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Heatilator B-Vent Gas Fireplace BCBV36 Installation And Operation Manual

Hearth and home technologies gas fireplace owner's manual installation and operation.

 
Model(s):
BCBV36 / BCBV36I
B-Vent Gas Appliance
• Important operating
a n d m a i n t e n a n c e
instructions included.
WARNING: If the information in these
instructions is not followed exactly, a fi re
or explosion 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.
• 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 fi re department.
• Installation and service must be performed
by a qualifi ed installer, service agency, or the
gas supplier.
NOTICE
DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL
• Read, understand and follow
these instructions for safe
installation and operation.
In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts installation must be
performed by a licensed plumber or gas fi tter.
A CO detector shall be installed in the room where the appliance
in installed.
Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08
Owner's Manual
Installation and Operation
• Leave this manual with
party responsible for use
and operation.
WARNING
HOT SURFACES!
Glass and other surfaces are hot during
operation AND cool down.
Hot glass will cause burns.
DO NOT touch glass until it is cooled
NEVER allow children to touch glass
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.
Installation and service of this appliance 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.
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Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Model(s): BCBV36 / BCBV36I B-Vent Gas Appliance • Important operating a n d m a i n t e n a n c e instructions included. WARNING: If the information in these instructions is not followed exactly, a fi re or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury, or death.

  • Page 2: A. Congratulations

    Read this manual before installing or operating this appliance. Please retain this owner’s manual for future reference. A. Congratulations Congratulations on selecting a Heatilator gas fi replace, an elegant and clean alternative to wood burning fi re- places. The Heatilator gas fi replace you have selected is designed to provide the utmost in safety, reliability, and effi...

  • 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. •...

  • Page 4: B. Warranty

    B. Warranty Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 5

    B. Warranty (continued) Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 6: A. Appliance Certifi Cation, B. Tempered Glass Specifi Cations, C. Btu Specifi Cations

    Listing and Code Approvals A. Appliance Certifi cation MODELS: BCBV36, BCBV36I LABORATORY: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) TYPE: B-Vent Gas Appliance Heater STANDARD: ANSI 21.50b-2005/CSA 2.22b-2005 and Title This product is listed to ANSI standards for “Vented Gas Fireplaces” and “Gas Fired Appliances for Use at High Altitudes”.

  • Page 7: A. Gas Fireplace Safety, B. Your Fireplace

    Operating Instructions A. Gas Fireplace Safety WARNING HOT SURFACES! Glass and other surfaces are hot during operation AND cool down. Hot glass will cause burns. • DO NOT touch glass until it is cooled • NEVER allow children to touch glass •...

  • Page 8: C. Clear Space, D. Decorative Doors And Fronts

    C. Clear Space WARNING! DO NOT place combustible objects in front of the fi replace or block louvers. High tempera- tures may start a fi re. See Figure 2.2. Avoid placing candles and other heat-sensitive objects on mantel or hearth. Heat may damage these objects. Clear space 3 ft (914 mm) in front of appliance Figure 2.2...

  • Page 9: H. Lighting Instructions (ipi)

    H. Lighting Instructions (IPI) • For normal use, activate/deactivate your fi replace with the wall switch or remote control. • The IPI system may be operated with two D-cell batteries. When using batteries, unplug the transformer. To prolong battery life, remove them when using the transformer. •...

  • Page 10: I. Lighting Instructions (standing Pilot)

    I. Lighting Instructions (Standing Pilot) • For normal use, activate/deactivate your fi replace with the wall switch or remote control. • If your fi replace must be deactivated for service or an extended period of time, follow the instructions below. Heatilator •...

  • Page 11: J. After Fireplace Is Lit, K. Frequently Asked Questions

    J. After Fireplace is Lit Initial Break-in Procedure • The fireplace should be run three to four hours continuously on high. • Turn the fi replace off and allow it to completely cool. • Clean glass doors. See Section 3. •...

  • Page 12: A. Maintenance Tasks-homeowner

    Maintenance and Service Any safety screen or guard removed for servicing must be replaced prior to operating the fi replace. When properly maintained, your fi replace will give you many years of trouble-free service. We recommend an- nual service by a qualifi ed service technician. A.

  • Page 13

    Logs Frequency: Annually By: Qualifi ed Service Technician Tools needed: Protective gloves. • Inspect for damaged or missing logs. Replace as necessary. Refer to Section 14.I. for log placement instructions. • Verify correct log placement and no fl ame impingement causing sooting.

  • Page 14: A. Typical Appliance System

    Getting Started A. Typical Appliance System NOTICE: Illustrations and photos refl ect typical installations and are for design purposes only. Illustrations/diagrams are not drawn to scale. Actual product may vary from pictures in manual Noncombustible roof flashing maintains minimum clearance around pipe Listed B-Vent Pipe Ceiling Firestop on floor of attic...

  • Page 15: B. Design And Installation Considerations, C. Tools And Supplies Needed, D. Inspect Appliance And Components

    B. Design and Installation Considerations Heatilator B-type vent gas appliances are designed to operate with all exhaust gases expelled to the outside of the building, and combustion air pulled from the room. Installation MUST comply with local, regional, state and national codes and regulations.

  • Page 16: E. Negative Pressure

    E. Negative Pressure WARNING! Asphyxiation Negative pressure can Risk! cause spillage of combustion fumes and soot. Fireplace needs to draft properly for safety. Draft is the pressure difference needed to vent fi replaces successfully. Considerations for successful draft include: • Preventing negative pressure •...

  • Page 17: A. Select Appliance Location, B. Construct The Appliance Chase

    Framing and Clearances A. Select Appliance Location When selecting a location for the appliance it is important to consider the required clearances to walls (see Figure 5.1). WARNING! Risk of Fire or Burns! Provide adequate clearance around air openings and for service access. Due to high temperatures, the appliance should be located out of traffi...

  • Page 18: C. Clearances

    C. Clearances NOTICE: Install appliance on hard metal or wood surfaces extending full width and depth. DO NOT install directly on carpeting, vinyl, tile or any combustible material other than wood. WARNING! Risk of Fire! Maintain specifi ed air space clearances to appliance and vent pipe: (25 mm) Combustible flooring may be installed...

  • Page 19: D. Mantel And Wall Projections

    D. Mantel and Wall Projections WARNING! Risk of Fire! Comply with all minimum clear- ances as specifi ed. Framing or fi nishing material closer than the minimums listed must be constructed entirely of noncombustible materials (i.e., steel studs, concrete board, etc). Mantels 3 - 12 15-1/4...

  • Page 20: A. Vent Termination Minimum Clearances

    Termination Locations A. Vent Termination Minimum Clearances WARNING Fire Risk. Maintain vent clearance to combustibles as specifi ed. • DO NOT pack air space with insulation or other materials. Failure to keep insulation or other materials away from vent pipe may cause overheating and fi re. 8 ft (2.44 m) Lowest...

  • Page 21: A. Vent Guidelines, B. Vent System Confi Guration

    Vent Information and Diagrams A. Vent Guidelines WARNING! Fire Risk/Asphyxiation! This appliance re- quires the specifi ed pipe for operation. Incorrect pipe may cause spillage, condensation and overheating. The BCBV36 models rquire 5 in. (127 mm) B-vent double wall vent pipe. •...

  • Page 22: A. Pipe Clearances To Combustibles, B. Wall And Ceiling Penetration Framing, C. Vertical Penetration Framing

    Vent Clearances and Framing A. Pipe Clearances to Combustibles Vent clearances are per vent manufacturer’s specifi ca- tions. The vent MUST be Listed B-Vent pipe. WARNING! Risk of Fire! MAINTAIN AIR space clearance to vent. DO NOT pack insulation or other combustibles: •...

  • Page 23: A. Install Outside Air Kit Damper Assembly, B. Gas And Electrical Connections

    Appliance Preparation A. Install Outside Air Kit Damper Assembly CAUTION! Risk of Cuts/Abrasions/Flying Debris. Wear protective gloves and safety glasses during installa- tion. Sheet metal edges are sharp. WARNING! Risk of Fire/ Asphyxiation. DO NOT draw out- side combustion air from: •...

  • Page 24: A. Assembly Of Vent Sections, B. Attach Vent To Firebox, C. Secure Vent Sections

    Installing Vent Pipe A. Assembly of Vent Sections This B-Vent appliance requires 5 in. B-vent double-wall pipe. Follow the pipe manufacturer’s installation guide- lines when installing the unit. This will ensure proper operation and prevent safety hazards. WARNING! Risk of Fire/Exhaust Fumes! Assemble pipe sections per B-vent manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Page 25: Gas Information A. Fuel Conversion, B. Gas Pressure, C. Gas Connection, D. High Altitude Installations

    11 11 Gas Information A. Fuel Conversion • Make sure the appliance is compatible with available gas types. • Conversions must be made by a qualified service technician using Hearth & Home Technologies specifi ed and approved parts. B. Gas Pressure •...

  • Page 26: A. Wiring Requirements, B. Standing Pilot Ignition System Wiring, C. Intellifi Re Ignition System Wiring

    Electrical Information A. Wiring Requirements NOTICE: This appliance must be electrically wired and grounded in accordance with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with National Electric Code ANSI/NFPA 70-latest edition or the Canadian Electric Code CSA C22.1. •...

  • Page 27: E. Electrical Service And Repair

    E. Electrical Service and Repair WARNING! Risk of Shock! Label all wires prior to disconnection when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause improper and dangerous operation. Verify proper operation after servicing. HIGH LIMIT SWITCH Flame Sensor Push Button Ignitor Figure 12.2 Standing Pilot Ignition Wiring Diagram Optional SPST Wall Switch Optional Remote...

  • Page 28: F. Junction Box Installation

    F. Junction Box Installation Your appliance is supplied with a Junction Box Kit. To operate the appliance with the supplied 3VAC transformer and/or remote control option, it is recommended that the junction box be installed and wired at this time to avoid reconstruction.

  • Page 29: A. Mantel And Wall Projections, B. Facing Material

    Finishing A. Mantel and Wall Projections WARNING! Risk of Fire! Comply with all minimum clear- ances as specifi ed. Framing closer than the minimums listed must be constructed entirely of noncombustible materials (i.e., steel studs, concrete board, etc.) Failure to comply could cause fi...

  • Page 30: A. Remove The Shipping Materials, B. Place The Control Access Panel, D. Accessories

    Appliance Setup A. Remove the Shipping Materials Remove shipping materials from inside or underneath the fi rebox. B. Place the Control Access Panel • Remove the control access panel from its shipping location (Figure 14.1) by removing two screws holding it in place.

  • Page 31: G. Place The Vermiculite, H. Place The Rockwool, I. Log Removal/replacement

    G. Place the Vermiculite • Sprinkle vermiculite evenly over the areas covered by lava rock. See Figure 14.4. Figure 14.4 Placing the Vermiculite H. Place the Rockwool WARNING! Risk of Explosion! Follow rockwool placement instructions. DO NOT place rockwool directly over burner ports.

  • Page 32: K. Air Shutter Setting

    J. Hood The hood is located above the fi replace opening. The hood must be attached or a fi re hazard may result. See Figure 14.9 to locate four screws holding the hood in place. Screws holding hood in place Figure 14.9 Hood Installation/Removal K.

  • Page 33: A. Standing Pilot Ignition System

    Troubleshooting With proper installation, operation, and maintenance your gas appliance will provide years of trouble-free service. If you do experience a problem, this troubleshooting guide will assist a qualifi ed service technician in the diagnosis of a problem and the corrective action to be taken. This troubleshooting guide can only be used by a qualifi ed service technician. Con- tact your dealer to arrange a service call by a qualifi...

  • Page 34

    A. Standing Pilot Ignition System (continued) 3. (continued) C. Valve. D. Plugged burner orifi ce. E. Wall switch or wires. 4. Frequent pilot outage A. Pilot fl ame may be too high or problem. too low, or blowing out (high pressure), causing pilot safety to drop out.

  • Page 35: B. Intellifi Re Ignition System

    B. Intellifi re Ignition System Symptom 1. Pilot won’t light. The A. Incorrect wiring. ignitor/module makes noise, but no spark. B. Loose connections or electrical shorts in the wiring. C. Ignitor gap is too large. D. Module. 2. Pilot won’t light, there is no A.

  • Page 36

    B. Intellifi re Ignition System (continued) 4. Pilot lights but continues A. A shorted or loose connection to spark, and main burner in fl ame sensing rod. will not ignite. (If the pilot continues to spark after the pilot fl ame has been lit, fl...

  • Page 37: A. Appliance Dimension Diagram

    Reference Materials A. Appliance Dimension Diagram Dimensions are actual appliance dimensions. Use for reference only. For framing dimensions and clearances refer to Section 5. Outside Air Gas Line Access 8-1/8 in. 7-1/4 in. (206 mm) (184 mm) 2 in. (51 mm) 7 in.

  • Page 38: B. Service Parts List

    B. Service Parts List Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 39

    B. Service Parts List (continued) Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 40

    B. Service Parts List (continued) Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 41

    B. Service Parts List (continued) Heatilator • BCBV36 • 4008-033 • Rev F • 12/08...

  • Page 42: C. Optional Components

    C. Optional Components AK22 - Air Kit Dexen Valve Burner Orifices DCKN Propane to Natural Gas Conversion Kit SCKN-B Propane to Natural Gas Conversion Kit Bifold Doors DM1036/DM1036B/DM1036S ID4 Insulated Duct 42 in. (1067 mm) UD4 Uninsulated Duct 42 in. (1067 mm) Plug Orifice...

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  • Page 44: D. Contact Information

    D. Contact Information Please contact your Heatilator dealer with any questions or concerns. ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ • Important operating a n d m a i n t e n a n c e instructions included. This product may be covered by one or more of the following patents: (United States) 4593510, 4686807, 4766876, 4793322, 4811534, 5000162, 5016609, 5076254, 5113843, 5191877, 5218953, 5263471, 5328356, 5341794, 5347983, 5429495, 5452708, 5542407, 5601073, 5613487, 5647340, 5688568, 5762062, 5775408, 5890485, 5931661, 5941237, 5947112, 5996575, 6006743, 6019099, 6048195, 6053165, 6145502, 6170481, 6237588,...

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