DUPURE ECOPUR S-SERIES
WHOLE- H O M E S YS T E M
USER MANUAL
DUPURE ECOPUR S-SERIES
SYSTE M D I AG R AM
STAGE ONE:
CATALYTIC CARBON
Reduces Chlorine, Chloramines, Chemicals, Tastes
& Odors from the water supply
STAGE TWO:
GREEN GUARD SCALE STOP
High efficiency Template Crystallization Technology
that reduces hard water scaling damage to
plumbing, water heaters and appliances
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INTRODUCTION
The EcoPur S-Series system provides protection against scale formation throughout the home. In addition to scale prevention, the system also uses a specially
formulated carbon that reduces taste and odor from your home’s raw water.
The EcoPur S-Series system can be installed at the point-of-entry to treat your
entire home, both hot and cold water, or it can be located directly before the
water heater(s) or other device (e.g. sauna, etc.) that requires protection from
hard water.
The EcoPur S-Series system reduces or eliminates scale formation on internal and
external plumbing surfaces as well as reducing spotting and streaking normally
associated with hard water.
The EcoPur S-Series system prevents scale by transforming the normal dissolved
hardness minerals into crystal micro-particles. These crystals stay suspended in
the water and have less ability to react and attach to surfaces like dissolved
hardness does. Therefore the problem of internal buildup of scale in pipes, water
heaters and on fixtures and glass is greatly reduced.
The EcoPur S-Series system is not a water softener – low or phosphate-free cleaning products are recommended to achieve optimum results. Modern surfactant
or detergent-based, liquid soaps are preferred over old-fashioned, caustic solid
soaps.
Unlike softened water, the EcoPur S-Series system’s treated water maintains the
beneficial essential mineral content of your water and is safe to drink (see page
__ for disclaimer).
BENEFITS
Chemical-free Scale Prevention. Cost savings and environmental benefits:
• Virtually Maintenance Free. No salt bags or other chemicals to buy, transport
and store
• Beneficial minerals retained for more healthful drinking water
• Improves the efficiency of water-using appliances
• Simple installation
• Safe for landscaping and lawn watering. No need for costly bypass plumbing
• Compatible with all on-site and community wastewater treatment systems
• Not subject to water softener restrictions and “bans”
• Safe for all septic and sewer systems
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SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
The EcoPur S-Series point-of-entry system is complete and self-contained. It is
pre-loaded with media and ready to use. A simple inlet and outlet connection
is all that is required for installation. Please review operating pressures, temperatures and water chemistry limitations to ensure compatibility.
Connections
Temperature Range
Water Pressure Range
pH
Ferrous Iron Maximum
Manganese Maximum
Copper Maximum
Flow Rate
1”
40-110°F
15-100 psi
6.5-8.5
0.3 mg/L
0.05 mg/L
1.3 mg/L
12 GPM
Caution: Do not use this system where the water is microbiologically unsafe or
of unknown quality. This system is for use on potable water only. Source water
exceeding the chemical parameters (listed above) requires pretreatment.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION – READ ALL
CAUTION: Read and follow the information in this manual to minimize the risk of
electric shock or personal injury.
IMPORTANT: If you are unsure about installing your EcoPur S-Series, contact the
DuPure helpline or consult a professional plumber.
IMPORTANT: This system must be installed in compliance with applicable state
and local codes, law, and regulations.
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING:
• Before beginning installation, read these instructions completely.
Then obtain all the materials and tools needed for installation.
NOTE: Failure to install the EcoPur S-Series system correctly voids the
warranty
• Perform installation according to state and local plumbing codes
Use only lead-free solder and flux for sweat-solder connections,
as required by state and federal codes
• Handle all components of the EcoPur S-Series system with care. Do not drop,
drag or turn components upside down
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• Be sure the floor under the EcoPur S-Series system is clean and level
• The EcoPur S-Series system uses 24 volt-60z electrical power. Always use the
transformer supplied
- Plug transformer into an indoor 120 volt, grounded outlet
- Properly ground system to conform with all codes and ordinances
• Install EcoPur S-Series system in a protected area. Be sure electrical outlet
and transformer do not come in contact with water.
- Do not attempt to treat water over 110°F with the DuPure system.
- Always connect the system to the main water supply pipe before water heater
- Do not expose DuPure system to freezing temperatures. Water freezing in the system causes equipment damage
• Minimize inlet water pressure is 20 psi. Maximum inlet water pressure is 125 psi.
Use pressure reducing valve if necessary
CAUTION:
• Do not use with water that is unsafe or of unknown quality
• Test water periodically to verify that the system is performing satisfactorily
• Discard small parts remaining after the installation
INSTALLATION
Turn off gas or electric supply
Turn off the water supply to pipes to be cut and drain the house water pipes
Open both hot and cold faucets
Move the EcoPur S-Series assembly into installation position (be sure the installation surface is level and smooth)
5. Plumb IN and OUT connections to and from softener
- Be sure the incoming hard water supply is directed to the INLET port of the valve
- The valve body of the control is marked with arrows indicating the proper flow direction
- Connections are illustrated below:
1.
2.
3.
4.
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NOTES:
• If making a soldered copper installation, do all sweat soldering before connecting pipes to the bypass valve (torch heat will damage plastic parts)
• When turning threaded pipe fittings onto plastic fittings, use care not to crossthread
• Use Teflon tape on all external pipe threads. Do not use pipe joint compound
• Support inlet and outlet plumbing in some manner (use pipe hangers) to
keep the weight off of the valve fittings
Perform steps 6-7 to install flexible drain hose
Skip to step 8 to install rigid drain pipe
6. Find barbed hose fitting in small parts kit. Attach barbed hose fitting to the
½” male NPT drain outlet
7. Connect and route the valve drain hose
- Use the provided drain hose to attach to the valve drain fitting. To keep water pressure from blowing the hose off, use a hose clamp to secure
8. To adapt a rigid drain pipe to the EcoPur S-Series system, do not attach
barbed hose fitting to valve. Instead, plumb rigid tubing directly to the
½” male NPT drain fitting
9. Take the other half of the cut hose and attach it to the overflow adapter
elbow located on the side of the brine tank. Use a hose clamp to hold it in
place
10. Fully open two (2) cold (soft) water faucets near the water softener
11. Place bypass valve in “bypass” position
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12. Fully open the house main water shutoff valve; Observe a steady flow from
both faucets opened earlier
13. Slowly, turn bypass valve back in the service position; keep soft water
faucets open
14. After about 3 minutes, open a HOT water faucet for one (1) minute,
or until all air is expelled, then close
- NOTE: If water appears cloudy or has a salty taste, allow it to run
for several more minutes, or until clear
15. Close all water faucets
16. Check plumbing work for leaks and fix immediately if any are found
17. Turn on the gas or electric supply to the water heater
18. Connect electrical power by plugging the transformer into a (120 volt) outlet
19. With the valve “In Service”, manually initiate a backwash as the final
installation step. This backwash will:
- Complete the final flushing and conditioning of the EcoPur S-Series
ECOPUR S-SERIES CONTROL OPERATION AND SETTINGS
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7000 Control Start-Up Procedures
Set Time of Day
• Press the Set Up and Set Down buttons to set time of day
- Metric = 24 hour clock
- US = 12 hour clock with PM indicator light
Enter Control Programming Mode
• Press and hold both the Set Up and Set Down buttons for 5 seconds to enter
Programming Mode. When the program mode is entered, the program dot
turns on.
Programming the Time Clock Backwash System
1. Backwash Time (No Display Code)
a. The Backwash Time display can be identified by observing a
non-flashing colon between two sets of numbers. Set the desired time of day that you want Backwash to occur.
b. Example: 2 o’clock A.M. Backwash Time: [2:00] (P.M. Indicator Dot Off)
i. Use the Set Up and Set Down buttons to adjust this value
ii. Press the Extra Cycle button to proceed to the next step
2. Backwash (Display code A)
a. Use this display to set the number of days between Backwash cycles. This setting is identified by observing the letter “A” in the first digit. In the Time Clock Backwash mode, the system backwashes at the time set in Step 1 on the programmed number of days.
b. Example: Backwash every 7 days [A – 7]
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i. Use the Set Up and Set Down buttons to adjust this valve
ii. Press the Extra Cycle button once to Exit Setup Programming
Mode or press and hold the Set Up and Set Down buttons
simultaneously for five (5) seconds to enter the extended setup
programming mode.
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LIFETIME WARRANTY COVERAGE
ECOPUR S-SERIES
EcoPur Scale Control and Whole-Home Filtration Appliance
DuPure warrants to the original purchaser, that the EcoPur S-Series System will be free from defect in
materials and workmanship from the date of purchase for the following periods:
For the LIFETIME of the Original Purchaser:
All System Components to include: Control Valve
Body and Media Tank
For a period of ten (10) years:
Electronics and other major components
For a period of two (2) years:
Green Guard and Catalytic Carbon
For a period of one (1) year:
Labor charges for warranty/installation items only;
Trip Charge is waived if the item is under warranty
THIS WARRANTY IS EFFECTIVE TO THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER AS LONG AS THE ECOPUR S-SERIES SYSTEM
REMAINS AT THE ORIGINAL INSTALLATION SITE OR IS RELOCATED BY AN AUTHORIZED DUPURE DEALER.
No sales representative, distributor, dealer or other person is authorized to make any other warranty
on behalf of DuPure. Upon expiration of the applicable warranty periods, DuPure shall have no further
liability related to the products to which the periods apply, except with respect to warranty claims asserted during the appropriate warranty period.
This warranty does not cover installation or damage to tanks resulting from freezing, mishandling, customer initiated improper installation, water pressure in excess of 120 pounds per square inch, or from
hot water back-up. Warranty does not cover corrosion on plumbing, fixtures, or appliances due to corrosive water. Labor charges incurred in connection with the repair and/or replacement of parts, tanks
or water conditioning units, other than repairs done at DuPure facilities, are expressly excluded from this
warranty. All transportation and freight costs in connection with the repair and/or replacement of parts,
tanks or water conditioning systems are also expressly excluded from this warranty. This warranty does
not cover failures or defects that are the result of iron fouling, excessive chlorine fouling (does not apply
to systems with properly maintained Media Shield and/or carbon), chemical oxidation, misuse, mishandling, misapplication, neglect, abuse, alteration of product or the adjustment or repair performed
by anyone other than DuPure International or where the water conditioner had not been installed in
compliance with local plumbing codes and/or ordinances. Upon receipt of any defective product
specified above, DuPure International will, at its option, repair or replace the product at its expense,
provided that the original purchaser of that product has followed the procedure for obtaining warranty
performance set forth below. The product so repaired or used as a replacement will be shipped to the
purchaser, at the purchaser’s cost.
PURCHASER’S REMEDIES FOR DEFECTS OR FAILURES, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ARE
LIMITED TO THE REMEDY PROVIDED BY THIS WARRANTY, TO THE EXTENT ENFORCEABLE UNDER APPLICABLE
LAW. DuPure International shall in no event be liable for consequential, incidental or special damages
arising out of the use of, or inability to use, this product. This warranty gives you specific legal rights;
you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. As soon as the purchaser discovers any
defect or failure, the purchaser must, within the period of the applicable warranty, notify your local
DuPure dealer of that defect. The purchaser must then return the defective part or item, with all transportation charges prepaid, to your local DuPure dealer (must write for authorization).
Information regarding warranty performance may be obtained by:
Writing to:
DuPure I 11321 Windfern Road, Suite N I Houston, TX 77064
Or visiting our web site:
www.dupure.com
© DuPure 2010
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