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Jøtul GZ 550 DV
Acadia
Direct Vent Gas
Fireplace
Installation
and
Instructions
IF THE INFORMATION IN THESE INSTRUC-
TIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED EXACTLY, A FIRE
OR EXPLOSION MAY RESULT CAUSING PROP-
ERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR LOSS
OF LIFE.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER
FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE
VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER APPLIANCE.
INSTALLATION:
INSTALLATION AND SERVICE MUST BE PER-
FORMED BY A QUALIFIED INSTALLER, SER-
VICE AGENCY OR LICENSED GAS SUPPLIER.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
• DO NOT TRY TO LIGHT ANY APPLIANCE.
• DO NOT TOUCH ANY ELECTRICAL
SWITCHES.
• DO NOT USE THE PHONE IN YOUR
BUILDING. IMMEDIATELY CALL YOUR GAS
SUPPLIER FROM A NEIGHBOR'S PHONE.
• FOLLOW YOUR GAS SUPPLIER'S
INSTRUCTIONS.
• IF YOU CANNOT REACH YOUR GAS
SUPPLIER, CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
AVERTISSEMENT:
ASSUREZ-VOUS DE BIEN SUIVRE LES IN-
STRUCTIONS DANS CETTE NOTICE POUR
REDUIRE AU MINIMUM LE RISQUE D'INCENDIE
OU POUR EVITER TOUT DOMMAGE MATERIEL,
TOUTE BLESSURE OU MORTALIT'E.
NE PAS ENTREPOSER NI UTILISER D'ESSENCE
NI OU LIQUIDES INFLAMMABLES DANS LE
VOISINAGE DE CET APPAREIL OU DE TOUT
AUTRE APPAREIL.
L'INSTALLATION LE SERVICE DOIVENT
ETRE EXECUTES PAR UN INSTALLATEUR
QUALIFIE, AGENCE DE SERVICE OU LE
FOURNISSEUR DE GAZ.
QUE FAIRE SI VOUS SENTEZ UNE ODEUR DE
GAZ.
• NE PAS TENTER D'ALLUMER L'APPAREIL
• NE TOUCHEZ A AUCUM NTERRUPTEUR.
• NE PAS VOUS SERVIR DES TELEPHONES
SET TROUVANT DANS LE BATIMENT OU
VOUS VOUS TROUVEZ.
• APPELEZ IMMEDIATEMENT VOTRE
FOURNISSEUR DE GAZ CHEZ UN VOISIN.
SUIVEZ LES INSTRUCTIONS DU FOURNISSEUR.
• SI VOUS NE POUVEZ REJOINDRE LE
FOURNISSEUR DE GAZ, APPELEZ LE SER-
VICE DES INCENDIES.
WARNING:
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Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Jøtul GZ 550 DV Acadia Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Installation Operation Instructions WARNING: IF THE INFORMATION IN THESE INSTRUC- TIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED EXACTLY, A FIRE OR EXPLOSION MAY RESULT CAUSING PROP- ERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. FOR YOUR SAFETY: DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE...

  • Page 2

    Welcome to Jøtul... Congratulations on the purchase of your new Jøtul GZ 550 DV Acadia Gas Fireplace. We at Jøtul are glad you’ve made the decision to warm your hearth with a Jøtul product. Your new fireplace exemplifies our experience gained over 150 years as the world’s largest manufacturer of solid fuel burning appliances.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Specifications ... 2 Installation / Service Tools ... 2 General Information ... 3 Safety Information ... 4 Installation Requirements Framing ... 4 Mantel Clearances ... 6 Hearth Protection ... 6 Vent Requirements ... 7 Vertical Termination ... 8 Horizontal Termination...

  • Page 4: Specifications

    Jøtul GZ 550 Acadia Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Manufactured and Distributed by: Jøtul A.S.A. Fredrikstad, Norway Jøtul North America Portland, Maine Test Standards This appliance complies with National Safety standards and is tested and listed by In- tertek Testing Services of Middleton, Wisconsin to ANSI Z21.88-2002•CSA 2.33- M02 and CAN/CGA 2.17--...

  • Page 5: General Information

    General Information IMPORTANT: SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. THIS HEATER MUST BE INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED BY A QUALIFIED SERVICE AGENCY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ALTER OR MODIFY THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIS APPLIANCE OR ITS COMPONENTS. ANY MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION WILL VOID THE WARRANTY, CERTIFICATION AND LISTING OF THIS APPLIANCE.

  • Page 6: Safety Information, Framing

    Safety Information Due to the high operating temperatures this appliance should be located out of traffic and away from furniture, draperies, etc. Maintain proper clearance to combustible mantels and fireplace trim. Children and adults should be alerted to the hazards of high surface temperatures and should stay away to avoid burns or clothing ignition.

  • Page 7

    Figure 1. Cabinet Dimensions. Header Standoff Height: 36 1/2” NOTE: DO NOT INSTALL CABINET ON FLOOR SURFACE LOWER THAN THE FRONTAL HEARTH SURFACE. Figure 3. Depth requirement to rear wall. Figure 5. Corner framing dimensions. Figure 2. Minimum horizontal vent allowance through wall.

  • Page 8: Mantel Clearances, Hearth Protection

    Hearth Protection The GZ550 Acadia is approved for installation without hearth protection. Combustible materials may be used on the floor directly under and in front of the fireplace. NOTE: The floor surface under the unit must be level with or higher than the surface in front of the unit in order for the fireplace Controls Door to open properly.

  • Page 9: Vent Requirements

    Vent Requirements The GZ550 DV Acadia Gas Fireplace is approved for use with direct vent components produced by the following manufacturers: • Simpson Dura-Vent Corporation, 5/8 and 4/6 pipe • Security Vent Ltd. International, 5/8 and 4/6 pipe • Amerivent Corporation, 4/6 pipe Use vent components from a single vent manu- facturer.

  • Page 10: Vertical Termination, Horizontal Termination

    Figure 12. Vent Window for vertical termination using 5/8 or 4/6 pipe. Vertical Termination The vent must terminate within the shaded area designated on the graphs in Figs. 12 and 13. • Maximum Elbows - Two 90° or Two 45° (Do not count the first elbow off the vent collar.) •...

  • Page 11: Terminal Clearances

    Figure 15. Horizontal termination -5/8 pipe. Horizontal Termination Clearance Figure 17. Vent Terminal Clearances - National Fuel Gas Code. A = Clearance above grade, veranda, porch , deck, or balcony : *12 inches (30 cm) minimum. B = Clearance to window or door that may be opened: Min.

  • Page 12: Vent Restrictor

    Figure 18. Wall Vent Terminal / Overhang Clearances Variable Vent Restriction Vent restriction is accomplished by sliding two restrictor panels over the combustion air intake ports located at the back of the firebox, just below the logset base. See Fig 19. The panel levers will be most accessible with removal of the logset.

  • Page 13

    1. #129374 Fan/Motor Unit 2. #220012 Base Plate 3. #220050 Control Switch, Snapstat 4. #220055 Rubber Grommets, 4 5. #9930 M6 Hex nuts, 2 Figure 20. Blower Kit 154967 contents. Figure 21. Blower location. 10 mm Nuts Figure 22. Install Control Switch. For correct vent pipe alignment, be sure the round hole is oriented to...

  • Page 14: Gas Pressure

    Connect the Gas Supply Gas Supply Requirements ALL INSTALLATIONS MUST COMPLY WITH LOCAL CODE OR IN THE ABSENCE OF LOCAL CODE, MUST COMPLY WITH THE MOST RECENT EDITION OF THE NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 OR CAN-B149. Shutoff Valve All codes require a gas shutoff valve (gas cock) and union to be installed in the supply line and in the same room as the appliance.

  • Page 15: High Altitude Adjustment

    The appliance must be isolated from the gas supply line by closing its individual manual gas shutoff valve (gas cock) during any pressure testing of the gas supply piping system that is equal to or exceeds pressures of 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa). Inlet Pressure Natural Gas: 5.0 WC (1.24 kPa) kPa)

  • Page 16: Fuel Conversion

    Fuel Conversion The GZ550 DV Acadia Fireplace is designed to for use with either Natural gas or Propane. It is shipped from the factory configured to use Natural gas. A conversion kit is included for conversion to Propane use if desired. Check the identification label on the Control Valve to confirm that the correct fuel is used.

  • Page 17

    Air Shutter Pull Frame Spring Wingnut Latch to release. Figure 28. Frame latch and air shutter stem location. Burner Tube Pilot Assembly Air Shutter Figure 29. Remove the Orifice Cover Plate and Burner Tube. Pilot Hood Pilot Orifice PILOT ASSEMBLY Figure 30.

  • Page 18: Wall Thermostat, Remote Control

    Wall Thermostat Installation Use Jøtul Thermostat #129706 or a 750 millivolt DC two-wire circuit thermostat to automatically control your fireplace operation. The thermostat should be placed in the same room as the heater, typically 5’ off the floor. Avoid drafty areas or any area that may affect the accuracy of the thermostat.

  • Page 19

    Brick Panel Assembly Install the optional Brick Panels before placing the Logset. Place the panels in position in the order as numbered in Fig. 32. No fasteners or tools are required. Upper Rear Panel, 220031 Left Side Panel, 220032 Lower Rear Panel, 220030 Figure 35.

  • Page 20

    Logset Assembly Unpack and arrange the logs as outlined below. CAUTION: The logs are fragile. Handle with care. 1. Set the Log Base in position in the bottom of the firebox, pushing it all the way to the rear. 2. Seat Left Log A in the shallow pocket at the left side of the Base.

  • Page 21: Surround Assembly

    Surround Assembly 1. Install the Lower Grill / Control Door. • Secure the hinges to the cabinet frame using the hex head screws provided in the hardware bag. Fig. 44. 2. Install each of the Side castings onto the cabinet by engaging the hanger tabs with the holes in the cabinet frame.

  • Page 22: System Check

    System Check 1. PURGING THE GAS LINE: When lighting the appliance for the first time it will take a few moments to clear the gas line of air. Once this purge is complete, the appliance will operate as described in the lighting instructions located on the fireplace’s rating plate and back cover of this manual.

  • Page 23

    Figure 49. Proper flame pattern. Air Shutter Adjustment 1. Open the Lower Grill panel and locate the Air Shutter adjustment stem extending down from the firebox floor. See Fig. 28. 2. Loosen the locknut and push the stem to the left to open the air inlet and allow more air into the burner.

  • Page 24: Operation

    Operation 1. Your Acadia gas fireplace can be operated manu- ally using the On/Off/T-stat rocker switch or it can be automatically controlled using an optional wall-mounted thermostat and/or remote control device. A separate switch is provided for the optional forced air blower kit. Familiarize yourself with the location and func- tion of the controls.

  • Page 25: Maintenance, Replacement Parts List

    Maintenance The Acadia gas fireplace and its venting system should be inspected before use and at least annually by a qualified service technician. IMPORTANT: ALWAYS TURN OFF THE GAS SUPPLY TO THE FIREPLACE AND UNPLUG THE FORCED AIR BLOWER BEFORE ANY SER- VICE WORK IS PERFORMED ON THE FIRE- PLACE.

  • Page 26

    GZ550 Acadia lllustrated Parts Breakdown See Inset Figure 52.

  • Page 27

    GZ 550 DV Acadia Parts Description Control Door - Matte Black Control Door - Blue Black Control Door - Jøtul Iron Gray Surround Leg, Left - Matte Black Surround Leg, Left - Blue Black Surround Leg, Left - Jøtul Iron Gray Surround Leg, Right - Matte Black Surround Leg, Right - Blue Black Surround Leg, Right - Jøtul Iron Gray...

  • Page 28: Service Log

    RETAIN THIS MANUAL FOR REFERENCE AND MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO ANYONE USING OR SERVIC- ING THE FIREPLACE. MODEL NAME: GZ 550 DV Acadia Gas Fire- place SERIAL NUMBER:__________________________ DATE OF PURCHASE:_______________________ AUTHORIZED DEALER:_____________________ NAME OF INSTALLER:______________________ TYPE OF FUEL:_____________________________ WAS FIREPLACE CON- VERTED?__________________ NOTES: SERVICE LOG:...

  • Page 31

    FOR YOUR SAFETY, READ BEFORE LIGHTING. IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY, A FIRE OR EXPLOSION MAY RESULT CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR LOSS OF LIFE. A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lit by hand. When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.

  • Page 32

    This appliance must be installed in conformance with local and national building regulations. Before beginning the installation, it is important that the these instructions be carefully read and understood. Jøtul pursues a policy of continual product development. Consequently, products may differ in specification, color or type of accessories from those illustrated or described in various publications.

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