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RGB-25U Recess Box
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
For the: R94LSe ● REU-VA2535WD
R75LSe ● REU-VA2528WD
R/C85e ● REU-V2532W(C)
R/C85ePLUS ● REU-V2532WD(C)
R70e ● REU-V2526W
The RGB-25U includes:
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1
1
4
recess box
mounting bracket
mounting screw
lock nuts
4
1
washers (11/32)
locking bracket
1. Determine a suitable location meeting the installation clearances shown in Figure 1 below.
Local building codes may restrict the clearances shown below. If you are unsure if the clearances
are acceptable in your area, consult with local building officials to verify prior to proceeding with
installation.
Clearance to gas meter and electric meter shall be in accordance with local codes and the
requirements of the gas supplier or electric supplier.
Figure 1
Clearances
32” (0.91 m) to a soffit or eve vent; or
to a porch or deck
All dimensions are from edge of box
RECESS
BOX
8.5” (216 mm) to
inside corner
12” (0.30 m) to window or door
that may be opened
Note: The clearance to
combustibles of the water
heater/recess box assembly
are zero inches to all surfaces
of the recess box. A 24”
clearance to combustibles
and non-combustibles must
be maintained from the front
of the unit for servicing.
12” (0.30 m) to air inlets or vents
12” (0.30 m) to ground / snow line
2. Drill 4 holes spaced out along the length of each side of the recess
box. The recess box is designed to be fitted between 2 studs and
secured through these holes. (Figure 2)
3. Bottom Hole Access: Use the provided template to drill the
appropriate holes for water, gas and electric access.
Side Hole Access: Identify the appropriate hole locations for water,
drill
gas and electric. Watch for interference with the framing stud
screw
before drill the holes.
holes 4. All recess box penetrations must be sealed to prevent moisture
each
from entering the wall.
side
mounting
bracket
and
screw
washers
5. Apply a 3/8” bead of sealant along the back of the box flange.
Figure 3
Figure 2
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6. Position and secure the recess box to the building structure with suitable screws (galvanized or
stainless steel) through the 8 holes in the sides. (Figure 2)
7. Follow the instruction for your water heater model. (The 2 screws are installed on the water heater.)
R/C85 or R70:
Install the bracket
as shown with the
higher keyhole on
the left. The 2
washers (Figure
2) at the back of
the recess box
should remain.
R/C85PLUS,
R75LSe, R94LSe:
Install the bracket
as shown with the
lower keyhole on
the left. Remove
the 2 washers
(Figure 2) at the
back of the recess
box.
FRONT
FRONT
8. Install the mounting screw half way through the bracket attached
to the top of the recess box. (Figure 4)
9. Copy the water heater serial number and model number
from the data plate located on the left hand side of the
appliance onto the sticker which is on the inside of the
recess box cover. You will need to know this
information for any future warranty or service work.
10. Install the water heater in the recess box.
Figure 4
Model Number: _______________________
Serial Number: _______________________
Gas Type: ___________________________
a. Lift the water heater into the recess box
and align the mounting screw with the
left keyhole on the top mounting
bracket. Tighten the screw
b. Attach 2 washers and 2 lock nuts to the
studs at the bottom bracket.
Left
keyhole
hangs on
mounting
screw
11. Remove the caps from the water heater and
install the valve kit.
12. Install the pipes through the access holes
made in step 3.
13. Connect gas, water and electric service to
the water heater. Note: A waterproof
electrical outlet can be fitted inside the
enclosure.
14. Seal all recess box penetrations with
sealant to prevent moisture from leaking out
of the recess box.
Bottom
bracket
COLD
17. Install front cover by inserting the top end
first.
HOT
DRAIN
16. On completion of work, check for gas and
water leaks.
GAS
15. Install the locking bracket with 2 washers
and 2 lock nuts. (Figure 5)
Sealant
Require
Locking
bracket
Figure 5
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LINE THIS EDGE UP WITH THE
LEFT SIDE OF THE RECESS BOX
(COLD)
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LINE THIS EDGE UP WITH THE
BACK OF THE RECESS BOX
R94LSe, R75LSe, R/C85ePLUS,
V2532WD(C), VA2535WD,
VA2528WD
R/C85e, R70e
V2532W(C), V2526W
PRV LOCATION NOT IDENTIFIED ON THIS TEMPLATE
(HOT)
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