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Empire Comfort Systems SR-10T-3 Owner's Manual

Empire room heater owner's manual.
Installer: Leave this manual with the appli-
ance.
Consumer: Retain this manual for future refer-
ence.
WARNING: If the information in these instruc-
tions 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 flamma-
ble 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 suppli-
er'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 gas
supplier.
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
OWNER'S MANUAL
SR-30T SHOWN
AND
UNVENTED
ROOM HEATER
MODELS
SR-10T-3 SR-18T-3 SR-30T-3
This is an unvented gas-fired heater. It uses air
(oxygen) from the room in which it is installed.
Provisions for adequate combustion and ventilation
air must be provided. Refer to page 6.
WARNING: If not installed, operated and main-
tained in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions, this product could expose you to
substances in fuel or from fuel combustion which
can cause death or serious illness.
WATER VAPOR: A BY-PRODUCT OF
UNVENTED ROOM HEATERS
Water vapor is a by-product of gas combustion. An
unvented room heater produces approximately one
(1) ounce (30ml) of water for every 1,000 BTU's
(.3KW's) of gas input per hour. Refer to page 6.
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    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS OWNER’S MANUAL SR-10T-3 SR-18T-3 SR-30T-3 SR-30T SHOWN This is an unvented gas-fired heater. It uses air (oxygen) from the room in which it is installed. Provisions for adequate combustion and ventilation air must be provided.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION PAGE Important Safety Information ...3 Safety Information for Users of LP Gas ...4 Introduction ...5 Specifications ...5 Water Vapor: A By-Product of Unvented Room Heaters ...6 Provisions for Adequate Combustion and Ventilation Air ...6 Gas Supply ...7 SR-10T Clearances ...8 SR-18T Clearances ...9 SR-30T Clearances ...9...

  • Page 3: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION DO NOT OPERATE THIS APPLIANCE WITHOUT FRONT PANEL INSTALLED. • An unvented room heater having an input rating of more than 6,000 Btu per hour shall not be installed in a bathroom. • An unvented room heater having an input rating of more than 10,000 Btu per hour shall not be installed in a bedroom or bathroom.

  • Page 4: Safety Information For Users Of Lp Gas

    SAFETY INFORMATION FOR USERS OF LP-GAS Propane (LP-Gas) is a flammable gas which can cause fires and explosions. In its natural state, propane is odorless and colorless. You may not know all the following safety precau- tions which can protect both you and your family from an accident.

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Instructions to Installer 1. Installer must leave instruction manual with owner after installation. 2. Installer must have owner fill out and mail warranty card supplied with unvented room heater. 3. Installer should show owner how to start and operate unvented room heater.

  • Page 6: Water Vapor: A By-product Of Unvented Room Heaters, Provisions For Adequate Combustion And Ventilation Air

    WATER VAPOR: A BY-PRODUCT OF UNVENTED ROOM HEATERS Water vapor is a by-product of gas combustion. An unvented room heater produces approximately one (1) ounce (30ml) of water for every 1,000 BTU’s (.3KW’s) of gas input per hour. Unvented room heaters must be used as supplemental heat (a room) rather than a primary heat source (an entire house).

  • Page 7: Gas Supply

    The gas line can be routed either through the floor or wall. The gas line opening should be made at this time. Location of the opening will be determined by the position of floor joists and the valve and union used for servicing. Gas Supply Check all local codes for requirements, especially for the size and type of gas supply line required.

  • Page 8: Sr-10t Clearances

    When facing the front of the appliance the following minimum clearances to combustible construction must be maintained. Left side 6 inches (152mm). Right side 6 inches (152mm). Do not install in alcove or closet. Rear wall 0 inches (0mm). Ceiling 24 inches (610mm). Minimum vertical clearance from a projection above the appliance (shelves, window sills, etc.) 14 inches (356mm).

  • Page 9: Sr-18t Clearances, Sr-30t Clearances

    When facing the front of the appliance the following minimum clearances to combustible construction must be maintained. Left side 6 inches (152mm). Right side 6 inches (152mm). Do not install in alcove or closet. Rear wall 0 inches (0mm). Ceiling 36 inches (914mm). Minimum vertical clearance from a projection above the appliance (shelves, window sills, etc.) 36 inches (914mm).

  • Page 10: Wall Mount Installation, Wall Mount Installation

    WALL MOUNT INSTALLATION Refer to Figures 7, 8 and 9 for measurements in order to locate (4) mounting holes on wall. Figures 7, 8 and 9 are the front views of the heaters. 1. Remove lower louver from casing assembly (2 screws). 2.

  • Page 11: Optional Floor Stand Installation

    4. Mount heater onto the (4) screwheads and complete tightening the screwheads to the plastic expansion anchors. Attention! Use the following steps to properly align the upper louver and the reflector with the heat shield. a. When replacing upper louver, be sure the bottom lip of upper louver goes behind the heat shield.

  • Page 12: Lighting Instructions

    FOR YOUR SAFETY READ BEFORE LIGHTING WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions exactly, a fire or explosion may result caus- ing property damage, personal injury or loss of life. A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand. When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.

  • Page 13: Main Burner Flame Characteristics

    MAIN BURNER FLAME CHARACTERISTICS SR-10T, SR-18T and SR-30T Main Burner Flame (Figure12) The main burner flame will have a red-orange glow over the surface of the ceramic plaques. A few small, hairline cracks may form over the surface of the ceramic plaques or at the edges of the ceramic plaques where they have been cemented into position on the burner assembly frame.

  • Page 14: Pilot Flame Characteristics, Thermostat Operation

    PILOT FLAME CHARACTERISTICS The correct flame will be blue and will extend beyond the ther- mocouple. The flame will surround the thermocouple just below the tip. A slight yellow flame may occur where the pilot flame and main burner flame meet. Figure 13 Oxygen Depletion Sensor Pilot (Figure 14) When the pilot has a large yellow tip flame, clean the Oxygen...

  • Page 15: Appliance Maintenance

    APPLIANCE MAINTENANCE Removing Pilot/Thermocouple From Main Burner Assembly Attention: The thermocouple CAN NOT be replaced as an individual item. You must order a new pilot when replacing thermocouple. 1. Turn OFF gas supply to the heater. 2. Turn OFF electrical supply to the heater if optional blower is installed in heater.

  • Page 16: Troubleshooting, How To Order Repair Parts

    R-2331 BURNER R-6308 PILOT ASSEMBLY (LPG ONLY) (INCLUDES ITEMS 16 & 17) Empire Comfort Systems, Inc. Nine Eighteen Freeburg Ave. Belleville, Illinois 62222-0529 Page 16 TROUBLESHOOTING c. Thermocouple not tightened into gas control - tighten thermocouple. d. Pilot flame not surrounding thermocouple - clean pilot, see Page 14.

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    SR-18T PLEASE NOTE: When ordering parts, it is very important that part number and description of part coincide. INDEX PART NUMBER NUMBER DESCRIPTION 13348 CASING SIDE ASSEMBLY - LEFT SR-090 CASING BACK R-2313 PIEZO IGNITOR SR-008 CASING SIDE ASSEMBLY - RIGHT SR-113 VALVE BRACKET R-6563...

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    PARTS VIEW SR-10T Page 18 16941-5-0907...

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    PARTS VIEW SR-18T 16941-5-0907 Page 19...

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    PARTS VIEW SR-30T Page 20 16941-5-0907...

  • Page 21: Optional Blower Installation Instructions

    OPTIONAL BLOWER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for Unvented Room Heaters SR-18T and SR-30T INSTALLING OPTIONAL BLOWER SRB-18T OR SRB-30T If heater is installed onto the wall, in order to install the optional blower, the heater must be removed from the wall. If heater is installed on optional floor stand there is adequate access area available to install the optional blower.

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    OPTIONAL BLOWER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Wiring The appliance, when installed, must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Electri- cal Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, if an external electrical source is utilized 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.

  • Page 23: Service Notes

    SERVICE NOTES 16941-5-0907 Page 23...

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    Empire Comfort Systems, Inc. 918 Freeburg Ave. Belleville, IL 62220 PH: 618-233-7420 or 800-851-3153 FAX: 618-233-7097 or 800-443-8648 info@empirecomfort.com www.empirecomfort.com Page 24 16941-5-0907...

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