplace/Burner System......22
Check Gas Pressure..................................................24
Optional Fan/Blower Systems . ................................27
BLOTBLDVSC.......................................................27
Glass Frame Removal................................................28
Light Installation.........................................................28
Stone & Glass Placement..........................................29
Glass Only Placement...........................................29
Operating Instructions...............................................30
Operating Instructions............................................31
To Turn Off Gas......................................................31
Signature Command System Operation..................32
Touch Screen Remote Control Operation..............35
Cleaning and Maintenance........................................41
Burner, Pilot and Control Compartment.................41
Pilot Flame.............................................................41
Burner Flame.........................................................41
Vent System...........................................................42
Glass Door.............................................................42
Stones....................................................................42
Troubleshooting.........................................................43
Replacement Parts.....................................................44
Firebox Components..............................................44
Signature Command System.................................45
Stones....................................................................47
Venting Components..............................................48
Mass Residents Only.................................................50
Warranty......................................................................51
Efficiencies.................................................................52
Electrical Installation.................................................24
Electrical Wiring.....................................................24
Junction Box Wiring...............................................25
Command Center Wall Installation.........................25
Wall Switch Installation..........................................25
SCS Wiring Diagram..............................................26
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
OWNER
Please leave these instructions with the appliance.
Please retain these instructions for future reference.
WARNING
INSTALLER
• Read this owner’s manual carefully and completely before trying to assemble, operate,
•
•
or service this fireplace.
Any change to this fireplace or its controls can be dangerous.
Improper installation or use of this fireplace can cause serious injury or death from
fire, burns, explosions, electrical shock and carbon monoxide poisoning.
This fireplace is a vented product. This fireplace must be
properly installed by a qualified service person. The glass
door must be properly seated and sealed. If this unit is not
properly installed by a qualified service person with glass
door properly seated and sealed, combustion leakage
can occur.
CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING: Early signs of carbon
monoxide poisoning are similar to the flu with headaches,
dizziness and/or nausea. If you have these signs, the fireplace may not have been installed properly. Get fresh air
at once! Have the fireplace inspected and serviced by a
qualified service person. Some people are more affected
by carbon monoxide than others. These include pregnant
women, people with heart or lung disease or anemia,
those under the influence of alcohol, and those at high
altitudes.
Propane/LP gas and natural gas are both odorless. An
odor-making agent is added to each of these gases. The
odor helps you detect a gas leak. However, the odor added
to these gases can fade. Gas may be present even though
no odor exists.
Make certain you read and understand all warnings. Keep
this manual for reference. It is your guide to safe and proper
operation of this fireplace.
1. 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 unless a certified
kit is used.
2. For propane/LP fireplace, do not place propane/LP
supply tank(s) inside any structure. Locate propane/
LP supply tank(s) outdoors. To prevent performance
problems, do not use propane/LP fuel tank of less than
100 lbs.В capacity.
3. If you smell gas
• shut off gas supply.
• do not try to light any appliance.
• do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any
•
phone in your building .
immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.
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4. Never install the fireplace
• in a recreational vehicle
• where curtains, furniture, clothing, or other flam-
mable objects are less than 42" from the front, top,
or sides of the fireplace
• in high traffic areas
• in windy or drafty areas
5. This fireplace reaches high temperatures. Keep children and adults away from hot surfaces to avoid burns
or clothing ignition. Fireplace will remain hot for a time
after shutdown. Allow surfaces to cool before touching.
6. Carefully supervise young children when they are in
the room with fireplace.
7. Do not modify fireplace under any circumstances. Any
parts removed for servicing must be replaced prior to
operating fireplace.
8. Turn fireplace off and let cool before servicing, installing, or repairing. Only a qualified service person should
install, service, or repair the fireplace. Have burner
system inspected annually by a qualified service
person.
9. You must keep control compartments, burners, and
circulating air passages clean. More frequent cleaning may be needed due to excessive lint and dust.
Turn off the gas valve and pilot light before cleaning
fireplace.
10. Have venting system inspected annually by a qualified service person. If needed, have venting system
cleaned or repaired. Refer to Cleaning and Maintenance, Page 41.
11. Keep the area around your fireplace clear of combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapor
and liquids. Do not run fireplace where these are used
or stored. Do not place items such as clothing or decorations on or around fireplace.
12. Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or
other objects.
13. Never place anything on top of fireplace.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
IMPORTANT:
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING
CAREFULLY
It is normal for fireplaces fabricated of steel
to give off some expansion and/or contraction
noises during the start up or cool down cycle.
Similar noises are found with your furnace heat
exchanger or car engine.
IMPORTANT:
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING
CAREFULLY
It is not unusual for gas fireplace to give off
some odor the first time it is burned. This is due
to the manufacturing process.
Please ensure that your room is well
ventilated during burn off — open all
windows.
It is recommended that you burn your fireplace
for at least ten (10) hours the first time you use
it. Place the fan switch in the “OFF” position
during this time.
WARNING
14. Do not use any solid fuels (wood, coal, paper, cardboard, etc.) in this fireplace. Use only the gas type
indicated on rating plate.
15. This appliance, when installed, must be electrically
grounded in accordance with local codes or in the
absence of local codes, with the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, or the Canadian Electrical Code,
CSA C22.1.
16. Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation
air in any way. Provide adequate clearances around
air openings into the combustion chamber along with
adequate accessibility clearance for servicing and
proper operation.
17. When the appliance is installed directly on carpeting,
tile or other combustible material other than wood
flooring, you must set appliance on a metal or wood
panel or hearth pad extending the full width and depth
of the appliance.
18. Do not use fireplace if any part has been exposed to
or has been under water. Immediately call a qualified
service technician to inspect the appliance and replace
any part of the control system and any gas control
which as been submerged in water.
19. Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken.
20. Do not use a blower insert, heat exchanger insert, or
any other accessory not approved for use with this
fireplace.
21. Do not operate the fireplace with glass door removed,
cracked, or broken.
Never connect unit to private (non-utility)
gas wells. This gas is commonly known
as wellheadВ gas.
Code Approval
Direct Vent type appliances draw all combustion air from
outside of the dwelling through the ventВ pipe.
These appliances have been tested by CSA and found to
comply with the established standards for VENTED GAS
FIREPLACES in the USA and Canada as follows:
LISTED VENTED GAS FIREPLACES
WDVST500 TESTED TO: ANSI Z21.50b-2009 / CSA
2.22b-2009 STANDARDS
A manufactured home (USA only) or mobile home OEM
installation must conform with the Manufactured Home
Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part
3280, or when such a standard is not applicable, the
Standard for Manufactured Home Installations, ANSI/
NCSBCS A225.1, or Standard for Gas Equipped Recreational Vehicles and Mobile Housing, CSA Z240.4.
!
WARNING
HOT GLASS WILL
CAUSE BURNS.
DO NOT TOUCH GLASS
UNTIL COOLED.
NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN
TO TOUCH GLASS.
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product features and code approval
product SPECIFICATIONS
• This appliance has been certified for use with either
natural or propane gas. See appropriate data plates.
• This appliance is not for use with solid fuels.
• The appliance is approved for bedroom or bedsitting
room installations.
• The appliance must be installed in accordance with local
codes if any. If none exist use the current installation
code. ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 in the USA, CSA B149 in
Canada.
• This appliance is mobile home approved.
• The appliance must be properly connected to a
venting system.
• The appliance is not approved for closet or
recessed installations.
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Gas Specifications & ORIFICE SIZE
Orifice
Max.Input Min. Input Size Model
Fuel
BTU/h
BTU/hQty. (2)
WDVST500NTSC Nat.
34,000
27,500
#44
WDVST500PTSC LP
34,000
27,500 1.28 mm
Before You Start
Read this homeowner manual thoroughly and follow all
instructions carefully. Inspect all contents for shipping
damage and immediately inform your dealer if any damage
is found. Do not install any unit with damaged, incomplete,
or substitute parts. Check your packing list to verify that
all listed parts have been received. You should have the
following:
• Fireplace (Firebox and Burner System)
• Reflective Glass
• Stone Set
ITEMS REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION
Gas Valve
Command
Center
Figure 1 WDVST Fireplace Features
Control
Box & A/C
Module
FP2744
FP2429
DVW prod features
HIGH ELEVATIONS
Input ratings are shown in BTU per hour and are certified
without deration for elevations up to 4,500 feet (1,370
m) above sea level.
For elevations above 4,500 feet (1,370 m) in USA,
installation must be in accordance with the current
ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 and/or local codes having jurisdiction.
In Canada, please consult provincial and/or local authorities having jurisdiction for installation at elevations above
4,500 feet (1,370 m).
GAS pressures
Inlet Minimum
Inlet Maximum
Manifold Pressure
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Natural Propane (LP)
4.5” w.c.
11.0” w.c.
10.5” w.c.
13.0” w.c.
3.5” w.c.
10.0” w.c.
• Phillips Screwdriver • Framing Materials
• Hammer
• Wall Finishing Materials
• Saw and/or saber saw • Level
• Measuring Tape
• Pliers
• Electric Drill and Bits • Square
• Pipe Wrench
• Tee Joint
• Caulking Material (noncombustible)
• Fireplace Surround Material (noncombustible)
• Piping Complying with Local Codes
• Pipe Sealant Approved for use with Propane/LPG
(Resistant to sulfur compounds)
• Noncombustible finishing material or dura-rock*
* Only used if desired to cover painted face other than using tiles or
marble. If tiles or marble are used around the face, the noncombustible
material is not needed.
firebox framing
Firebox framing can be built before or after the appliance
is set in place. Refer to Figure 2 for fireplace and framing
dimensions. The framing headers may rest on the top of
the firebox standoffs. Do not bring headers below top of
standoffs. NOTE: When planning your framing and installation, keep in mind that your gas line can come in on the
right or left side of the firebox (as you are facing it) and
your electricity will come in on the right side.
The firebox may be installed directly on a combustible floor
or raised on a platform of an appropriate height. When
the firebox is installed directly on carpeting, tile, or other
combustible material, other than wood flooring, the firebox
shall be installed on a metal or wood panel extending the
full width and depth of the enclosure.
FIREPLACE & FRAMING DIMENSIONS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
8556QE”
(221В mm)
256M” (654 mm)
176”
(441В mm)
Min.В RoughВ OpeningВ Width
(516M” (1314 mm)
1/2” or 5/8”
RequiredВ Noncombustible
MaterialВ Area
Min.В Rough
OpeningВ Height
6”
(152В mm)
3856O”
(978В mm)
376”
(956В mm)
386”
(975В mm)
17(6”
(454В mm)
296QE”
(751В mm)
3656” (918 mm)
56M”
(146В mm)
136M” (349 mm)
40” (1016 mm)
5156M” (1302 mm)
156O”
(38В mm)
7556QE” (195 mm)
Figure 1 Fireplace & Framing Dimensions
Unit framing is to be rectangular front to
back. Failure to do so will cause fire and
damage to property.
WARNING
WARNING
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WDVSTВ dims
Do not fill spaces around firebox with
insulation or other materials. This could
cause a fire.
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PRE-INSTALLATION INFORMATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Fireplace Location
Plan for the installation of your appliance. This includes
determining where the unit is to be installed, the vent configuration to be used, framing and finishing details, and
whether any optional accessories (i.e. blower, wall switch,
or remote control) are desired. Consult your local building
code agency to ensure compliance with local codes, including permits and inspections.
The following factors should be taken into consideration:
A
Y
X
B
• Clearance to side-wall, ceiling, woodwork, and windows.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Minimum clearances to combustibles must be maintained.
This fireplace may be installed as a room divider or an
island. See Figure 3 for suggested locations.
Location should be out of high traffic areas and away
from furniture and draperies due to heat from appliance.
Never obstruct the openings of the fireplace.
Do not install in the vicinity where gasoline or other
flammable liquids may be stored.
Vent pipe routing. See Venting section found in this
manual for allowable venting configurations.
These units can be installed in a bedroom. Refer to the
National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z233.1/NFPA 54 — (current edition), the Uniform Mechanical Code — (current
edition), and Local Building Codes for specific installation requirements.
These units can be installed in a bathroom.
A Island**
B Room Divider*
Y 4" Minimum
LU584a
Locating unit
** Island (A) and room divider (B) installation is possible as long
as the horizontal portion of vent system (X) does not exceed
20'. Refer to Installing Horizontal Termination Configuration
on Page 12.
* When you install your fireplace in (B) room divider, a minimum
of 6" clearance must be maintained from perpendicular wall
and front of fireplace.
Figure 3 Possible Fireplace Locations
NOTE
COLD CLIMATE INSULATION
If you live in a cold climate, seal all cracks
around your appliance, and wherever cold air
could enter the room, with noncombustible
material. It is especially important to insulate
the outside chase cavity between the studs
and under the floor on which the appliance
rests, if the floor is above ground level.
NOTE: Refer to cold climate pilot information on Page 33
for more information on standing pilot vs. intermittent pilot
options.
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clearances
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
WARNING
Clearances to combustibles
Follow these instructions carefully to
ensure safe installation. Failure to follow
instructions exactly can create a fire
hazard.
Wall
Stud
Insulation
Board
12" (305 mm)
The appliance cannot be installed on a
carpet, tile or other combustible material
other than wood flooring. If installed on
carpet or vinyl flooring, the appliance
shall be installed on a metal, wood or
noncombustible material panel extending
full width and depth of the appliance.
12"
(305 mm)
Standoff
6" (152 mm)
256O"
(64 mm)
9"
(229 mm)
6"
(152 mm)
Top of Fireplace
Opening
FP2745
Side View
54” (1372 mm)
Minimum
Ceiling
FP2745
mantel clearances
12” (305 mm)
Max. Depth
1”
Side of Fireplace Opening
21/2” (64 mm)
Max Depth
156O”
356O”
256O”
3”
5”
FP2421
6”
FP2746
12” (305 mm) Min.
FP2423
From Opening
mantel leg
6” (152 mm)
Min. From
Opening
56M” (146 mm)
Min. to Combustibles
Figure 4 Ceiling and Sidewall Clearances for
FP2421
Both Sides of Fireplace
mantel clearances
45В°
Top View
Figure 5 Mantel clearances
6”
(152 mm)
Min.
456O”
mantel clearances
NOTE: The combustible area above the facing must
not protrude more than 3/4" from the facing. If it does,
it is considered a mantel and must meet the mantel
requirements listed in this manual.
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SECURE FIREPLACE to floor or framing
NOTE
The fireplace must be secured to the floor and/or to framing
studs as shown in Figure 6. Use two (2) wood screws or
masonry/ concrete screws to secure fireplace to the floor.
Use four (4) screws to attach fireplace to framing. The side
nailing flanges are 1/2" or 5/8" to accommodate different
wall thickness.
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Never install combustible materials over
front face of fireplace.
Noncombustible Material
Framing Members
6”
Nailing Flange
Screws
Nailing Flange
Nailing Flange
Screws
Figure 6 Secure Fireplace to Framing Studs
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NOTE: Fireplace may be installed on top of framing or
platform constructed of combustible materials which do
not protrude beyond the face.
Finishing Material
NOTE: Any remote wiring (i.e. remote control, wall switch,
and optional fan) must be done prior to final finishing to
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avoid costly reconstruction.
secure fireplace
Only noncombustible materials (i.e. brick, tile, slate, steel,
or other materials with a UL fire rating of Zero) may be
used to cover the black painted face of the appliance. It is
permissible to bring combustible wall board to the top of
the standoffs on the top and to the wall board stand-offs
on the sides of the unit. A 300В°F minimum adhesive may
be used to attach facing materials to the black surface. If
joints between the finished wall and the fireplace surround
are sealed, a 300В°F minimum sealant material (General
Electric RTV103 or equivalent) must be used.
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Venting INSTALLATION INFORMATION
WARNING
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Read all instructions completely and
thoroughly before attempting installation.
Failure to do so could result in serious injury,
property damage or loss of life. Operation
of improperly installed and maintained
venting system could result in serious injury,
property damage or loss of life.
* A minimum of 3" clearance to the top is
required along horizontal length until flue
pipe penetrates outside wall.
** A minimum 1" clearance to combustibles
*3” (76 mm)
permitted all around flue at outside wall
INSTALLATION PRECAUTIONS
Consult local building codes before beginning
the installation. The installer must make sure to
select the proper vent system for installation. The
**1”
approved 5 x 8 venting components are Simpson (25 mm)
Duravent and Selkirk products listed on Page 49.
**1”
UL1777 flexible venting is also approved for use (25 mm)
on these models. Before installing vent kit, the
installer must read this fireplace manual and
50” (1270 mm)
vent kitВ instructions.
Only a qualified installer/service person
should install venting system. The installer
must follow these safety rules:
Min. Floor
to Center of
Vent Pipe
12" (305 mm) Vertical
Rise Required Before
Horizontal Run
• Wear gloves and safety glasses for protec-
tion.
• Use extreme caution when using ladders
or when on rooftops.
• Be aware of electrical wiring locations in
walls and ceilings.
The following actions will void the warranty on your venting system:
• Installation of any damaged venting component.
• Unauthorized modification of the venting system.
• Installation of any component part not manufactured
FP2748
WARNING
NOTICE
This fireplace must be vented to the outside.
The venting system must NEVER be attached
to a chimney serving a separate solid fuel
burning appliance. Each gas appliance must
use a separate vent system. Do not use
common vent systems.
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Figure 7 Combustible Clearances for Vent Pipe
FP2748
Failure to follow these instructions will void
the warranty.
WARNING
•
or approved by Vermont Castings Group.
Installation other than permitted by these instructions.
Horizontal
sections of this vent system
Vent pipe clearances
require a minimum of 3" clearances to
combustibles at the top of the flue and 1"
clearance at the sides and bottom until the
flue penetrates the outside wall. A minimum
1" clearance all around the flue is acceptable
at this point of penetration. Unless the
vertical run is 7Z\x' or higher from floor of
fireplace, the clearance for horizontal run is
1" on all sides.
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Vent installation
It is important to select the proper length of vent pipe for
the type of termination you choose. It is also important to
note the wall thickness.
for horizontal termination
Select the amount of vertical rise desired. All horizontal
run of venting must have 1/4" (6 mm) rise for every 12"
(305 mm) of run towards the termination below 7Z\x feet
(2.3 m) of vertical rise from the floor of the fireplace. With
7Z\x feet (2.3 m) or more vertical rise from the floor of the
fireplace, the horizontal run may run level. NEVER run
vent piping down.
Horizontal venting which incorporates the twist lock pipe
must be installed on a level plane without an inclining or
declining slope.
You may use up to three 90В° elbows in this vent configuration. Refer to Vertical/Horizontal Termination Configurations
on Page 15.
For vertical termination
NOTICE
When installing in a chase, you should
insulate the chase as you would the outside
walls of your home. This is especially
important in cold climates. Insulation
should be considered a combustible
material. Maintain proper clearances to all
combustibleВ materials.
NOTICE
Measure the distance from the fireplace floor to the ceiling. Add the ceiling thickness, the vertical rise in an attic
or second story, and allow for sufficient vent height above
the roof line.
Treatment of firestops and construction of
the chase may vary from building type to
building type. These instructions are not
substitutes for the requirements of local
building codes. You must follow all local
building codes.
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WARNING
There are two basic types of direct-vent installation:
• Horizontal Termination
• Vertical Termination
Never run the vent pipe level down. This
may cause excessive temperatures which
could cause aВ fire.
NOTE: You may use two 45В° elbows in place of a 90В° elbow.
You must follow rise to run ratios when using 45В° elbows.
The appliance is approved for use with three 90В° elbows
maximum or a combination of 90В° and 45В° elbows up to
a maximum of 270В°.
For two-story applications, firestops are required at each
floor level. If an offset is needed in the attic, additional pipe
and elbows will be required.
You may use a chase with a vent termination with exposed
pipe on the exterior of the house.
Refer to Installing A Vent System in an Outside Chase
below. If pipe is enclosed in chase, it is not exposed.
It is very important that the venting system maintain its balance between the combustion air intake and the flue gas
exhaust. Certain limitations apply to vent configurations
and must be strictly followed.
Installing a vent system in an
outside chase
A chase is a vertical boxlike structure built to enclose
venting that runs along the outside of a building. A chase
is required for such venting.
WARNING
installation planning
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Always maintain minimum clearances around
vent systems. The minimum clearances to
combustibles for horizontal and vertical vent
pipe are 1" (25 mm) at the top, sides and bottom
of the vent system. Do not pack the open air
spaces with insulation or other materials. This
could cause high temperatures and may present
a fire hazard.
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venting installation
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
General Venting Information - Termination Location
INSIDE
CORNER DETAIL
V
G
H
A
D
L
V
E
C
B
V
F
Figure 8 Termination Locations
B
Fixed
Closed
Ope
rable
V
B
B
V
B
V VENT TERMINATION
V
J
A
CFM145a
V
Fixed
Closed
Operable
X AIR SUPPLY INLET
X
B
M
I
V
K
X
AREA WHERE TERMINAL IS NOT PERMITTED
Canadian Installations1US Installations2
CFM145a
DV Termin Location
A = Clearance above grade, veranda, porch, 12” (30 cm)
12” (30 cm)
5/01/01 Rev. 12/05/01
deck, or balcony
sta
B = Clearance to window or door that may be 6” (15 cm) for appliances 6” (15 cm) for appliances
opened
< 10,000BTU/h (3kW), 12” (30 cm) < 10,000 BTU/h (3kW), 9”
for appliances > 10,000 Btuh (3kW) and
(23 cm) for appliances > 10,000
< 100,000 BTU/h (30kW), 36” (91 cm)
Btuh (3kW) and < 50,000 BTU/h
for appliances > 100,000 BTU/h (30kW)
(15kW), 12” (30 cm) for
appliances > 50,000 BTU/h(15kW)
C = Clearance to permanently closed window
12” (305 mm) recommended to
12” (305 mm) recommended to prevent window condensation
prevent window condensation
D = Vertical clearance to ventilated soffit located
above the terminal within a horizontal 18” (458 mm)
18” (458 mm)
distance of 2’ (610mm) from the center
line of the terminal
E = Clearance to unventilated soffit
12” (305 mm)
12” (305 mm)
F = Clearance to outside corner see next page
see next page
G =Clearance to inside corner (see next page) see next page
see next page
H = Clearance to each inside of center line
3’ (91 cm) within a height of 15’ (5 m) 3’ (91 cm) within a height of 15’
extended above meter/regulator assembly
above the meter/regulator assembly
(5 m) above the meter/regulator
assy
I = Clearance to service regulator vent outlet
3’ (91 cm)
3’ (91 cm)
J = Clearance to nonmechanical air supply inlet 6” (15 cm) for appliances < 10,000
6” (15 cm) for appliances
to building or the combustion air inlet to any BTU/h (3kW), 12” (30 cm) for
< 10,000 BTU/h (3kW), 9”
other appliances
appliances > 10,000 BTU/h (3kW) and (23 cm) for appliances > 10,000
< 100,000 Btuh (30kW), 36” (91 cm)
BTU/h (3kW) and < 50,000 BTU/h
for appliances > 100,000 BTU/h (30kW)
(15kW), 12” (30 cm) for appliances > 50,000 BTU/h(15kW)
K = Clearance to a mechanical air supply inlet
6’ (1.83 m)
3’ (91 cm) above if within 10'
(3 m) horizontally
L = Clearance above paved sidewalk or paved 7’ (2.13 m)†7’ (2.13 m)†driveway located on public property
M =Clearance under veranda, porch, deck or
12” (30 cm) 12” (30cm)
balcony
1 In accordance with the current CSA-B149 Installation Codes
2 In accordance with the current ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 National Fuel
Gas Codes
†A vent shall not terminate directly above a sidewalk or paved
driveway which is located between two single family dwellings and serves both dwellings
only permitted if veranda, porch, deck or balcony is fully open on a
minimum 2 sides beneath the floor:
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NOTE: 1. Local codes or regulations may require different clearances.
2. The special venting system used on Direct Vent Fireplaces are certified as part of the appliance, with clearances tested and approved by the listing agency.
3. Vermont Castings Group assumes no responsibility for
the improper performance of the appliance when the venting system does not meet these requirements.
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Termination Clearances
Termination clearances for buildings with combustible and noncombustible exteriors.
Alcove Applications*
Inside Corner
Outside Corner
G=
Combustible
6" (152 mm)
G
Noncombustible
2" (51 mm)
V
F=
Combustible
6" (152 mm)
Noncombustible
2" (51 mm)
V
C
V
O
F
Balcony with perpendicular side wall
Balcony with no side wall
D
C
E
E = Min. 2” (51 mm) for
non-vinyl sidewalls
Min. 12” (305 mm) for
vinyl sidewalls
O = 8’ (2.4 m) Min.
M
V
Figure 9 Termination
Clearances
No.
of Caps DMin. CMax.
1
3’ (914 mm) 2 x DActual
2
6’ (1.8 m)
1 x DActual
3
9’ (2.7 m)
2/3 x DActual
4
12’ (3.7 m) 1/2 x DActual
M
V
P
M=
Combustible &
Noncombustible
12" (305 mm)
Combustible &
Noncombustible
M = 12" (305 mm)
P = 6” (152 mm)
DMin. = # of Termination caps x 3
CMax. = (2 / # termination caps) x DActual
584-15
*NOTE: Termination in an alcove space (spaces open only on one side and with an overhang) is permitted with the dimensions specified for vinyl or
non-vinyl siding and soffits. 1. There must be a 3’ (914 mm) minimum between termination caps. 2. All mechanical air intakes within 10’ (1 m) of a
termination cap must be a minimum of 3’ (914 mm) below the termination cap. 3. All gravity air intakes within 3’ (914 mm) of a termination cap must
be a minimum of 1’ (305 mm) below the termination cap.
Dimensions in Feet
The Vent Graph should be read in conjunction with the
following vent installation instructions to determine the
relationship between the vertical and horizontal dimensions
of the vent system.
1. Determine the height of the center of the horizontal vent
pipe exiting through the outer wall. Using this dimension on the Sidewall Vent Graph below, locate the point
intersecting with the slanted graph line.
2. From the point of this intersection, draw a vertical line
to the bottom of the graph.
3. Select the indicated dimension, and position the fireplace in accordance with same.
Example: If the vertical dimension from the floor of the
fireplace is 11' (3.4 m) the horizontal run to the face of
the outer wall must not exceed 16' (4.9 m).
Sidewall Vent Graph showing the relationship between
vertical and horizontal dimensions for a Direct Vent flue
system.
eg:В A
Vertical Dimension From the Floor of Unit to the
Center of the Horizontal Vent Pipe
How To Use The Vent Graph
40
38
36
34
32
30
28
26
24
22
20
18
50" (1270 mm)
From Floor to 16
14
Center
12
10
8
6
4
2
2В 4В 6В 8В 10В 12В 14В 16В 18В 20
Horizontal dimension from the finished outside
Figure 10 Rear Wall Venting Graph wall to the center of the pipe on the fireplace
(No Horizontal Elbows)
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sidewall vent graph
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Vertical Sidewall Installation
NOTE: Sealant is not required to assemble fireplace
venting. Do not use silicone sealant at the inner flue
exhaust connections.
Step 1
Locate vent opening on the wall. It may be necessary to
first position the fireplace and measure to obtain hole location. Depending on whether the wall is combustible or
noncombustible, cut opening to size. Figure 11 (For combustible walls first frame in opening.)
Combustible Walls: Cut a 10Z\x”H x 10Z\x”W (267 x 267
mm) hole through the exterior wall and frame as shown.
Figure 11
Noncombustible Walls: Hole opening must be 8Z\x” (216
mm) in diameter.
X
Figure 12 Vertical Height
Requirement
FP1384
Always install horizontal venting on a level
plane.
Vent Opening for Combustible Walls
10Z\x”
(267 mm) Min.
X
Step 6
Use appropriate length of pipe sections - telescopic or
fixed - and install.
10Z\x”
(267 mm)
Min.
X
Figure 13 Horizontal Length
Requirement
Fireplace Hearth
Framing Detail
Opening for Noncombustible Wall
X
8Z\x”
(216 mm)
Fireplace Hearth
Figure 11 Locate vent opening on wall
FP2293
FP1385
Step 2
Secure firestop to the inside frame, center in the 10Z\x” x
10Z\x” (267 x 267 mm)
vent opening.
VO584-100
Vent Opening
2/99 djt
Place fireplace into position. Measure the vertical height
Step 3
(X) required from the base of the flue collars to the center
of the wall opening. Figure 12
Step 4
Using appropriate length of pipe section(s) attach to fireplace with three (3) screws. Follow with the installation of
the elbow.
Step 5
Measure the horizontal length requirement figuring a 1Z\v”
(32 mm) overlap, i.e. from the elbow to the outside wall
cap. Figure 13
14
Sealing vent pipe and firestop gaps with high temperature sealant will restrict cold air being drawn in
around fireplace.
Step 7
Guide the vent terminations 5” and 8” collard into their
respective vent pipes. Double check that the vent pipes
overlap the collars by a minimum 1Z\v” (32 mm). Secure
the termination to the wall with screws provided and caulk
around the wall plate to weatherproof. As an alternative to
screwing the termination directly to the wall, you may also
use expanding plugs or an approved exterior construction
adhesive.
Support horizontal pipes every 36” (914
mm) with metal pipe straps.
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VERTICAL/Horizontal termination
configurations
Max. 36"
(914mm)
Max. 20"
Since it is very important that the venting system main(508mm)
tain its balance between the combustion air intake and
the flue gas exhaust, certain limitations as to vent configurations apply and must be strictly adhered to.
12" Min.
The Vent Graph, showing the relationship between vertical
and horizontal side wall venting, will help to determine the
various dimensions allowable. Figure 10
NOTE: Horizontal and vertical sections of this vent system
require a minimum of 1" clearance to combustibles at the
top, sides and bottom.
When vent exits through foundations less than 20" (508
mm) below outcrop, the termination must be flush up with
outcropped wall above.
It is best to locate the fireplace in such a way that minimizes
the number of offsets and horizontal vent length.
The horizontal vent run refers to the total length of vent
pipe from the flue collar of the fireplace (or the top of the
Transition Elbow) to the face of the finished outside wall.
FP1381
Figure 15 Maximum Horizontal Run with No Rise
In Figures 16 and 17 dimension A plus B must not be
greater than 17' (5.2 m).
• For each 45° elbow installed in the horizontal run, the
length of the horizontal run MUST be reduced by 18" (45
cm). This does not apply if the 45В° elbows are installed
on the vertical part of the vent system.
• The maximum number of elbow degrees in a system is
270В°. Figure 17
• The maximum number of 90° elbows per side wall
installation is three (3). Figure 14
• A minimum of 12" (305 mm) is required before a 90°
elbow. If a 90В° elbow is fitted directly after 12" (305 mm)
vertical section mounted to the top of the fireplace, the
maximum horizontal vent run before the termination or
a vertical rise is 36” (914 mm). Figure 15
90В° Elbow = 36" (914
mm) Reduction
A
B
3 x 90В°
Elbows
12"
(305 mm)
Min.
10’
FP1380
Figure 14 Maximum Three (3) 90В° Elbows Per Installation
• If a 90° elbow is used in the horizontal vent run (level
height maintained) the horizontal vent length is reduced
by 36" (914 mm). Figures 16 and 17. This does not
apply if the 90В° elbows are used to increase or redirect
a vertical rise.
Example: According to the vent graph (Page 13) the maximum horizontal vent length in a system with a 10' vertical
rise is 17Z\x’ (5.3 m) and if a 90° elbow is required in the
horizontal vent it must be reduced to 14Z\x' (4.4 m).
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Figure 16 Horizontal Run Reduction
FP2749
FP2749
Horizontal run
reduction
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venting installation
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Example:
Elbow 1 = Elbow 2 = Elbow 3 = Elbow 4 = Total Angular Variation = If installing a snorkel, a minimum 12" vertical rise is necessary. The maximum horizontal run with the 12” vertical pipe
is 36". This measurement is taken from the collar of the
fireplace (or transition elbow) to the face of the exterior wall.
See the Sidewall Venting Graph for extended horizontal
run if the vertical exceeds 12".
90В°
45В°
45В°
90В°
270В°
1
2
3
4
12"
Minimum
Figure 17 Maximum Elbow Usage
FP1383
1. Establish vent hole through the wall.
2. Remove soil to a depth of approximately 16" below base
1 of snorkel. Install drain pipe. Install window well (not
2 supplied). Refill hole with 12" of coarse gravel leaving
a clearance of approximately 4" below snorkel. Figure
3 18
3. Install vent system.
44. Ensure a watertight seal is made around the vent pipe
coming through the wall.
5. Apply high temperature sealant caulking (supplied)
around the 5" and 8" snorkel collars.
6. Slide the snorkel into the vent pipes and secure to the
wall.
7. Level the soil so as to maintain a 4" clearance below
snorkel. Figure 18
Screws
Below Grade Installations
When it is not possible to meet the required vent terminal
clearances of 12" above grade level, a snorkel kit is recommended. It allows installation depth down to 7" (178 mm)
FP1383
below grade level. The 7" (178 mm) is measured from the
Max bends
center of the horizontal vent pipe as it penetrates through
the wall.
Ensure that sidewall venting clearances are observed.
If venting system is installed below ground, we recommend a window well with adequate and proper drainage
to be installed around the termination area.
Firestop
12"
(305 mm)
Minimum
Minimum
4" (102 mm)
Clearance
Ground
Window
Well
Gravel
Drain
Foundation Wall
FP2134
Figure 18 Below Grade Installation
If the foundation is recessed, use recess brackets (not
supplied) for
securing lower portion of the snorkel. Fasten
FP2134
brackets to wall first, then secure to snorkel with self drillbelow grade install
ing #8 x 1/2" sheet metal screws. It will be necessary to
extend vent pipes out as far as the protruding wall face.
Figure 19
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• Up to two 45° elbows may be used within the horizontal
Snorkel
Foundation
Recess
Wall Screws
Watertight Seal
Around Pipe
Sheet Metal
Screws
WARNING
Figure 19 Snorkel Installation, Recessed Foundation
run. For each 45В° elbow used on the horizontal plane,
the maximum horizontal length must be reduced by 18"
(450 mm).
Example: Maximum horizontal length
No elbows = 10’ (3 m)
1x45° elbows = 8.5’ (2.6 m)
2x45° elbows = 7’ (2.1 m)
• A minimum of an 12' (3.6 m) vertical rise is required.
• Two sets of 45° elbows offsets may be used within the
vertical sections. From 0 to a maximum of 8' (2.5 m)
of vent pipe can be used between elbows. Figure 21
• The maximum angular variation allowed in the system
is 270В°. Figure 21
• Do notFP1966
back fill around snorkel.
snorkel
•A clearance of at least 4" must be
maintained between the snorkel and
the soil.
Example:
Elbow 1 Elbow 2 Elbow 3 Elbow 4 Total Angular Variation vertical (through-the-roof)
applications
=
=
=
=
=
90В°
45В°
45В°
90В°
270В°
This gas fireplace has been approved for,
• Vertical installations up to 40' (12 m) in height. Up to
a 10' (3 m) horizontal vent run can be installed within
the vent system using a maximum of two 90В° elbows.
Figure 20
NOTE: Horizontal and vertical sections of this vent system
require a minimum 1" clearance to combustibles at the top,
sides and bottom.
40' (12 m)
Maximum Height
12' (3.7 m)
Minimum Height
12"
(305 mm)
Min.
1
2
3
4
12" Min.
10' (3 m)
Maximum
FP1179
Figure 21 Maximum Elbow Usage
Support Straps
Every 3' (914 mm)
Figure 20 Support Straps for Horizontal Runs
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2
3
4
FP1387
Max. 10' (3m)
Max.
Height 40' (12.2m)
1
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venting installation
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installation for vertical termination
1. Determine the route your vertical venting will take. If
ceiling joist, roof rafters or other framing will obstruct
the venting system, consider an offset. Refer to Figure
22 to avoid cutting load bearing members.
For optimal flame appearance, a restrictor disk is necessary
on straight vertical runs of 10' of more.
Roof Flashing
Wall Strap
• Runs may not incorporate elbows.
• The disk is part number 56D3027 and is included in
•
•
installation manual packet.
Drop the disk into a 5" inner collar before installing the
first section of flue or install at the last section before
installing the termination.
An additional disk may be installed on runs of 35' or more.
Rotate disks perpendicular to each other.
NOTE: Pay special attention to these installation instructions
for required clearances (air space) to combustibles when
passing through ceilings, walls, roofs, enclosures, attic
rafters, etc. Do not pack air spaces with insulation. Also
note maximum vertical rise of the venting system and any
maximum horizontal offset limitations. Offsets must fall
within the parameters shown in Figures 21 and 22.
2. Set fireplace in desired location. Drop a line plumb down
from the ceiling to the position of the flue exit. Mark the
center point where the vent will penetrate the ceiling.
Drill a small locating hole a this point.
45В° Elbows
FP1669
Ceiling Firestop
Figure 22 Offset with Wall Strap and 45В° Elbows
FP1969
offset w/ wallstrap
Nails
Drop a plumb line from the inside of the roof to the ceiling
locating hole in the ceiling. Mark the center point where
the vent will penetrate the roof. Drill a small locating hole
at this point.
flat ceiling installation
1. Cut a 10Z\x" (241 mm) square hole in the ceiling using
the locating hole as a center point The opening should
be framed to 10Z\x" x 10Z\x" (241 x 241 mm) inside dimensions as shown in Figure 21 using framing lumber the
same size as the ceiling joist. If the area above the ceiling is an insulated ceiling or a room, nail firestop from
the top side. This prevents loose insulation from falling
into the required clearance space. Figure 23. Otherwise,
install firestop below the framed hole. Figure 24
2. Assemble the desired lengths of pipe and elbows necessary to reach from the burner system flue up through
the firestop. Be sure pipe and elbow connections are
fully twist-locked.
Firestop
Figure 23 - If Area Above is a Room, Install Firestop
above Framed Hole as Shown
10
/"
1 2
101
/2"
FP1969
firestop w room above
FP1970
Nails
Firestop
Figure 24 - If Area Above is Not a Room, Install
Firestop above Framed Hole as Shown
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FP1970
firestop no room
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3. Cut a hole in the roof using the locating hole as a center
TERMINATION HEIGHTS FOR VENTS ABOVE FLAT OR
point. (Cover any exposed open vent pipes before
SLOPED ROOFS
cutting hole in roof). The 10Z\x"x10Z\x" (241 x 241 mm)
Horizontal Overhang
hole must be measured on the horizontal. Actual length
may be larger depending on the pitch of the roof. There
must be a 1" minimum clearance from the vent pipe to
Vertical Wall
combustible materials. (Insulation should be considered
2 ft.
a combustible material).
2 ft. Min.
Min.
Lowest
4. Connect a section of pipe and extend up through the
Discharge
hole.
Opening
NOTE: If an offset is needed to avoid obstructions, Termination
you must support the vent pipe every three (3) feet. Vent
Use wall straps for this purpose. Refer to Figure 20,
12
H*
page 17. Whenever possible, use 45В° elbows instead
X
Storm
of 90В° elbows. The 45В° elbow offers less restriction to
Collar
the flow of the flue gases and intake air.
FP1971
5. Place the flashing over the pipe section(s) extending Flashing
through the roof. Secure the base of the flashing to
the roof and framing with roofing nails. Be sure roofing
material overlaps the top edge of the flashing. There
1" Minimum
must be a 1" clearance from the vent pipe to combustible
Clearances to
materials.
Combustibles
Concentric
6. Continue to add pipe sections until the height of the vent
Vent Pipe
Figure 25 cap meets the minimum building code requirements.
NOTE: You must increase vent height for steep roof
pitches. Nearby trees, adjoining roof lines, steep
pitched roofs, and other similar factors may cause
poor draft or down-drafting in high winds. Increasing
the vent height may solve this problem.
NOTE: If the vent pipe passes through any occupied
areas above the first floor, including storage spaces
and closets, you must enclose pipe. You may frame and
sheetrock the enclosure with standard construction
material. Make sure to meet the minimum allowable
clearances to combustibles. Do not fill any of the
required clearance spaces with insulation. В 78D2082
Minimum Chimney Clearance
Roof PitchH (feet)
Flat to 6/12
1.0
Over 6/12 to 7/12
1.25
FP1971
Over 7/12
to 8/12
1.5
Min chimney
clearance
Over 8/12 to 9/12
2.0
Over 9/12 to 10/12
2.5
Over 10/12 to 11/12
3.25
Over 11/12 to 12/12
4.0
*H - Minimum height from roof to
lowest discharge opening of vent
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FLEX VENT INSTALLATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
1. Flexible UL1777 listed venting may be used in any
venting application where rigid direct vent components
can be used. All restrictions, clearances and allowances that pertain to the rigid piping apply to the
flexible venting. Flex kits may not be modified. Flex
kits may be added to the end of a vent run made of rigid
vent sections using pipe manufacturer's approved flex
to pipe adapters. This may occur only if doing so does
not violate any of the venting length, height, routing,
horizontal to vertical ratio requirements or clearance
considerations detailed in this manual.
2. The flex adapter starter kit (DVFF8A/8) is used to attach
flex venting to the appliance starting collar. It includes
5" inner and 8" outer adapter rings. Figure 26
• The inner and outer adapter rings are required to
start all flex runs.
• Never install damaged or torn flexible venting.
• Over tightening clamps may rip, tear, or otherwise
NOTE
damage flexible venting.
• The adapter kit does not include individual pipe sections which may be purchased separately. (UL1777
listed type venting only.)
3. Start the flexible vent as follows:
A. Installing the inner flex adapter and pipe. Figure
26
1. Insert the long side of the 5" inner ring into
exhaust pipe, gently tap to seat into place, and
secure with screws.
2. Slide the small gear clamp over the inner flexible
vent pipe, and push out of the way.
3. Pull and extend the inner flexible vent.
4. Slide the inner vent onto the adapter collar, for a
minimum 1C\v" overlap.
5. Locate the clamp at approximately 3/4" from the
flex end and tighten.
6. Secure the clamped inner section with three selftapping screws, drilled equidistant, just above the
clamp perimeter.
B. Installing the outer flex pipe. Figure 26
1. Firmly insert the 8" outer adapter ring into the
outer appliance starting collar and secure with
screws.
2. Slide the large gear clamp over the outer flexible
vent pipe, and push out of the way.
3. Pull and extend the outer flexible vent.
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Flex vent pipe spacers: Refer to
manufacturer’s specifications for correct
positioning of the spacer springs to maintain
proper distance between inside and outside
pipe.
UL1777
Flex Vent
1C\v" Flexible Pipe
and Adapter
Outer
Screws
(3 places,
equidistant just
above gear
clamp)
DVFF8A/8
Inner Adapter
Outer Adapter
Appliance
Starting Collar
Figure 26 Typical Appliance Connection
UL1777
FP1972 Flex Vent
appliance connection
5В° Radius
FP1973
Figure 27 Minimum Radius for Flex
FP1973
Vent Section
flex pipe bend the
4. S l i d e
outer vent onto the appliance collar outer adapter
for a minimum 1C\v" overlap.
5. Locate the clamp at approximately 3/4" from the
flex end and tighten.
6. Secure the clamped outer section with three selftapping screws, drilled equidistant, just above the
clamp perimeter.
C.Routing UL1777 flex pipe.
1. Always maintain the required clearance when
routing the flex vent assembly.
2. Install firestop spacers, Figure 28, when penetrating ceiling, attic spaces, or walls.
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3. Three each self-penetrating screws are drilled
opposite one another and below the gear
clamp.
4. Use only listed and approved terminations and
accessories, installed per the installation instructions and Figure 28.
E. Installing flexible venting to horizontal termination
assemblies.
1. Connect the 5" flexible vent to the horizontal
termination as in Figure 30.
2. Connect the 8" flexible vent to the termination
ring as in Figure 30.
3. Review Figure 30 for proper overlap and clamp
placement.
4. Three each self-penetrating screws are drilled
opposite one another and below the gear lamp.
5. Use only listed an approved terminations and
accessories, installed per the termination instructions and Figure 30.
3. Do not allow the flexible vent to bend in radius
tighter than 5В°. Figure 27
4. Horizontal runs of flexible vent shall be supported
at maximum 2 foot intervals; vertical runs, five feet
intervals. Metal strapping, properly secured, is an
acceptable means to support the flexible vent.
5. Flexible vent spacers are to be installed at intervals prescribed by the flexible vent manufacturer;
and in such a way as to maintain concentric inner
and outer vent spacing.
D.Attaching flexible venting to vertical termination
assemblies.
1. When using Simpson pipe, a Vermont Castings
Group flex-to-pipe adapter (FPA) and/or rigid
pipe section(s) is required to connect the flexible
vent assembly to the vertical termination by using
three self-penetrating screws.
2. Review Figure 29 and corresponding instructions for proper overlap, clamp and screw placement.
Rigid Pipe Length
Termination
Cap
Flashing
Storm Collar
Roof Support
Rigid Pipe
Length
Screws
(3 Places
equidistant
just above
gear clamp)
Flex to Pipe Adapter
Gear Clamp
1C\v" Flexible Pipe and Adapter
Outer Collar Overlap
Flex to Pipe
Adapter
Gear Clamp
Firestop
UL1777 Flex Vent
Figure 29 FP1975
Typical Pipe Connection
pipe connection
UL1777 Flex
PIpe
DVFF8A/8
Adapter
Screws
(3 Places equidistant just
above gear clamp)
UL1777 Flex Vent
FP1974
Figure 28 Typical Vertical Flex Vent Installation
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Gear Clamp
Vermont Castings
Group Horizontal
Vent Termination
1C\v" Flexible Pipe and
Collar Overlap
Figure 30 Typical Horizontal Flex Vent Installation
FP1976
horizontal flex
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fireplace installation
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check gas type
Use proper gas type for the fireplace you are installing.
If you have conflicting gas type, do not install fireplace.
See dealer where you purchased the fireplace for proper
fireplace for your gas type or conversion kit.
External
Regulator
WARNING
Installing gas piping to fireplace
location
100 gallon (min)
Propane/LP Supply
Tank
A qualified installer or service person must
connect appliance to gas supply. Follow
all local codes.
Vent Pointing
Down
installation items needed
Before installing fireplace and burner system, make sure
you have the items listed below.
allowed by local codes — not provided)
* A CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve with
1/8" NPT tap is an acceptable alternative to test gauge
connection. Purchase the CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve from your dealer.
CAUTION
For propane/LP connections only, 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 13 inches of water. If you do
not reduce incoming gas pressure, burner system regulator damage could occur. Install external regulator with the
vent pointing down as shown in Figure 31. Pointing the
vent down protects it from freezing rain or sleet.
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For propane/LP units, never connect
fireplace directly to the propane/LP supply.
This burner system requires an external
regulator (not supplied). Install the external
regulator between the burner system and
propane/LPВ supply.
FP1977
Figure 31 External Regulator with Vent Pointing Down
(Propane/LP Only)
FP1977
external regulator
CAUTION
• External regulator (supplied by installer)
• Piping (check local codes)
• Tee joint
• Equipment shutoff valve*
• Pipe wrench
• Sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas)
• Test gauge connection*
• Sediment trap (recommended)
• Approved flexible gas line with gas connector (if
Use only new black iron or steel pipe.
Internally tinned copper or copper tubing
can be used per National Fuel Code, Section
2.6.3, providing gas meets hydrogen sulfide
limits, and where permitted by local codes.
Gas piping system must be sized to provide
minimum inlet pressure (listed on data plate)
at the maximum flow rate (BTU/hr). Undue
pressure loss will occur if the pipe is too
small.
When using copper of flex connectors use only fittings
approved for gas connections. The gas control inlet is
3/8"В NPT.
The gas control is equipped with a captured screw type
pressure test point, therefore it is not necessary to provide
a 1/8" test point up stream of the control.
Always provide a union when using black iron pipe so
the gas line can be easily disconnected for burner or fan
servicing. Refer to gas specifications for pressure details
and ratings.
The fireplace valve must not be subjected to any test pressures exceeding 1/2 psi. Isolate or disconnect this and
any other gas appliance control from the gas line when
pressure testing.
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Only persons licensed to work with gas
piping may make the necessary gas
connections to this appliance.
NOTE: The gas line connection may be made using 1/2"
rigid tubing or an approved flex connector. Since some
municipalities have additional local codes it is always best
to consult your local authorities and the current edition of
the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI.Z223.1, NFPA54. In
Canada CSA-B149 (1 or 2) Installation Code.
A listed manual shutoff valve must be installed upstream of
the appliance. Union tee and plugged 1/8" NPT pressure
tapping point should be installed upstream of the appliance. Figure 32
IMPORTANT: Install main gas valve (equipment shutoff
valve) in an accessible location. The main gas valve is for
turning on or shutting off the gas to the fireplace.
Check your building codes for any special requirements for
locating equipment shutoff valve to fireplaces.
CAUTION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
A manual shutoff valve must be installed
upstream of the appliance. Union tee
and plugged 1/8" NPT pressure tapping
point should be installed upstream of the
appliance. Figure 32
Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male threads. This will
prevent excess sealant from going into pipe. Excess sealant in pipe could result in clogged burner system valves.
We recommend that you install a sediment trap/drip leg in
supply line as shown in Figure 32. Locate sediment trap/
drip leg where it is within reach for cleaning. Install in piping
system between fuel supply and burner system. Locate
sediment trap/drip leg where trapped matter is not likely
to freeze. A sediment trap collects moisture and contaminants and keeps them from going into the burner system
gas controls. If sediment trap/drip leg is not installed or is
installed wrong, burner system may not run properly.
CAUTION
WARNING
fireplace installation
Use pipe joint sealant that is resistant to
liquid petroleum (LP) gas.
CSA Design-Certified
Equipment Shutoff Valve
with 1/8" NPT Tap*
Approved Flexible
Gas Line
Tee Joint
Sediment Trap/Drip Leg
Pipe Nipple
Cap
Figure 32 Gas Connection
FP1978
gas connection
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3"
Mi
nim
um
Natural Gas
From Gas Meter
(4.5" w.c. to 10.5" w.c. Pressure)
Propane/LP
From External Regulator
(11" w.c. to 13" w.c. Pressure)
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SIGNATURE COMMAND - CHECK GAS PRESSURE
1. Check gas type. The gas supply must be the same as
stated on the appliance’s rating decal. If the gas supply
is different from the fireplace, STOP! Do not install the
appliance. Contact your dealer immediately.
2. To ease installation, a 24" (610 mm) flex line with manual
shut-off valve has been provided with this appliance.
Install and attach 1/2" gas line onto shut-off valve.
3. After completing gas line connection, purge air from
gas line and test all gas joints from the gas meter to the
fireplace for leaks. Use a solution of 50/50 water and
soap solution or a gas sniffer.
4. To check gas pressures at valve, turn captured screw
counter clockwise 2 or 3 turns and then place tubing
to pressure gauge over test point. Turn unit to high.
Figure 33. After taking pressure reading, be sure and
turn captured screw clockwise firmly to reseal. Do not
over torque. Check test points for gas leaks.
Pressure Inlet
FP1909a
Pressure Outlet
WARNING
Figure 33 Signature Command Valve
Electrical Wiring
Do not FP1909a
use open flame to check for gas
leaks.
WARNING
signature command valve
alternate view
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Electrical connections should only
be performed by a qualified, licensed
electrician. Main power must be off when
connecting to main electrical power supply
or performing service. All wiring shall be
in compliance with all local, city and state
codes. The appliance, when installed, must
be electrically grounded in accordance with
local codes or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA
70 (latest edition) and Canadian Electrical
Code, CSA C22.1.
CAUTION
General
1. This fireplace is equipped with the Signature Control
valve which operates on 6 volts. The A/C module plugs
into the fireplace junction box A/C power supply. Four
(4) “AA” batteries are used for back up during power
outages.
2. The Signature Command System can also be operated
without A/C power. The system can run on four (4) “AA”
batteries for approximately six (6) months under normal
use.
3. A/C power must be used to power the A/C module,
blowers, lights and AUX accessories used with this
fireplace.
Pilot Adjustment Screw
Label all wires before disconnecting when
servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause
improper and dangerous operation.
Optional Accessory Requirements
1. This fireplace may be used with a wall switch and/or
Signature Command wireless controls.
2. The command center control may be mounted on the
wall with the use of the SCSWEK 15ft. wall mount extension kit.
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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
JUNCTION BOX WIRING
1. This should be done before framing the fireplace. Wire
the receptacle into an electrical circuit. Wire with minimum 60В° C wire in accordance with prevailing codes.
2. Remove the external junction box cover by removing
the screw from the side of the outside firebox wall.
Junction box was installed at the factory.
3. The junction box cover has a factory installed “romex”
style strain relief connector. After connecting the wires,
route the wire leads through this connector. Refer to
the wiring diagram in Figure 34.
120V AC
60Hz
Factory Supplied
Not Supplied
Junction Box
Figure 34 Junction Box Wiring Diagram
The command center may be mounted on the wall with
the use of the SCSWEK Kit (15ft. cable, junction box, wall
cover).
Mount the junction box provided at the desired location
on the wall. Do not extend beyond the 15 ft. wire cable
provided. If a longer distance is required, the 15 ft. may be
extended up to 30 ft. maximum by using two (2) SCSWEK
cables plugged together.
Route the wire from junction box to lower control area at
bottom of fireplace. Unplug the 12" cable from the command center. Attach the connector to the pins from wire
by pushing in to connector making sure to follow the color
code on connector. Plug the 15 ft. extension cable into the
2 ft. cable. Remove command center from the fireplace
and plug the other end of the extension cable into the
command center. Snap on wall cover provided and screw
to junction box.
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Junction box wiring
The wall switch wire connection is located off the 2 ft. wire
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harness from the
control box to the command center. FigWALL SWITCH INSTALLATION
ure 35. The connection is labeled “Wall Switch”. Unplug
the male and female connectors and connect the two (2)
low voltage wires provided. Run wire to desired location
on wall. Up to 50 ft. of 18 ga. wire may be used if necessary. Attach wires to wall switch. Mount the wall switch in
to junction box and screw on cover.
WARNING
COMMAND CENTER WALL INSTALLATION
Do not connect wall switch to 110 V
circuit.
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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Light
300 Watt Max.
Pilot
A/CВ MODULE
WHITE
BLACK
Opt.В Blower
Opt.В Aux.
WHITE
BLACK
BLACK
WHITE
300 Watt
Max.
PLUG-IN
CONNECTOR
TOВ JUNCTIONВ BOX
INВ FIREPLACE
GREEN
RFВ Receiver
ON/OFFВ Button
ControlВ Board
BlackВ /В Thermopile
RedВ /В Thermopile
Sensor
Conversion
NG/LP
IgnitorВ /В Sparker
Plug-inВ Connector
ControlВ BoardВ toВ CommandВ Center
OFF/LO
NOTE: Wall switch wires must
be connected together if a wall
switch is not being used.
Ground
Plug-inВ Connector
StepperВ MotorВ to
ControlВ Board
LED
ON/HI
MasterВ Switch
CommandВ Center
Optional
WallВ Switch
DCВ Power/Green
figure 35 Signature Command Wiring Diagram GasВ In
Plug-inВ Connector
ControlВ BoardВ to
Solenoid
GasВ Out
PilotВ GasВ Tubing
Valve
CAUTION
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SCSВ 2В wireВ wiring
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Electrical connections should only be
performed by a qualified, licensed electrician.
Main power supply must be turned off before
connecting fans to the main electrical power
supply or performing service.
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OPTIONAL FAN BLOWER SYSTEMS
The black and white wires on the AC box
wiring harness are marked �Blower’, �Light’
and �Aux’. It is important to use the wires
marked �Blower’ or the control will not work
correctly.
WARNING
WARNING
Electrical Grounding Instructions: This
appliance is equipped with a three-prong
(grounding) plug for your protection against
shock hazard and should be plugged directly
into a properly grounded three-prong
receptacle.
NOTE
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Electrical connections should only be
performed by a qualified licensed electrician.
Main power supply must be turned off before
connecting the fan to the main electrical
power supply or performing service.
BLOTBLDVSC SIGNATURE COMMAND BLOWER
ToВ JunctionВ Box
InВ Fireplace
AC Module
Light
WHITE
BLACK
Optional
AUX
{
{
WHITE
BLACK
BLACK
WHITE
GREEN
Connector
Pin ToВ ControВ lВ Box
Control Box
BlowerВ (300wВ Max)
Figure 36 BLOTBLDVSC Blower Wiring Diagram
The BLOTBLDVSC Blower Kit requires the SCSACM A/C
Module and the TSFSC remote to install and operate this
kit. Refer to blower instructions for installation and remote
instructions for operation.
FP2684
FP2684
BLOTSDVSC fan wiring
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glass removal & light placement
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Glass Frame Removal
1. Remove the front access door by lifting up and sliding
the two (2) spring hinge pins inward and lifting off.
2. Rotate the three (3) cam levers in the lower access area
90В° clockwise.
3. Tilt glass away from unit. Lift glass frame up and away
from unit.
Cam Levers
Front Access
Door
FP2432
FP2432
open cam levers
Spring Hinge
Pin
FP2431
FP2431
remove glass 1
Figure 37 Remove Glass Frame
LIGHT INSTALLATION
FP2433
1. Remove the front floor screen frame by unfastening
the eight (8) screws securing the front and sides.
2. Install the six (6) halogen light bulbs provided. Do not
touch light bulbs directly with fingers.
3. Replace the front floor screen frame. Be sure wires do
not get pinched below the light channel.
4. Repeat procedure for lights on opposite side.
Floor Screen
Frame
FP2433
Screws
lift glass
Pilot is Positioned in Center
Halogen Light
Bulbs
Figure 38 Install Light Bulbs
FP2435
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FP2434
replace light bulbs
Stone & glass placement
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
GLASS ONLY PLACEMENT
STONE & GLASS PLACEMENT
1. For best results, spread glass evenly over the entire floor
and burner making sure the glass is not too heavy over
the burner ports (single layer only). Keep rear vent area
open to allow air to circulate under the stones. Figure
39
2. Place the stones randomly in front of and behind the
burner ports. CAUTION: Do not allow stones to sit
directly on burner ports or in flame. Figure 39
3. Turn burner on and adjust glass over the ported area
to achieve an even, clean flame. Page 41, Figure 56
4. Replace glass frame and access door in reverse order
of removal.
Firebox Perimeter
Burner Surface
NOTE: Two (2) bags of glass are supplied with the 500
Series fireplaces. Both bags should be used to cover the
entire floor and burner. Three (3) bags of glass are supplied
with the 600 Series fireplaces. It is not necessary to use
the entire 3rd bag of glass provided. Too much glass can
cut off the proper amount of air the burner needs to burn
clean. This may cause sooting.
1. Spread glass evenly in one layer over the entire floor
and burner. It is important to not have the glass too
heavy on ported area (single layer only). Keep rear vent
area open to allow air to circulate for a clean flame and
appearance.
2. Turn burner on and adjust glass over ported ares to
achieve an clean flame.
3. Replace glass frame and access door in reverse order
of removal.
Rear Vent
FP2434
Example of Stone
Placement
FP2434
stone placement
Figure 39 Stone Placement
FP2743
FP2702
rock and stone place
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signature command - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
WARNING
for your safety read before lighting
If you do not follow these instruction
exactly, a fire or explosion may result
causing property damage, personal
injury or loss of life.
A. This appliance is equipped with an ignition device which automatically lights the pilot. Refer to the
instructions.
B. BEFORE OPERATING 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 attempt 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 finger to push in the master switch. Never use tools. If the switch will not function by
hand, do not try to repair it. Call a qualified service technician. Force or attempted repair may result in
a fire or explosion.
D. Do not use this appliance if any part of it 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
that has been under water.
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signature command - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
OPERATing INSTRUCTIONS
1. STOP! Read the safety information above.
2. This appliance is equipped with an ignition device which automatically lights the burner. Do not try
to light the burner by hand.
3. With 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 on Page 26. If you do not smell gas, go to next
step.
4. Press the master switch to the "ON" (-) position. Within eight (8) seconds it will beep once. This
indicates the system is ready.
5. Press "ON " button. Sparker will spark and pilot flame will light.
6. Once pilot flame is established, the main burner flame will light automatically.
7. If the pilot will not stay lit after several tries, turn the master switch to "OFF" and call your service
technician or gas supplier.
OFF
OFF
ON
Master
Switch
ON
Command Center
FP1913
Switch box
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FP1914
Pilot w sparker
8/08
TO TURN OFF GAS TO APPLIANCE
1. Turn master switch to "OFF".
2. Turn off all electrical power to the appliance if service is to be performed.
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
FEATURES
Command Center
• Easy Access Function Operation and System Configura-
RF Receiver
ON/OFF
tion
• Operation Confirmation/Fault Diagnostic Indications (LED/ NG/LP
Buzzer)
Conversion
• ON/OFF/HI/Med/Low Operation
• Optional Wall Mounting
Control Board
Control
Board
• Electronic Ignition
• Pilot Lockout safety feature
• Electric Power Regeneration from Thermopile to save
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
ON
LED
battery
OFF
6-hour Automatic Shut Down Option
Convenient NG/LP Gas Type Conversion
Standing Pilot/Intermittent pilot Conversion
Previous settings Restoration Ability (Memory Off)
Uninterrupted Operation During Power Outage (Automatic
Battery Door
Battery Backup)
ON/OFF RF Remote Receiver
Command
Center
Optional Transmitter Learn Capability
AC Module (Requires TSFSC Remote)
To Thermopile
To Sensor
To Sparker
To Command
Center
To Stepper Motor
To Valve
Master Switch
AC Module
Figure 40 - Signature Command System Components
• Easy Snap-on Design
• Embedded Compact 120 VAC Adapter with Auto Battery Back up Feature
• Remote Controlled 3-step Blower, Lighting, and On/Off Auxiliary AC Outputs
FP1917
Transmitter
Signature components
TSFSC
Three Flame Height Settings
X
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Low battery Indication for Transmitter X
Child Proof Lock-out
X
LCD Backlight
X
Security Codes 16
X
Countdown 6 hr Timer
X
Standard Thermostatic Control Mode
X
Smart ModeВ® Thermostat (Auto Flame & Blower Modulation)X
Three Brightness Settings for Lights X
Three Speed Control for Blower
X
On/Off Auxiliary
X
Programmable Timer to turn blower on and off
X
BATTERY INSTALLATION
The Command Center uses four (4) "AA" batteries as back up for power outages. The system can operate for approximately six (6) months on battery power.
To Install Batteries (not included):
1. Press down the battery door tabs and pull out to remove battery door.
2. Install the batteries as indicated on Command Center.
3. Close battery door by snapping in place.
4. When the four (4) batteries are installed the system will operate without power.
5. The batteries should be replaced when the LED indicates low battery or at least once a year.
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SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION/SETUP
All System configuration/setup is done on the Command
Center.
NOTE: When using On/Off wall switch, the switch must be
in the ON position to perform all configuration set ups at
the command center.
COLD CLIMATE OPTION
Choose the Mode That Best Suits Your Needs
The Signature Command System is designed to operate
in either Standing Pilot or Intermittent Pilot mode.
• The Standing Pilot Mode is best for colder climates
when the pilot must remain on continuously to prevent
condensation and ensure reliable operation.
• The Intermittent Pilot Mode is ideal for maximum effi-
ciency, igniting the pilot only when needed to start your
fireplace, lowering fuel consumption and reducing your
carbon footprint.
Either mode benefits from the instantaneous battery backup, so you never have to worry about a power outage.
NOTE: The Signature Command System comes standard in the Intermittent Pilot mode, so you must follow
the instructions below to switch to Standing Pilot Mode if
needed.
Intermittent/Standing Pilot Setup (Default intermittent)
1. Holding the ON button on the Command Center while
turning on the master switch will toggle between standing pilot and intermittent pilot.
2. After the above operation, one beep (for standing pilot) or two beeps (for intermittent pilot) will be given as
confirmation.
Six-hour Safety Shutdown Option (Default ON)
1. The system comes preset from the factory with a six
(6) hour shutdown from its last command of operation.
This is done to prevent the fireplace from continuing to
operate if unattended. You may disable this feature if
you wish.
Function
Intermittent/Standing
Pilot Setup
Standing Pilot Temp.
Shutoff
RF Remote Receiver
On/Off
Learn Remote
Transmitter
6-hour safety shutdown setup
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NOTE: By disabling this feature, your fireplace may continue to operate unattended.
2. When the master switch is in the ON position (“-”), pressing the ON button and the OFF button on the Command
Center simultaneously will toggle between enabling and
disabling the six-hour shutdown option.
3. After the above operation, one beep (for enabling the
six-hour shutdown option) or two beeps (for disabling
the six-hour shutdown option) will be given as confirmation.
Remote Transmitter Learn Function (Default OFF)
1. The RF receiver button located on the Control Board
must be in the on position before the learn function can
begin. Use paper clip to depress button. One beep for
RF receiver ON or two beeps for RF receiver OFF will be
given as confirmation. Refer to Figure 40 for location.
2. After the RF receiver is on, holding the OFF button on
the Command Center while turning on the master switch
will activate the learn function for the transmitter.
3. After the above operation, two beeps will be given and
the green LED on the Command Center will flash for
10 seconds.
4. During the 10 seconds, press the OFF button on a
transmitter to learn. Another two beeps will be given
to confirm a successful learning. Refer to transmitter
instructions for remote operations.
Shutting Off the Standing Pilot (Temporary Shut Off)
To shut off the standing pilot for service or summer shut
down, press and hold the ON button on the Command
Center for 3 seconds when the master switch is in the ON
position (“-”) and the main burner is off.
Note: Pilot will resume the next time system is turned
on.
Key Combinations for System Settings
NOTE: When On/Off wall switch is used, it must be in the
On position to perform all system setups.
Operation
Hold the ON в–І button while turning on the master switch
(Beep once for standing pilot, twice for intermittent pilot)
Hold the ON в–І button 3 seconds (when the master switch
on the main burner is off)
Push the RF receiver On/Off button on the control board
Beep once for ON and beep twice for OFF
Hold the OFF в–ј button while turning on the master switch
(Beep twice then press any handheld remote button)
Press the ON в–І button and OFF в–ј button simultaneously
(Beep once for ON, twice for OFF)
Default Setting
Intermittent
Pilot
RF OFF
ON
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
FUNCTIONS/OPERATION
Turning on the fireplace
1. Turn on the master switch and wait for a beep.
2. Press the ON button on the Command Center or turn
on wall switch. Pilot will light and burner will come on
High setting or last memory setting (See Turning Off
Fireplace below). For memory feature.
Pilot Safety Lockout Function
1. If the pilot doesn’t light after sparking for 30 seconds,
pilot trial lockout happens. The LED on the Command
Center flashes Green once every 2 seconds, until reset.
2. If the pilot flame is lost during normal operation, the
system will try three (3) times to relight after three (3)
failures, flame loss lockout happens. The LED on the
Command Center flashes Red-Green once every 2
seconds, until reset.
3. Turning the master switch on the Command Center to
the off position, then ON again will reset the system.
Flame Height Control
1. Press the ON button (on the Command Center) once to
turn on the main burner with maximum flame height.
Function
Power Up
Fireplace ON
Fireplace OFF
Flame Height Up
Flame Height Down
2. Press the OFF button to decrease flame height. The first
two presses will decrease the flame height to medium
and low.
3. The third press on OFF will turn off the main burner. In
standing pilot configuration, the pilot will stay; in intermittent pilot configuration, the pilot will be shut off.
Turning the Fireplace Off
There are three ways to turn the fireplace off.
1. Flip the master switch to the off (“O”) position. (This will
turn the entire system OFF.)
2. Press the OFF button to Medium, Low, then Off.
3. Hold the OFF button anytime for three seconds or by
turning off the wall switch. These two commands of
OFF are (Memory Off) the system will remember all last
settings before turning off. The next time the fireplace is
turned on, all settings will resume. To reset, change to
the desired settings and shut off by using the Memory
Off commands and the system will be reset to those
new settings.
Command Center Operations:
The following functions are available on the Command
Center.
Operation
Flip the master switch to the ON ("_") position to power up the system
Press the ON в–І button on the Command Center or turn on wall switch to turn the fireplace on
Flip the master switch to the OFF ("o") position OR press the OFF в–ј button 3 times OR for Memory Off, hold the OFF в–ј button 3 seconds, or turn off wall switch
Press the ON в–І button once to turn on the fireplace with maximum flame height
Press the OFF в–ј button to lower the flame height to Medium and Low
Self Diagnostics Chart:
The Command Center has a self-diagnostic LED enabling you to troubleshoot problems and potentially
avoid a service call. Please refer to the charts below for
indicator reference.
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FaultLED Indication
Conversion Cover Missing
Spark Fail
No Sensor Signal
Pilot Lockout - trial
Pilot Lockout - flame loss
Low Battery
No or Low Thermopile Power
Learning
AC Power On
Pressure Switch Failed (Power Vent only)
One RED (1 time)
Two RED (1 time)
Three RED (1 time)
One GREEN, every 2 sec. (until manual reset)
One RED-GREEN, every 2 sec. (until manual reset)
One RED, every 10s (continuously)
Two RED, every 10s (continuously)
GREEN Flashes, every 1 sec. (for 10 sec.)
GREEN solid
One RED every 2 sec. (until manual reset)
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WARNING
The information bar shows the room temperature, the
“sending signal” radio icon, the low battery indication icon,
the child-proof icon, and the flame icon. This area doesn’t
have touch buttons.
• The room temperature will always be shown after
•
•
power-up. It displays the room temperature from 40
°F to 99 °F. “Lo” and “HI” will be displayed when the
room temperature is lower than 40В°F or higher than
99В°F, respectively.
The radio icon will be shown when the transmitter is
sending a signal.
The low battery indication icon will be shown when
the battery voltage is low.
The child-proof icon will be shown when the childproof mode is activated.
The flame icon indicates the current flame height
- Off, Low, Medium and High
Touch Area
The touch area contains all touch buttons to control the
transmitter. It consists of two categories: menus and adjustment arrows. The blue LED backlight lights up for 8
seconds when any of the touch buttons is pressed.
Adjustment
Controls
Information Bar
Logo
Bar
Figure 41 shows the display of the TSFSC LCD.
•
Menus
Turn appliance OFF (at the Master Switch) if
you are away from your house for an extended
period of time. Never leave anything on top of
the surface of the transmitter.
n Function Areas of the LCD Display
•
Touch Area
Due to the sensitive temperature monitoring
components in the transmitter, it is necessary
to allow the transmitter to stabilize to room temperature before accurate room temperatures
are displayed. If the transmitter is activated
from a severe cold condition, allow 15 minutes
for accurate temperature readings to appear on
the LCD display.
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Information
Bar
NOTE
TOUCH SCREEN REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION
Logo Bar
Function Areas of the LCD Display
Figure 41
The Logo Bar contains the brand logo: Signature Command System.
n Initialization and FP2646
Setting up
TSFSC display
Installing Batteries:
Figure 42
The remote transmitter has
two battery compartments,
one on each end of the transmitter. Always change all
four (4) batteries at the
same time.
Battery Door
Tabs
To install batteries,
1. Press down the battery
door tab and pull out to remove the battery door.
Figure 42
2. Install the batteries as indicated inside the battery compartments.
3. Close the battery door by snapping
in place.
FP2607
4. When all four batteries are installed,
the transmitter
install battery
will initialize for 5 seconds and then is ready for use.
5. The batteries should be replaced every 12 months or
when the low battery icon indicator is displayed.
• The menus include TIMER, THERMO, LIGHT, FAN
Changing Temperature Unit
• The adjustment arrows include ON/up and OFF/
and AUX.
When batteries are installed in the transmitter,
down. Their default function is to adjust the flame
height. When a button from the menu is pressed,
the ON/up and OFF/down buttons will temporarily
become adjustment controls for the selected item.
When the adjustment is done, the ON/up and OFF/
down buttons go back to flame height controller
again.
1. All available icons on the LCD will be turned on then
be cleared.
2. The LCD will display temperature unit: °F. Use ON ∆
to toggle the units between В°F and В°C within the first 5
seconds.
3. The transmitter enters Manual Mode
4. The LCD displays room temperature with the chosen
unit.
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
ON
Setting Privacy Code on Transmitter:
Figure 43
LED
OFF
1. Press the ON/arrow button and
the TIMER button at the same
time to enter privacy code setup
mode.
2. The setup display is shown in the
figure. The four digits on the top
stand for the privacy code (as the
actual DIP switches on Ambient’s
previous remotes). The default
values of the four digits will be all
“1” (ON).
Figure 43
3. The first digit will be flashing upon
entering the setup mode. Push the ON button to toggle
FP2649
its value between “0” (OFF) and “1”(ON),
and push the
“OFF” button to jump to the next digit.
next digit
setThe
privace
code
will then start flashing and the first one stops flashing.
Set up the four digits to your choice.
4. After setting up all the four digits, push “OFF” to finish
the process and return to the previous mode.
5. The Signature Command control board then needs to
re-learn the new setting.
1. The RF receiver button on the control board in the fireplace must be in the on position before the learn function can begin. Figure 44. With the Command Center
master switch in the ON position, use paper clip to depress the recessed button on Control Board, one beep
for RF receiver ON or two beeps for RF receiver OFF.
2. Holding the OFF button on the Command Center
while turning on the
master switch will
activate the learn RF Receiver
function for the ON/OFF
transmitter.
3. After the above operation, two beeps
will be given and
the green LED on
the Command Center will flash for 10
seconds.
Control Board
Figure 44
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Figure 45 Command Center
Battery Door
FP2650
Front Panel Bezel
Optional
4. During the 10 seconds, press the OFF button on the
transmitter to learn. Another two beeps will be given to
confirm a successful learning. Figure 45
FP2650
command
ctr ctrl brd
Do not use two (2) or more remote control sys-
WARNING
The remote transmitter privacy code is preset in factory.
In the event of activation or interference from other nearby
transmissions, change the code using the following procedures (learn function must be performed after changing
the code):
Performing Learn Function
Master Switch
tems in the same area with the same privacy
code setting, as they will communicate with
each other. This may cause the appliances to
malfunction.
Resetting the transmitter:
If the transmitter is not working properly, reinstall the batteries to reset the transmitter.
1. Pull out at least one of the batteries.
2. Press any key on the screen to discharge.
3. Wait for 10 seconds and reinstall the batteries.
Pushing and holding any key for more than 10 seconds
until the display refreshes will also reset the transmitter.
n Functions and Operations
General:
The TSFSC Remote Control has four (4) operating modes:
Manual, Timer, Thermostatic and Smart ModeВ® thermostat. The control system can be set to temperature range
between 45В° F and 90В° F. The blower speed and flame
height can be adjusted in the manual, timer and thermostatic mode. The Smart ModeВ® thermostat will automatically adjust flame height and blower speed according to
the difference between Set and Room temperatures.
The transmitter will operate the remote receiver from 1
foot to a maximum of 30 feet. The distance is reduced
when batteries are low.
Manual Mode
Figure 46
In this mode, the TIMER button and the THERMO button will only display “TIMER” and “THERMO”, respectively without showing the time and the SET temperature.
Pressing the ON/up and OFF/down buttons will change
the flame height if none of the menu buttons (TIMER,
THERMO, LIGHT, FAN, AUX) are pressed and flashing.
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command ctr ctrl brd
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1. Press the ON/up button to turn on the fireplace. The
flame icon on the LCD displays
High.
2. Press the OFF/down button to
decrease the flame height and
turn off the fireplace. When the
OFF/down button is pressed
for three times, the flame icon
changes form High to Medium,
to Low, then to Off.
3. If the OFF button is held for
more than 3 seconds at any
flame height, the fireplace will
be turned off and the flame icon
disappears.
Figure 46
4. Sliding up and down on the arrow buttons can also turn on or turnFP2651
off the fireplace.
5. If the fireplace is shut off using the above
methods
Manual
modein 3
and 4, all the settings will be remembered and will be
resumed next time the fireplace is turned on (Memory
Off).
Timer Mode
Figure 47
Press the TIMER button to enter
timer mode. The fireplace will stay
on for a period of time as specified
by the timer and then be shut off
by the transmitter when the timer
counts down to zero.
1. When the TIMER button is
pressed, the Set Time appears
in the frame of the button and
flashes.
2. Use ON/up and OFF/down to
Figure 47
increase or decrease the Set
Time in 15 min. increments, between 0:00 to 6:00.
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Sliding up and down on the arrow buttons will increase
mode
or decrease the Set Time in 1 hour Timer
increments.
3. Push the TIMER button again to confirm the Set Time,
the transmitter sends an ON signal to turn on the fireplace.
4. The flashing stops and the ON/up and OFF/down buttons become flame height controller again. The flame
height will then stay as set up by the ON/up and OFF/
down buttons.
5. The TIMER button can be used when the transmitter is in Manual Mode or in Thermostat Mode. In both
modes, the fireplace will be shut down completely
when the timer counts down to zero.
6. To exit Timer Mode,
a. Push and hold the TIMER button for 3 seconds Or
b. Use the OFF/down buttons to decrease the Set
Time to zero Or
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c. Slide down on the arrow buttons to exit TIMER
mode and shut off the fireplace.
Thermostat Mode
Figure 48
NOTE: The Command Center
buttons will disable when thermostat is being used.
Press the THERMO button to
set the transmitter in thermostat
mode. The transmitter will automatically turn on the fireplace
when the room temperature is
below the set temperature and
turn off the appliance when the
room temperature is above the
set temperature within one degree.
Figure 48
1. When the THERMO button is pressed,
the Set temperFP2653
ature appears in the frame of the button
andmode
flashes.
thermo
2. Use ON/up and OFF/down to increase or decrease
the Set temperature in 1 degree increments, between
45 degrees and 90 degrees. Slide up and down on the
arrow buttons will increase or decrease the Set Temperature in 10 degrees increments.
3. Press the THERMO button again to confirm the Set
Temperature. The transmitter will send out an On
signal or an Off signal depending on the relationship
between the Set temperature and the Room temperature.
4. The flashing stops and the ON/up and OFF/down buttons become flame height controller again. The flame
height will then stay as set up by the ON/up and OFF/
down buttons.
5. To exit Thermostat Mode:
a.push and hold the THERMO buttons for 3 seconds or
b.slide down on the arrow buttons to exit Thermostat mode and shut off the fireplace.
Smart ModeВ® Thermostat Option for Thermostat
Mode
Figure 49
Press and hold the THERMO button and the ON/UP
button at the same time
for 3 seconds to toggle
between Smart ModeВ®
thermostat and the regular Thermostat Mode. The
icon “Smart Mode” will appear under the Set Temperature. The transmitter
will automatically adjust
the flame height accord-
Smart
Mode
Icon
FP2654
smart mode
Figure 49
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TOUCH SCREEN REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION
ing to the difference between the Set temperature and
the Room temperature. There is no manual flame height
adjustment. The fan speed will also automatically adjust
if turned on.
NOTE: there will a 10 second delay for the flame adjustment when the fireplace is turned on.
1. When Set Temp. is 3В° F or higher than Room Temp.,
flame height will be on High.
2. When Set Temp. is 2В° F higher than Room Temp.,
flame height will be on Medium.
3. When Set Temp. is 1В° F higher than Room Temp.,
flame height will be on Low.
4. When Set Temp. is equal to Room Temp., flame height
does not change (stays on low).
5. When Set Temp. is lower than Room Temp., the fireplace will be shut off.
6. When Set Temp. is 1В° F higher than Room Temp.,
again the flame height will be on Low.
7. the fan speed follows the flame height, if the fan is
turned on.
To exit Smart ModeВ® thermostat and shut off the fireplace;
a.push and hold the THERMO buttons for 3 seconds, Or
b.press the OFF button, Or
c.slide down on the arrow buttons.
To shut off the Smart ModeВ® thermostat option and return
to regular thermostat mode, press and hold the THERMO
button and the ON/UP button at the same time for 3 seconds again.
Blower Speed Control
Figure 50
NOTE: Blower will only work with
flame on.
tons become flame height controller again.
5. When the fan button is flashing, slide up and down on
the arrow buttons will turn the blower speed to High
or Off directly without pressing the fan button again to
confirm.
6. If the blower is turned on using the FAN button, the
blower speed will adjust automatically when using
Smart ModeВ® thermostat (See Smart ModeВ® thermostat section).
Blower On Delay Time and Off
Delay Time Setup
Figure 51
1. Hold the FAN button for 3 seconds until two numbers appear on the LCD screen. The
left number is blower On Delay
and the right number is blower
Off Delay Time.
2. When the first number is flashing, use the ON/up button to
set the desired On Delay Time
from 0 to 15 min.
Figure 51
3. Press the OFF/down button to
jump to the Off Delay Time setup. FP2656
blower
delay
setup
4. When the second number is flashing,
use the
ON/up
button again to set the desired Off Delay Time from 0
to 15 min.
5. Press the OFF/down button again to finish the setup
and the new settings will be transmitted to the receiver.
6. The default settings are 5 minutes for the On Delay
Time and 8 minutes for the Off Delay Time, as shown.
Light Brightness Control
Figure 52
The blower speed control function
is used to adjust the speed of the
blower connected to the Signature
Command System. There are four
speed levels, Off, Low, Medium,
High.
The light brightness control function is used to adjust the brightness of the light bulbs connected
to the AC module on the Signature Command System. There
are four light brightness levels
defined: Off, Low, Medium, High
1. Press the FAN button to enter
the blower speed control mode.
Figure 50
The fan icon will start flashing.
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2. Press the ON/up and OFF/down button to increase/deblower speed control
crease the blower speed.
3. Press the fan button again to confirm the speed setting. If the fireplace is on, the blower speed will take
effect right away; if the fireplace is off, the receiver will
remember this setting and the blower is still off (see
blower On Delay and Off Delay in the next section).
4. After the signal is sent, the ON/up and OFF/down but-
1. Press the LIGHT button to enter the light brightness control
mode. The LIGHT icon will
start flashing.
2. Press the On/up and OFF/
Figure 52
down buttons to increase/decrease the light brightness (Off-Low-Medium-High).
FP2657
3. Press the light button again to confirm
thebright
setting.
The
Light
control
new setting will be transmitted to the receiver.
4. After the signal is sent, the On/up and Off/down but-
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tons become flame height controller again.
5. When the light button is flashing, slide up and down on
the arrow buttons will turn the light brightness to HIGH
or Off directly without pressing the light button again to
confirm
AUX Control (Optional)
The AUX control function is used to turn on or
turn off the auxiliary component connected to the
AC module of the Signature Command System.
Press the AUX button to turn on or turn off the
auxiliary.
1. When the auxiliary is turned on, the icon will become
solid text and the “ON” icon will appear below
the
FP2658
“AUX” icon.
AUX
2. When the auxiliary is turned off, the icon will become
hollow text and the “ON” icon will disappear.
NOTE: Some fireplaces use the AUX function to control
options within the fireplace. Refer to fireplace manual for
operation.
Setting up Blank Screen or Constant Display in Idle
Figure 53
There is an option to
set up how the LCD
displays and functions when the transmitter is in idle. There
are two choices:
1. A) Mode. When
the transmitter is
in idle, the icons
in the “touch area”
(timer, thermostat,
blower, light and
Figure 53
AUX) will disappear, as shown in the figure on the left. When any of
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the touch buttons is pressed, those icons will appear
blank screen
and are ready to operate (default).
2. B) Mode. The transmitter always displays all available
icons showing current status of timer, thermostat,
blower, light and AUX as shown in the figure on the
right.
Press TIMER and THERMO buttons at the same time for
3 seconds to toggle between A) and B).
1. When the current setting is A), touch any place in the
touch area to bring up the icons then press TIMER button and THERMO button at the same time for 3 seconds. The backlight will flash once to indicate that the
setting has changed to B).
2. When the current setting is B), pressing TIMER button
and THERMO button at the same time for 3 seconds
will switch to A) Mode. The touch area icons will disappear.
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n Safety Features
1. Low Battery Detection
When low battery condition occurs, the transmitter will
turn off the fireplace.
A)Battery voltage is checked every one minute. When the battery voltage is low, the
LCD displays a low battery icon which will
exist in all modes.
B)The transmitter will not operate with low
battery voltage. Change the batteries beFP2612
fore the batteries become too weak for normal
operations.
low batter
2. Power On Initialization
After the power-on initialization, the transmitter sends
a signal to turn off the fireplace.
3. Thermal Shutdown
When the ambient temperature is more than 99В°F, the
transmitter will turn off the fireplace.
A)The LCD will display “HI”.
B)The Transmitter will not function until
the room temperature has dropped below 99 degree Fahrenheit.
4. Low Temperature Condition
When the ambient temperature is less
than 40 degrees Fahrenheit, the LCD
FP2613
will display “LO”, and NO SIGNAL will
be sent to turn on the appliance.
HI
All functions still remain the same for
both Manual Mode and Thermostat
Mode
5. Child-proof Protection
The child-proof icon will be shown when
the child-proof mode is activated by
pressing the ON button and the OFF
button at the same time for three seconds.
A)Enter childproof mode by pressing and
holding both
FP2614
the ON button and the OFF button simultaneouslo no child
ly for 3 seconds. The Childproof indicator
will be
shown on the LCD.
B)Deactivate childproof mode by pressing and holding the ON button and the OFF button simultaneously for 3 seconds again. The Childproof indicator
disappears on the LCD.
C)The transmitter cannot be operated in childproof
mode.
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
n Using the Mounting Base
The transmitter comes with a mounting base which allows
you to hang the transmitter on the wall.
1. Secure the mounting base
on the wall with supplied
screws. For best viewing
angle, make it the same
height as your eyes.
2. Hang the transmitter on the
hook of the mounting base,
then push down so the
transmitter is flush to the
mounting base.
Figure 54
FP2674 TROUBLESHOOTING
mounting base
SymptomCausesAction
1.Battery icon on LCD on transmitter
1.Low Battery
1.Replace batteries. Change batteries
every 6 months.
2.LCD display is blank
2.Check battery installation or replace
batteries.
3.LCD display shows “funny” display
3.Reset the transmitter (see “Resetting the Transmitter” section).
4.Appliance does not come on
2.The transmitter did not match 1.Make sure the transmitter has
with the receiver learned to the receiver.
3.Transmitter measures temp-
1.Move transmitter to a cooler place
erature exceeding 99 degrees and wait until temperature drops
Fahrenheit and shows “HI” on below 99 degrees.
LCD
4.Distance between the transmitter 1.Make sure the opening distance is
and receiver is more than 30 feet less than 30 feet.
5.Blower is not on after the fireplace is 5.Blower setting is off
1.Press FAN key to select Fan speed
turned on you desire.
6.Blower delay setting is set too 1.Press and hold FAN key to set high desired ON/OFF delays. This is done
in minutes.
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WARNING
cleaning and maintenance
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Turn off gas before servicing fireplace. It is
recommended that a qualified service technician
perform these check-ups at the beginning of
each heating season
Sensor
Burner, Pilot and Control Compartment
Thermopile
Keep the control compartment, stones and burner areas
surrounding the stones clean by vacuuming or brushing
at least twice a year. Make sure the burner porting, pilot
air opening and burner air opening are free of obstructions
at all times.
Pilot Flame
The flames from the pilot should be visually checked as
soon as the heater is installed and periodically during
normal operation. The pilot flame must always be present when the fireplace is in operation. Figure 55. The
pilot flame has three distinct flames, one engulfing the
sensor, one engulfing the thermopile, and the other reaching to the main burner.
burner
FP2568
Figure 55 Pilot Flame
Inspect area around the injector. Remove any lint or foreign
material with a brush or vacuum.
FP2568
pilot flame
Burner Flame
The flames from the burner should
be visually checked as soon as the
heater is installed and periodically during
normal operation. In normal operation,
at full rate, and after operating for about
15 to 30 minutes, the flame should be
yellow. Figure 56
If the flame is blue and candle-like in
appearance, adjust glass or add more
glass over ports.
NOTE: The type of installation, vent
system configuration, and wind effects
may cause the flame patterns to vary.
Figure 56 Burner Flame Appearance
FP2436
FP2436
WDV flame appearance
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cleaning and maintenance
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Vent SysteM
The fireplace and venting system should be inspected
before initial use and at least annually by a qualified field
service person. Inspect the external vent cap on a regular
basis to make sure that no debris is interfering with the
airflow. Inspect entire venting system to ensure proper
function.
Glass Door
Thoroughly clean the inside of the glass door after using
the fireplace for two hours. Periodically clean the glass
door as necessary.
Stones
Vacuum surface of the stones with a brush attachment. If
stones must be removed for cleaning, handle carefully by
holding gently at each end. Gloves are recommended to
prevent skin irritation from ceramic fibers. If skin becomes
irritated, wash gently with soap and water. Vacuum surface
of stones with brush attachment or brush logs with a soft
bristly (i.e. clean, dry paintbrush). To place stones in the
fireplace, refer to Stone Placement section on Page 29.
NOTE: Do not use fluids to clean ceramic fiber stones.
When cleaning the glass, remember:
• Do not remove the glass when hot. Allow glass to
cool before removal.
• NEVER use abrasive materials.
• Keep children and pets a safe distance away.
• Never operate the fireplace without the glass door
properly secured.
• Never operate the fireplace if the glass is broken.
• Replace any glass that is chipped, cracked, or broken.
Replacement glass door assemblies MUST be supplied
by the fireplace manufacturer ­– No substitute materials may be used.
• Handle glass door with care to avoid striking or scratching it on hard objects.
To clean glass door, follow “Glass Removal” procedure
outlined in the Final Installation section. Film deposit on the
inside of the glass should be cleaned off using a nontoxic,
non-corrosive, non-abrasive, mild-cleaning solution. Simply
apply an adequate amount to the glass and wipe off with
a damp cloth. After all maintenance has been completed,
re-install glass door.
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SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM
OPERATION
Install batteries and/or
plug in the AC board
FAULT
No beep in about
8 seconds
A
Using
battery?
Make sure
Command
Center and
the control
board are
connected by
a 2 feet or 15
feet cable
After the beep
Flip the master switch
(rocker switch) to the
ON position
Press the ON button on
the Command Center
No beep
or
no sound from the
valve indicating pilot
solenoid open
B
No sparking on
the pilot
C
Sparking doesn’t
continue
D
Pilot doesn’t light
Main burner doesn’t
light
ACTION
DIAGNOSIS
E
F
Check NG/LP
conversion cap
and control
board
connections
Check pilot
connections
Battery polarity wrong?
Re-install batteries
Battery voltage low?
Change batteries
AC plug is plugged to
AC mains?
Plug the AC plug to
AC mains
The 5-pin connector on
the AC board broken or
bent?
Repair or replace the
AC Board
LED on the Command
Center does not show
solid green?
Replace the AC Board
Check valve
connections
Check
grounding
Check power
supply (go
through A )
Replace the Control
Board or
Command Center
Go through
B
Sparking is happening
elsewhere (under the
pilot), re-install/replace
the pilot
The Control Board is having interference from the
surrounding metal (Ground)
Check gas supply
Go through E
Go through C
The sensor on the pilot
is not in the flame
(pilot flame too small)?
Re-install the Control
Board, move it around
or change the
Control Board
Sparking is not in the
path of gas flow, adjust
sparker position or
replace the pilot
Adjust sensor position
or replace the pilot
FP1911
troubleshoot sc
8/08
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REPLACEMENT PARTS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
firebox components and accessories
2
3
1
5
6
7
Ref. DescriptionQty.
1. Bulb (20 Watt)
12
2. Bulb Socket
12
3. Glass Frame Assembly
2
780012
4. Junction Box Assembly (not shown)
1
DVWВ fireboxВ parts
5. Panel, Access, Door
2
Accessories / Field Installed Options
6. Porcelain Panels
2
7. Blower Kit (Signature Command System)
1
8. Aged Driftwood Log
1
9. SCS Wall Extension Kit 1
(15' wire, rough-in box, wall cover)
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WDVST500
20301100
73D4521K
78D0027K
26D2128
78D0040K
78D2089
BLOTBLDVSC
ADW500
SCSWEK
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM
1
2
5
4
3
8b
6
7
8a
9
15
14
780012
DVW SG parts
6/09
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REPLACEMENT PARTS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
SIGNATURE COMMAND SYSTEM
Item
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
5.
6.
7.
8a.
8b.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13
14.
15.
DescriptionQty.
Gas Valve Assembly
Pilot Assembly
Control Box
Command Center
Tube, Tee to Valve
Tube, Tee to Injector
Flexhose w/Shutoff Valve
Injector
Burner Assembly
Burner Assembly
Venturi
Air Shutter (not shown)
Wire Valve/Control (not shown)
Wire AC Module (not shown)
Wire Command Ctr. (not shown)
Remote Transmitter (full function)
AC Module
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
WDVST500NTSC
80D0001
80D0039
80D0018
80D0005
78D2045
78D0090
69D0030
59D0062
78D2100
78D2101
69D1026
69D1027
80D0010
80D0009
80D0008
TSFSC
SCSACM
WDVST500PTSC
80D0002
80D0040
80D0019
80D0005
78D0090
78D0091
69D0030
69D0226
78D2100
78D2101
69D1026
n/a
80D0010
80D0009
80D0008
TSFSC
SCSACM
Fuel Conversion Kits - Signature Command System
Natural Gas to LP
WDVST500
LP to Natural Gas
WDVST500
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Kit #WST500CKPS
Kit #WST500CKNS
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WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Stones
Item
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Description
White Stone #1
Light Gray Stone #2
Dark Gray Stone #3
Brown Stone #4
Sand Stone #5
Tan Stone #6
78D2082
500 Qty.
5
5
5
5
5
5
600 Qty.Part No.
5
78D0122
5
78D0123
10
78D0124
5
78D0125
5
78D0126
5
78D0127
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REPLACEMENT PARTS
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
VENT components
1
2
3
4
HO
T
10
5
6
9
7
8
730024
KHLDVВ ventВ parts
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VENT COMPONENTS FOR 5" X 8"
Current
Old
Simpson Simpson
Duravent Duravent
or Vermont or Vermont CastingsCastings
Qty./
Group
Group
Selkirk
Metal-Fab
Item Box DescriptionPart no.Part no.Part no.Part no.
1
1 Horizontal Termination Cap w/Built-In Vinyl Siding
BHR58TK9
--
Standoff Heat Deflector, Firestop and Adjustable Pipe 11" to 145/8"
1
1 Horizontal Termination Cap Built-In Vinyl Siding Standoff,
BHS58TK
--
Heat Deflector, Firestop, 90В° Elbow and Adjustable Pipe 11" to 145/8"
1
1 Horizontal Termination Cap w/Built-In Vinyl Siding Standoff,
BHSF58TK
--
Heat Deflector, Firestop, Flexible Pipe 20" to 48", Adapter
1
8 Horizontal Termination w/ 1" Firestop
BHR58T/8
1
1 Horizontal High Wind Termination Cap
58DVA-HC
1285
5DT-HC
- 1
1 Horizontal Termination Cap
5DHT
2
1 Vertical Termination
58DVA-VC
1280
5DT-VC
5DVT
3
4 6" Pipe Length
58DVA-06
1208
5DT-06
5D6
3
4 9" Pipe Length
58DVA-09
1207
5DT-09
- 3
4 12" Pipe Length
58DVA-12
1206
5DT-12
5D12
3
4 24" Pipe Length
58DVA-24
1204
5DT-24
5D24
3
4 36" Pipe Length
58DVA-36
1203
5DT-36
5D36
3
4 48" Pipe Length
58DVA-48
1202
5DT-48
5D48
4
4 81/2" Pipe Extension
58DVA-08A
--
5DT-AJ
- 4
4 16" Pipe Extension
58DVA-16A
--
--
- 5
4 45В° Elbow
58DVA-E45
1245
5DT-EL45
5D456
5
4 45В° Swivel Elbow
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--
5DT-EL45
- 6
4 90В° Elbow
58DVA-E90
1290
5DT-EL90S
5D906
6
4 90В° Swivel Elbow
--
1290G
5DT-EL90S
- 7
6 Flashing, 0/12 to 6/12 Roof Pitch
58DVA-F6
1243
5DT-AF6
5DF
7
Steep Roof Flashing
58DVA-F12
1243S
--
- 8
6 Storm Collar
58DVA-SC
1253
5DT-SC
5DSC
9
4 Firestop
58DVA-FS
1263
5DT-FS
5DFS
9
1 1" Firestop
58DVA-FS
--
--
- 10 1 Vinyl Siding Standoff
58DVA-VSS
1250
5DT-VS
5DVS
11
Attic Insulation Shield (not shown)
58DVA-IS
--
--
- 12 8 Flex Adapter Starter (not shown)
DVFF8A/8
--
--
--
For more information about, or instructions for, the venting components referenced
above, please contact the component manufacturer:
Selkirk Corporation: www. selkirkcorp.com or 800-992-8368
Simpson Duravent: www. duravent.com or 800-835-4429
Metal-Fab, Inc.: www.metal-fabinc.com or 316-943-2351
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WDV See-thru Gasfor
Fireplace
Requirements
the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts
This product must be installed by a licensed plumber or
gas fitter when installed within the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts.
Note Regarding Vented Products
Flex line installation must not exceed 36 inches and must
have a T shutoff valve.
Any residence with a direct vent product must have a CO
detector installed in the residence.
Installation of the fireplace or vented gas log in the State
of Massachusetts requires the damper to be permanently
removed or welded in the fully open position.
In addition, neither a naturally vented gas log nor a vent-free
product may be installed in a bedroom or bathroom in the
State of Massachusetts.
All gas fitting and installation of this heater shall only be done
by a licensed gas fitter or licensed plumber.
For all side wall horizontally vented gas fueled equipment
installed in every dwelling, building or structure used in whole
or in part for residential purposes, including those owned or
operated by the Commonwealth and where the side wall
exhaust vent termination is less than seven (7) feet above
finished grade in the area of the venting, including but not
limited to decks and porches, the following requirements
shall be satisfied:
Installation of Carbon Monoxide Detectors
At the time of installation of the side wall horizontal vented
gas fueled equipment, the installing plumber or gas fitter shall
observe that a hard wired carbon monoxide detector with an
alarm is installed on each additional level of the dwelling,
building or structure served by the side wall horizontal
vented gas fueled equipment. It shall be the responsibility
of the property owner to secure the services of qualified
licensed professionals for the installation of hard wired carbon
monoxide detectors.
In the event that the side wall horizontally vented gas fueled
equipment is installed in a crawl space or an attic, the hard
wired carbon monoxide detector with alarm and battery backup may be installed on the next adjacent floor level.
In the event that the requirements of this subdivision can not
be met at the time of completion of installation, the owner shall
have a period of thirty (30) days to comply with the above
requirements; provided, however, that during said thirty (30)
day period, a battery operated carbon monoxide detector with
an alarm shall be installed.
Approved Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Each carbon monoxide detector as required in accordance
with the above provisions shall comply with NFPA 720 and
ANSI/UL 2034 listed and IAS certified.
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Signage
A metal or plastic identification plate shall be permanently
mounted to the exterior of the building at a minimum height
of eight (8) feet above grade directly in line with the exhaust
vent terminal for the horizontally vented gas fueled heating
appliance or equipment. The sign shall read, in print size no
less than one-half (1/2) inch in size, “GAS VENT DIRECTLY
BELOW, KEEP CLEAR OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS”.
Inspection
The state or local gas inspector of the side wall horizontally
vented gas fueled equipment shall not approve the installation
unless, upon inspection, the inspector observes carbon
monoxide detectors and signage installed in accordance with
the provisions of 248 CMR 5.08(2)(a)1 through 4.
Exemptions
The following equipment is exempt from 248 CMR 5.08(2)(a)1
through 4:
• The equipment listed in Chapter 10 entitled “Equipment
Not Required To Be Vented” in the most current edition of
NFPA 54 as adopted by the Board; and
• Product Approved side wall horizontally vented gas fueled
equipment installed in a room or structure separate from
the dwelling, building or structure used in whole or in part
for residential purposes.
MANUFACTURER REQUIREMENTS
Gas Equipment Venting System Provided
When the manufacturer of Product Approved side wall
horizontally vented gas equipment provides a venting system
design or venting system components with the equipment, the
instructions provided by the manufacturer for installation of
the equipment and the venting system shall include:
• Detailed instructions for the installation of the venting
system design or the venting system components; and
• A complete parts list for the venting system design or
venting system.
Gas Equipment Venting System NOT Provided
When the manufacturer of a Product Approved side wall
horizontally vented gas fueled equipment does not provide
the parts for venting the flue gases, but identifies “special
venting systems”, the following requirements shall be satisfied
by the manufacturer:
• The referenced “special venting system” instructions shall
be included with the appliance or equipment installation
instructions; and
• The “special venting systems” shall be Product Approved
by the Board, and the instructions for that system shall
include a parts list and detailed installation instructions.
A copy of all installation instructions for all Product Approved
side wall horizontally vented gas fueled equipment, all venting
instructions, all parts lists for venting instructions, and/or all
venting design instructions shall remain with the appliance or
equipment at the completion of the installation.
78D2082
WDV See-thru Gas Fireplace
Limited lifetime warranty policy
Lifetime Warranty
The following components are warranted for life to the original owner, subject to proof of purchase: Firebox,
Combustion Chamber, Heat Exchanger, Grate and Stainless Steel Burners.
Five Year Warranty
The following components are warranted five (5) years to the original owner, subject of proof of purchase:
Ceramic Fiber Logs.
Basic Warranty
The Vermont Castings Group warrants the components and materials in your gas appliance to be free
from manufacturing and material defects for a period of two years from date of installation. After installation, if any of the components manufactured by Vermont Castings Group in the appliance are found
to be defective in materials or workmanship, the Vermont Castings Group will, at its option, replace or
repair the defective components at no charge to the original owner. The Vermont Castings Group will
also pay for reasonable labor costs incurred in replacing or repairing such components for a period of
two years from date of installation. Any products presented for warranty repair must be accompanied by
a dated proof of purchase.
This Limited Lifetime Warranty will be void if the appliance in not installed by a qualified installer in accordance with the installation instructions. The Limited Lifetime Warranty will also be void if the appliance
is not operated and maintained according to the operating instructions supplied with the appliance, and
does not extend to (1) firebox/burner assembly damage by accident, neglect, misuse, abuse, alterations,
negligence of others, including the installation thereof by unqualified installers, (2) the costs of removal,
reinstallation or transportation of defective parts on the appliance, or (3) incidental or consequential damage. All service work must be performed by an authorized service representative.
This warranty is expressly in lieu of other warranties, express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability of fitness for purpose and of all other obligations or liabilities. The Vermont Castings Group
does not assume for it any other obligations or liabilities in connection with sale or use of the appliance.
It states that do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or do not allow exclusion of
indirect damage, those limitations of exclusions may not apply to you. You may also have additional rights
not covered in the Limited Lifetime Warranty.
The Vermont Castings Group reserves the right to investigate any and all the claims against the Limited
Lifetime Warranty and decide upon method of settlement.
IF WARRANTY SERVICE IS NEEDED...
1. Contact your supplier. Make sure you have your warranty, your sales receipt and the
model/serial number of your Vermont Castings Group product.
2. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DO ANY SERVICE WORK YOURSELF.
78D2082
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BasedВ onВ CSAВ P.4.1-09
Efficiency Ratings
ModelEnerGuide Ratings
Fireplace Efficiency (%)
WDVST500NTSC
61.0
WDVST500PTSC
59.7
Vermont Castings Group
149 Cleveland Drive • Paris, Kentucky 40361
www.vermontcastingsgroup.com
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