Jøtul GZ 550 DV II 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.
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Jøtul GZ 550 DV II 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 Intertek Testing Services of Middleton, Wisconsin to ANSI Z21.88-2002•CSA 2.33-M02...
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.
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.
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 to allow the fireplace Controls Door to fully open.
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 •...
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.) •...
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.
Figure 18. Wall Vent Terminal / Overhang Clearances Variable Vent Restriction Vent restriction is accomplished by sliding a restric- tor panel over the combustion air intake ports located at the back of the firebox. See Fig 19. The panel is set in a fully open position at the factory. Use the Vent Window diagrams in Figs.
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.
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 less than pressures of 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa). Inlet Pressure Natural Gas: 5.0 WC (1.24 kPa) Propane:...
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.
Figure 28. Lift the Burner Skirt up and out of the firebox. Pull Frame Spring Latch to release. Figure 29. Frame latch and air shutter stem location. Burner Tube Shutter Figure 30. Move shutter forward to disengage the burner tube assembly. . Burner Orifice Figure 31.
5. Replace the Burner Tube:. Slip the end of the tube into the Air Shutter and SLIDE TUBE FORWARD TO COMPLETELY COVER THE BURNER ORIFICE. 6. Adjust the Air Shutter: See fig. 33. • Slide the shutter BACK to open the inlet, slide FORWARD to close.
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.
Brick Panel Assembly Install the optional Brick Panels before placing the Logset. Place the panels in position in the order as numbered in fig. 37. No fasteners or tools are required. Upper Rear Panel, 220031 Left Side Panel, 220997 Lower Rear Panel, 220030 Figure 37.
Logset Assembly Unpack and arrange the five logs as outlined below. CAUTION: The logs are fragile. Handle with care. 1. Seat Right Log (1) on the pin on the right side of the Burner Skirt. fig. 41. 2. Set Rear Log (2) on the pins at the rear of the Burner Skirt.
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.
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.
Air Shutter Adjustment 1. Open the Lower Grill panel and locate the Air Shutter adjustment stem extending down from the right side of the firebox floor. See figs. 49. 2. Loosen the locknut and push the stem BACK (to the rear of the firebox) to open the air inlet increasing airflow into the burner.
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.
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.
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: Figure 54.
GZ 550 DV Acadia Parts Description Screw, #8 x 1/2 Sheet metal Adaptor, 8” Gasket, 8” Adaptor M6 Hex Nut Adaptor, 5” Gasket, 5” Adaptor Air Intake Manifold Gasket, 5” Adaptor Top Shroud, Level 1 Screw, #8 X 1/2” Sheet metal Support Bracket Screw, #8 x 1/2 Sheet metal Cabinet Wall, Rear...
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.
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 maintains 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.