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Hearth and Home Technologies Heat&Glo RUTHERFORD-36 Owner's Manual

Wood burning fireplace.
Models:
RUTHERFORD-36
Wood Burning Fireplace
Important operating
a n d m a i n t e n a n c e
instructions included.
WARNING
If the information in these instruc-
tions is not followed exactly, a
fi re may result causing property
damage, personal injury, or death.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other fl am-
mable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
• Do not overfi re. Overfi ring will void your
warranty.
• Comply with all minimum clearances to
combustibles as specifi ed. Failure to
comply may cause house fi re.
Installation and service of this fi replace
should be performed by qualifi ed personnel.
Hearth & Home Technologies suggests NFI
certifi ed or factory-trained professionals, or
technicians supervised by an
NFI certifi ed professional.
NOTICE
DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL
Read, understand
and follow these
instructions for safe
i n s t a l l a t i o n a n d
operation.
Heat & Glo • RUTHERFORD-36 • 4059-341 Rev D • 03/09
Owner's Manual
Leave this manual with
party responsible for
use and operation.
WARNING
Hot screen/mesh and glass doors will cause burns.
Do not touch screen/mesh or glass doors until cooled
NEVER allow children to touch screen/mesh or glass
doors
Keep children away
CAREFULLY SUPERVISE children in same room as
fi replace.
Alert children and adults to hazards of high
temperatures.
High temperatures may ignite clothing or other fl ammable
materials.
Keep clothing, furniture, draperies and other fl ammable
materials away.
WARNING
Fire Risk
For use with solid wood fuel or decorative
gas appliance only.
Do not install unvented gas logs.
Installation and Operation
HOT SURFACES!
Screen/mesh, glass doors and
other surfaces are hot during
operation AND cool down.
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    Owner’s Manual Installation and Operation Models: RUTHERFORD-36 Wood Burning Fireplace NOTICE DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL • Read, understand • Leave this manual with • Important operating and follow these party responsible for a n d m a i n t e n a n c e instructions for safe use and operation.

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    Read this manual before installing or operating this fi replace. Please retain this owner’s manual for future reference. Congratulations! Congratulations on selecting a Heat & Glo wood burning This owner’s manual should be retained for future refer- fi replace. The Heat & Glo fi replace you have selected is ence.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety Alert Key: • DANGER! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided will result in death or serious injury. • WARNING! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided could result in death or serious injury. • CAUTION! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury. •...

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    Warranty Heat & Glo • RUTHERFORD-36 • 4059-341 Rev D • 03/09...

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    Heat & Glo • RUTHERFORD-36 • 4059-341 Rev D • 03/09...

  • Page 6: A. Appliance Certifi Cation, B. Non-combustible Materials, C. Combustible Materials

    Listing and Code Approvals A. Appliance Certifi cation B. Non-Combustible Materials This fi replace system has been tested and listed in accor- dance with UL 127 standards by Underwriters Laboratories • Materials which will not ignite and burn, composed of any Inc.

  • Page 7: A. Your Fireplace

    User Guide Operating Instructions WARNING HOT SURFACES! Screen/mesh, glass doors and other surfaces are hot during operation AND cool down. Hot screen/mesh and glass doors will cause burns. • Do not touch screen/mesh or glass doors until cooled • NEVER allow children to touch screen/mesh or glass doors •...

  • Page 8: B. Seasoned Wood, C. Starting A Fire, D. Grate, E. Firescreen, F. Flue Damper

    B. Seasoned Wood D. Grate Properly seasoned wood is important for successful opera- This fi replace is designed to be used with the grate sup- tion of your fi replace. Most woodburning fi replace problems plied with this unit or one approved by HHT. The grate will are caused by burning wet, unseasoned wood.

  • Page 9: I. Glass Doors, J. Vented Gas Log Sets & Gas Log Lighters, K. Optional Components

    I. Glass Doors J. Vented Gas Log Sets & Gas Log Lighters • Optional • Glass and screen doors are optional. • Vented gas logs or gas log lighters can be installed in • Refer to Figure 2.2 for proper use. this fi...

  • Page 10: M. Wood Fuel

    M. Wood Fuel Seasoned Wood • Cut logs to size Hardwood vs Softwood • Split to 6 in. (152 mm) or less Your fi replace performance depends on the quality of the • Air dry to a moisture content of around 20% fi...

  • Page 11: A. Disposal Of Ashes, B. Chimney Inspection/cleaning

    Maintainance and Service B. Chimney Inspection/Cleaning A. Disposal of Ashes Frequency: At least twice a year during heating season or Frequency: When they reach bottom of grate as recommended by a certifi ed chimney sweep By: Homeowner By: Certifi ed chimney sweep WARNING! Risk of Fire! Ashes could contain hot embers.

  • Page 12: C. Check Firebox Molded Brick Panel, D. Inspect Grate, E. Glass Cleaning

    C. Check Firebox Molded Brick Panel Frequency: After each ash removal By: Homeowner WARNING! Risk of Fire! Inspect fi replace molded brick panel. Crumbling, deteriorated molded brick panel can al- low overheating of surrounding materials. Expansion and contraction will cause minor cracking of the molded brick panel.

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    Troubleshooting Guide Start Fire Problems Possible Cause Solution Can’t get fi re started Not enough kindling/paper or no Use dry kindling, more paper. Arrange kindling & wood for Excessive smoke or spillage kindling/paper air movement. Burns too slowly Damper closed/not fully open Open damper.

  • Page 14: A. Typical Fireplace System

    Installer Guide Getting Started A. Typical Fireplace System Termination cap (Sections 8.I., 9.D.) Additional lateral support for chimney above roof (or enclosed in chase) if needed (Section 8.A.) Storm Collar Non-combustible (Section 9.D.) roof flashing maintains minimum clearance Chimney penetrates roof around chimney preferably without affecting roof rafters (Section 8.H.)

  • Page 15: B. Design And Installation Considerations, C. Draft, D. Negative Pressure

    B. Design and Installation Considerations D. Negative Pressure WARNING! Risk of Asphyxiation! Negative pressure can NOTICE: Check building codes prior to installation. cause spillage of combustion fumes and soot. Fire must • Installation MUST comply with local, regional, state and draft properly for safe operation.

  • Page 16: E. Locating Your Fireplace & Chimney

    E. Locating your Fireplace & Chimney Location of the fi replace and chimney will affect perfor- mance. • Install within the warm air space enclosed by the building envelope. This helps to produce more draft, especially during lighting and die-down of the fi re. •...

  • Page 17: F. Tools And Supplies Needed, G. Typical Fireplace Components, H. Inspect Fireplace And Components

    F. Tools and Supplies Needed H. Inspect Fireplace and Components WARNING! Risk of Fire and/or Explosion! Damaged Before beginning the installation be sure the following tools parts could impair safe operation. DO NOT install dam- and building supplies are available: aged, incomplete or substitute components.

  • Page 18: A. Select Fireplace Location

    Framing & Clearances A. Select Fireplace Location Note: 1-1/2 in. min. air space from fireplace to combustible materials. 1/2 in. min. air space at nailing flanges. Note: In addition to these framing dimensions, also In an exterior chase reference the following Across a or projecting into a sections:...

  • Page 19: B. Clearances

    B. Clearances WARNING! Risk of Fire! You must comply with all minimum air space clearances to combustibles as specifi ed in Fig- ure 6.2. DO NOT pack required air spaces with insulation or other materials. Storm Collar Roof Flashing Shaded areas represent 2 in.

  • Page 20: C. Sidewalls/surrounds, D. Frame The Fireplace

    C. Sidewalls/Surrounds • Locate adjacent combustible sidewalls a minimum of 24 in. (610 mm) from fi replace opening. • Mantle leg, surround, stub wall, whether combustible or non-combustible, may be constructed as shown in Figure 6.3. Note: Grid depicts 1 inch squares. 4 in.

  • Page 21: A. Things To Consider, B. Position The Fireplace, C. Place Protective Metal Hearth Strips

    Installation of Fireplace CAUTION! Risk of Cuts/Abrasions. Wear protective gloves and safety glasses during installation. Sheet metal edges are sharp. A. Things to Consider • Location(s) of outside air kit(s) • Gas line piping B. Position the Fireplace • Place the fi replace on a continuous fl at surface. •...

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    3 ft min. from top of uppermost chimney section to air inlet. Outside air installed on both sides (right side not shown) Figure 7.3 Outside Air Inlet Locations Garage or Outlet blocked by combustible snow, leaves, etc. liquids storage Attic space Outlet placed higher than 3 ft below the...

  • Page 23: E. Install Outside Air Kit

    E. Install Outside Air Kit • Keep duct runs short and straight to minimize restriction. • The outside air kits must be installed on both sides of the fi replace. Flexible Duct (not supplied) WARNING! Outside air kits must be installed on both sides of the fi...

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    Chimney Assembly NOTICE: Chimney performance may vary. • Trees, buildings, roof lines and wind conditions affect performance. • Chimney height may need adjustment if smoking or overdraft occurs. Termination Cap Chimney must extend beyond combustible roof structure Additional support for Maintain minimum tall chimneys height of chimney...

  • Page 25: A. Chimney Requirements

    A. Chimney Requirements Determine the chimney components needed to complete your particular installation: Measure vertical distances from the base of the fi replace as shown in Figure 8.2. • Measure the total vertical height of the fi replace installation from the base of the fi replace assembly to the approximate •...

  • Page 26: B. Using Offsets/returns

    B. Using Offsets/Returns • Use an offset/return to bypass overhead obstructions. • An offset and return can be used as a single entity or separated by chimney section(s). WARNING! Risk of Fire! DO NOT use offset/returns greater than 30°. Chimney draft will be restricted and could cause overheating and fi...

  • Page 27: C. Assemble Chimney Sections

    C. Assemble Chimney Sections WARNING! Risk of Fire! DO NOT install substitute or dam- aged chimney components. • Use only those components described in this manual. Substitute or damaged chimney components could impair safe operation and cause overheating and fi re. •...

  • Page 28: D. Install Ceiling Firestops

    D. Install Ceiling Firestops ROOM ABOVE (non-insulated ceiling) CAUTION! Risk of Fire! Ceiling fi restops must be used whenever the chimney penetrates a ceiling/fl oor. • Chase construction requires ceiling fi restops at each fl oor or every 10 ft (3.05 m) of clear space. •...

  • Page 29: E. Install Attic Insulation Shield

    E. Install Attic Insulation Shield Bend remaining tabs WARNING! Risk of Fire! You MUST install an attic in- to rest against pipe to sulation shield when there is any possibility of insulation prevent insulation Bend inward from falling in. or other combustible material coming into contact with 90°...

  • Page 30: G. Complete Installation, H. Install Flashing

    F. Cut Out Hole in Roof • Refer to Figure 8.9. • Plumb from roof to center of chimney. • Drive a nail up through roof to mark center of pipe. • Measure to either side of nail and mark the 17 in. x 17 in. (432 mm x 432 mm) opening required.

  • Page 31: I. Chimney Termination Requirements

    I. Chimney Termination Requirements • Install a cap approved and listed for this fi replace system. • Locate cap where it will not become plugged by snow or other materials. • Locate cap away from trees or other structures. • The bottom of the termination cap must be at least 3 ft (.91 m) above the roof AND at least 2 ft (.61 m) above any portion of roof within 10 ft (3.05 m) as shown in Figure 8.10.

  • Page 32: A. Construct The Chase

    Chase Installations Gas line holes and other openings should be caulked with A. Construct the Chase high temperature caulk or stuffed with unfaced fi berglass A chase is a vertical boxlike structure built to enclose the insulation. If the fi replace is being installed on a cement fi...

  • Page 33: B. Install Fireplace & Chimney, C. Install Chase Top

    B. Install Fireplace & Chimney 2 in. (51 mm) Collar Slope Downward Install as per Sections 7 and 8. on Chase Top (1/4 in. per foot minimum) C. Install Chase Top • You MUST use a chase top in a chase installation. Chase Turn-down tops are available from your Heat &...

  • Page 34: D. Install Termination Cap

    D. Install Termination Cap • TR11T Round Telescoping Termination Cap Install the chimney sections up through the chase enclo- Assemble sure. Termination storm collar around extended • Install termination caps following instructions provided termination cap with them. pipe once cap is installed.

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    • TCT1175 Terra Cotta Cap Place waterproof sealer under each flange of the termina- tion cap and on top of each screw to help prevent leaks. Termination Cap The last section of pipe must stop between 2 in. (51 mm) above top of chase and 7 in.

  • Page 36: A. Radiation Shield, B. Field Constructed Shrouds

    Shrouds A. Radiation Shield Ø 17 1/2 in. (444.5 mm) Round Hole to fit over cap • Some shrouds require a radiation shield. Use where specifi ed. B. Field Constructed Shrouds WARNING! Risk of Fire! Shrouds must be constructed as 3 in.

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    Mailbox Style Shroud (radiation shield required) TR11/11T TR11/11T TV Min. Base Dims. 3 in. (76 mm) 34 x 34 28 x 30 Min. Opening Height 864 x 864 711 x 762 Min. Height Above Radiation Shield Min. Height 21-1/4 20-1/2 above radiation shield Min.

  • Page 38: A. Install Hearth Molded Brick Panel, B. Install Side Molded Brick Panel/traditional

    11 11 Installation of Molded Brick Panel A. Install Hearth Molded Brick Panel Note: Use T-brackets as templates and drill pilot • Place hearth panel into the fi replace. holes into the inner shell with the drill bit provided. Side panels must be installed fi rst. B.

  • Page 39: D. Install Side Molded Brick Panel - Herringbone

    D. Install Side Molded Brick Panel - Herring- Note: Use T-brackets as templates and drill pilot holes into bone the inner shell with the drill bit provided. Side panels must be installed fi rst. • If a gas line is to be installed, remove the knockouts in the inner fi...

  • Page 40: F. Install Mortar, G. Install Screens

    F. Install Mortar • Mix approximately 1/3 of the mortar material with 1/2 gallon of water in the mixing bucket. Stir the mixture with Note: We recommend mortar be applied after the mixing attachment and drill. The consistency should facing materials are installed. allow the material to be squeezed from the mortar bag but not too runny.

  • Page 41: A. Non-combustible Materials, B. Combustible Materials, C. Hearth Extension

    Finishing A. Non-combustible Materials • You MUST use a hearth extension with this fi replace. • This fi replace has been tested and approved for use with • Materials which will not ignite and burn, composed of any a hearth extension insulated to a minimum R value of combination of the following: 2.32.

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    Raised Hearth Extension Framing The hearth framing must be constructed of non-combus- tible materials (Figure 12.2) and placed on 1/2 in. Durock and 1 in. Micore (or equivalent material) (Figure 12.4). When creating the platform, allow for the thickness of the non-combustible fi...

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    Non-combustible Sealant After completing the framing and applying the facing mate- rials over the framing, a bead of non-combustible sealant must be used to close off any gaps at the top and sides between the fi replace and hearth. Non-combustible Sealant Figure 12.6 Place Non-combustible Sealant Flush Hearth Extension Framing •...

  • Page 44: D. Finishing Material

    D. Finishing Material Refer to Sections 12.A. and Sections 12.B. for combustible/ These surfaces non-combustible materials. Refer to Figure 12.10 for non- must be covered combustible zone. with non-combustible material. Non-combustible WARNING! Risk of Fire! You must maintain clearances. sealant. •...

  • Page 45: E. Combustible Mantel

    E. Combustible Mantel • Refer to the shaded area of Figre 12.11 for the location and dimensions of a combustible mantel. • Combustible materials projecting more than 1-1/2 in. (38 mm) shall not be placed within 12 in. (305 mm) from the top of the fi...

  • Page 46: F. Mantel, Adding Extra Support

    F. Mantel, Adding Extra Support If extra support for the mantel is needed across the front of Secure to the fi replace: framing • Obtain a piece of top/bottom track used in metal framing. • Cut the track to 51 7/8 in. (1318 mm) long. •...

  • Page 47: G. Sidewalls/surrounds

    G. Sidewalls/Surrounds • Adjacent combustible sidewalls must be located a minimum of 24 in. (305 mm) from the fi replace opening. • Combustible mantel legs, surrounds and stub walls may be constructed per Figure 12.15. Figure 12.15 Combustible Mantel Leg or Wall Projections (Acceptable on both sides of opening) Heat &...

  • Page 48: A. Gas Log/lighter Provision, B. Wood Burning Inserts

    Accessories A. Gas Log/Lighter Provision WARNING! Fire and/or Asphyxiation Risk! Use with solid Outer shell wood fuel or decorative gas appliance only. Gas fi re gener- of fireplace Firebox ates fumes. Maintain air clearance • DO NOT install unvented gas logs to combustibles.

  • Page 49: A. Fireplace Dimensions

    Reference Materials A. Fireplace Dimensions 31 1/8 in. 11 in. (790 mm) (281 mm) 27 1/2 in. 74 ° TYP. (699 mm) 74 1/8 in. (1884 mm) 70 3/4 in. (1797 mm) 54 in. 6 7/8 in. (1372 mm) 6 7/8 in. 5 in.

  • Page 50: B. Optional Components

    B. Optional Components 66 in. (1676 mm) 20 in. (508 mm) HX4 Hearth Extension 1/2 in. (13 mm) ID6 Insulated Duct DFG4036 Series Glass Doors (optional) 6 in. (152.4 mm) i.d. DFS4036 Series Screen Doors 42 in. (optional) (1067 mm) UD6 Uninsulated Duct 6 in.

  • Page 51: C. Chimney Components

    C. Chimney Components The following pictures show only those chimney components which may be safely used with this fi replace. Catalog # Description SL1106 Chimney Section - 6 in. (152 mm) long 13 in. SL1112 Chimney Section - 12 in. (305 mm) long 11 in.

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    Inside Diameter 11 in. (279 mm) 21 in. Outside (533 mm) 17 in. (432 mm) Diameter 13 in. (330 mm) SL1130 Offset/Return Catalog # FS538 0-deg. 17 in. 432 mm FS540 30-deg. 26 in. 660 mm 15-1/4 in. Assembled Diameter: 17 in./432 mm (387 mm) Height: 24 in./610 mm AS10 Straight Attic Insulation Shield...

  • Page 53

    15-3/4 in. (400 mm) 31-3/4 in. (806 mm) TR11 - Round Termination Cap 34-5/8 in. (879 mm) 32-3/8 in. TR11-TV - Round Termination Cap (822 mm) 34-3/8 in (873 mm) TR11T - Round Telescoping Termination Cap TR-TVK 14-3/4 in. (375 mm) 10 3/4 in.

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    72 in. 36 in. (1829 mm) (914 mm) 13-3/8 in. (340 mm) 2 in. (51 mm) CT56 Chase Top LDS-BV Decorative Shroud Catalog # 12-1/2 15-1/2 LDS-BV Heat & Glo • RUTHERFORD-36 • 4059-341 Rev D • 03/09...

  • Page 55: D. Service Parts

    D. Service Parts Heat & Glo • RUTHERFORD-36 • 4059-341 Rev D • 03/09...

  • Page 56: E. Contact Information

    E. Contact Information Please contact your Heat & Glo dealer with any questions or concerns. For the number of your nearest Heat & Glo dealer, please visit www.heatnglo.com. – NOTES – CAUTION DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL • Read, understand •...

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