eF Series® Installation Checklist and Venting Table Important - Read the installation and operation manual before installing and operating this water heater.
Carefully uncrate the heater. Move in place with a hand truck (don’t use the venting pipes for handles). A 2 inch
high installation pad is recommended.
Make sure there is a dedicated 120 volts line voltage and line power is properly polarized. Proper ground is required to this water heater.
All venting must stay within the required lengths and diameters (see chart below). Proper support of the venting pipe is a
(every 5 feet
vertical and 3 feet
horizontal). Terminations must be located to prevent re-circulation. Medium to long sweep 90º elbows are recommended.
Supply proper gas piping size to this water heater (¾ inch
NPT or equivalent is required for models 300,000 btu/hr
or less, 1 inch
NPT or equivalent is required for 399,000 btu/hr
model). Install a properly sized regulator to supply an adequate volume of gas. 7 inches
W.C. of gas is required when the water heater is operating. Gas pressure must stay below 14 inches
W.C. when unit is not operating. Pressure drop between non-operating and operating pressures should be less than 3 inch
Condensate line must be properly sized and sloped to a suitable drain (¼ inch per foot
(.6 cm per .3 m)
). A condensate trap must be constructed as close to the water heater as possible. Protect the condensate line from freezing conditions. If using more than one heater AND using a common condensate line, make sure that the condensate line is sized correctly.
Service / Mechanical Room
Provide adequate space for servicing the heater. Leave room to get to the bottom pressure switch as well as enough overhead room to remove the anode rods for servicing (18 inch
Model Numbers Maximum Venting Lengths (Combined) (Max. Vent = Exhaust + Intake) 2 inch (5.1 cm) PVC, ABS & CPVC 3 inch (7.6 cm) PVC, ABS & CPVC 4 inch (10.2 cm) PVC, ABS & CPVC
(36.6 m) (51.9 m)
EF-60T-125 30 120
EF-60T-150 30 100 EF-60T-199 30 80 150 feet
EF-100T-150 30 120
EF-100T-199 30 100
24.4 m) (39.6 m)
NOTE: 2 inch (5.1 cm), 3 inch (7.6 cm) & 4 inch (10.2 cm) 90º Elbows = 5 feet (1.5 m) of pipe 2 inch (5.1 cm), 3 inch (7.6 cm) & 4 inch (10.2 cm) 45º Elbows = 2.5 feet (.7 m) of pipe
For more detailed information, read the installation and operation manual provided with this water heater. Questions? Contact Bradford White Technical Service at (800) 334-3393
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